Leigh Terry

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Bending the arc

My first memory of senior columns is anger. As a freshman, many of the seniors I admired wrote about how they wish they had partied more, spent less time studying and cared less about UA and their futures.

A proudly independent Greek

I have hundreds of sisters. That’s a low estimate. I have hundreds on this campus right now, but I have thousands more if you count every woman of my chapter who has come before me, thousands more if you count every woman who has pledged herself to a sisterhood on this campus that happens to not bear ...

Opposing Views: Campus Concealed Carry

The issue of the government's proper role in higher education has been a part of the presidential campaign platforms of candidates on both sides of the aisle, from Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Their proposals range from free community college, income-based ...

Campus politicians: grow up

This past week has been a return to my roots. Not my hometown, but my roots in caring about campus politics.

Opposing Views: Government subsidization of higher education

The issue of the government's proper role in higher education has been a part of the presidential campaign platforms of candidates on both sides of the aisle from Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Their proposals range from free community college, income-based ...

For the love of language

Laugh at me if you will, but today I am writing a column about writing. For as long as I can remember I have adored the use of language: reading it, writing it and conversing in it.

Opposing Views: Should "Dixieland Delight" be played in Bryant-Denny?

Tonight, the University of Alabama Student Government Association Senate will be holding a meeting to debate whether or not the Senate should support the song "Dixieland Delight" playing in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Upon hearing about the event, a concerned student, Jeff Rogers, wrote to ...

Opposing Views: Is feminism for everyone?

Last Friday, the University of Alabama Feminist Caucus (UAFC) held a rally "Celebrating Women." One of its attendees, Ruth Bishop, noted the ubiquity of pro-choice messaging and, as a pro-life woman, posed the question: "Is feminism for women like me?" An officer in the UAFC, Cassidy Ellis, accepted ...

To Greek Women, From Greek Women

We all know the names of the major Greek scandals of recent years. The University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s racist chant.