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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Maddy Reda, Assistant Culture Editor

All content by Maddy Reda
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Culture Pick: A look at the elusive FLDS through Netflix’s “Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey”  

September 14, 2022

The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, described by CNN as a “radical offshoot of Mormonism,” has been known for maintaining a notoriously closed polygamist society, sometimes...

Culture Pick: “What We Do in the Shadows” fuses horror with humor in new season

Culture Pick: “What We Do in the Shadows” fuses horror with humor in new season

August 24, 2022

The batty, satirical charm of “What We Do in the Shadows” comes back with a vengeance in the release of its fourth season on Hulu. Thanks to “Twilight,” the late 2000s and early 2010s saw an unprecedented...

Stray cats are multiplying in Tuscaloosa: here’s why 

Stray cats are multiplying in Tuscaloosa: here’s why 

August 17, 2022

While most people assume that Tuscaloosa is synonymous with the word “football,” not everyone is aware of the city’s infamous abundance of stray cats and feral cat colonies.  According to the...

Things in the Multiverse are about to get ‘Strange’

Things in the Multiverse are about to get ‘Strange’

July 21, 2021
After more than a year of nothing but swirling rumors, Marvel has kicked off the highly anticipated fourth phase of its cinematic universe with a trio of television shows on Disney+. 
Preview | Birmingham benefit concert to support music education

Preview | Birmingham benefit concert to support music education

June 2, 2021

The Firehouse Community Arts Center, a nonprofit organization that offers music education to students in Birmingham, Ala., has partnered with Secret Stages, Birmingham Mountain Radio and MusicBham to host...

Zara Larsson is one of many artists leaning into remote concerts. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Opinion | Livestreamed concerts won’t go away when COVID does. Here’s why

April 8, 2021
Even if they seemed exciting at first, virtual concerts are starting to rub music fans the wrong way. As one culture columnist writes, the draw for fans is dissipating, but profit margins may keep livestreamed concerts around for a while.
Its dark on The Strip, and she thinks someone is following her. What this student does or doesnt do next could have a massive effect on her for the rest of her life—which is why sexual assault survivors and their advocates are working to make campus resources accessible and unnecessary.

‘I will never forget’: How sexual assault shapes—or doesn’t shape—student experience

March 25, 2021
It's dark on The Strip, and she thinks someone is following her. What this student does or doesn't do next could have a massive effect on her for the rest of her life—which is why sexual assault survivors and their advocates are working to make campus resources accessible and unnecessary.
How inclusive are UA’s dining halls? Some students with dietary restrictions have complaints

How inclusive are UA’s dining halls? Some students with dietary restrictions have complaints

March 7, 2021
College students aren't known for keeping the most stringent or healthiest diets. But some are trying—and others have real dietary restrictions that limit their dining choices. So what does that mean for students looking for food on campus?
Hungry for an internship? The Wienermobile has your back

Hungry for an internship? The Wienermobile has your back

March 7, 2021
Oscar Mayer stans, assemble. If you've ever wanted to be an Oscar Mayer wiener, now's your chance. One Wienermobile driver and UA alum has the scoop on America's most bun-derful internship.
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