Emma Royal


Idealism cannot be limited to Olympic season

Yes, there are truly despicable and corrupt goings-on in executive offices all around the world. We must not allow those deeds to muddle our opinions of the wider populations of these countries. The Olympic games serve as a biannual olive branch, if only for a few weeks. 

Students should not abuse the Emotional Support Animal system

Though it is noble to want to save an animal from life in a shelter and possible euthanasia, it is irresponsible for students to continue to assume that pets are not a full-time job. It is especially irresponsible to register an untrained animal as an emotional support animal in order to circumvent ...

Alabama voters should support Walt Maddox

Though Roy Moore would not directly answer to a governor, we can neutralize internal issues with a Democratic leader. Our best hope in helping to correct a conservative dominance in our state is electing Walt Maddox.

UA needs to reduce waste, ban styrofoam

It can be daunting for college students to feel as if they can make an impact, but there are important steps we can take as a student body and as a university to improve our planet.