Why the University of Alabama May Have Lost Millions Over Gay Rights

The University of Alabama could have gotten up to $18 million from two generous alumni, but because of the state’s increasingly outdated stance on gay marriage, the former students will be putting their money elsewhere.

Elliot Mitchell and Clark West share fond memories of meeting in college, and because of their positive experiences at Alabama, they planned on leaving their entire estate, which is worth up to $18 million, to the school. They’ve even donated $1 million before, according to, including $400,000 in donations to Alabama’s liberal arts college and its business college. They’ve also been Alabama football season ticket holders.

But because the southern state hasn’t been generous to the gay rights movement, the Florida residents just don’t want to support a state institution in Alabama.

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Manhal, an Iraqi student from Hilla writes, “I have a dream when religion won’t separate us, politics can’t divide us and wealth won’t classify us.”

Manhal traveled to the US on the 2014 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program.


The Disney Tag!

So I know this is an old tag, but I’ve never done it before so here we go!

1. A scene in any Disney movie you wish you could experience.

2. An unforgettable experience/moment you’ve had at the parks.

3. What none Disney song/s bring back memories of Disney and/or the Parks?

4. When was the first time you went to a Disney Park?

5. If you could choose any of the characters to be your best friend who would you choose?

6. Who are your favourite Disney Princess’?

7. Name a scene/moment in any Disney movie that never fails to make you cry.

8. What is the first Disney movie that you remember seeing?

9. What is your favourite Disney movie?