A group of professors says it's time for Auburn's leaders to be honest about their actions regarding racial equity. Why is one academic's anti-LGBTQ comments allowed but not another's opposing police violence? More than that, what is the University doing to counter anti-Black racism?
A group of English faculty members say that their colleague, Jesse Goldberg, deserves to be heard on campus.
In two similar cases about free speech, Auburn University seems to have ruled very differently. If Bruce Murray's bigoted social media posts are protected by the First Amendment, Jesse Goldberg's anti-police remarks should receive similar protection.
Where does Auburn draw the line on freedom of speech? As of now, it appears to be the same line distinguishing liberal and conservative values.
A group of parents and families associated with Auburn City Schools pens an open letter to Cristen Herring, superintendent of Auburn City Schools.
Following the peaceful protest in Toomer's Corner on Sunday, Auburn Students and Community for Change calls for people who are dedicated to justice to fight the long fight.
With protests for racial justice taking place in over 400 cities across the country, it is time for people unaffected by prejudice to stand with their brothers and sisters.
Auburn's SGA and several other prominent organizations have published a letter calling for racial justice, education and tough conversations. It's up to everyone to put these ideals into action.
Auburn Mayor Ron Anders: "Through all of this, I know our future is bright. I know that because of how Auburn people have responded to this crisis with the caring hearts, sound minds and brave spirits that I have always known them to have."
John Atkinson, East Alabama Medical Center's public relations and marketing director, explains the math behind social distancing and why Alabamians must do everything they can to prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed because of COVID-19.
To the thousands of food delivery people, truck drivers and grocery store employees who have kept essential goods flowing, thank you. Whether it's bringing pizza to people stuck inside or restocking shelves of bread, milk and toilet paper, these people are continually risking their health to do their job.
As we practice social distancing, check in with friends. Call and Zoom them. Reach out to professionals when you need to, and reach out to the people you love when you can.
Even though it’s less than that of the mayor’s, it still could potentially produce an increase in diversity in the applicant pool. These proposed salary increases have the power to relieve elected officials economic stress of balancing a full-time job and focusing on city government.
There is no place for this in any institution of higher education and certainly not Auburn. Auburn enjoys its reputation as “the loveliest village on the plains,” and that’s not by accident or without strong institutional respect for others.
No one should die because they can’t pay. No one should avoid the doctor because they’re afraid they’ll be head-high in debt.
We, the Plainsman editorial board, not only stand behind those who voiced their concerns, but we stand behind the efforts to stop the quarry from being built.