Editorial Board | Fall 2021
Auburn is performative in every sense of the word — they act only to elicit a response or reaction.That is the problem. We want to see active steps for tangible change. If not by our graduation date at least by someone's.
Recently, in an 8-1 decision, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that videos, recordings of 911 calls, photos, autopsy records, emails and texts are related to investigative materials and don’t have to be released to the public. This ruling infringes on the legal rights of Alabamians.
Thursday, Sept. 23 the Auburn University Board of Trustees is hosting a listening session for students to express what they want in the next president. The editorial board encourages students to attend to ensure the next president represents our long-term interests.
Student Affairs is hosting a town hall to discuss preventing and reporting sexual assault on Sept. 22. The editorial board encourages all those who feel strongly to attend, but make sure you know the basics of reporting sexual assault first.
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.
Welcome back to the Loveliest Village on the Plains. To the freshmen, welcome to your new home and — perhaps to some of the sophomores as well — welcome, for the first time, to a normal college experience. Or, as close to normal as we can get at the moment.