Editorial Board | Spring 2022
On Friday, Gov. Kay Ivey signed SB 184, which would imprison doctors for up to 10 years for providing puberty blockers and hormones to transgender youth, and HB 322, which forces transgender children to use the bathroom of their sex assigned at birth. The latter bill also bans discussion of “sexual orientation or gender identity” in kindergarten through fifth grade.
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.
Auburn's policies against sexual misconduct are designed to keep students, faculty and staff safe and punish those who violate that safety. In the case of Richard Hansen, Auburn seems to have forgotten that they would make student safety its “number one priority.”
If you’re used to spending most of your time “always on”, then a week of doing nothing may seem daunting, especially with how much college students are expected to do on a daily basis. So even before spring break starts, give yourself a break.
On Feb. 25, 2021, The Auburn Plainsman released its last weekly print publication with a front story titled: "A spirit that is not afraid of change." The editorial staff of 2022 gathered some of the top stories over the last year. These stories were selected based on views, quality and diversity of news coverage.
As we near milestones on some of our social media, we recognize some new readers may be unfamiliar with the terminology used for our opinion section content.
The Auburn Family can be a family when it wants to be, and it can be a family that is inclusive of everyone.