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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Students should invest in Alabama

Students should invest in Alabama

Samantha Rudelich September 29, 2016

The lights shut off and the crowd starts to scream. He rises on a dark platform and it moves to hover over the mosh pit. As he ascends over the crowd, the dim spotlight surrounding him shifts to the people...

It’s past time for fashion to embrace diversity

It’s past time for fashion to embrace diversity

Samantha Rudelich September 14, 2016

I’m standing in the dressing room panting like a dog and struggling to find my way out of yet another game day dress. As I struggle to break free from the constricting dress, there’s a moment where...

Give yourself a break from stressful activities

Give yourself a break from stressful activities

Samantha Rudelich August 30, 2016

It usually starts with my heart. The beats speed up, getting quicker and quicker. I worry my heart will thrash against my chest hard enough to jump out of my body. Then, the hyperventilation begins. My...

Me Too Monologues worth preserving

Samantha Rudelich March 22, 2016

Snap snap. Snap snap. Listening to my fellow actors recite their Me Too Monologues, I feel the recognition. Watching the actors perform the anonymously submitted monologues, this enormous campus starts...

​Another one: SGA elections breed apathy once again

Samantha Rudelich March 1, 2016

I do not want to engage in the hectic Student Government Associations elections or campus politics anymore. Unfortunately, that does not seem like an option. Everywhere I go I am bombarded with campaign...

The public nature of women’s bodies

Samantha Rudelich February 1, 2016

I am a woman. I am a person. The latter always seems to be overshadowed by the former. It’s always that I am a woman, so I should do this or I should be that rather than something else. I am a person,...

Survivor: Dead Week edition

Samantha Rudelich December 2, 2015

Grab your coffee and comfiest clothes because the worst week of the semester is upon us. Dead Week, sandwiched between Thanksgiving break, which only facilitates laziness and over-indulgent eating, and...

I believe in UA

Samantha Rudelich November 19, 2015

In less than a week, I’ll make my bi-yearly trek home to Michigan. While I’m elated to see and spend time with my family, I’m also preparing to field the typical judgements about the University....

Where is our administration?

Samantha Rudelich November 4, 2015

Among the mud-slinging and broken politics, my frustration with campus grows by the day. I find myself weary of this petty oligarchical approach, where the ones controlling campus lack honesty and refuse...

Increasing purpose when addressing breast cancer awareness

Samantha Rudelich October 22, 2015

October is breast cancer awareness month, and that means an overload of pink merchandise and reminders to donate to breast cancer research. This also means the overwhelming amount of shirts, bracelets...

Collective mindset key to university’s future

Samantha Rudelich October 8, 2015

With homecoming right around the corner, there will be a herd of alumni in Tuscaloosa this week. They come back every year to enjoy tailgating on the Quad and to relive their days as an undergraduate....

Making room at the table

Samantha Rudelich September 24, 2015

Looking around a modern college classroom today, there is a historic amount of women and minorities seeking a higher degree. More women than ever are deciding to go into the workforce after graduation....

UA’s smoking policy fails the test of effectiveness

Samantha Rudelich August 25, 2015

This past fall semester, when I first heard about the new Smoke-Free Campus Initiative, I was excited for the change. The thought of walking through campus without being engulfed in someone else’s cloud...

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