IAC hosts exhibit by Alabama artist showcasing the darker truths about Alabama’s history

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center (IAC) is holding a reception with Mike Howard and his “Pivotal Moments in Alabama History” exhibit on Friday, Sept. 13.  Howard, an expressionist born in Phenix City, has comprised a series of work that reflects the environment he grew up in.   “Mike was born in 1944,” said Read More

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Downballot candidates, amendments increase midterm significance

Scott Shelton Staff Writer During the midterm elections, the state of Alabama won’t elect a senator or a new president, so it might be tempting to stay at home on Nov. 6 and say it doesn’t matter. However, I believe we should care about every election because local and state elections affect us just as much Read More

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Alabama must vote policy over hypocrisy

Emma Daniel Staff Writer Alabama likes to consider itself morally perfect compared to other states, since it is smack-dab in the middle of the Bible Belt. Sadly, it seems our supposed morality is a cover-up; Alabama was named No. 1 in political corruption by Illinois State University’s Institute for Corruption Studies. We take the first spot Read More

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Doesn’t Alabama deserve Moore?

James Shipma graphic Scott Shelton discusses the major campaign slogans of Roy Moore, and questions how they stand compared to his previous actions and predecessors. Scott Shelton Staff Writer Roy Moore defeated Luther Strange to win the Republican Party’s nomination in an election that saw Roy Moore and Alabama voters undermine the Republicans in Washington, D.C. Read More

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