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With Shelby’s Senate Seat Contested, South Students Should Look to Local Politics

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the past week, we surveyed students at random in the Student Center on whether or not they liked to stay politically informed.Our finding is that the majority of USA students desire to become more informed, but lack knowledge...

Between the Humanities and Sciences: Perspectives on General Education Requirements from the Student Community

October 5, 2016

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The question of whether general education requirements are necessary stems from disagreements over the purpose of college. The debate separates into two sides: those who believe core requirements are necessary to fulfill studen...

Police Oversight Should Serve Citizens, Not Just Police

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Mobile City Council has approved a citizen’s oversight board for police conduct, formally called The Mobile Police Citizens Community Relations Advisory Council. The council will be comprised of eight members. Seven members...

Letter to the editor: Spring Fest coverage was lacking

Louis Xu, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I laid my hands on the latest issue of the Vanguard this Monday with excitement and expectation. When I flipped it over, I felt that International Spring Festival could not be fully covered in only one page. It deserves at least ...

Over-sexualization of art forms takes away from the skill

Caitlin Smith, Opinon Editor

April 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Women have made such huge strides in equality. We can vote and we can hold office, but we can’t do it without the fear of oversexualization. Is it liberating or demeaning even if we are the ones controlling it, though? Having...

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