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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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All content by Victor Hagan
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Opinion | Minority students have a different college and world experience

Victor Hagan, Opinions Editor July 19, 2023

In the wake of affirmative action being overturned last month, I’m reminded of something my father taught me at a young age.  Someone opened the door for me, so it’s my job not only to hold the...

The CW’s favorite restaurants in Tuscaloosa

The CW’s favorite restaurants in Tuscaloosa

With the fall semester right around the corner, new students can look forward to exploring Tuscaloosa and enjoying all it has to offer. With various local businesses, shops, bars and restaurants, there...

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Opinion | The Bama Rush documentary won’t share anything new

Victor Hagan, Opinions Editor May 13, 2023

The Alabama Panhellenic Association and Interfraternity Council have been in the spotlight nonstop since last year’s Recruitment — colloquially known as “Rush” — process. Many current members...

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Opinion | Alabama needs a lottery

Victor Hagan, Contributing Columnist April 16, 2023

While morally questionable to some, gambling is an everyday activity in the United States. A report from the National Council on Problem Gambling found that approximately 85% of adults have gambled in...

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Opinion | Racism has no valid excuse

Victor Hagan, Contributing Columnist November 27, 2022

On Nov. 6, 2022, Sophia Rosing, a now former University of Kentucky student, was caught on camera physically assaulting and hurling racial slurs at Kaylah Spring, a Black student and residence hall desk-clerk....

Find your place: communities and resources for minority students

Find your place: communities and resources for minority students

Victor Hagan and Sophana Norville October 19, 2022

As of fall 2022, 8,542 students at The University of Alabama identify as an ethnic or racial minority. While there are many identity-based organizations to join, resources readily available to students...

Parking problems: Improving campus accessibility for commuting students

Parking problems: Improving campus accessibility for commuting students

Victor Hagan and Alex Jobin August 24, 2022

Some things are a constant at The University of Alabama. Alabama football head coach Nick Saban will always lead a dominant team, students will always flood Gorgas Library during finals week and campus...

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Discovering your path in college isn’t always easy

Victor Hagan, Contributing Columnist August 8, 2022

The University of Alabama wastes no time throwing you into the vast possibilities of its campus. There is truly something for every kind of interest that a student could have. That’s why we have over...

Opinion: Juneteenth is an acknowledgment and a celebration

Opinion: Juneteenth is an acknowledgment and a celebration

Victor Hagan, Contributing Columnist June 19, 2022

In 2021, the United States declared a new federal holiday, Juneteenth, to celebrate the day all enslaved Americans were officially declared free. The holiday has been acknowledged and celebrated by Black...

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