Category: Opinion

OPINION: Doug Jones is the ‘more competent and helpful’ choice for U.S. Senate

Arynn Williams, Correspondent

In November, the presidency isn’t the only office we’re voting for: Alabamians will vote in the senate race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Tommy Tuberville. 

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OPINION: Why Facebook is to blame for division in the United States

Coley Birchfield, Correspondent.

Facebook was introduced to the world in February of 2004. I was about to celebrate my second birthday, “Hey Ya!” by Outkast was at Number 1 on the Billboard charts, and the iPhone was almost three years away. And instantly the idea from 19-year-old Harvard sophomore, Mark Zuckerberg, was a hit but also a controversy.

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OPINION: Party scene surrounding JSU ‘isn’t regularly active’

Ashley Phillips, Copy Editor

One recent Saturday evening, Brother’s Bar in Jacksonville settled in for a quiet night despite the usual healthy bar culture surrounding a college town. 

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OPINION: JSU’s 13th President Don Killingsworth is ‘caring, driven and understanding’

Logan Irwin, Correspondent

The number thirteen is usually perceived as THE unlucky number. Hotels don’t even have thirteenth floors, for the sake of worrying superstitious guests and keeping them from staying in their buildings. The horror franchise known as “Friday the 13th” still to this day makes us fret and question what things will go wrong as we approach perhaps the most unlucky date of the year. 

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OPINION: Bars should not close, but should enforce the guidelines

Stephen Duke, Correspondent 

On Monday morning, news came out of Tuscaloosa that as of 5 p.m. that day, all bars in the city will be forced to close for two weeks. That means lost revenue for those businesses in the city, and it forces bartenders to have to draw unemployment for two weeks. While bars aren’t open, restaurants can still serve alcohol, but patrons can’t eat or drink at the bar areas while there.

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