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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Bands to perform during music discovery festival

Bands to perform during music discovery festival

Katherine Metcalf July 28, 2015

Secret Stages, a festival that celebrates music genres from hip-hop to country, also introduces lesser-known bands to the music scene. The two-day music festival is in Birmingham from July 31-Aug. 1, and...

Exhibit honors writers

Exhibit honors writers

Katherine Metcalf July 22, 2015

Created in the spring of 2014, the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame serves to honor Alabamian authors who have made exceptional contributions to the literary world. Currently, the J. Wray and Joan Billingsley...

Campus buildings reflect Civil War-era history architecture

Campus buildings reflect Civil War-era history architecture

Katherine Metcalf July 1, 2015

Even though the Civil War left devastation and destruction for communities everywhere, it influenced how many of the buildings on the University’s campus were structured and designed.Harold Selesky,...

EcoCAR 3: Year 1 update

EcoCAR 3: Year 1 update

Katherine Metcalf June 24, 2015

Since last September, students participating in an advanced vehicle technology contest have been working on turning a Chevrolet Camaro into a hybrid vehicle. The contest, EcoCAR 3, involves teams from...

The Rude Mechanicals to perform Pericles

The Rude Mechanicals to perform “Pericles”

Katherine Metcalf June 24, 2015

The Rude Mechanicals, a local Shakespeare in the park company, will soon return to the Park at Manderson Landing for the second show of their summer season with nothing less than sword fighters and pirates.The...

14 UA students chosen for Fulbright program

14 UA students chosen for Fulbright program

Katherine Metcalf June 10, 2015

Every year, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program gives graduates the opportunity to conduct research or teach abroad. This year, 14 graduates were chosen from The University of Alabama, the largest number...

Artist submits new series of paintings to arts centers

Artist submits new series of paintings to arts centers

Katherine Metcalf June 9, 2015

By Katherine Metcalf | Contributing WriterBy “writing what she knows,” local artist Lorrie Lane created a new exhibit of paintings that is currently on display at the Dinah Washington Cultural 
Arts...

Dreamgirls to perform at Bama Theatre

Dreamgirls to perform at Bama Theatre

Katherine Metcalf June 3, 2015

Tuscaloosa audiences will enjoy the story and songs of a trio of three female soul singers as they overcome a variety of obstacles in "Dreamgirls." The musical-turned-Oscar-winning-film opens Friday at...

Students design hybrid for automotive competition

Students design hybrid for automotive competition

Katherine Metcalf September 28, 2014

Students at The University of Alabama are redesigning a Chevrolet Camaro into a hybrid electric vehicle called EcoCar 3. The University is one of 16 schools to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy...

Alumna brings fall fashion collection to campus

Alumna brings fall fashion collection to campus

Katherine Metcalf September 17, 2014

Katherine Metcalf | Contributing Writer As the fall fashion season approaches, Smith Sinrod heads back down south on her September Streamin’ by Smith Airstream tour to present her fashion collection,...

Campus hall provides community

Campus hall provides community

Katherine Metcalf September 6, 2014

Located across the street from the Angelo Bruno Business library, just on the other side of the Strip, is Friedman Hall, a largely unknown building, home to over 100 students. Friedman Hall is a co-educational...

Mary Lieb heads Honors College assembly

Katherine Metcalf September 1, 2014

When many Honors College freshmen come to The University of Alabama, they join the Honors College Assembly to springboard their start to college. From tailgating to service projects, their engagement can...

Outdoor activities can keep students busy during summer

Katherine Metcalf April 17, 2014

Who is ready for summer? As the semester is winding down, students are spending more hours studying, writing papers or trying to cope with the stress of the upcoming finals week. However, many students...

Apps can help students stay on track with fitness, health goals

Katherine Metcalf April 14, 2014

It’s not big news that apps have become the go-to technology source for all kinds of information and games. But some students may not know the prevalence of apps in the realm of fitness and health. Personal...

Ease back into workouts with caution

Katherine Metcalf April 7, 2014

Spring break is a time for relaxation, and students take time off from not only the books but also their workout routines. Taking time off from exercise may be a good temporary choice, but now that class...

Supplements not viable trade for routine schedule, healthy eating

Katherine Metcalf March 18, 2014

Students use a variety of methods to give their brains extra power in order to study efficiently and perform well on tests. Many students rely on high amounts of caffeine in food and drinks to help them...

Juice cleanses do not yield any lasting benefits, effects

Katherine Metcalf March 12, 2014

We are almost two weeks into March, which means spring break is not too far away. Many students are now on health crazes, such as going to the gym more frequently and eating less junk food. However, some...

Saying hello creates a positive impact, reduces effect of loneliness

Katherine Metcalf March 9, 2014

When was the last time you said “hello” to a stranger or someone you have not been in contact with for a while? Everyone experiences loneliness at some point in their lives. For some people, these...

Vegetarians must eat variety of foods to sustain nutrition

Katherine Metcalf February 25, 2014

Every day, students are faced with food choices that prompt them to question what is going to give them energy, what types of foods are going to be good for their health and, simply, what food will taste...

Incorporate dairy products, into daily diet for beneficial nutrients

Katherine Metcalf February 18, 2014

Grains, vegetables, fruits and even the fats and oils food groups are always on students’ plates, but many students neglect having a serving of dairy in their three important meals every day. Students...

Exercise easy to work into weekly schedule

Katherine Metcalf February 4, 2014

The average college student’s to-do list usually consists of class, work, homework, meeting with friends, eating and studying. With this jam-packed schedule, it is almost impossible for students to find...

Snack variety keeps energy boosted

Katherine Metcalf January 28, 2014

Vending machines are usually the first things that catch your eye walking out of your 2 p.m. class and into the library to study. The vending machine is filled with candy bars, bags of chips, M&M’s,...

Glow Run to benefit resource center

Katherine Metcalf January 21, 2014

Runners will light up the town Feb. 22 when the Glow Run comes to downtown Tuscaloosa to benefit Tuscaloosa’s One Place, a local nonprofit family resource center. The race will start at Jack Warner Parkway...

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