Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Hunter Richey
Alabama history courses should fulfill core curriculum requirement

Alabama history courses should fulfill core curriculum requirement

October 19, 2016

The University of Alabama is a place for growth. Just as the campus expands every year, each student who graduates with an Alabama degree leaves campus with a sort of personal and professional growth that...

Railroad crossings are due for an upgrade

Railroad crossings are due for an upgrade

October 10, 2016

As the UA campus continues to expand outward, numerous student housing developments have been constructed outside of what has traditionally been considered to be walkable to class. These new developments...

Personalize your UA experience

Personalize your UA experience

September 23, 2016

Last week, The University of Alabama announced that this year’s freshman class was not only the largest in the school’s 185-year history, but also the most academically talented, with more than 40...

Campus libraries must continue to evolve to meet student needs

Campus libraries must continue to evolve to meet student needs

August 23, 2016

With the semester now in full swing, as due dates become closer and midterm exams loom in the distance, University of Alabama students will undoubtedly see themselves searching for a quiet place to complete...

A lottery is not the answer to Alabama's budget gap

A lottery is not the answer to Alabama's budget gap

August 18, 2016

This week in Montgomery, state lawmakers are in special session to discuss a proposed lottery bill that would allow for a statewide constitutional vote on a lottery in Alabama. While such a deal might...

Alabama state parks are a valuable asset

Alabama state parks are a valuable asset

July 20, 2016

More than just a slogan plastered on state highway signs, the phrase “Alabama the Beautiful” embodies a past and present State of Alabama that takes great pride in sharing its natural gifts with...

Biased online media drives polarization

July 6, 2016

Today, more than ever before, information is available to the consumer in ways seemingly unthinkable merely a decade before. With smartphones and tablets in the hands of millions of Americans, nearly all...

Students from other states bring diversity and economic benefits to Tuscaloosa

June 22, 2016

On any given day at the Capstone, one will encounter friends, classmates and new faces, each with his or her own story and path. While these students share much in common, one thing that may set them...

Tuition rate changes should be announced before class registration

April 13, 2016

As the spring semester comes to a close at the University, students are preparing for final exams, writing term papers and finalizing plans for summer internships. The Quad shows new life, and the smell...

Tuscaloosa must improve road infrastructure to meet needs of increasing student population

March 31, 2016

For the past decade, enrollment at The University of Alabama has soared. Currently sitting around 37,000 students, enrollment has more than doubled since my parents attended the University in the early...

Experience, ideas and an even better UA

Experience, ideas and an even better UA

February 26, 2016

I have a plan for the position of vice president of Financial Affairs. My SGA experience, most recently as a senator for the College of Business and alternate member of the SGA Financial Affairs Committee,...

State voter Information cards need more information

February 17, 2016

In 2011, the Alabama legislature passed Act 2011-673, requiring Alabama voters to show photo identification at the polls in order to vote. After a three-year implementation period, the policy went into...

UA students need funding, not firearms

UA students need funding, not firearms

February 4, 2016

Over the past several years, the topic of gun control has been hotly contested in the political arena. Perhaps because of Alabama’s deeply conservative nature, the topic of guns has made an appearance...

The state of Alabama deserves a gubernatorial debate

January 20, 2016

These past several months, we have witnessed the Republican and Democratic presidential primary debates, and general election debates are in the months to come. These debates are viewed as an indispensable...

Greek students must stand for an ethical campus political environment

November 2, 2015

I love the greek experience I have had at The University of Alabama. I love building relationships that I truly believe will last a lifetime. I love the camaraderie that comes from living in a house with...

Protect education by keeping state budgets separate

August 21, 2015

Lawmakers in Montgomery were called into special session this month to determine their course of action in addressing a massive deficit in the state general fund budget. As students at The University of...

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