OPINION


From The Plainsman's livestream of the Great Debate on Facebook.
From The Plainsman's livestream of the Great Debate on Facebook.

10/20/2021, 3:15pm

COLUMN | The Great Debacle

On Oct. 12, the Great Debate between three political organizations on campus, College Democrats at Auburn University, Auburn University College Republicans and Plainsmen for Liberty was held. In the end there is one thing that brings all college students together: marijuana. 


10/5/2021, 10:00am

COLUMN | The new sex-ed bill is a good first step. Alabama still needs to do more.

Only a few months have passed since Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a sex education bill recognizing elementary and complete reforms to sex education at public K-12 schools across the state of Alabama. If brought to fruition, this law would mandate that several dire changes take place across the state in many facets of sex education. This is a good first step, but Alabama still needs to do more. 


9/15/2021, 9:00am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | An introduction from the Office of Health Promotion & Wellness Services

The Office of Health Promotion & Wellness Services provides a brief introduction to their Safe Harbor and Green Dot programs. Safe Harbor is a free and confidential advocacy service for any students, faculty and staff who have experienced any form of power-based personal violence. Green Dot is the bystander intervention program, that trains people on how to recognize the signs of power-based personal violence. 


9/12/2021, 9:30am

EDITORIAL | Texas abortion ban sets dangerous precedent

On Sept. 1, Texas enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, and all around the country women are asking the same question: What does the Texas abortion ban mean for me? This editorial is meant not only to serve as an explanation of the Texas and Alabama abortion bans, but also as a plea — Alabama, do not follow in Texas’ footsteps.