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Finals Motivation Editorial

EDITORIAL | Finish the semester strong

As the semester comes to a close and finals week draws near, it’s likely you feel burned out, unmotivated and overwhelmed as you try to finish strong. There are a million cheesy saying and quotes you will probably hear over the course of the next few weeks—from ‘all you can do is your best’ to ‘everything happens for a reason’ and ‘believe in yourself’—and your inclination may be to respond in annoyance and irritation, but the reality is that the sayings are mostly true. 


EDITORIAL | We stand with Dadeville

At the end of the day, we are just college students without answers. At this time, we don’t even have all the details about what occurred on April 15. All we can do is raise our weary, unified voices in support of those impacted and beg for justice. 

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EDITORIAL | We still need statues of Auburn women

The question is not if Auburn’s female athletes are worthy of recognition on campus. Having produced 12 of Auburn’s 22 national championships, including six in equestrian, five in swimming & diving and one in track & field, and winning Olympic medals in multiple sports, it is obvious that they are. 

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EDITORIAL | On "anti-white" slurs and Black History Month

People of all races should be treated equally and fairly. However, the motives behind the people who are insinuating that this google document is a violation equality and fairness are far more convoluted than simple. The contents of a google document that wasn’t even created by an Auburn student is not news, and this incident is not an example of persecution or discrimination.

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EDITORIAL | Auburn Athletics is "On to Victory"

It is crucial that the Auburn family understands that the On To Victory collective does something that should have been done a long time ago: take name, image and likeness to the next level to acknowledge, celebrate and expand opportunities to the overlooked and underserved athletes. 

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EDITORIAL | Why an environmental tab?

The world seemed to stop when the coronavirus began to spread across the globe. Now that this crisis seems to be slipping away, another global crisis that seems to have slipped the minds of many has arisen anew with a vengeance — climate change. 

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EDITORIAL | Join the Plainsman

Joining The Plainsman will provide students with more than just clips to put on an application — but if that’s what you need, you’ll get an abundance of it — it will also give you relationships that will last.