CW Editorial Board


Vote for Doug Jones

As Alabamians and Americans, it is important that we cast our vote for the rule of law and not the rule of a man’s religious whims, and that we keep our state and country on a path forward and not one beating ceaselessly into the past.

OUR VIEW: Your vote matters in today's UA election

Imagine the results that are possible if we increased voter turnout by even 20%. The supremacy of elite groups on campus could definitely be challenged if we all decided to take five minutes to log onto myBama and click a few boxes.

OUR VIEW: America must reevaluate its relationship with guns

Why is it that the possession of a deadly weapon is, to us, the ultimate expression of freedom? It is a troubling reflection on our society that some citizens believe their capacity to extinguish the life of others is the true mark of liberty. 

OUR VIEW: Millennials deserve respect

According to older pundits on the right and the left, and probably your uncle, millennials are lazy, entitled, economically irresponsible, godless individuals who are too busy looking at their phones to form real connections with the people around them. 

Our View: DeVos' Title IX rollback hurts victims

With Betsy Devos’ announcement last week of the Department of Education’s rollback of Title IX protections for victims of sexual assault on campus, she shamefully politicized sexual assault and affirmed that our current administration does not stand with victims.

OUR VIEW: UA should protect DACA recipients

If students are threatened with deportation, the University should follow the lead of several states and sue Trump over the decision to end DACA. Though officials from the University project that the number of affected students will be “in the single digits,” even one Alabama student negatively ...