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All content by Jason Frost

AASRJ hosts intersex speaker to share experiences

Jason Frost April 5, 2016

In her own words, Ashley Robertson "looks", "presents" and "lives" as a female, and the only thing that sets her apart from her peers is the fact that she was born with an XY chromosome. "My name is...

UA needs more childcare options for student parents

Jason Frost November 17, 2015

Last year, students at one of the dorms on campus joked with me that they needed a dorm dog. Instead, they got a baby. And luckily that baby has two wonderful parents who are on the cusp of graduating...

Travel course  sends TCF students to Colorado

Travel course sends TCF students to Colorado

Jason Frost March 20, 2014

Since 1974, the Telluride Film Festival has brought filmmakers and moviegoers to the Colorado Mountains to screen new films and pay tribute to Hollywood superstars and unknowns alike. Kristen Warner, assistant...

College opens digital media center

College opens digital media center

Jason Frost March 13, 2014

The new Digital Media Center is set to open Thursday in the North End Zone of Bryant-Denny Stadium, concluding the 10-year project spearheaded by the College of Communication and Information Sciences....

Campus event attempts to ‘break the mold’ of common stereotypes

Jason Frost March 12, 2014

After stepping out of the elevator, students were led to a community room by a trail of paper cutouts of feet, each bearing stereotypical phrases like “the Irish are drunks” and “Jews are cheap.”...

Film series to honor deceased TCF professor

Jason Frost March 11, 2014

William Nolan’s students remember him for the film festivals he took them to and for the extended office hours he offered to anyone who needed help. He held in-depth discussions on all kinds of documentaries...

SODEL hosts forum for SGA candidates

SODEL hosts forum for SGA candidates

Jason Frost March 3, 2014

Students for Open Doors and Ethical Leadership hosted an SGA election meet-and-greet and executive position forum in Lloyd Auditorium Sunday night. Moderated by Norman Baldwin, a professor in the political...

Tide Talks expands to India, plans 6th event

Jason Frost February 27, 2014

As Tide Talks prepares for its sixth event Friday at 6:30 p.m., its founders are working on an expansion overseas. Tide Talks India, founded by cousins Koushik Kasanagottu, a senior at The University...

Hudson Strode carries on word of Shakespeare

Jason Frost February 20, 2014

Hudson Strode taught at The University of Alabama for 47 years. In that time, his classes spawned students who would publish more than 55 novels and 101 short stories, according to records at Hoole Special...

Panel discusses definition of black masculinities

Panel discusses definition of black masculinities

Jason Frost February 19, 2014

Tuesday’s Black Masculinities panel dealt with the question “What do Nelson Mandela and Kanye West have in common?” The event was sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center and the department of...

UA SGA Student Senate meets to approve funding, new resolutions

Jason Frost February 17, 2014

Last Thursday, the Student Government Association Student Senate met to approve Financial Affairs Committee funding to campus organizations and consider a number of resolutions about everything from judicial...

Capstone sailing club teaches new members

Jason Frost February 13, 2014

Though the University of Alabama Sailing Club has maintained unstable membership since the 1980s, its April 2011 reincarnation is going strong after more than two years. The club was founded and spearheaded...

Recreation to expand onto Bryce

Recreation to expand onto Bryce

Jason Frost February 13, 2014

A chain-link fence currently separates the grounds of Bryce Hospital from The University of Alabama, but after the Board of Trustees approved a number of additions to the 2012 Master Plan last December,...

Student organization hosts lunches to spark diversity

Jason Frost February 10, 2014

A green tablecloth in the Ferguson Center Food Court sets BLEND apart from other patrons on Thursday afternoons. Students sitting at the table range in ages and interests, but they have all been invited...

Rodgers Library to open lecture series with climate, bee talk

Jason Frost February 5, 2014

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the bee population in the U.S. hit a 50-year low last May and continues to drop indefinitely. According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Association,...

UA Dance Marathon hosts Chipotle fundraiser

Jason Frost January 27, 2014

Last Tuesday, both UA and Auburn Dance Marathon sponsored a fundraiser at Chipotle resteraunt in both Tuscaloosa and Auburn, Ala. Chipotle donated 50 percent of all profits that night to each organization....

Honors College offers nanotechnology class

Jason Frost January 21, 2014

From curing cancer to cleaning oil spills, nanotechnology is finding applications everywhere, and not just in science fiction. Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation through the National...

Classes provide insight on managing personal finances

Classes provide insight on managing personal finances

Jason Frost January 14, 2014

There are only 550 Certified Financial Planners in the the state of Alabama. While certification requires years of education, experience and a signed devotion to ethics, The University of Alabama College...

Writing, dance, printmaking classes collaborate

Jason Frost December 5, 2013

Students from three different departments on campus will come together to showcase their final projects during a single event. Collaborama, hosted Thursday in Morgan Auditorium from 5-7 p.m., will showcase...

Students headstart Swipe Away Hunger

Jason Frost November 26, 2013

The East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl will deliver a total of 423 meals to needy families from all over Tuscaloosa as part of The University of Alabama’s Swipe Away Hunger initiative. This brand new...

Students speak on service, change, environment

Students speak on service, change, environment

Jason Frost November 26, 2013

Five University of Alabama students shared their experiences and stories with a large audience Monday night at the final Tide Talks event of the semester. Tide Talks V brought together five speakers for...

Maddox discusses city, UA growth

Maddox discusses city, UA growth

Jason Frost November 19, 2013

Every week, Tuscaloosa City Hall staff and University of Alabama administrators meet to discuss the growth of the community, evidence of an increasingly close relationship between the University and the...

Counseling Center offers personal, group sessions

Counseling Center offers personal, group sessions

Jason Frost November 11, 2013

Last year alone, The University of Alabama Counseling Center saw 24,000 students through 7,000 student sessions. Though October is the busiest season of the year for the therapists and psychiatrists of...

Tinker discusses 1st Amendment student rights

Jason Frost November 6, 2013

Fifty years after the landmark Supreme Court case that ruled in favor of students’ First Amendment rights, Mary Beth Tinker stopped at The University of Alabama to share her story and speak about the...

Lecture series to spotlight local history, campus architecture

Jason Frost November 4, 2013

The architectural history of The University of Alabama, ranging from the steeples of Clark Hall to the antebellum Gorgas House, will be among the topics discussed by Robert Mellown, associate professor...

Blood drive draws organizations closer

Blood drive draws organizations closer

Jason Frost October 29, 2013

The Student Government Association, in cooperation with Beat Auburn Beat Hunger and the Red Cross, will hold a blood drive in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on Tuesday and Wednesday between 11 a.m. and 5...

Student sues SGA’s FAC over membership changes

Jason Frost October 28, 2013

The SGA Financial Affairs Committee distributes $200,000 annually to various student organizations and event planners, providing funds for everything from awareness campaigns to student outreach. It is...

Miss UA pageant celebrates 40 years

Jason Frost October 24, 2013

Forty years after its inception, the Miss University of Alabama competition has decided to commemorate its tradition with a reunion-style pageant. Pageant Director Carol Wright said this year all former...

Studio C Salon focuses on community interaction

Jason Frost October 22, 2013

As both the owner and a stylist of Studio C Salon, a hair styling business near campus, Cortney Patton considers the last seven years a “rocking and rolling” success, and is glad that her 13 years...

Fossil Day showcases local students discovery

Fossil Day showcases local student’s discovery

Jason Frost October 17, 2013

More than 80 million years ago, an elasmosaurus plesiosaur died navigating through the ancient waters of what is now the state of Alabama. And thanks to the effort of The University of Alabama paleontology...

‘Bama Laughs’ comedy night to feature student videos

Jason Frost October 16, 2013

For those interested in original comedy, students from the department of restaurant, hotel and meetings management will be hosting Bama Laughs, a night featuring comedic short films and Vines by University...

Local businesses join in breast cancer awareness

Local businesses join in breast cancer awareness

Jason Frost October 14, 2013

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues this October, pink streamers and ribbons hang on lampposts and cars all throughout Tuscaloosa, and many local businesses are taking it upon themselves to join...

WVUA-FM examines future steps for racial inclusion

WVUA-FM examines future steps for racial inclusion

Jason Frost October 2, 2013

In another example of the extent of involvement across the University of Alabama community in addressing the issues of racial discrimination in UA student organizations, WVUA-FM hosted a forum tasked...

Capstone Alliance creates Out at UA

Jason Frost September 26, 2013

In 1987, a massive rally for gay rights in Washington, D.C., spawned what is now referred to as National Coming Out Day, celebrated on Oct. 11. Capstone Alliance, The University of Alabama’s LGBTQ+ and...

Student teaches, leads community

Student teaches, leads community

Jason Frost September 25, 2013

Classmates say that when senior David Phelps enters a room, he brings an energy unlike any other. Phelps has played in the African Drum Corp, visited Ghana, attended Well College Ministry and joined Honors...

Indie film premieres at Ferguson Center Theater

Jason Frost September 24, 2013

When the lights dropped at the Ferguson Center Theater Monday night for the screening of a 2013 Sundance Film Festival hit, independent film director James Ponsoldt saw his creation come to life. Based...

Students develop enhanced game of chess

Students develop enhanced game of chess

Jason Frost September 18, 2013

From listening to audiobooks in the car to attending a European history workshop with graduates, Freshman William Barksdale’s love of history consumes his life. More recently, his hobby of chess has...

Student Health Center to offer free flu shots

Jason Frost September 11, 2013

For the second year, The University of Alabama Medical Center and Student Health Center will be providing 10,000 flu shots free of charge to any faculty and students who want one. The Center for Disease...

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