The future of the death penalty

After a seventeen-year hiatus in federal executions, former president Donald Trump’s administration resumed the practice by carrying out thirteen executions starting July 2020. This was more than three times the number of executions carried out…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president

Wednesday, January 20, Joe Biden took the oath of office and was sworn into presidency.   Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts conducted the ceremony, which took place on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol,…

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Will we have a vaccine by the end…

As COVID-19 cases still rise, many are questioning how far along the vaccine has come or when distribution will be available. While many vaccines have made it to phase three of the vaccination approval process, Dr. Anthony Fauci,…

COVID-19 limits events

With COVID-19 still on the rise, a multitude of organizations on and off campus have struggled with planning and how to make events happen.  The Center for Disease Control has listed many guidelines for event planners…

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Lights still dark on Broadway

Graphic by Bell Jackson In early October, the Broadway League has announced that Broadway would remain closed until June 2021. Before this announcement, Broadway was supposed to reopen in January 2021, but due to the rising cases of COVID-19…

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Alabama’s general election ballot breakdown

President and Vice President:  Donald Trump and Mike Pence are the respective Republican party nominees for president and vice president.   Their platform emphasizes the idea of “America First,” focusing largely on issues related to the…