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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Hidden Gems of Tuscaloosa: Ingram Farms Market serves ice cream and produce to Tuscaloosa

June 22, 2016

If you’re looking for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth and find fresh produce, John Ingram and his family’s produce stand is the place for you.Ingram Farms Market is a family owned and operated...

Student artists featured in BFA Juried Exhibit

Student artists featured in BFA Juried Exhibit

April 15, 2016

Behind the doors of the buildings encircling Woods Quad, student artists spend their days and nights creating pieces designed to stand out from the crowd and punctuate their time at the University. This...

Pink Box Burlesque returns to the Bama Theatre

April 15, 2016

Two women talked and laughed as they walked around a cluttered warehouse space with props, costumes and building supplies scattered across the floor and on top of a small stage tucked in the far corner....

Crawfish boil held to benefit Secret Meals for Hungry Children

April 9, 2016

At the University, the reappearance of warm days and blooming flowers signals another revival: weekend crawfish boils. Almost every spring afternoon students can be found standing around a huge table,...

Travel guide: state fairs and spring festivals

April 9, 2016

Lights gleam from tents and rides overhead as people hop out off of a towering Ferris wheel and rush to beat the line at a nearby food vendor. Later, they arrive at the main stage just in time for the...

What's happening in Birmingham? Week of April 3

What's happening in Birmingham? Week of April 3

April 7, 2016

Critically acclaimed and Grammy award winning British folk rock band Mumford and Sons will visit Birmingham this Sunday during their An Arrow Through the Heartland tour. This will only be the band’s...

Ahead of the pack: Tour de Tuscaloosa returns

Ahead of the pack: Tour de Tuscaloosa returns

April 7, 2016

The air is buzzing as cyclists fly past anxious spectators for the last time, each competitor vying in the last moments for the coveted spot at the head of the pack of bicycles. The group rounds the last...

Finding love online: A look at dating apps

Finding love online: A look at dating apps

April 4, 2016

Left. Left. Left. Right. Whoa, definitely left. Thumbs swipe quickly back and forth across smart phones on buses, in meetings and in the back rows of lecture halls as students search for everything from...

Local Q and A: UA student to start swim club

Local Q and A: UA student to start swim club

March 31, 2016

The University of Alabama is known for its world-class athletics, and in order to achieve this reputation, most sports mandate a level of intensity and time dedication that makes many students choose not...

The Real World to host open casting at Ferguson Center

The Real World to host open casting at Ferguson Center

March 31, 2016

High above the Nevada desert, two tethered hot air balloons hang suspended. Inside are seven people who had never met until mere moments before, as each arrived at their remote location in separate black...

A little bird told me: Yellowhammer Festival to showcase music and art

A little bird told me: Yellowhammer Festival to showcase music and art

March 31, 2016

Late in the evening on Easter Sunday, Brandon Izor, a junior majoring in computer science, stood in the middle of the Creative Campus offices in Maxwell Hall and checked his mathematics work one last...

Travel Guide: Cool off in Alabama's rivers and other swimming spots

Travel Guide: Cool off in Alabama's rivers and other swimming spots

March 26, 2016

Budding flowers, dogs on the quad, and an onslaught of pollen- these can only mean one thing: the weather in Alabama is finally warming up. With the arrival of spring and better weather, students now have...

Local Q and A: What's it like to work at Lake Lurleen?

Local Q and A: What's it like to work at Lake Lurleen?

March 25, 2016

On clear, warm days in Tuscaloosa, students, locals and visitors from around the world can all be found hiking, swimming, fishing and enjoying Lake Lurleen State Park. Staff member T.K. Shaw talked with...

Travel guide: Explore the deep at the Georgia Aquarium

Travel guide: Explore the deep at the Georgia Aquarium

March 11, 2016

A line of adults and children of all ages stretches out across a busy lobby lit by bright spheres suspended from a high ceiling. Neon waves run along the walls. They talk energetically among themselves,...

Travel Guide: Longest Natural bridge in the East

Travel Guide: Longest Natural bridge in the East

March 5, 2016

In a tiny town in north Alabama, 200 million years of history quietly waits for anyone willing to wander off the beaten track. Here, Natural Bridge Park is home to the longest natural rock bridge east...

UA Alumni exhibits paintings in Dinah Washington Arts Center

UA Alumni exhibits paintings in Dinah Washington Arts Center

March 4, 2016

Mottled shades of brown and green dance across the rocks of Zion National Park. A woman rests with a hat over her eyes, shielding herself from the warm sun. Each of Deborah Hughes's paintings has its own...

UA Then And Now

UA Then And Now

March 3, 2016

As Cecilia Long leaves her communication studies class, she pauses outside the former student union, standing where her parents, grandparents and thousands of other alumni stood over the years, before...

Travel Guide: Lightrails and Railroad Park are part of a brighter Downtown Birmingham

Travel Guide: Lightrails and Railroad Park are part of a brighter Downtown Birmingham

February 27, 2016

For students seeking an easy way to catch a break from the monotony of class and stress of midterms, much-needed relief is just a short trip up the interstate. Downtown Birmingham’s Lightrails art installation...

Black Warrior Film Festival: List of events

Black Warrior Film Festival: List of events

February 26, 2016

Non-stop panels and events, prestigious awards, and the chance to see passion, creativity and hours of hard work on the silver screen.  This is what awaits student filmmakers and attendees alike this...

People of Tuscaloosa: Holly Kropp

People of Tuscaloosa: Holly Kropp

February 20, 2016

“Alabama’s great for someone like me, who likes everything. I have so many dreams, it’s insane. I can’t keep up! I just wanna try this and this and this. I mean, I could like building chairs! I...

Culture Calendar: Week of Feb 15

Culture Calendar: Week of Feb 15

February 15, 2016

The Jason Miller Band will perform at Rhythm and Brews. A biopic about Janis Joplin will be screened at the Bama Theatre. And the Miss UA Pageant will be held. These are the events for the week of Feb...

Get to Know an Organization: 57 Miles provides community service to south Alabama

February 11, 2016

In a small, crowded office on the second floor of Nott Hall, undergraduate interns are changing the world--or at the least the world of one small community an hour's drive from the University of Alabama’s...

Travel Guide: Connect with nature in Alabama's bamboo forest

Travel Guide: Connect with nature in Alabama's bamboo forest

February 8, 2016

A young girl runs along a smooth path, laughing and hiding behind tall bamboo stalks growing on both sides. Her mother calls after her daughter, imploring her to stay on the trail. The girl giggles as...

Hidden Gems of Tuscaloosa: Escape into nature at the arboretum

Hidden Gems of Tuscaloosa: Escape into nature at the arboretum

February 2, 2016

Cars drive through a partially hidden iron gate and park next to a large grassy clearing where an owner and his dog throw a tennis ball. Paved running trails cut across the grass in different directions,...

Culture Calendar: Aaron Carter, A Bowie Tribute, and the Bama Art House

Culture Calendar: Aaron Carter, A Bowie Tribute, and the Bama Art House

February 1, 2016

Early 2000s pop star Aaron Carter will be playing at Galette’s with opening act Michael Warren. The Tuxedo Short Dorkestra will perform a tribute to David Bowie at Green Bar. And a French film about...

Students react to Hoverboard ban

Students react to Hoverboard ban

January 28, 2016

It’s lunch rush hour in the Ferguson Center as hundreds of students try to grab a meal between classes. Scattered throughout the bustling room, a select few glide through the crowd, drawing the eye of...

Top Ten: Sure-fire gifts for college students

December 3, 2015

Christmas may be merry and bright, but for anyone searching for the perfect gift for a loved one it can be as frustrating as it is festive. This is especially true for parents and relatives trying to find...

Top Ten: Places to Nap on Campus

November 24, 2015

Coming to college is a stressful experience. With so many things demanding attention, many students cut out sleep in order to do more of the activities they love, which can lead to a cycle of all-nighters...

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