editorials
Editorial: Ferguson, a lesson in history
On Monday, Aug. 26, Michael Brown was laid to rest. Since then, Ferguson, Missouri has been quiet. Although media attention has started to shift from the troubled town, the wounds caused by Brown’s...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: SGA puts the brakes on security
Until this semester, the Security Shuttle was the safest way to travel on campus and to downtown. Anyone who needed a safe ride on campus could count on the shuttle to get them home. Unfortunately,...
Aug 29, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Dress codes are not created equal
Clothing choice is a statement. What you wear speaks volumes about who you are as a person. It depicts what you like, dislike and how you show yourself to the public. College is the time when young...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Seeking professional help is healthy
Everyone endures periods of emotional distress. Grief isn’t the kind of thing that goes away after a fun weekend out with friends. Everyone will, at some point, feel heartbroken or lethargic. Most ...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Got four? No, but Auburn should
Topic: Claiming past football national championships Viewpoint: Auburn should officially claim the 1913 and 1983 national championships
Jun 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Opposing opinions on responding to the bomb threat
Two editors show their opinion on whether classes should have been canceled for the threat.
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: The right to an unfair and speedy trial
by Kelsey Davis | Editor-in-Chief
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
The story that ran on our front page is not about proving who is innocent and who is guilty. The purpose of this editorial is to take a look at the University’s justice system and report what we fo...
Editorial: Class model makes English history
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1994, the Alabama Council of Higher Education passed a statewide articulation agreement, which built partnerships between community colleges and universities, requiring all core credits transfer...
Editorial: The Renaissance of Auburn Athletics
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Mar 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
We printed two editorials about Jay Jacobs last year calling for Jacobs to be fired. We felt justified in our opinion, and we still feel it was the right call at the time. His decisions were an emb...
Editorial: Uninformed in the information age
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Mar 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Awareness is everything. It keeps us on track, ensures we know when our exams are, gets us to class on time and prevents us from getting hit by cars when we cross the street. Most everyone would sa...
Editorial: Gogue spares students from statistics
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s easy to see when someone isn’t being transparent. Auburn President Jay Gogue gave his second annual State of the University address Thursday, Feb. 20. According to Gogue, the Auburn University...
Editorial: Tame your tongue, tweets, texts, emails, posts...
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
Stereotypical images of overweight, Cheeto-stained agoraphobes living in their mother’s basement are a thing of the past. Cyberbullies are beginning to evolve into a more mobile, sunlit lifestyle t...
Editorial: The do's and don'ts of Valentine's Day
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Feb 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people actively believe they know everything about love. Luckily for you, we actually do know everything about love. Couples, struggling when it comes to coming up with romantic ideas on Valen...
Editorial: Students vote apathy in SGA election
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that wonderful time of year when students can be seen panhandling for their SGA candidate of choice. Forced away from their natural habitat, these groups must form homogenous blobs of baggy, p...
Editorial: Event attendance reaches all time high
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
We cover many, many University events. Speakers who spread messages of inequality and peace, stand-up comedy, celebrations, concerts, racial integration. But do you know what many of these events h...
Editorial: Bookstores now accepting limbs as payment
by Jordan Hays | Copy Editor
Jan 15, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
We value our limbs. But when we see the price of textbooks skyrocketing, we start to fill our bathtubs with ice.