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Business as usual in Alabama the beautiful

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McDonald, Opinions Columnist

Robert Bentley announced his resignation on April 10. Along with it came headlines analyzing official investigation reports detailing his affair and related corruption. As charming as geriatric sexting is, it’s the casual corruption the Luv Guv displays that presents a familiar problem recurring in Alabama politics.

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UAB needs to kill the dead days games

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Chris St. John, Head Opinions Columnist

I just recently learned that in some schools have dead days. I asked a stupid question. “What are dead days?” These are days before finals week that no assignments are due and no campus events are allowed. Can you imagine that?

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Letter from the Spring 2017 Managing Editor: Print is precocious, pertinent

Tessa Case, managing editor for The Kaleidoscope

Tessa Case, managing editor for The Kaleidoscope. Photo by Giani Martin/Creative Director of Student Media

Tessa Case, Managing Editor

The joke in the newsroom is that we have “tens of readers.”

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Enjoying the ideas UAB has brought me

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Chris St. John, Head Opinions Columnist

Part of going to college is doing things you don’t want to do. Therefore, when I was assigned by my creative writing professor, Jim Braziel, M.F.A, to go the Birmingham Area Consortium of Higher Education Writers’ Series, I went because I had to.

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