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 Sehar Ezez

I did it

May 2, 2016

I’ve really struggled to think of what I could write in my senior column. As I look to my peers taking gorgeous senior pictures by Denny Chimes and posting their post-grad plans, I’ve felt less than...

The end of intellect

April 7, 2016

For the past 10 or so months, I have watched my peers and my country slowly disintegrate down to the intellectual level of a 18-month-old toddler throwing a hissy fit because mommy won’t let them have...

Mind, body and Hijab

Mind, body and Hijab

March 7, 2016

By Sehar Ezez | Staff ColumnistThe discussion around body acceptance is one that takes many forms – eating disorders, self-image and notably, modesty. Much of the debate on modesty seems to be whether...

Missing the memo about the comedy of war

February 24, 2016

Before the “get a sense of humor,” “it’s just a movie” and “if you don’t like this country, go back to where you came from, b----” gang hops in the comment section let me state: I have...

Get the help you deserve because you're worth it

Get the help you deserve because you're worth it

February 11, 2016

Addiction was always “It” to me. I never understood it, yet I believed that I did through watching others cope with it. I never knew the emotional toil it took on relationships until I started college.One...

Letting Love outshine Hate

November 19, 2015

I have struggled for the past week to reconcile in my heart what has happened around the world, from Lebanon to Paris. I have struggled with the idea that there are those who have attained the ability...

Cultural appropriation: 50 shades of done with y'all's nonsense

November 4, 2015

Another Halloween has come and gone, along with yet another array of offensive costumes. l lack words for grown men who are dressing themselves in bloody hoodies, blackface and carrying Skittles pretending...

When your government stops caring

October 7, 2015

Some may say our government never cared. Some may believe that the decline of the duty to the citizen in our government body has been a slow and steady one. But nonetheless, our Alabama governing body...

Islamophobia, the new Red Scare

September 22, 2015

Doctors, lawyers, engineers, scientists, teachers, policemen, soldiers. These are just some of the roles American Muslims play in our society. Sometimes they blend in so easily you wouldn't know they...

Intersectionality in the feminist movement

September 9, 2015

Last week, my peers Cassidy Ellis and Lindsay Macher, along with Ruth Bishop, put forth two opposing views to explain the obstacles each side perceives as issues with inclusiveness within the feminist...

Political correctness or developed empathy?

August 25, 2015

Political correctness is formally known by Oxford Dictionaries as “the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize,...

Hijab ruling protects worker rights

June 10, 2015

Last Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Samantha Elauf and against retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in an 8-1 decision. The case regarded Ms. Elauf’s inability to obtain a position within the company...

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