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What Lamar Odom’s hospitalization means to me

Alexander Moylan, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Lamar Odom isn’t a reality television star. You may have heard that Odom was found unconscious on Tuesday, Oct. 13, within a Nevada brothel. According to Dennis Hof, owner of the brothel, Odom had checked in three days earli...

The “buy in” feels real among South Alabama students

Alyssa Newton, Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Buying into a school’s program is something that can come naturally to some people. All my life I grew up only knowing a crimson world because that’s what I were taught. I remember watching my father and his love the Ti...

Hot Take: Vocabulary

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

October 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

To all my friends, fellow students and peers, there are a couple words and phrases we need to strike from our daily vocabulary. These words and phrases that I’m about to describe are nonsensical and a waste of anyone’s time ...

Our nation’s capitol, home of the shameless team

Alexander Moylan, Opinion Editor

October 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Washington professional football team, more commonly known as the Washington Redskins, is the most ignorant team in the national football league. No, I’m not referring to players, rather my focus here is on the team’s o...

If you can’t stand to eat, get out of the cafe

Oliver Karcher, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Some people would say that the cafe’s food is a big jump in comparison to the food they ate in high school. In high school some people can attest to saying that the food at their school was almost unedible. I fell in this group ...

Here today, gone tomorrow

Mitchell Kahalley, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The day that BayFest was canceled I tweeted “The saddest thing about BayFest shutting down is the end of the annual tradition of being underwhelmed by the BayFest lineup.” Okay, that tweet was filled with snark, and it may ...

Why drive when you can Uber?

Cherry Smith, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

  Earlier this summer City Council members debated whether to change the city’s vehicle for hire ordinance that prevented Uber from operating within city limits. In July however, City Council members voted unanimous...

Capitol Hill shocked as Boehner announces resignation

Mauricio Cole, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

United States Speaker of the House of Representative and de facto leader of the Republican Party, John Boehner has recently announced his resignation from Congress. Boehner was first elected in 1990 as a staunch conservative who...

Rebuttal to “Pay Up, White People, it’s Long Overdue”

Micah Messer, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

One of the things I pride myself on as a contributing writer is being unbiased when confronting an issue. However, I was a little agitated when I read the article, “Pay up, White People, it’s Long Overdue”. I wasn’t agi...

Your Confederate Flag isn’t protected by my free speech

Alexander Moylan, Opinon Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this summer you may remember the controversy that emerged regarding the presence of a Confederate Flag over state grounds in South Carolina. Following the church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, several South C...

Hot Take: Internships

Alexander Moylan, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

This is an important message for every college student, especially those who are graduating within the next twelve months. If employment after college is your goal, your degree is only half the battle. A truly worthwhile ...

Kim Davis, a second look at an important issue

Micah Messer, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Where does this story begin? Well, it begins twenty-seven years ago. Kim Davis began working in the Rowan County Clerk office at the age of twenty-two. Her mother, Jeanne Bailey, was the County Clerk. Davis began working as a...

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