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Writer talks “Family Guy,” social satire

Drew Taylor April 22, 2010

When he was young, Andrew Goldberg would write stories as a way to calm down and collect his thoughts during school, where he described himself as “the class clown.” Now, Goldberg is a staff writer...

Are you there, Nostalgia? It’s me, Margaret

Drew Taylor April 20, 2010

As a writer, I’ve found that the biggest temptation in the writing process is an overemphasis on nostalgia, plain and simple. And yes, I too tend to get nostalgic at times, especially these last days...

Beam discusses HealthSouth, Scrushy

Drew Taylor April 13, 2010

By 1995, Aaron Beam was the chief financial officer of HealthSouth, which was one of the most lucrative healthcare providers in the country. However, within a decade, Beam would retire from HealthSouth,...

Time capsule opened at Smith Hall

Time capsule opened at Smith Hall

Drew Taylor April 11, 2010

A small but anxious crowd gathered on the second floor of Smith Hall around a small metal box, a time capsule that hadn’t been opened since May 28, 1907, buried underneath the cornerstone of the building....

Board approves Foster plaza design

Drew Taylor April 8, 2010

HUNTSVILLE – A UA System Board of Trustees committee approved the designs for Foster Auditorium’s new plaza Thursday afternoon during a meeting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The physical...

Tide Pride changes parking for next season

Drew Taylor April 6, 2010

Last week, the University announced parking changes for members of Tide Pride in light of the expansion of Bryant-Denny Stadium. The plan includes changes in the location of reserved parking locations...

Oliver reflects on time in office

Drew Taylor April 4, 2010

On Wednesday, James Fowler will take over as SGA president after Tuesday’s inauguration, but before then, Steven Oliver showed few signs of slowing down as moving back and forth from his office to the...

Reed hopes to work with the SGA in the future

Drew Taylor April 1, 2010

In the final days leading up to the inauguration of SGA president-elect James Fowler and his staff, Tyler Reed, vice president of academic affairs, said that looking back on his time in the SGA, he has...

Resolution passed for energy plant phase

Drew Taylor March 25, 2010

In a teleconference with the University Board of Trustees Thursday, a resolution was passed approving the first phase for the East Quad Energy Plant. Lynda Gilbert, vice president for financial affairs,...

Drivers union and company reach agreement

Drew Taylor March 10, 2010

After a month of deliberation between the bus drivers union and First Transit, the CrimsonRide’s operator, an agreement was reached between the two regarding wages. The union voted 23-1 in support of...

Presidential candidates discuss visions for SGA

Drew Taylor March 5, 2010

This year, two people from the same division of the SGA — external affairs —are competing against each other for an office next year. Matthew Brown and James Fowler are running for the office of SGA...

Second debate features presidential candidates

Drew Taylor March 4, 2010

At Wednesday night’s SGA presidential debate, candidates Matthew Brown and James Fowler discussed various topics, including the minimester program and bringing the community closer to the SGA. The Alpha...

UA professor helps develop liquid aspirin

Drew Taylor March 3, 2010

There are millions of Americans who suffer from some form of pain, whether it is joint, head, or other pains. However, Robin Rogers, a professor of in the chemistry department at the University, has worked...

Professor’s music makes things funny, bluesy

Drew Taylor March 3, 2010

The new CD released by Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, aka Alan Lane, a UA chemical engineering professor, turns out to be a good mix of songs that, while they sometimes veer into corny territory, create...

Creed week starts on place Monday, continue through rest of the week

Drew Taylor February 26, 2010

The Capstone Creed, a statement of values listed for students to abide by while attending the University, will be the primary focus of a series of events next week making up Capstone Creed Week. This...

Stadium expansion on track for completion

Drew Taylor February 24, 2010

With a new national football title under its belt, the University can also look forward to something else this August — an expanded Bryant-Denny Stadium. An expansion to the South end zone of the stadium,...

Olympic games feature UA professor working the site

Drew Taylor February 22, 2010

Some professors will be taking the next week or so teaching class, grading papers and going to meetings around campus. Some may even turn on the TV after work to watch the Winter Olympics. Ken Wright,...

Sorority promotes awareness of heart disease

Drew Taylor February 10, 2010

In an effort to promote awareness of heart disease, which is a leading cause of death in women, the Alpha Phi sorority is doing its part this week, known as “Heart Week.” February is American Heart...

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