Fall 2019 Editorial Board
If you are upset about the lack of available on-campus housing, get involved with SGA. If you care about how your school is represented to the rest of the state, get involved with SGA. If you want to stand up for your fellow students, make your voice heard and be a force to enact change, you should get involved with SGA. Applications for next year are open until Nov. 20 and can be found at aub.ie/elections.
As too many Auburn students know, sexual assault is a prevalent threat on campus, and the subsequent trauma from an assault can ruin families, lives and futures. SGA’s newest initiative, a fundraising campaign to train and certify a team of six sexual assault nurse examiners, is an absolutely positive development for Auburn.
Up until now, most of the journalistic and public discussion has been focused on the logo change itself, but in focusing too strictly on the slight design difference between the two logos, we lose sight of the bigger problem
As political voices continually trade jabs and soundbites on social media, in-person debates such as the Great Debate, are essential to having a thoughtful and involved public.
By keeping reporting and editorializing wholly separate from each other, news outlets can start to rebuild trust among the large swaths of the public where they have lost it.
We have to express our concerns at council meetings and by reaching out to our representatives. In the same way that voting is a duty, this kind of in-between-election participation should not just be appreciated — it should be utilized.
Our prisons aren't filled with criminals, they're filled with fathers, husbands, brothers, sisters, wives and mothers. Yes, the people in prisons have done some bad things, but that doesn't mean they deserve to be forgotten.
Even if Leath had gone on to have a lengthy and stable tenure at Auburn, the opaqueness surrounding his hiring would be disgraceful. However, given his hasty resignation and $4.5 million farewell gift, that opaqueness is untenable.
It’s shameful how low the bar has been set for Alabama, and it’s embarrassing that people still manage to trip over it.
For a school in Alabama that has often been labeled as a cow college or a sports school, this is a large step in a different direction for Auburn.