On September 23, 2017, Bruce Maxwell, a former BSC baseball player and current starting catcher for the Oakland Athletics, became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem.
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Trent Gilbert, vice president for enrollment management and communications at Monmouth College in Illinois, has been named Birmingham-Southern’s vice president for enrollment management and will assume the role June 1.
I want to make one thing clear: the autism spectrum is a useful tool, not the culmination of a single identity. It does provide general guidelines for diagnosis, but it does not determine in a lump sum the self-worth and quality of life of those who fall somewhere between the two extremes.
When Woodfin came to speak at Birmingham-Southern College as part of the Black Table Talk speaker series hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU) on March 19th, he was no longer addressed as “Randall” but “Mayor Woodfin,” much like his predecessor.
To initiate this project, BSC student Keyamber Ford agreed to take her first-ever Myers-Briggs personality test on camera. We began with this test because it is frequently associated with conversations about identity.
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I am throwing up through my nostrils because I had one scoop of ice cream after dinner. It’s not pretty. I was once an ugly girl. I was oddly tall, chubby, and awkward for years. I still feel the repercussions everyday, and when I am being shallow, when I am obsessing over image, know that I am fighting the results of a society preoccupied with the sexualized female image. I have been fighting for years.
All of us, even here on the Hilltop, can become powerful, empowered women. Although the Nike campaign is sports-centric, it leads viewers to question where they too can test the boundaries—in medicine, in media, in law, in science, in writing, in activism.
American poets watch as poetry-book sales dwindle and the entire state of fine arts seems to face the threat of dilapidation. In 1988, Joseph Epstein released his deep-cutting criticism on poetry through an essay titled “Who Killed Poetry?” While Epstein laid the blame on the shoulders of the poets of his generation, any modern-day poet is likely to blame a decreasing poetry market-place. In 2006, D.W. Fenza offered his own response to Epstein’s criticism with an article he called, “Who Keeps Killing Poetry?” Fenza claims poetry has become “a market-model formula” of sellers and consumers.Read More
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“My own family needs me more than my BSC family does.”Read More
“Southern Exposure” is a Program for First-Generation College StudentsRead More
Before Graduation, Vann Designed an Experiment to Test Self Esteem's Influence on Bystander InterventionRead More
A Look into the Role of the SGA VPRead More
Campus Sends Out Emergency Alerts after the Western Hills Mall ShootingRead More
Counts as a Lecture and Arts EventRead More
Professor Lucas Johnson's "Funny" E-TermRead More
January Brings New Businesses to CampusRead More
The Southern Environmental Center Plans to Turn the Planetarium into a "GeoDome”Read More
Mayoral Candidates Bell and Woodfin Encourage BSC EngagementRead More