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Alabama bounces back from slow start, beats Western Carolina 48-14

Deanne Winslett November 22, 2014

Alabama overcame a slow start, scoring 31 unanswered points and defeating Western Carolina 48-14 Saturday, clearing the way for the Crimson Tide’s annual Iron Bowl showdown with Auburn next week.“We...

Water stations to be provided in Bryant-Denny stadium for Florida game

Deanne Winslett September 17, 2014

Fans attending this weekend's home football game against the University of Florida will have access to nine watering stations at Bryant-Denny Stadium. There will be five located on the mezzanine level...

Student film to feature Coast Guard

Deanne Winslett April 22, 2014

Eight years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept through the South, leaving widespread damage across multiple states. Responding to the chaos was the United States Coast Guard, which led operations to rescue and...

Preachers speak at Ferg Plaza

Preachers speak at Ferg Plaza

Deanne Winslett April 9, 2014

When John McGlone first walked onto the Ferguson Center Plaza on Wednesday morning with his “The King is Coming” hat, his “TRUST JESUS, HE HATES SIN, HEBREWS 1:9” sign and his fellow preacher,...

Biographies an easy bridge to nonfiction

Deanne Winslett April 2, 2014

I’ve always been hesitant to branch over into the world of nonfiction literature. I considered it the last remainder of my youth – if young adult and teen fiction no longer interested me, then obviously...

Zombies take over Quad

Zombies take over Quad

Deanne Winslett October 12, 2013

Zombies took over the Quad Saturday as Theta Tau, the University’s engineering fraternity, hosted the “Zombie Fun Run,” an obstacle course that faces off zombies against human survivors. The course...

Sororities reopen bidding process

Deanne Winslett September 17, 2013

The presidents and delegates of the Alabama Panhellenic Association announced Monday that each sorority would be allotted an amended 360 members, which permitted the sororities to reopen the bidding process....

Soapmaker partners with area businesses

Soapmaker partners with area businesses

Deanne Winslett September 15, 2013

The Left Hand Soap Company began as a crafting venture for Christmas gifts but quickly gained momentum as creator “Soapy” Jones took her wares to the Tuscaloosa arts community. “An old college friend...

More UA students opting for electronic cigarettes

More UA students opting for electronic cigarettes

Deanne Winslett August 20, 2013

Since electronic cigarettes were introduced to the market in 2002, they have continually increased in popularity. Now, in 2013, they are expected to double in sales, said professor of medicine Dr. Alan...

Documenting Justice films to show Tuesday

Deanne Winslett April 22, 2013

Each year professor and director of Documenting Justice Andrew Grace dedicates his time to helping his students develop a professional documentary-style film. The films are presented to the public at the...

New organization aims to aid abused children

Deanne Winslett April 14, 2013

University of Alabama sophomore Stephanie Ray knew she wanted to provide aid for local abused children, so she came up with a plan to start a student organization to do just that. Her program, Good Alabama,...

Bat infestation prompts temporary relocation

Deanne Winslett March 20, 2013

The Kentuck Art Center has had some unwelcome visitors recently, who have now overstayed their welcome. A bat infestation has made itself at home at the art center, which will now relocate temporarily....

Visiting writers program to host Roxane Gay, Sandi Wisenberg

Deanne Winslett March 13, 2013

Each year, The University of Alabama English department and the Creative Writing program partner with the College of Arts and Sciences to bring the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series to Tuscaloosa. The...

National Council of Negro Women mentors local youth

Deanne Winslett March 6, 2013

The National Council of Negro Women began a new mentoring program at Central High School this semester for young women with the aim to help them develop a variety of skills. “The goal is to educate...

Site funds creations of students, professors

Deanne Winslett February 28, 2013

The age of the internet has enabled people to pursue all kinds of creative endeavors, from a high-tech computer mouse that fits on a user’s index finger to calendars made of cats dressed as magical creatures....

International students feel culture shock

Deanne Winslett February 27, 2013

There are 1,377 active international students hailing from 71 countries and regions of the world studying at The University of Alabama, representing a little more than 4 percent of the 33,602 students...

Union, Confederate documents held in Hoole Library

Union, Confederate documents held in Hoole Library

Deanne Winslett February 26, 2013

From its beginning in 1948, the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library has been home to thousands of books, manuscripts photos and more, dating back as far as the 15th century. Many other collections,...

ARDT begins weeklong annual spring concert

Deanne Winslett February 20, 2013

Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre has begun its week-long spring performance, made up of five acts individually directed by a member of the UA Dance and Theatre Department. The show began Tuesday in the...

Brookwood drumline adds college student members

Deanne Winslett January 31, 2013

This year, the Brookwood Indoor Drumline of Brookwood Middle School became the Brookwood Independent Drumline, a group of drumline competitors composed of players from all education levels and ages. Dustin...

Christian greek life offers fellowship and sisterhood

Deanne Winslett January 29, 2013

When sophomore economics major Brittany Monte arrived at The University of Alabama, she did not see herself joining one of the many UA sororities. But when Monte heard about one of the school’s Christian...

UA graduate student pursues music for life

Deanne Winslett December 5, 2012

When graduate student Jonathan Roberts began learning to play the piano at age 7, he had no idea he would make a career out of it. But, as Roberts grew, so did his passion for the keys. In high school,...

UA exhibits included in Thursday’s Art Night

Deanne Winslett December 5, 2012

On the first Thursday of every month, Art Night takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. in downtown Tuscaloosa and Northport. This month, two University events, featuring both student works and works from earlier...

New choir focuses on small group, early music

Deanne Winslett November 28, 2012

Graduate student John Martin has a deep love for any music composed before 1750. He has adored the genre, known as early music, thoughout his graduate degree and is now taking it to another level by creating...

Hipster culture stems from individuality, often misinterpreted

‘Hipster’ culture stems from individuality, often misinterpreted

Deanne Winslett November 19, 2012

Flannel shirts. Black-rimmed glasses. Indie music. Put these three things together and you’ve got some of the most common components of the stereotypical definition of what urban society has labeled...

Creative Campus to host ‘Tidal Flow’ to celebrate hip-hop culture

Deanne Winslett November 7, 2012

Hip-hop is not dead. And Wednesday night, Creative Campus hopes to prove it with their new event, Tidal Flow. “This is a showcase that we are doing to seek out new, unseen, unheard talent on campus,”...

Riverside’s Bollywood film festival come to a close tonight at 7 p.m.

Deanne Winslett October 29, 2012

The Bollywood film festival will feature its last film of the semester Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Riverside Community Center. The program, which was started in 2009, was created by Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa,...

Veterans come together to form the ‘Hellmand Project’

Deanne Winslett October 21, 2012

When Allen Morgan heard Joe Gillentine and Jason Hallman strumming the guitar and singing at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center three months ago, he could not resist the urge to sit down and start playing...

UA theatre department presents “Side Man”

Deanne Winslett October 14, 2012

The University of Alabama’s Department of Theatre and Dance is set to perform the 1999 Tony Award-winning play “Side Man” by Warren Leight. “Side Man,” directed by Stacy Alley, assistant professor...

Moundville to host annual Native American Festival

Deanne Winslett October 8, 2012

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host its annual Native American Festival this Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 13. The event is held each October to teach visitors...

Arts Council to host public conversations

Deanne Winslett October 1, 2012

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will be hosting Community Arts Conversations in order to connect the general public with local arts and theatre organizations. Representatives from 27 groups will be attending...

Makers Market to sell goods made by local artists

Maker’s Market to sell goods made by local artists

Deanne Winslett September 23, 2012

Husband and wife duo David and Beth Millis have both worked in retail for years, but the opening of The Maker’s Market this month marks the start of owning their own store. After selling quilts in...

In theatre program, student stands out as director

Deanne Winslett September 19, 2012

Whether prepping for a performance or directing from behind the scenes, senior musical theatre major Tommy Walker is up for the challenge. Walker first discovered his interest in musical theatre in the...

Alabama natives strive to break into rap industry

Deanne Winslett September 11, 2012

In a state known for dominating in football and a culture founded on Lynyrd Skynyrd lyrics, up-and-coming Alabama rappers often go under the radar. But for Bo Latham and his band The Bad Crowd and UA student...

Southern home-style restaurant takes over former Bottomfeeders location

Deanne Winslett September 9, 2012

  T-Town Café, a new meat and three-vegetable style restaurant, is set to take over the old Bottomfeeders location within the month. Partners David Ryan and Jamey Graham have had hopes of opening their...

Nelly ready to turn it up as headliner for Costa’s Greekfest

Nelly ready to ‘turn it up’ as headliner for Costa’s Greekfest

Deanne Winslett August 23, 2012

Five years ago, two fraternity members named Billy Bailey and Nathan McMullan set out to bridge the divide within the greek communities. Their mission to hold an event that would bring all the members...

House of éprouver Static store to pop up on campus

Deanne Winslett April 24, 2012

After much preparation, the House of éprouver will open their spinoff project store, Static, today. “Our mission is to provide an environment for students to enjoy fashion and to get a feel for the...

Dixon wins one of first inaugural SEC faculty awards

Deanne Winslett April 18, 2012

UA professor David Dixon was recently awarded one of the first Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Awards. Dixon has mentored and taught more than 40 undergraduate student researchers, 13 doctoral...

Ashton Perkins wins Bama Idol

Ashton Perkins wins Bama Idol

Deanne Winslett February 22, 2012

Bama Idol hosted its second annual competition Tuesday evening in the Ferguson Center Theater. While people filed into the theater, a Whitney Houston Pandora station played in the background as a tribute...

UA professors dance celebrated at film festival

UA professor’s dance celebrated at film festival

Deanne Winslett February 15, 2012

The San Francisco Dance Film Festival selects 25 films to showcase each year. They receive submissions from all over the world, and this year, one of the chosen dance films hails from the University of...

Ferg Theater overflows for Campus MovieFest screening

Ferg Theater overflows for Campus MovieFest screening

Deanne Winslett February 6, 2012

When the doors opened to the Campus MovieFest red carpet finale event at the Ferguson Center Theater Thursday, a mob of people had already collected outside. The doors opened at 7 p.m. for the evening’s...

Students busy with short films

Deanne Winslett January 30, 2012

Over the past week, it has been hard to walk around campus without seeing a video camera, as students who are participating in Campus MovieFest have been busy preparing their films for competition. Students...

Dean creates environment of innovation, collaboration

Dean creates environment of innovation, collaboration

Deanne Winslett January 24, 2012

Before Disney World opened in 1971, Orlando, Fla. was a city smaller than Tuscaloosa is today. To the dean of the College of Education at the University of Alabama, it was home. Born in Greensboro, N.C....

Campus MovieFest coming to UA

Campus MovieFest coming to UA

Deanne Winslett January 23, 2012

Campus MovieFest, the global film program, is once again bringing their film contest to the Alabama campus. CMF saw success last year, with 75 teams participating. This year, CMF hopes to increase that...

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