Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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Undocumented Alabamians remain locked out of public universities

Undocumented Alabamians remain locked out of public universities

February 1, 2023

Immigration is one of the few topics that constantly dominate headlines, including recent news stories of Biden’s plan to expand Title 42 expulsions to Mexico of immigrants from Cuba, Venezuela, Haiti...

Culture Pick: “The Menu” serves up comedy and suspense

Culture Pick: “The Menu” serves up comedy and suspense

January 18, 2023

Anyone who has ever worked a service job understands the frustration of being under pressure and unappreciated by customers who are in a rush, distracted or even just plain rude. Through the lens of director...

“The only local indie bookstore”: Ernest & Hadley enters its 6th year

“The only local indie bookstore”: Ernest & Hadley enters its 6th year

November 16, 2022

Those in a hurry might not notice Ernest & Hadley; in fact, from the outside, it looks like many of the older houses around downtown Tuscaloosa. However, on the inside, shelves are packed with ever-increasing...

Arts and education program promotes prison reform in Alabama

Arts and education program promotes prison reform in Alabama

November 9, 2022

Alabama is at the forefront of the ongoing mass incarceration crisis in the United States.  According to the Prison Policy Institute, while the U.S. incarceration rate has reached an overwhelming 573...

Matt Walsh’s “What is A Woman” tour draws large audience, sparks protest on Quad

Matt Walsh’s “What is A Woman” tour draws large audience, sparks protest on Quad

October 28, 2022

Matt Walsh, conservative commentator and columnist for The Daily Wire, visited the University on Thursday, Oct. 27 to present his “What is a Woman?" tour to students.   Before the event  The...

Preview: The world premiere of Launch Day (Love Stories from the Year 2108)

Preview: The world premiere of “Launch Day (Love Stories from the Year 2108)”

October 23, 2022

Theatre Tuscaloosa, a community theatre partnered with Shelton State Community College, premiered “Launch Day (Love Stories from the Year 2108)” on Thursday, Oct. 20, with shows performing through...

Culture Pick: October albums we’re excited about  

Culture Pick: October albums we’re excited about  

October 9, 2022

“Blue Rev” by Alvvays  Fans of the dream pop band Alvvays have waited for a follow-up ever since their second 2017 album, “Antisocialites.”   After the band debuted some new music onstage...

As inflation rises, small businesses have no choice but to face the challenge.

Tuscaloosa small businesses struggle against high inflation

September 21, 2022

The word “inflation” has been unavoidable in the news for the past year. High inflation, or a sharp increase in average prices due to elevated demand and supply-chain shortages, can profoundly impact...

Donate Used Items: BFSA partners with Temporary Emergency Services for service project

Donate Used Items: BFSA partners with Temporary Emergency Services for service project

May 8, 2022

When University of Alabama students move out of their on-campus housing, they might be surprised to see a donation box near their dorm. From a distance, these wooden boxes might not stand out until students...

Get tested: Sexual health doesn’t have to be scary

Get tested: Sexual health doesn’t have to be scary

March 2, 2022
The CDC reports that 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection.
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. 
The controversial practice of releasing dead artists’ music

The controversial practice of releasing dead artists’ music

January 19, 2022
In spite of the controversy, there are undoubtedly positive aspects of these releases. 
Which UA professor started a cult?

Which UA professor started a cult?

November 18, 2021
In 1997, the Heaven’s Gate cult took part in a mass suicide, under the assumption that they would ascend to heaven in a UFO.
Culture Pick | Ranking Kendrick Lamar’s albums

Culture Pick | Ranking Kendrick Lamar’s albums

November 7, 2021
Ever since the release of Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album “Damn.” in 2017, fans have eagerly anticipated the return of the critically acclaimed rapper. 
‘We do not live in a post-colonial world’: UA professors talk decolonization in academia

‘We do not live in a post-colonial world’: UA professors talk decolonization in academia

October 20, 2021
While many believe that colonization is something that happened centuries ago, the effects of colonization still run deep — and  it’s apparent on college campuses. 
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15. The University of Alabama Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Hispanic Heritage Month is over, but cultural awareness is not

October 13, 2021
Many see Hispanic Heritage Month as a time not only to commemorate the Hispanic community, but also to create dialogue and an opportunity for learning. 
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