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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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HallyUA: an on-campus homage to K-Pop 

HallyUA: an on-campus homage to K-Pop 

November 30, 2022

In the past few years, two things have become evident: K-pop is here to stay, and fans are not backing down.   Though the Hallyu, or Korean wave, can be traced back to the end of the Korean War, it...

Students put on Taste of Tuscaloosa to raise more than $4,000 to fight childhood food insecurity

Students put on Taste of Tuscaloosa to raise more than $4,000 to fight childhood food insecurity

November 13, 2022

Over $4,000 was raised to fight food insecurity during a weeklong event called Taste of Tuscaloosa: Showcasing Local Traditions to Benefit Secret Meals, which was put on by students in The University of...

Getting to know Dr. Butler, the new College of C&IS dean

Getting to know Dr. Butler, the new College of C&IS dean

November 9, 2022

Though traveling back and forth throughout the summer, Brian Butler has officially migrated south to begin his tenure as the dean of the College of Communication and Information Sciences.  Butler received...

Kentuck Festival of the Arts hits Northport for 51st year 

Kentuck Festival of the Arts hits Northport for 51st year 

October 30, 2022

Every year, just a few miles north of downtown Northport, tucked away in the woods of Kentuck Park, the Kentuck Festival of the Arts occurs. Usually around mid-October, this year’s Kentuck Festival struck...

“Hallowed Grounds” tour highlights UA’s history of slavery and racism 

“Hallowed Grounds” tour highlights UA’s history of slavery and racism 

October 19, 2022

Among buildings named after Ku Klux Klan members and sorority racism scandals, The University of Alabama is often under a microscope when it comes to racial issues. That does not account for the intense...

An Evening with Schoolyard Roots at Black Warrior Brewing Company

An Evening with Schoolyard Roots at Black Warrior Brewing Company

October 12, 2022

For the second annual “A Moveable Feast,” establishments across the city of Tuscaloosa sold menu items made with local ingredients in order to support education non-profit Schoolyard Roots.   “A...

The Stews dish on their Druid City show and fear of dying with regret

The Stews dish on their Druid City show and fear of dying with regret

October 5, 2022

Among being trapped with snakes or stuck in a sinking boat, members of the Auburn-founded, Charleston-based band The Stews said dying with regret is one of their biggest fears; but they have nothing to...

Alabama and Auburn unite in biodiversity awareness competition

Alabama and Auburn unite in biodiversity awareness competition

October 5, 2022

The Alabama Crimson Tide versus the Auburn Tigers, one of the South’s longest running rivalries among the two largest schools in the state of Alabama.   Despite Alabama and Auburn’s adversarial...

Behind the scenes with some of Tuscaloosa’s nonprofit organizations 

Behind the scenes with some of Tuscaloosa’s nonprofit organizations 

August 17, 2022

Nonprofit organizations are widely misunderstood; from believing employees work for free to thinking that overhead is low, the general public has a warped understanding of the place of a nonprofit in the...

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Financing Alone: Money Management in College

August 8, 2022

Unless you are a finance student, talking about money isn’t an easy topic. Among talk of a looming recession, rising inflation and high gas prices, starting college and taking finances into your own...

Culture Pick | Norm Macdonalds Nothing Special is quite the opposite

Culture Pick | Norm Macdonald’s “Nothing Special” is quite the opposite

June 15, 2022

On September 14, 2021, comedian Norm Macdonald passed away at 61 years old after an undisclosed, nine-year battle with leukemia. Knowing the severity of his illness, Macdonald chose to record the stand-up...

Economic and environmental health are compatible

Economic and environmental health are compatible

April 20, 2022
Charles Scribner, the executive director of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a local chapter of the national Waterkeeper movement, said politicians should not make it seem as if economic health is incompatible with environmental health.
Track by Track: University Recreation

Track by Track: University Recreation

April 13, 2022
In the fourth iteration of the culture desk's revamped "Track by Track," series, we dive into the tracks that The University of Alabama’s Student Recreation Center staff members recommend students listen to while taking advantage of the many opportunities the center offers. 
An illustration of YouTube and TikTok in a boxing ring with raised fists.

Social media’s capacity for chaos

April 10, 2022
While social media existed in various less successful and narrow forms in the 1990s, it didn’t catch its big break until the 2000s. This year, there are an estimated 3.96 billion social media users worldwide. 
Protestors march in downtown Tuscaloosa in summer 2020.

Activism and injustice in the Tuscaloosa community

February 2, 2022
Almost two years after the murder of George Floyd ignited widespread discussion about race and injustice, these discussions have evolved into moves toward change. 
Bones or No Bones: The pug who’s predicting the day

Bones or No Bones: The pug who’s predicting the day

November 7, 2021
Move over Punxsutawney Phil: There is a new animal oracle in town.
T-Town Witches Ride promotional poster.

‘T-Town Witches Ride’: Raise awareness for the Arc

October 6, 2021
The witches have left Salem to embark on a bike ride and walk for charity in Tuscaloosa.
Culture Pick | ‘The stage was empty, but it was enough’ at the Donda Listening Event

Culture Pick | ‘The stage was empty, but it was enough’ at the Donda Listening Event

September 12, 2021
Kanye West consistently subverts expectations. 
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