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Film industry finds profits in re-release trend

Adam Greene September 9, 2012

A lawyer by the name of Clarence Darrow once said, “History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.” However, Hollywood seems to disagree. At the date of this publication,...

On campus housing for freshman debated

Adam Greene August 21, 2012

While it’s not always the most popular aspect of Alabama college life, living on campus is both required and beneficial according to one housing official. Alicia Browne, the Director of Housing Administration,...

FocusFirst screens dozens of students

Adam Greene August 21, 2012

Children up to five years old in low-income daycares were screened and treated for vision problems this summer by dozens of UA students who volunteered with FocusFirst, an initiative of Impact Alabama....

Tuscaloosa’s Riverwalk to welcome Another Broken Egg

Adam Greene August 1, 2012

By: Sarah Letson The city of Tuscaloosa will be welcoming a new, upscale brunch café in the fall. Another Broken Egg is set to open in the new Riverwalk retail-condominiums in late October. Another...

Alabama anglers finish fourth in national championship

Adam Greene August 1, 2012

By: Rebekah Dye Fishing season has come and gone at the University of Alabama, and the fishing team has a lot to show for it. On Friday July 27, Alabama’s Logan Johnson and Dustin Connell finished fourth...

Bryant-Denny Stadiums 5-month makeover nears completion ahead of football season

Bryant-Denny Stadium’s 5-month makeover nears completion ahead of football season

Adam Greene August 1, 2012

By: Charlie Potter Bryant-Denny Stadium is one of the most recognizable stadiums in all of college football, but there is more to the mammoth structure than its 101,821 seating capacity. Fans take pride...

True camaraderie – SEC provides Aggies a brotherhood Big 12 couldn’t

Adam Greene July 11, 2012

No ideal reverberates stronger at Texas A&M than camaraderie. The University’s core values have been built around the concept since it’s founding in 1876, ringing true to this day among Aggies of all...

The two biggest differences between studio and independent pictures

Adam Greene July 3, 2012

This summer I have had the privilege of interning at a film production company called Voltage Pictures in Los Angeles. Though it is a newer film company, it has already done well for itself with the independent...

‘Soapy’ Jones offers homemade products, support for arts scene

Adam Greene June 20, 2012

Erin “Soapy” Jones, owner and founder of Tuscaloosa’s Left Hand Soap Company, doesn’t just find passion and inspiration in her business. She also finds it in crusading to keep the arts alive in...

Adam Lambert’s new album a mix of dance music, meaningful ballads

Adam Greene June 20, 2012

Singer and songwriter Adam Lambert is no stranger to fame and attention. After his stint on American Idol in 2008, he released his first full studio album, “For Your Entertainment,” wowed fashion reporters...

MTV buyout leaves festival feeling more corporate

MTV buyout leaves festival feeling more corporate

Adam Greene June 20, 2012

Bonnaroo, a four-day music and arts festival held on Tennessee farmland, is often associated with indie, jam and folk music sounds. The festival has received many complaints about lineups and straying...

SummerTide Theatre presents “Smokey Joe’s Café”

Adam Greene June 6, 2012

When the academic year is done and the curtain closes on the semester's last performance in Galloway or Allen Bales theatre, most of the University's student actors go home. Some, though, who auditioned...

Engineering conference held at UA

Adam Greene May 30, 2012

The 53rd biennial International Field Emissions Symposium, held in Tuscaloosa from May 20 to 25, hosted over 180 professionals from 12 countries in a conference detailing and discussing new strides being...

UA professors question return to historic neighborhood

UA professors question return to historic neighborhood

Adam Greene April 27, 2012

By Jordan Cissell Staff Reporter [email protected]   It’s Saturday morning, and Linda and Robert Parsons are inside the Starbucks at Midtown Village, each carefully sipping a steaming cup...

Freshman earns scholarship sponsored by Elevator Conference

Adam Greene March 7, 2012

The Elevator Conference of New York recently awarded Charlie Faruolo, a freshman majoring in communications and economics, a scholarship in honor of his father, Carl, and his dedicated and passionate work...

Campus-wide smoking ban not realistic for UA

Campus-wide smoking ban not realistic for UA

Adam Greene February 16, 2012

Some SGA officials are looking to put a ban on smoking on campus. They cite a variety of reasons, from health concerns to the nuisance of smoking to the fact that it is damaging to the paint of many of...

What kind of society do you want to live in?

Adam Greene February 16, 2012

In my business ethics class last week, we explored Rawls’ principle and the concept of veiled ignorance. My professor handed each of us a note card and told us to keep it face down. He then instructed...

Birmingham Fashion Week features students

Birmingham Fashion Week features students

Adam Greene February 16, 2012

The second annual Birmingham Fashion Week kicked off on Thursday, Feb. 8 and ended with a grand finale Saturday night, Feb. 12. The show took place in downtown Birmingham at The Pepper Place. Featured...

Groups to donate 30,000 trees to areas uprooted by tornado

Adam Greene February 7, 2012

Residents in sixteen tornado-affected communities across northern Alabama will receive 30,000 trees from the Alabama Tree Recovery Campaign, a joint recovery initiative launched in June 2011 by the Alabama...

New residence hall next step in campus master plan

Adam Greene January 24, 2012

North Bluff Residence Hall should be done with construction this summer and ready for students to move in with the start of the fall semester. The opening of North Bluff, a $66 million project spanning...

High school art students work featured at UA

High school art students’ work featured at UA

Adam Greene January 12, 2012

High school artists hope to achieve a degree of notoriety in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery this month. For the second year in a row, art students from Bob Jones High School in Madison, Ala. have an exhibit...

Quidditch on the Quad

Quidditch on the Quad

Adam Greene November 13, 2011

Saturday was far from a losing effort

Adam Greene November 9, 2011

Yesterday I turned to The Crimson White opinions page to find a letter entitled ‘Students are not classless.’ While it is unfair to generalize all UA students as classless, it is completely ludicrous...

Chi Omega to host pancake breakfast for Make-a-Wish Foundation

Chi Omega to host pancake breakfast for Make-a-Wish Foundation

Adam Greene November 3, 2011

Most Alabama fans will have one wish on their minds come Saturday: to beat LSU. However, the Chi Omega sorority will be raising money to grant wishes that reach much farther than Bryant-Denny Stadium....

Habitat for Humanity holds Frisbee tournament

Adam Greene October 20, 2011

The Tuscaloosa branch of Habitat for Humanity will hold a charity ultimate Frisbee tournament to help raise money for efforts building houses in Tuscaloosa on Friday, Oct. 21. “We are trying to raise...

Tide women prepare for rest of season

Adam Greene October 20, 2011

Because the Southeastern Conference is one of the most competitive women's tennis conferences in the country, there is no doubt that every team needs leadership. Four teams from the SEC – Florida, Georgia,...

Witt State of the University

Witt State of the University

Adam Greene October 13, 2011

In his State of the University address yesterday, President Robert Witt spoke about his hopes that the University will continue “to grow with balanced excellence.” Witt began by comparing the University...

Artists demonstrate at Kentuck

Artists demonstrate at Kentuck

Adam Greene October 12, 2011

For those looking for an activity to attend on an away game weekend, Kentuck’s annual Festival of the Arts will be providing a variety of entertainment and art. Kentuck will celebrate the festival’s...

Landing the job in 2011

Adam Greene October 11, 2011

By Alyssa Locklar [email protected] Senior Staff Reporter   From sophisticated speech to perfected resumes and proper dress, landing a job in 2011 is not a process that can be done sitting...

All-girl band pays tribute to Rage Against the Machine

Adam Greene September 22, 2011

Take the Power Back, the world’s only all-female Rage Against the Machine tribute band, comes to Tuscaloosa’s Green Bar this Saturday night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. “Simply put, people can expect to...

We are UA

Adam Greene September 22, 2011

I guess in the end, most things worth saying are worth saying even if no one ever hears them. At least that’s the thought that led me to write this. To the UA administration – yes, you. The ones we...

Tide enters season with high expectations

Adam Greene September 15, 2011

After having an astounding season last year, the University of Alabama women’s golf team begins its season ranked third in the nation by the Golf World/NGCA Division-1 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, and...

Student tickets available for Friday Sugarland concert

Adam Greene April 13, 2011

Students, faculty and staff can purchase tickets to see Sugarland and special guests Little Big Town and Matt Nathanson perform at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater this Friday, April 15. A limited block of...

Hundreds of undergrads present at research conference

Adam Greene April 12, 2011

Hundreds of undergrads present at research conference By Brett Saunders Contributing Writer On Monday, the Undergraduate Research Conference showcased hundreds of undergraduate student presentations...

Societies induct new members during Honors Week

Adam Greene April 11, 2011

Anderson Society- Twenty-four members are inducted into the Anderson Society each year in recognition of their contributions to the University.   Joanna C. Boardman Norma Boyd Charlotte Brown Danielle...

Football scrimmage stats

Adam Greene April 3, 2011

PASSING LEADERS Phillip Sims – 20 for 30, 225 yards, 3 TD, 2 INT A.J. McCarron – 18 for 33, 189 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT   RUSHING LEADERS Eddie Lacy – 10 rush, 92 yards, 3 TD Trent Richardson –...

Application for Creative Activity Conference available

Adam Greene March 3, 2011

The College Undergraduate Research coordinators, along with the Office of Research, have come together for the Creativity Activity Conference which will be held at Bryant Conference Center on April 11...

Group bridges gap between generations

Adam Greene February 21, 2011

For some, visiting a nursing home is exasperating, but for several Alabama students it is a venture to connect one generation to the next. In the summer of 2009, senior Benton Atchison met with the then...

Platform Online Magazine hosts fundraiser at Innisfree

Adam Greene December 2, 2010

Platform Online Magazine's annual fundraiser will be held tonight at Innisfree Irish Pub from 7:30 p.m. until midnight. Entertainment includes the band Two and a Half White Guys and drink specials include...

Lacrosse club hopes new coach equals new success

Lacrosse club hopes new coach equals new success

Adam Greene November 18, 2010

The UA women’s lacrosse club is starting its seventh year at the University, poised to make huge strides both this season as well as in seasons to come. Because lacrosse is not an NCAA-sanctioned sport...

A case for Bentley

Adam Greene October 27, 2010

On Tuesday, voters from every corner of Alabama will head to the polls to cast their ballots in a momentous election. In the next four years, the state will face deep budget deficits, including education...

Nation drowning in debt

Adam Greene October 20, 2010

?? Our nation should be concerned with the rising debt in this country and its affects as a whole. As of Oct. 15, 2010, the U.S. national debt is $13,600,000,000,000. Debt per citizen is $48,785, and...

A fight for one is a fight for all

Adam Greene October 14, 2010

We live in a nation that is quick and proud to boast that it is a beacon of freedom, equality and social justice. Yet we know it has not always been the case that our pride is justified by our practice....

Clothing store meshes football, philanthropy

Adam Greene October 14, 2010

Tuscaloosa clothing store Ellie Crimson caters to student shoppers in an effort to increase its business while giving back to the community at the same time. Located on The Strip, Ellie Crimson is a women’s...

Student seating fairest option

Adam Greene October 7, 2010

I had to reach into my backpack and pull out some tissues to wipe the tears off my face after reading Lucie Enns’ letter to the editor about sorority block seating. The tissues I used were to wipe the...

Women’s Club seeks scholarship applicants

Adam Greene September 22, 2010

The University Women’s Club is currently accepting applications for the Isabella Hummel Graham scholarship. Carol Hoffman, chair of the scholarship committee for the University Women’s Club, spoke...

Joining the UA family

Adam Greene September 12, 2010

This summer, my brother and I were finally able to fulfill our dream of watching the Boston Red Sox play at Fenway park. As we were walking along the North End Waterfront, a person wearing an Auburn shirt...

Congressional candidate speaks to students

Congressional candidate speaks to students

Adam Greene September 9, 2010

Alabama District 7 congressional candidate Terri Sewell visited a University of Alabama honors seminar Wednesday and discussed her road to the congressional seat as a black woman. If elected, Sewell would...

Rethink political extremes

Adam Greene August 25, 2010

I don’t want to start this column off with a bunch of clichéd sayings about how glad I am to be back at The Crimson White this year. I know you don’t want to read that sentimentalist drivel, so I...

WRC caters to both men and women

Adam Greene August 20, 2010

Service opportunities, such as the Young Women’s Leadership Program and the Young Men’s Leadership Program, allow UA students to mentor middle school students in the Tuscaloosa area. The programs are...

Communities offer poolside retreats

Communities offer poolside retreats

Adam Greene July 15, 2010

Special to The Crimson White While summer classes and job opportunities take up most of the workweek for many University students, the weekends are here to provide sufficient summer entertainment. With...

Political correctness is killing this country

Adam Greene July 1, 2010

By Reid Stuart Political correctness is the scourge of our First Amendment rights and is the most frustrating invention since the lid of a pickle jar. The fact that anything said has to pass through several...

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