OPINION


"We are only one group of people, but change starts with just one in the hopes of many more," Anti-Racist Educators of Lee County write in their letter. 

"We are only one group of people, but change starts with just one in the hopes of many more," Anti-Racist Educators of Lee County write in their letter. 

7/5/2021, 1:04pm

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to Auburn City Schools from Anti-Racist Educators

A group of educators from Lee County is asking Auburn City Schools to "talk about race, hold each other accountable for the racial disparities in our schools and address policies that preserve racial inequities."


4/15/2021, 9:30am

EDITORIAL | Auburn, you have to choose.

Auburn is dedicating two halls in The Village to Black trailblazers, Josetta Matthews and Bessie Mae Holloway, which will exist closely to Wallace Hall. The contributions of these people to the University are vastly different, and its time for Auburn to choose what kind of person they wanted represented on the buildings on campus. 


3/29/2021, 8:00am

COLUMN: Stop Asian Hate

With the rise of COVID-19 cases is a rise in Anti-Asian sentiment. During these difficult times, one of the best ways to help is understanding the diversity of cultures that fall under the term Asian, and what it means to be Asian in America. 


3/28/2021, 9:00am

EDITORIAL | Alabama, leave transgender youth alone

In early March, the Alabama State Senate passed a bill that would ban gender-affirming surgeries and treatments for transgender minors, making it a felony for medical professionals to provide them care. The bill comes at a time when there are other things Alabamians need instead of destroying children. 


3/22/2021, 9:00am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | The perfect victim

The narrative of a "perfect victim," — the idea that unless a woman took every possible precaution to prevent sexual assault, it was somehow her fault — is a dangerous lie that makes it harder for other survivors to come forward with their stories. We need to take the burden off of women. 


2/25/2021, 8:00am

EDITORIAL | A spirit that is not afraid of change

In following with The Plainsman's long history of change, we have decided to make it a primarily online publication. For years we have resisted this change, but now we have an opportunity to ensure that this organization continues to flourish in the decades to come. Godspeed and prosper, The Auburn Plainsman.