Will Thomas

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Always follow your bliss

When the opinions editor of this fine, upstanding paper notified me that a farewell column was in order, I was intimidated by the task.

A Lesson in Time

Despite having the opportunity to spout off my highly enlightened and informed opinions every two weeks here on the fourth page of The Crimson White, I occasionally have experiences that humble me and teach me a little bit about what life is really about. Tuesday morning, after leaving my GBA 490 class ...

Sacrifice key to success

Throughout my soon-ending undergraduate career, there has been one theme that my professors, mentors, critics and the people I pay off to be my friends have reinforced time and time again, and it’s something that has been in the back of my mind a lot recently, particularly in light of the recent health ...

Time for a New Approach

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Connect the Dots Conference hosted by New College and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.

Grabbing at straws

Last week, controversy erupted in the race to become Alabama’s Democratic nominee for governor. The two men in the race, Congressman Artur Davis and Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks, have been campaigning for the nomination for almost a year, spending a large amount of money in the process. ...

Connect the Dots

Over the past week, Sen. Richard Shelby, the state’s senior senator, has been accused of blocking the Obama administration’s nominations for senior government officials, holding up a lot of the work that the Obama administration is trying to accomplish.

Winning attitudes: on, off field

As some of you may be aware by this point in time, our football team had the opportunity during our winter break to go to Pasadena, Calif., and win the 13th national title in our school’s history. While it’s great that we won the championship, it’s just as important to remember how our team got ...