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Posts by Conner Hayes

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Conner Hayes: Birmingham-Southern College's bidding war

Unless Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) has suitors bidding in the shadows, Miles College is the only one left standing in the race to acquire BSC’s West Birmingham campus.

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Conner Hayes: Negligence that kills — The destruction of Alabama’s most important college

The State of Alabama could not provide a loan to financially distressed Birmingham-Southern College (BSC), but they have made it clear they can buy. 

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Conner Hayes: Birmingham-Southern College's fatal fire sale

BSC has already failed. It isn’t coming back. What is selling off the physical remnants of the place going to do for anyone? 

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Conner Hayes: The men who murdered Birmingham-Southern College, part II

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) needed money to fund its expensive capital projects, ornamenting its gated “hilltop in the hood,” as some occasionally called it. 

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Conner Hayes: The men who murdered Birmingham-Southern College, part I

BSC was pronounced dead and DNR (do-not-resuscitate) over the last several years by an Alabama Legislature largely unsympathetic to its plight. But we only see the tip of the iceberg.