Embrace greatness, not comfort

I graduated from high school a staunch abortion supporter, unaware of how radically my life would change thanks to a simple willingness to consider new ideas and information. Confronted with the reality of the science of embryology and what it reveals about the child in the womb – that she is fully human and fully a member of the human family – my worldview dramatically shifted.

Find more than contentment

I hate to be that girl. You know, the one who devotes her entire senior column to the college newspaper, but I’m going to do it. Hear me out, please. When I first arrived on campus four years ago, I was naïve and sheltered.

11 years at the Capstone

Like so many other students who will proudly walk across The University of Alabama graduation stage, I am thrilled to take my next steps, reflective on the experience of our individual formative journeys and a little terrified to leave this place. After 11 academic years and nearly as many summers at the Capstone, I will graduate in August and, finally, be Dr. Fuentes.

Sweet Home Alabama

Alabama has been my home my whole life. I lived in Gadsden until I was 18 years old, and then I moved to Tuscaloosa. For 22 years, I have walked on this ground and eaten this food and loved these people.