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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 Jackson Poe

The 3 Universities in UA system fill difference roles

Jackson Poe April 12, 2015

Two weeks ago, I was surprised to read a piece by John Knox, a professor of geography at the University of Georgia, in The Crimson White. He presents many facts that come off as an attack on The University...

Proportionality rule for sports needs to be reassessed

Jackson Poe March 31, 2015

Title IX is the law that gives women equal access to all publicly-supported education programs. The law was much needed in the early 70s and since Title IX was signed into law in 1972, the number of women...

More information, not just free school, will grow college attendance

Jackson Poe February 12, 2015

Obama’s plan for a free community college education to all qualifying high school graduates sounds great. A high school education is not enough to progress in the workforce anymore. A two-year degree...

Recent changes question identity of the Strip

Jackson Poe January 29, 2015

The University and city of Tuscaloosa as a whole have undergone rapid changes in the past decade. Enrollment has increased from 20,000 in 2000 to over 36,000 as of fall 2014. Expansion can be seen everywhere.There...

New playoff format improves postseason, does not address all issues

Jackson Poe January 20, 2015

The way NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Subdivision handles its post-season in the current bowl game format does not make any sense. For a sport that draws so much attention and resources in this country,...

'Saban Effect' contributes to university growth

Jackson Poe December 1, 2014

Many people are familiar with the “Flutie Effect:” the phenomenon of having a successful college sports team, specifically a football or basketball team, leading to increased exposure for the university...

Athletic scholarships should include financial aid in certain situations

Jackson Poe November 12, 2014

The NCAA paying athletes debate is growing stronger than ever. There are currently two lawsuits being worked out in courts on the matter, and every year there are numerous allegations and investigations...

Academic advising model is backwards

Jackson Poe October 22, 2014

The complaints that stem from the academic advisers at the University and, specifically, the business school mostly come from underclassmen and rightfully so. The advising sessions for underclassmen are...

Uber should remain in Tuscaloosa despite lawsuits in other cities

Jackson Poe October 6, 2014

By now, most people have heard of Uber. The ride sharing service has exploded in the past few years and now operates in 45 countries. Uber started off in major markets, but this school year, Uber decided...

Truthful assault reporting crucial

Jackson Poe September 24, 2014

With the recent sexual and domestic assault cases in the news, as well as on the UA campus, it is important to examine this issue closer. When an assault is committed, someone should be held accountable,...

Research professors before taking classes

Jackson Poe September 10, 2014

“College is expensive and not going to class is an incredible waste of money.” Everyone has heard that, and students seem to be getting it more and more. This must continue in order for students and...

Online classes serve as real-world preparation

Jackson Poe August 27, 2014

The increasing amount of online classes as a means for education is great for students of all ages. Online classes put the work completely in the students’ hands and let them work through the class...

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