Almosa Pirela-Jones


The invisible speak

Clad in all black, I approached a similarly dressed assembly of students at Malone-Hood Plaza. There were plenty of familiar faces in the crowd—campus leaders that I had become acquainted with in one way or another over the past two years.

A crack in the façade of democracy

Long before daybreak on Sunday, November 8, Tuscaloosa police officers knocked on the apartment door of a University of Alabama student, responding to a routine noise complaint. The man in question attempted to close the door multiple times before the officer in the doorway stepped inside of the apartment, ...

Dorms: a worthwhile experience

After being accepted to a particular college, one of the first choices students make is whether to move into a traditional style dorm or a suite style dorm.