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I read with dismay the news that the SGA Senate has passed a resolution that attempts to assert SGA control over The Crimson White. This is a clear violation of freedom of the press. This resolution should be rescinded immediately.
I agree fully with the sentiment that The CW is grossly biased toward the left, but this resolution is the wrong way to fight back against that bias.
The right way to fight back against the bias of Chris Otts and his cohorts is to write your own conservative opinion pieces. I have done just that consistently for the last three years or so. And I have written what can easily be called "politically incorrect" (i.e. conservative) pieces on issues such as the Confederate flag, slavery reparations and the Faculty Senate's so-called "hate speech" resolution of 2004... Download file "5"
Schools: University of Alabama