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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…

Final debate rundown and recap

Graphic by Anna Grace Askelson Last Thursday, Oct. 24 from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off in the final debate before election day. The debate was moderated by Kristen…

OPINION: Trump falls flat in town hall

The two presidential nominees held separate town halls Thursday, Oct 15.   The town halls replaced the debate that was supposed to take place the same night. President Trump backed out of the debate because he refused to…

No one should be denied their right to…

In the ratification of the Constitution, the control of elections was left to the states to decide. It led to unfair voting practices across the country; states only allowed white men who owned property to…

Graphic detailing a portrait of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Obituary: RBG life and impact

Graphic by Bell Jackson. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in 1933 in Brooklyn, New York and went on to graduate at the top of her Cornell University class in 1954.   Later that year, she married…

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COVID-19’s impact on campuses

Photo by Anna Shvets via Pexels. As universities begin their fall semesters, many changes have been made in order to ensure the safety of students and faculty amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Colleges that have reopened for in-person learning have…

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COVID-19 vaccine

Photo by Retha Ferguson via Pexels. Within the last six months, COVID-19 has had a drastic impact upon the lives of Americans everywhere. With schools and businesses reopening and flu season just around the corner,…