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All content by Jasmine Cannon

Mental health just as important as physical health

Jasmine Cannon December 5, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” piece on concussions in college football and former college football players who had suffered traumatic brain complications from playing...

Transfers spark new Alabama culture

Jasmine Cannon December 4, 2012

This time last year, the Alabama women’s basketball team had team members who were not able to play due to NCAA transfer rules. The Tide has turned, per se, and Alabama fans are getting to see a new...

Alabama basketball team makes name for itself in 2012

Jasmine Cannon November 20, 2012

We’re a couple of weeks into basketball season and both the Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams are undefeated. Has the time finally come for our basketball programs to be considered among...

Crimson Tide leads SEC in 6 statistical categories

Crimson Tide leads SEC in 6 statistical categories

Jasmine Cannon November 19, 2012

The women’s basketball team won the first of three consecutive home games Saturday night against Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-60 and pushed their record to 3-0 on the season. “We’re getting enough shots,...

Brighter day to come in Los Angeles?

Jasmine Cannon November 15, 2012

It all started with Dwight Howard. Then there was Steve Nash. And Los Angeles Lakers fans were claiming their throne back atop the western conference of the NBA. The season started and Lakers fan’s...

Tide faces Houston for 1st time since 2004

Jasmine Cannon November 13, 2012

The University of Alabama women’s basketball team will have its first road test of the season Tuesday as it heads to Houston, Texas to take on the Houston University Cougars. The Tide is coming off...

Both UA cross country teams head to regionals

Jasmine Cannon November 8, 2012

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday, Nov. 9 for the NCAA South Region Championships. “We’re in the best spot that we’ve been all year,” assistant...

Alabama beats Stillman 94-39 in exhibition game

Jasmine Cannon November 6, 2012

The Alabama women’s basketball team defeated the Stillman Tigers Monday night 94-39 in its lone exhibition game of the season. Junior guard Shafontaye Myers scored Alabama’s first two points off of...

New coaches improving women’s basketball team

Jasmine Cannon October 25, 2012

The Alabama women’s basketball team may just shock the basketball world this year - or at least are track to do so. Since head coach Wendell Hudson took the reigns of the program, the team has shown...

Denton leads team into SEC championship

Jasmine Cannon October 23, 2012

Senior runner Elsbeth Denton is regaining speed after a junior season that was harbored by health issues. “The fact that she’s healthy, that she’s got all the pieces of the puzzle back together...

Defending champions fall hard in WNBA finals

Jasmine Cannon October 23, 2012

Every basketball fan was happy to see Tamika Catchings hold her first Women’s National Basketball Association trophy, but the question remains: What happened to defending champion the Minnesota Lynx?...

WNBA’s Catchings, powerhouse on both sides of the court, ‘fights’ for first championship

Jasmine Cannon October 16, 2012

Tamika Catchings is arguably the most efficient player in the WNBA on the offensive and defensive ends of the court. But she’s never won a WNBA championship. She has won five WNBA Defensive Player of...

Alabama looks to improve on last performance

Jasmine Cannon October 11, 2012

This is a big weekend for Dan Waters and the Alabama cross country teams as the Crimson Classic is set for Oct. 13 at 8:30 a.m. at Harry Pritchett Running Park. “I think it’s a perfect race for this...

Transition to Tuscaloosa means more training for freshman runner

Jasmine Cannon October 9, 2012

One runner is working on becoming a freshmen sensation. First year Alabama cross country runner Robbie Farnham-Rose is making the transition from standout junior athlete in Great Britain to full-time...

Tide has work to do during bye week

Jasmine Cannon October 1, 2012

Alabama defeated the Ole Miss Rebels 33-14 this past Saturday, but the margin of victory does not show the Tide’s weaknesses exposed in the game. Offensive efficiency and scoring touchdowns in the red...

Tide spends 15 seconds trailing Ole Miss, comes back to beat Rebels 33-14

Jasmine Cannon September 30, 2012

Alabama fell behind to the Ole Miss Rebels 7-6 in the first quarter before coming back to claim a 33-14 victory over the Rebels. The Tide had problems with efficiency on offense and struggled to score...

For once, fans, players want refs back on field

Jasmine Cannon September 27, 2012

If you didn’t know before this week’s Monday Night Football game, you probably have heard the National Football League has locked out its referees. The debacle that started before preseason went to...

Former walk-on Palee Myrex has SEC, national championship goals

Jasmine Cannon September 18, 2012

Faith and a book scholarship took junior cross country and track athlete Palee Myrex’s trek from a preferred walk-on to one of this season’s top returning runners, she said. “I’m very grateful...

Tide looks to build an Olympic program

Jasmine Cannon September 4, 2012

Dan Waters is in his second year at The University of Alabama, but he’s already working to build a program that will produce athletes ready to take on the rest of the world. “It’s a long term vision...

Storm prompts campaign to make Holt a city

Storm prompts campaign to make Holt a city

Jasmine Cannon April 27, 2012

A parade of 50 people marched through Holt last month in favor of making the community something it’s never been before: a city. Residents and supporters held up signs and chanted, “What do we want?...

Bragg to present Last Lecture tonight

Bragg to present Last Lecture tonight

Jasmine Cannon April 23, 2012

Students have cast their votes, and the 2012 Last Lecture speaker will be journalism professor Rick Bragg. Monday, April 23 at 6 p.m. in 118 Graves Hall, Bragg will present his lecture titled, “So People...

Streiffer named dean of Community Health Sciences

Streiffer named dean of Community Health Sciences

Jasmine Cannon April 19, 2012

           The University of Alabama recently appointed Richard H. Streiffer as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences.             Streiffer was one of the 345 people to complete...

Sustainability Day shows students UA’s green initiatives

Jasmine Cannon April 19, 2012

Members of the University of Alabama Business Honors Program’s Clean Energy Team hosted the third annual UA Sustainability Day Tuesday. The event took place across the University of Alabama and highlighted...

Forensics Council takes home top-ten finish at nationals

Forensics Council takes home top-ten finish at nationals

Jasmine Cannon April 18, 2012

UA's speech team has returned from nationals with a top-10 finish for the 11th year in a row. The Alabama Forensics Council finished seventh place out of the top-90 forensics teams in the country. Thad...

Study: Melanoma linked to tanning

Jasmine Cannon April 17, 2012

The number of melanoma cases in young adults has risen over the years, and health professionals say tanning-bed use is one of the main contributing factors. USA Today recently reported on this issue with...

Campus gets cash for trash

Campus gets cash for trash

Jasmine Cannon April 5, 2012

The University of Alabama Recycling Department recycles a variety of items that can turn into fast cash. A tractor-trailer of 44,000 pounds of compacted recycled paper leaves the dock at least once a week,...

UA refunds twelve percent of Dining Dollars per year

Jasmine Cannon April 3, 2012

Every UA student is well aware of the mandatory purchases of $300 in Dining Dollars and a freshman year meal plan that are required. But like so many plates at the dining halls, there are often leftovers...

More than 10 percent of Dining Dollars go unused each year

Jasmine Cannon April 3, 2012

Every UA student is well aware of the mandatory purchases of $300 in Dining Dollars and a freshman year meal plan that are required. But like so many plates at the dining halls, there are often leftovers...

First all-male pageant showcases student talent

First all-male pageant showcases student talent

Jasmine Cannon March 26, 2012

After showing off their beach bodies and wowing the crowd with never-before-seen talent, participants in the 2012 Mr. Esquire Scholarship Pageant stood on stage as the award winners were called. Peyton...

Students break out in dance to promote comedy show

Students break out in dance to promote comedy show

Jasmine Cannon March 26, 2012

Last Thursday, more than 35 students gathered in the lobby of the Ferguson Center for something other than lunch. A song by dance music duo LMFAO played in the background, and the students, most of whom...

Video reached UA on Facebook

Video reached UA on Facebook

Jasmine Cannon March 22, 2012

Invisible Children showcased Kony 2012 all over the world on Feb. 28, including in the Ferguson Center Theatre. Since then, the film about the African rebel group leader indicted for war crimes has been...

Text-a-thon aims to raise money for hungry children

Jasmine Cannon March 22, 2012

Students involved with Secret Meals for Hungry Children are working to raise money for the initiative. Five public relations students are hosting a text-a-thon throughout the week. By texting “FOOD”...

Interns gain experience, networks

Jasmine Cannon March 6, 2012

According to a recent USA Today education story, 70 percent of college students participate in internships before graduation. Internships provide students with opportunities to get first hand experience...

Career Center gets new director

Jasmine Cannon March 6, 2012

The University of Alabama Career Center named John Railsback as its new executive director. Railsback began his term Feb. 1. “The University is extremely pleased that Ouhn Railsback is joining the Career...

Alabama travels to Auburn looking to avenge earlier loss

Jasmine Cannon February 23, 2012

After knocking off high-ranking Kentucky and falling to South Carolina to end its home season, the women’s basketball team will take on rival Auburn at 8 p.m. tonight. “We have to continue to keep...

Bama Slammer Sungods honor champions

Bama Slammer Sungods honor champions

Jasmine Cannon February 22, 2012

Dave Carlson started his own business by making two-pound painted statues he calls Sungods in honor of sports teams. In light of Alabama football’s most recent national championship victory, he has now...

Author attacks American ideals

Jasmine Cannon February 16, 2012

George Kelley has written a book bringing more attention to last year’s tornado destruction across the country. His latest work was released last year and is titled “Ayn Rand Hates Tuscaloosa… (And...

Elect Her helps women run for student government

Jasmine Cannon February 14, 2012

The University was one of 30 schools chosen to be participants in this year’s Elect Her Initiative entitled Campus Women Win. This was the second year the University hosted the one-day training session....

Hampered by injuries, Russell hangs up laces

Hampered by injuries, Russell hangs up laces

Jasmine Cannon February 14, 2012

After three knee surgeries and consistently playing through pain, Tuscaloosa native and senior shooting guard Ericka Russell’s college basketball career has been cut short. “It was a tough decision,...

Tide prepares for Ole Miss rematch

Tide prepares for Ole Miss rematch

Jasmine Cannon February 9, 2012

The women’s basketball team gears up to face Ole Miss in Oxford tonight at 7 p.m. in Tad Smith Coliseum. This will be the second time the teams have played each other this season. “We have gone through...

“It’s Your Move!” health campaign kicks off

Jasmine Cannon February 8, 2012

  Public relations students have coordinated a healthy initiative for kids to help fight childhood obesity. The “It’s Your Move!” campaign kicks off today at the YMCA in downtown Tuscaloosa. The...

Tide looks to stop SEC losing streak at Arkansas

Tide looks to stop SEC losing streak at Arkansas

Jasmine Cannon February 2, 2012

The Alabama women’s basketball team travels to Arkansas today to take on the Razorbacks. The Crimson Tide is coming off a loss to league-leading Kentucky in Lexington. “I think this Arkansas game...

Title IX leaves footprint at UA

Title IX leaves footprint at UA

Jasmine Cannon January 30, 2012

Women’s athletics at the University of Alabama has come a long way. It was not that long ago when there were technically no organized women’s sports team on campus. Today, the 11 NCAA women’s athletics...

New health care bill covers birth control

Jasmine Cannon January 30, 2012

The Obama administration has agreed to include the payment for birth control or contraceptives in the new Affordable Care Act. After President Barack Obama signed the bill, government officials from the...

Robinson continues to grow through second year

Robinson continues to grow through second year

Jasmine Cannon January 24, 2012

Jasmine Robinson is turning the sophomore slump theory on its head. The second-year, standout guard is leading the Tide in points per game and spearheading a youth renaissance for the women’s basketball...

Sleep texting a growing problem for young people

Sleep texting a growing problem for young people

Jasmine Cannon January 24, 2012

Some students may find that their social life doesn’t end when they turn out the lights and their head hits the pillow each night. There has been growing conversation about sleep-texting, which includes...

Championship boosts New Orleans economy

Championship boosts New Orleans economy

Jasmine Cannon January 17, 2012

The Tide took care of business at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Monday, and the city of New Orleans brought in hundreds of millions of dollars in the process. Experts estimate about half a billion dollars...

Animal shelter encourages adoption

Jasmine Cannon December 8, 2011

The Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter is one of the main domains where one can find a cat or dog without a home. While the shelter has seen an abundance of animals come through its doors, they are doing...

Tide travels to North Texas for second road test

Tide travels to North Texas for second road test

Jasmine Cannon December 6, 2011

Head coach Wendell Hudson and the Alabama women’s basketball team have a 7-2 record and are undefeated at home. The team defeated previously unbeanten Kansas in its last game, and now they will travel...

Dont be bitter, its just Twitter

Don’t be bitter, it’s just Twitter

Jasmine Cannon December 6, 2011

Twitter is a social networking site that many people use to stalk celebrities, talk with friends and share links to other sites. Some people use Twitter as a means of blog where they can share their personal...

Students remember social work trailblazer

Students remember social work trailblazer

Jasmine Cannon November 30, 2011

Ethel Hall was the first African-American woman elected into the Alabama State Board of Education, and the first woman and African-American to graduate from the University of Alabama's School of Social...

Class brings attention to Black Belt problems

Jasmine Cannon November 29, 2011

  The Honors College is bringing light to issues in Alabama’s Black Belt Region. Professor Thomas Herwig’s Heroes in Faith and Justice in the 20th Century class is presenting an information session...

Tide prepares for first road test at Central Arkansas

Jasmine Cannon November 15, 2011

The Crimson Tide women’s basketball team won their first game of the season at home, and now they are quickly heading out for their first road test. The Tide will take on the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears...

City needs student volunteers

Jasmine Cannon November 15, 2011

The Tuscaloosa Area Volunteer Reception Center is looking for student volunteers to assist with the clean up of Alberta City and the surrounding areas. Since the summer, the number of available volunteers...

Tide kicks off regular season at home

Tide kicks off regular season at home

Jasmine Cannon November 10, 2011

It's been months since the women's basketball team faced an opponent in a regular season game. After an 81-27 exhibition victory last week, the Tide will be hitting the court against Nicholls State for...

TV anchor to lecture on diversity

TV anchor to lecture on diversity

Jasmine Cannon November 8, 2011

Award winning journalist and anchor Soledad O’Brien will speak to students Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom. O’Brien’s talk, “Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes and...

Athletes help rebuild Tuscaloosa

Jasmine Cannon October 26, 2011

It’s been six months, and Tuscaloosa has made progress toward rebuilding. Volunteers came from across the state and from across the nation to clean up and piece back together a city that was ravaged...

Nicole Mixon

Nicole Mixon

Jasmine Cannon October 26, 2011

It’s been six months since the University lost six classmates due to the April 27 storms. Nonetheless, each student has left a lasting impression and their lights still shine today. Melanie “Nicole”...

Health Center juggles increase in traffic

Health Center juggles increase in traffic

Jasmine Cannon October 12, 2011

The Student Health Center has seen an influx of students during this cold and flu season. The waiting room has been full of students seeking attention, everyday at all hours of the day, for anything from...

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger set to kick off

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger set to kick off

Jasmine Cannon October 6, 2011

The Community Service Center and the West Alabama Food Bank are teaming up to host the annual food drive competition to fight hunger while competing against Auburn University. The Beat Auburn Beat Hunger...

Bama Dining wins dining dollar lawsuit

Jasmine Cannon October 4, 2011

The Alabama Supreme Court upheld the decision of a state trial court to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit against Dining Dollars at the University of Alabama, Auburn University and UAB Friday. “The University...

Troy Davis case brings attention to death penalty

Troy Davis case brings attention to death penalty

Jasmine Cannon September 28, 2011

The execution of Georgia resident Troy Davis started much conversation in the South and throughout the nation about the death penalty. Davis spent more than 20 years on death row before his execution....

Mallet Assembly: a family

Mallet Assembly: a family

Jasmine Cannon September 22, 2011

Fifty years after its inception as a project of Dean of Men John Blackburn, the Mallet Assembly remains one of UA’s most un-traditional organizations. From Palmer Hall—the Assembly’s dormitory—Malleteers...

Kirani James: a true champion

Kirani James: a true champion

Jasmine Cannon September 22, 2011

There is only one student on the Alabama campus who can also call himself a certified professional athlete. His name is Kirani James, and he is the reigning world champion for the 400m in track. James...

Students find hearth at Moundville

Students find hearth at Moundville

Jasmine Cannon September 20, 2011

A group of UA students helped to uncover two hearths at the Moundville Archaeological Park this summer. The group, made up of a field archaeology class, excavated the hearths after using a research instrument...

Online classes: for better or worse

Jasmine Cannon September 15, 2011

About 400 online courses are available to University of Alabama students. These courses contribute to the large number of distance learning students and provide an alternative to the typical classroom...

Marine Corps League funds scholarship

Jasmine Cannon September 15, 2011

A new scholarship will soon be available for UA Marines. The scholarship, endowed by Tuscaloosa’s Johnny Micheal Spann Detachment of The Marine Corps League, will be open to Marine veterans who are now...

Deadline for free debris removal assistance nears

Deadline for free debris removal assistance nears

Jasmine Cannon September 13, 2011

The deadline for Tuscaloosa residents to apply for free property damage clean-up is Thursday, Sept. 15. The voluntary demolition program is a part of the city’s “Final Push” to remove debris at no...

ONYX rolls through UA

Jasmine Cannon September 6, 2011

After months of preparation, ONYX, the annual event sponsored by the National Panhellenic Council and the Black Student Union, hit the Capstone last week. Over 700 students participated in ONYX, as well...

UA adjusts severe weather measures

UA adjusts severe weather measures

Jasmine Cannon September 6, 2011

The April 27 tornado was one of the worst storms in Alabama history. With the realization that anything can happen, the University has plans in place to prepare for such happenings in the future. “The...

Football after the storm brings us together as a team

Jasmine Cannon September 1, 2011

Nearly 102,000 fans will fill Bryant-Denny Stadium for the first regular game of the 2011 season on Saturday. This will be the first time the Tide touches the field for a regular season game since the...

Football after the storm

Jasmine Cannon August 31, 2011

Nearly 102,000 fans will fill Bryant-Denny Stadium for the first regular game of the 2011 season on Saturday. This will be the first time the Tide touches the field for a regular season game since the...

Park nice, win a scholarship

Jasmine Cannon August 30, 2011

University of Alabama students can now be rewarded for parking. The Positive Parking Incentive is a new program that will provide five students with scholarships at the end of the semester. Transportation...

Team kills, clenches championship victory

Team kills, clenches championship victory

Jasmine Cannon August 29, 2011

The volleyball team started the year as champions after winning the Hampton Inn Bama Bash Tournament Championship at Foster Auditorium. The team went 3-0 against Alabama State, Austin Peay and Texas State....

Capstone Heroes named at tornado remembrance ceremony

Jasmine Cannon August 29, 2011

Student Government Association president Grant Cochran urged the student body to look forward without forgetting the six UA student lives lost in the April 27 tornado. “We will never forget the events...

Funding for student organizations increases

Jasmine Cannon August 25, 2011

The Financial Affairs Committee of the Student Government Association has announced an increase in funds to allocate to student organizations. FAC has issued an $80,000 increase, moving the total amount...

Apartments house people affected by tornado

Jasmine Cannon August 24, 2011

The tornado that hit Tuscaloosa on April 27 left hundreds of people displaced, including some University of Alabama students. While the tornado did not directly hit the dorms and apartments on campus,...

UA coordinates diabetes information group

Jasmine Cannon August 3, 2011

In America, there are a total of 25.8 million children and adults with diabetes, according to diabetes.com, the official website for the American Diabetes Association. In an attempt to educate those who...

Student chosen for UNCF/Merck Fellowship

Student chosen for UNCF/Merck Fellowship

Jasmine Cannon August 3, 2011

Aeriel Murphy, a senior majoring in metallurgical and materials engineering, has become the first UA student to be a part of the United Negro College Fund-Merck Foundation Undergraduate Science Research...

ONYX prepares to start year off right

Jasmine Cannon July 20, 2011

Members of the minority student organization ONYX have decided to take a new approach for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. ONYX started out as a block party hosted by the National Panhellenic Council...

Computer science program awarded grant

Jasmine Cannon July 20, 2011

Earlier in July, the University’s computer science program was awarded a $15,000 grant from Google that will be used to fund a computer science program for high school teachers. “We are very excited...

T-Town competes in Tea Town USA

Jasmine Cannon July 20, 2011

There are eight days left to vote for Tuscaloosa in the McAlister’s Deli Tea Town USA contest. As stated on the official voting website, teatownusa.com, the town with the most votes and bonus points...

Computer science students develop smartphone apps

Computer science students develop smartphone apps

Jasmine Cannon July 20, 2011

Students in the Computer-Based Honors Program have been working to create and develop smartphone applications. The apps the students are working on are classified as beneficial because they will help those...

Senate proposes not funding Zimride

Jasmine Cannon July 20, 2011

After discussing whether or not to pass the Zimride bill, a bill to disallow funding for the program has been sent to the finance committee of the Student Government Association. “We’ve decided that...

Alabama in Cuba Study Abroad Program, a Rare Opportunity for Students

Alabama in Cuba Study Abroad Program, a Rare Opportunity for Students

Jasmine Cannon July 13, 2011

After almost 10 years, the Alabama in Cuba study abroad program continues to provide UA students and faculty with the opportunity to travel and learn in a nation many Americans are not allowed to enter....

Players staying in shape for lockouts end

Players staying in shape for lockout’s end

Jasmine Cannon July 13, 2011

After nearly four months, there is still a National Football League lockout and no professional football in session. As NFL team owners and the NFL Players’ Association ponder on forming an agreement,...

Phi Psi Teams Up With Boys and Girls Club

Phi Psi Teams Up With Boys and Girls Club

Jasmine Cannon July 13, 2011

Amid the damage to the West Alabama chapter of the Boys and Girls Club sustained on April 27, the Alpha chapter of Phi Kappa Psi has organized a relief and support fundraiser to help rebuild the organization....

From combat to campus: veterans adjust to college life

Jasmine Cannon July 6, 2011

Upon returning from tours of duty, some veterans choose to return to college to complete their degrees. The transition from combat to campus, however, does not come easily to all those attempting it. ...

Student learns to walk again after tornado injury

Student learns to walk again after tornado injury

Jasmine Cannon July 6, 2011

After suffering a spinal cord injury during the tornado that hit Tuscaloosa on April 27, UA junior Chelsea Thrash is getting back in full physical form and learning to walk again. Thrash was at Charleston...

Alum to teach in Japan in exchange program

Alum to teach in Japan in exchange program

Jasmine Cannon June 29, 2011

Ryan Hicks, a 2011 graduate, has been chosen to participate in the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program.   “I feel very fortunate to be able to graduate and actually have a full-time job waiting...

Alabama in Bangladesh program wins award

Alabama in Bangladesh program wins award

Jasmine Cannon June 29, 2011

The Alabama in Bangladesh study abroad program, which is through Capstone International Academic Programs, has won the GoAbroad Innovation Award for Best Student Video. The video features UA students at...

SGA senate tables Zimride bill

Jasmine Cannon June 23, 2011

In its first session of the summer, the Student Government Association senate tabled a proposal to create a social media ridesharing network. A bill to bring Zimride to the university was sent to the...

Red Cross helps rebuild

Red Cross helps rebuild

Jasmine Cannon June 22, 2011

After the April 27 tornado, the American Red Cross was forced to relocate. While the West Alabama chapter had problems of its own, they still answered the call to help the residents of Tuscaloosa in the...

Birmingham Vet Center provides services

Jasmine Cannon June 22, 2011

The Birmingham Vet Center is working with University of Alabama veterans groups to provide services and support to student and local veterans. “We are providing readjustment counseling to combat veterans,”...

Students receive Hollings scholarships

Jasmine Cannon June 15, 2011

Two UA students have been named members of the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship program by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Education. The University has had students...

Boy Scouts volunteer and help tornado victims

Boy Scouts volunteer and help tornado victims

Jasmine Cannon June 15, 2011

Following the destruction of the tornado on April 27, a number of local organizations and groups provided a helping hand for the city of Tuscaloosa. Some were adults, but there were also young people involved....

Police departments adjust following tornado

Jasmine Cannon June 8, 2011

After the tornado hit and damaged much of Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas, there was a desperate need for help from local emergency services units. The University of Alabama Police Department and the...

Samaritans Purse focuses on the people

Samaritan’s Purse focuses on the people

Jasmine Cannon June 8, 2011

  According to the Samaritan’s Purse website, the organization has worked for more than 40 years to help those in need all over the world,. After the tornado that devastated areas of Tuscaloosa on...

Students bring help from hometowns

Jasmine Cannon May 3, 2011

Following Wednesday’s devastating storm, UA students were encouraged by the university to return to their homes. While students departed from the area of destruction, many of them arrived home with one...

Campus group contacting veterans

Jasmine Cannon May 1, 2011

The Campus Veterans Association, UA’s campus organization devoted to fellow military personnel, is reaching out to assist other veterans. Like many persons affected by the storm on Wednesday, some veterans...

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