Sam West


Against facts, logic and reason

Politics isn’t debate club. It’s a fight over right and wrong and a literal battle for life and death. It’s a place for emotion, ideology, philosophy and morality as much as it is one for information, logic and science.

A response to Kyle Campbell: Military aggression is fundamentally wrong

I agree with Kyle Campbell that Donald Trump's potential intervention in Syria is a bad idea. In a recent column, he argued that our new administration’s possible plan to use ground troops against Bashar Al-Assad's government forces would be ineffective and waste lives and resources.

Work by UA and UAB professors exhibited in joint art exhibit

For the first time ever, work by the art faculty of both UA and UAB is being displayed together. A joint exhibition in in Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa features a variety of work from 22 professors, including painters, sculptors and printmakers.

UA alumna is featured in 2016 Southern Exposure film festival

A series of short films relating to the environment in Alabama will screen this week in Birmingham, including a project made by a recent UA alumna. The 2016 Southern Exposure Film Festival will take place Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Altamont School's Cabaniss-Kaul Center for the Arts.