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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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UA grad reaches summit of Mt. Everest

April 18, 2013

As graduation approaches, most undergrads decide to begin searching for jobs or focusing on graduate school. For Chris Cannizzaro, climbing the world’s largest mountain seemed much more appealing. When...

UA Engineering, A&S open new workshop

April 18, 2013

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday to celebrate the opening of a new foundry at the Capstone. The new metal casting workshop will serve as a collaboration place for both the College of Engineering...

Event to honor UA, Black Belt connection

April 16, 2013

The University of Alabama Honors College will host an event celebrating the University’s dedication to engaging with the Black Belt region of Alabama. “Promise and Possibility: An Evening Celebrating...

UA hosts Relay for Life to raise money for cancer

April 11, 2013

The University of Alabama will host Relay for Life at Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium Friday. Relay for Life is a national overnight event sponsored by the American Cancer Society to raise money...

UA graduate a record-breaking climber

April 2, 2013

Andrew Hillery said when he told people he wanted to climb mountains after graduating from college everyone laughed at him. However, after graduating from The University of Alabama in 2008 with a communications...

Women Empowerment Night to offer training in self-defense

March 19, 2013

At least 1 in 4 college women will be the victim of a sexual assault during her academic career, according to the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault. In order to combat this, on Thursday,...

Business school to host open house

March 14, 2013

Manderson Graduate School of Business will host an open house Friday to give prospective graduate students an inside look at what it’s like to be part of the business school. The event is for juniors...

UA to host director of Center for Gifted Education

March 12, 2013

The College of Education is hosting a lecture Tuesday by Joy Lawson Davis, the director of the Center for Gifted Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, titled “Culturally Diverse Gifted...

Wheelchair basketball teams head to nationals

Wheelchair basketball teams head to nationals

March 6, 2013

For The University of Alabama’s two wheelchair basketball teams, success is nothing new. The women’s team has competed in the last five national championship games and is headed to their sixth consecutive...

Local pub hosts open mic event on Monday nights

February 28, 2013

Innisfree Irish Pub gives local musicians from the Tuscaloosa area a place to showcase their talent in front of a live audience during open mic night Mondays starting at 10 p.m. “People just need to...

Sankofa to host unconventional African-American Heritage program

February 27, 2013

The Sankofa foundation will be hosting an African-American Heritage production on Thursday, Feb. 28. “The Sankofa foundation is an organization I created this year to host multiple cultural events throughout...

UA International Relations Club hosts ALMUN conference

February 25, 2013

This weekend, high school students debated in Lloyd Hall on how they would handle a zombie apocalypse if they were the United Nations during the Alabama Model United Nations Conference. “They decide...

Nursing, DCH to support recent UA graduates

February 21, 2013

A new nursing residency program designed to support nursing graduates’ transition into the job field is being offered by the Capstone College of Nursing in a partnership with DCH Regional Medical Center....

Tutoring center offers free academic assistance

February 14, 2013

The Center for Academic Success offers many resources to assist students with academics, including a tutoring center. The services are provided for students free of charge. “We serve a variety of...

Bicycle theft common crime on campus, recovery difficult

February 13, 2013

Last semester, someone stole Margaret Kennedy’s bike, and the junior majoring in special education became another victim of a recurring problem on The University of Alabama’s campus. “It was locked...

Positions open for CSC’s Beat Auburn Beat Hunger

February 6, 2013

The University of Alabama Community Service Center is seeking students interested in leadership and community change to join their staff this spring. The CSC is looking to fill student director and assistant...

Christian sorority rush open to women of faith

January 24, 2013

University of Alabama women are invited to attend the recruitment week for Alpha Delta Chi, a national Christian sorority, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29. “Girls will benefit enormously from joining,”...

New technology ushers in ‘smart’ fitness

January 17, 2013

The development of many new gadgets and advances in technology may help students reach their New Year’s goal to shed some extra pounds. According to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology,...

Honors classes to discuss book, foster conversation

January 14, 2013

The University of Alabama’s Honors College has introduced a new course that allows students to examine controversial topics of a popular book in an effort to integrate new students into the college....

Engineering student to present research in national competition

December 6, 2012

Larry Summerville, a senior majoring in metallurgical and materials engineering, will go on to compete in a national competition after winning first prize at a regional assembly of the National Society...

Saying ‘Hey Y’all’ could win students an iPad Mini

November 29, 2012

Get ready to hear one of the South’s most famous colloquialisms a little more this week as One Team One Bama, a collaboration between The First Year Experience and office of Housing & Residential Communities,...

Alabama CrossFit club growing with muscles of members

November 27, 2012

When John Hindy moved from Michigan to Tuscaloosa two years ago, he developed a passion for CrossFit and began searching for more people who shared the same interest. In January 2012, he, along with William...

Director of ‘Seinfeld’ episodes to teach spring TCF production class

November 14, 2012

The Department of Telecommunication and Film is giving one student the opportunity to write, produce and direct his or her own original script with an Emmy award-winning television director— they just...

Alabama Academic Quiz Bowl team receives high rankings in regional, national tournaments

November 8, 2012

Most University of Alabama students are not going to be spending their time out of class studying for fun. But the Alabama Academic Quiz Bowl team spends their time out of class doing just that – studying...

UA students surpass other state universities

November 8, 2012

Judy Bonner, The University of Alabama’s new president, told the Board of Trustees of the UA System this year’s class is the largest and most academically talented in UA history, and according to academic...

3D board game club introduces new way to interact

October 29, 2012

If you have a passion for gaming, and your home console is beginning to lose its appeal, with its wires and its subscription fees and its annoying opponents, 3D games may be for you. The 3D board game...

Shaq’s PSA to premiere at Innisfree

October 18, 2012

“You think U won’t challenge Shaq to a dunk contest… and you wouldn’t have four drinks ago.” This catchphrase is imprinted on a T-shirt former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal wears in a clip from...

Candlelight vigil held tonight

October 16, 2012

The Women’s Resource Center will be hosting their annual Dating and Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The vigil will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Quad, where students will...

Younger generation to live 5 years fewer

October 10, 2012

Although the prevalence of gyms and workout classes has increased over the past few decades, more Americans are leading sedentary lives than ever before. In “Designed to Move,” a report backed by...

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