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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...

Being an atheist in the South: the misconception

Britni Weaver, Contributing Writer

February 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Being an atheist in the South. Our area is such a religious one, it's almost inconceivable that anyone would call themselves an "atheist." For some, the word atheist is synonymous with "devil-worshipper" or "satanist." (I know that sou...

Does the smoking ban really curb smoking?

Travis J. Knee, Contributing Writer

February 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The smoking ban and the University of South Alabama is outrageous, hilarious, harmful to the students, harmful to the school, and against the very spirit of who we are. This smoking ban makes cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigs,...

Why Black History Month matters to me and why it should to you

Bria Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

  When I was a little girl my mama was the youth director at my church, and every year she coordinated a Black History Month Program. She would put together the most original skits, cantatas or dances that she could come...

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