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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

All content by Rachel Brown
The opportunity cost of studying abroad

The opportunity cost of studying abroad

Lauren Lane February 15, 2016

Kaitlyn Nott left her home in South Korea to have a college experience that would be different from her friends back home. She was finished with her years in the Korean school system, being ranked against...

Miss Dots offers a taste of homemade style chicken

Miss Dots offers a taste of homemade style chicken

Lauren Lane February 5, 2016

Tuscaloosa is a hub for barbecue institutions such as Dreamland and Archibald’s that have established the city as a slow-cooked, pig-centric empire. Several weeks ago entrepreneur and restaurateur, John...

New Year, New Me: Keeping New Year Resolutions past January

Lauren Lane January 22, 2016

While only eight percent of those who make New Year’s resolutions are successful, resolutions have stood the test of time in society as something to consider with the beginning of the new year.  “I...

The Suite Life of UA Students: Traditonal vs Suite Style Dorms

Lauren Lane January 21, 2016

Current students at The University of Alabama experience a much larger, more modernized campus than the generation before them. Rece Davis, of College Game Day, visited the University last fall and did...

Hidden Gems of Tuscaloosa: Five Java serves coffee and pastries

Lauren Lane December 1, 2015

Nestled next to one of Tuscaloosa’s most popular restaurants lies a quiet place to study, catch up with old friends and enjoy the fall weather with a fresh cup of coffee. Five Java is the only shop...

Alabama couple travel US in vintage camper

Alabama couple travel US in vintage camper

Lauren Lane November 12, 2015

Kyle Brady and Olivia Gould’s love story began in Fairhope, Alabama, but it has since journeyed across the country with them as they begin to pursue their dreams of living simply. The couple has been...

UA in India: Students address water pollution and other concerns

UA in India: Students address water pollution and other concerns

Lauren Lane November 3, 2015

Many students come into college with the desire to change the world but few get the opportunity to, especially on a global scale. That’s where Rob Morgan, executive director for Innovation Initiatives...

The Great Pumpkin: pumpkin patches offer variety of activities

The Great Pumpkin: pumpkin patches offer variety of activities

Lauren Lane October 28, 2015

Pumpkin patches are popping up across the state of Alabama and many have more to offer than just pumpkins. Fall break calls for a trip or even a stop on the way home to some of Alabama’s best pumpkin...

Sassafras Festival offers music, food and entertainment

Sassafras Festival offers music, food and entertainment

Lauren Lane October 21, 2015

As midterms come to a close, Creative Campus is providing students with the opportunity to unwind and enjoy an afternoon at Sassafras Festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 25 at the Sassafras Center...

Get to know an organization: American Association of University Women empowers students through advocacy

Get to know an organization: American Association of University Women empowers students through advocacy

Lauren Lane October 20, 2015

The American Association of University Women is an organization that empowers women and gives them a voice through advocacy, public policy and STEM education, research and leadership opportunities in college...

It's kind of a funny story: Seasoned comedian Taylor Mason to perform at Bryant Conference Center

It's kind of a funny story: Seasoned comedian Taylor Mason to perform at Bryant Conference Center

Lauren Lane October 19, 2015

For most students, the college party scene is a way to escape from the stress of work and school, but for Taylor Mason, that’s where work began. Mason was at a party for his fraternity at the University...

Travel Guide: Places to go in Athens

Travel Guide: Places to go in Athens

Lauren Lane October 2, 2015

University of Alabama students may be in record attendance at an away game this weekend versus the UGA Bulldogs. Athens is well­-known for its music scene, nightlife and one-­of­-a-­kind restaurants...

Hidden Gems: Finding piece of mind

Hidden Gems: Finding piece of mind

Lauren Lane October 1, 2015

When searching for the perfect job, Tessa Albert, a junior majoring in Advertising, found herself in the historic downtown Northport. She stepped inside the wooded, unassuming storefront of Restoring Piece...

It's not that easy eating green

It's not that easy eating green

Lauren Lane September 28, 2015

With each new fad diet, figuring out what healthy eating looks like becomes more distorted. For Jackson Spradlin, a junior majoring in biology, it means not eating meat. “Being a vegetarian is more than...

Homeless shelters struggle to meet local needs

Homeless shelters struggle to meet local needs

Lauren Lane September 21, 2015

By Lauren Lane | Staff ReporterFor many students, Tuscaloosa is a place to spend the best four years of their lives. For many families, it is a place to teach their children to become die­-hard fans of...

The Alabama Museum of Natural History seeks to educate the public and save the elephants

The Alabama Museum of Natural History seeks to educate the public and save the elephants

Lauren Lane September 18, 2015

The Alabama Museum of Natural History hosts “Natural History With the Experts” every Saturday before home games before kick-off in front of Smith Hall. This event gives students the opportunity to...

Get to know an organization: Bama Climbing brings together UA rock climbing community

Get to know an organization: Bama Climbing brings together UA rock climbing community

Lauren Lane September 15, 2015

Towering 40 feet above, the rock climbing wall at Student Activity Center in Presidential Village is a flat wall of narrow footholds and grips. If one was to visit the wall on a particular afternoon,...

Students pick their favorite songs for Game Day

Lauren Lane September 14, 2015

The first game day weekend was full of tailgating and traditions. We asked a few students what some of their favorite songs to listen to on game day were."My friends and I listened to "Dixieland Delight"...

Manna Grocery and Deli offers an assortment of healthy food

Manna Grocery and Deli offers an assortment of healthy food

Lauren Lane September 7, 2015

Manna Grocery and Deli may just appear to be another storefront in a sea of McFarland’s boulevard of strip malls, but in it lies a haven for many of Tuscaloosa’s healthiest eaters. At first glance,...

Get to know an organization: Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Hospitals

Get to know an organization: Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Hospitals

Lauren Lane September 7, 2015

Dance Marathon is a movement that partners with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise money in high schools and colleges across America. Students spend all year developing leadership...

Why college students should try vegan

Why college students should try vegan

Lauren Lane August 28, 2015

Going vegan may sound like a near impossible feat, especially in college, and in a place where barbecue is considering a sixth food group, but what if you knew that it was one of the best decisions you...

Students can offer pets a happy and healthy home

Students can offer pets a happy and healthy home

Lauren Lane August 26, 2015

There seems to be more and more pets at The University of Alabama, and research shows that it may actually be for student's benefit. Students are no strangers to the benefits of caring for man’s best...

Druid City Music Hall to replace Jupiter Bar

Druid City Music Hall to replace Jupiter Bar

Lauren Lane August 20, 2015

Hosting Moon Taxi on Aug. 26, Tuscaloosa’s iconic and currently-closed Jupiter Bar will rise from the ashes as a live music venue once again, reincarnated and rebranded into Druid City Music Hall.After...

SGA Senate Judiciary releases order on SGA Chief of Staff

Rachel Brown April 21, 2015

The SGA Student Judiciary released an order on Tuesday, April 21 stating Chisolm Allenlundy will be the Chief of Staff for the 2015-2016 SGA term. The order states the judiciary board found Allenlundy...

UA alumnus' company to expand

UA alumnus' company to expand

Lauren Lane April 21, 2015

A Nashville-based startup company is giving University of Alabama business students the opportunity to work on a program that will streamline immunization forms for 
incoming students.Med+Pass Health...

​SGA now accepting applications

Katie Shepherd April 15, 2015

The Student Government Association is now accepting applications for director and standing committee positions. Over 80 positions are open for applications, which are available on the SGA website and close...

​Alabama Athletics to host human trafficking awareness week

Katie Shepherd April 15, 2015

Alabama Athletics will team up with the UA Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism, the National Consortium for Academics and Sports, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the USOC Athletes Advisory Council...

3 student teams win business plan competition

Katie Shepherd April 15, 2015

Three University of Alabama student teams won The Culverhouse College of Commerce's 2015 Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition for their innovative business ideas. The winning ideas were Dash Cam...

Embrace your choices

Rachel Brown April 14, 2015

I’ve always loved the poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, and I’m sure you are familiar with the over-quoted ending, “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled...

Bill Battle speaks on ethics at business lecture

Bill Battle speaks on ethics at business lecture

Lauren Lane April 13, 2015

On Monday night, Athletic Director Bill Battle spoke to a crowded room on the value of ethics to The University of Alabama and to our world.“I define ethics as doing the right thing the right way,”...

Dare to be Different

Katie Shepherd April 13, 2015

After four years at the Capstone, it is hard to believe that my time as an undergraduate is coming to an end. The things I have learned here and the people I have become close with will never be forgotten.Since...

New “Retrospective” website collecting student stories

Rachel Brown April 7, 2015

Creative Campus launched a new website last week called Retrospective, which is designed to be an aggregate of student, faculty and community voices and stories across the UA campus. Students are able...

​Apparel design students make Birmingham Fashion Week

Rachel Brown April 7, 2015

Ten apparel design students from the college of human and environmental sciences were chosen as finalists for the Birmingham Fashion Week Top 16 Emerging Designer Competition. The finalists include Paige...

​Capstone Inspiring Educator applications due

Rachel Brown April 7, 2015

Applications are currently being accepted for the Capstone Inspiring Educator Award, which is designed to honor high school teachers who have influenced or inspired current University of Alabama students...

Honor societies recognize inductees Friday

Honor societies recognize inductees Friday

Katie Shepherd April 6, 2015

Members of University of Alabama honor societies were recognized Friday during the annual Honors Day Tapping on the Mound ceremony, a long-standing University tradition. The Tapping on the Mound ceremony,...

​EY to host networking event

Rachel Brown April 1, 2015

EY, formally known as Ernst and Young, will partner with Veterans in Business to host a professional development event for University of Alabama students April 15. The goal of the event is to provide a...

​20-year-old psychology student dies

Katie Shepherd April 1, 2015

Corbyn Kelly Wile, a freshman majoring in psychology from Enterprise, Alabama, died March 18, according to a notification sent by the University. Wile was born Dec. 9, 1994, and was a member of Delta Zeta....

​Documenting Justice applications being accepted

Rachel Brown April 1, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the Documenting Justice class. The class is a documentary film making class offered for non-TCF majors, and gives students the opportunity to look into social justice...

The Morris Lehman Mayer Award: Brielle Appelbaum

The Morris Lehman Mayer Award: Brielle Appelbaum

Lauren Lane April 1, 2015

Brielle Appelbaum, a senior from Boca Raton, Florida, majoring in communication studies, won this year’s Morris Lehman Mayer Award.The Mayer Award is given to a student who exemplifies selfless and significant...

​Students to be given awards at Honors Day

Rachel Brown April 1, 2015

Select students from The University of Alabama will be awarded various awards tomorrow at the annual Honors Day ceremonies. Each college will host college-specific honors celebrations. The annual tapping...

Food first directory speaks on injustice in food system

Lauren Lane March 26, 2015

Wednesday night, the anthropology and food and nutrition departments came together to sponsor a lecture: Dismantling Racism in the Food System. The lecture was given by Eric Holt-Gimenez, executive director...

Holle Media Writing Award

Rachel Brown March 26, 2015

The deadline for the Holle Media Writing Award is March 30, 2015. The contest is open to all University of Alabama students enrolled as undergraduates or graduates. To enter, students submit three single-authored...

​Counseling Center to hold Suicide Awareness Walk

Rachel Brown March 26, 2015

The Counseling Center will host a Suicide Awareness Walk starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29. The walk starts at the Counseling Center, located near the law school, and continues to the Walk of Champions,...

UA Revive members empower high schoolers

UA Revive members empower high schoolers

Lauren Lane March 24, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Revive Progress Association has made efforts to make voter registration more convenient for University of Alabama students, working with political organizations and by providing...

Bonner's UA cookbook to return

Bonner's UA cookbook to return

Lauren Lane March 24, 2015

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is bringing back a cookbook started by the University’s current president.“Nothing But the Best,” developed 20 years ago by Judy Bonner while she was dean...

Corolla to return after cancellation

Katie Shepherd March 11, 2015

The University of Alabama announced Monday it would publish a 2014-2015 edition of the Corolla yearbook for students, employees, alumni and parents, according to an email sent from UA News just before...

Spillers platform to focus on 6 tenets

Spillers platform to focus on 6 tenets

Rachel Brown March 9, 2015

After moving to numerous states and cities throughout his childhood, Elliot Spillers is finally able to call Alabama home. Spillers, the son of two Air Force parents, is a self-described “military brat.”“People...

Keller proposes numerous SGA initiatives

Keller proposes numerous SGA initiatives

Rachel Brown March 9, 2015

By Rachel Brown | News Editor Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and educated at an east coast boarding school, Stephen Keller said he has really been independent his whole life. As a young teen he secured...

UA professors co-author study on nutrient pollution of streams

Katie Shepherd March 8, 2015

Jon Benstead, associate professor of biological sciences, and Keller Suberkropp, professor emeritus in the department of biological sciences, co-authored a study reporting that nutrient pollution causes...

UA student released from sorority for use of racial slur

Katie Shepherd March 8, 2015

A member of UA sorority Chi Omega was released from her organization Wednesday evening after allegedly sending a Snapchat containing a racial slur. This follows a similar incident within Chi Omega last...

Spillers banner taken off ATO porch

Spillers banner taken off ATO porch

Rachel Brown March 5, 2015

Early Thursday morning, two unidentified men took a sign down from the front of the Alpha Tau Omega house. The sign was put up in support of Elliot Spillers, a candidate for president in the upcoming Student...

UA student released from sorority for Snapchat containing racial slur

Rachel Brown March 5, 2015

A member of a University of Alabama sorority was released from her organization and will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct after allegedly sending a Snapchat containing a racial slur on Wednesday...

Student publications announce new leaders

Rachel Brown March 5, 2015

The Media Planning Board announced the new student leaders who will serve in top leadership positions with The Crimson White and Southern Historian, an annual graduate journal, for the 2015-2016 
school...

Panel explores campus safety

Panel explores campus safety

Lauren Lane March 3, 2015

The Honors College held a town hall meeting covering the issue of safety on campus Monday.The panel was made up of Sgt. Vonda Collins of The University of Alabama Police Department, Zoe Storey, peer education...

Trafficking Trail

Trafficking Trail

Lauren Lane March 2, 2015

The Super Bowl frequently spurs some form of controversy, but this year, it was about a much more serious subject than whether or not the Patriots’ deflated footballs should have cost them their right...

Computer virus circulating through faculty emails

Rachel Brown February 23, 2015

Faculty and staff are being asked to refrain from opening any emails with the following subject lines: “Document Important,” “Important Document,” “Account Report” or “Fax sent.” OIT security...

36-year-old University of Alabama social work student dies

Katie Shepherd February 22, 2015

UA student Melina Dawn Steele died Wednesday, according to a press release sent Friday afternoon by Stacy L. Jones, associate dean of students. She was 36 years old and a distance learning graduate student...

Triathlon team accepting applications

Rachel Brown February 19, 2015

Alabama Triathletes, also known as Bama Tri, are now accepting applications for new members. The triathlon team is open to all students at The University of Alabama. According to the team ’s website,...

University Programs hosts Oscars viewing party

Rachel Brown February 19, 2015

University Programs will host an Oscars viewing party Sunday at 6 p.m. in Presidential Village. The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will be aired live on ABC starting at 7...

Hands on Tuscaloosa to provide citywide service

Hands on Tuscaloosa to provide citywide service

Lauren Lane February 11, 2015

Hands on Tuscaloosa will collaborate with the UA L.E.A.D.S. conference Feb. 28 for the first time since the day of service was created. The Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism is collaborating...

Honors portal opens

Lauren Lane February 9, 2015

For many college students, springtime brings multiple emails urging them to apply to honor societies. Some students are led astray and end up applying and paying for membership to honor societies that...

UA leads salvage project

UA leads salvage project

Lauren Lane February 4, 2015

In an attempt to continue excavating artifacts, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has started a new archeological project along the shore of Moundville Archeological Park.Moundville...

Class explores ecology

Class explores ecology

Lauren Lane January 28, 2015

One afternoon several months ago, Bart Elmore, a history professor at The University of Alabama, sparked a conversation among his colleagues about the infamous “smell of Tuscaloosa.” He and his coworkers,...

Screening of 'Selma' sells out Cobb Theatres

Rachel Brown January 20, 2015

Every seat was filled in theatre 16 at Cobb Theatres on Monday night. University of Alabama students were there to see a free screening of “Selma,” a recently released movie that details the life of...

UA transfer students see potential in 'College Promise': Obama proposes plan to pay for community college

UA transfer students see potential in 'College Promise': Obama proposes plan to pay for community college

Lauren Lane January 20, 2015

College tuition rates have increased twelvefold since records began in 1978, according to a report published by Bloomberg in 2012. As a result, student loans have officially reached over $1 trillion, making...

Rec Center charges $4 each for shower towels

Rec Center charges $4 each for shower towels

Katie Shepherd January 15, 2015

Upon returning to classes after winter break, many students were surprised and angered to find the University Recreation Center no longer offers free use of 
shower towels.“As high as the tuition...

UA startup places second overall

Lauren Lane January 8, 2015

The University of Alabama is home to more than a dozen startup companies that span across multiple fields of study. Some of these include 2b Electronic, whose main focus is on providing more affordable...

Crimson White to assume new leadership

Crimson White to assume new leadership

Katie Shepherd December 29, 2014

By Katie Shepherd | Assistant News EditorThis semester, The Crimson White will undergo some changes in leadership. In a letter sent to Chris Roberts, chairman of the Media Planning Board, on Monday, Dec....

Protest to be held for Brown

Rachel Brown December 3, 2014

University of Alabama students plan to gather on the first floor of the Ferguson Center Wednesday to protest the decision handed down 
regarding Michael Brown. Michael Brown was an 18-year-old male shot...

State reps respond to accusations

Katie Shepherd November 24, 2014

On Monday, Nov. 24, The Crimson White ran an article titled “Clash of Conservatives.” In the article, various members of the University of Alabama College Republicans were mentioned as having a part...

Clash of Conservatives

Clash of Conservatives

Katie Shepherd November 23, 2014

The University of Alabama College Republicans (UACR), a nationally-affiliated political student organization, split last week in what some have called an ongoing ideological struggle between two factions...

Support for a Sister: Tri Delta raises money for member struck by vehicle

Support for a Sister: Tri Delta raises money for member struck by vehicle

Lauren Lane November 18, 2014

Megan Allen, a sophomore at the University and a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, was involved in a serious accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after the Alabama football game Saturday, Nov. 8, while...

Bryce revisited: 168-acre acquisition will serve UA student growth

Bryce revisited: 168-acre acquisition will serve UA student growth

Katie Shepherd November 18, 2014

In the coming years, the historic Bryce Hospital will undergo some changes in its typical residents. The University of Alabama bought the 168 acres surrounding the 150-year-old building in 2010 to make...

Hoole welcomes students

Hoole welcomes students

Katie Shepherd November 17, 2014

The W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library is home to many rare items that are often not readily available to students in a typical 
library setting. To help students gain access to the many interesting...

Device offers diet tracking

Device offers diet tracking

Lauren Lane November 17, 2014

Edward Sazonov, an associate professor of electrical and 
computer engineering, is part 
of a collaboration with other professors from Georgia State University and the University of Colorado at Denver...

SGA funds flights for veterans

Lauren Lane November 11, 2014

This week, the Student Government Association and the Caring for Camo organization teamed up for Veteran’s Day to promote an initiative going through senate this Thursday, the SGA Honor Flight Funding...

Mooney to discuss science denial at ALLELE

Mooney to discuss science denial at ALLELE

Lauren Lane November 5, 2014

Over the past several years, The University of Alabama has emphasized ALLELE, Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, by providing a series of lectures on specific topics given by well-respected scientists...

Blount director discusses application process

Blount director discusses application process

Katie Shepherd November 4, 2014

Each year, between 80 and 100 incoming freshmen are accepted into the University’s Blount Undergraduate Initiative. The students then begin their undergraduate studies in a rigorous learning atmosphere...

Some students unable to vote after registering via SGA Voter Drive

Rachel Brown November 4, 2014

Tuesday, the day of general elections, some University of Alabama students who registered to vote through the SGA Voter Drive discovered they were ineligible to vote in Tuscaloosa. The drive was held in...

Students notice Florey's caring heart

Students notice Florey's caring heart

Lauren Lane October 27, 2014

Betty Finklea Florey, a former UA student, has spent the last 25 years serving students as a teacher, mentor and writer throughout her career as a professor for both the English department and the 
Honors...

Urge Conference Coverage

Katie Shepherd October 27, 2014

Leaders from Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity, a reproductive justice activism group based in Washington, D.C., hosted a three-day Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute on The University of...

Philanthropy Fundamentals: Greek members contribute to charities

Philanthropy Fundamentals: Greek members contribute to charities

Katie Shepherd October 21, 2014

University of Alabama sororities have raised over $460,000 for various national and local charities in the past year, said Hannah McBrayer, president of UA Panhellenic Association. “This is due in part...

UADM promotes charity

UADM promotes charity

Lauren Lane October 19, 2014

This week, students saw a Mario Kart game come to life on the Quad as the University of Alabama Dance Marathon dressed up and reenacted the classic video game to spread awareness for their cause. This...

Parking search difficult, even with pass

Parking search difficult, even with pass

Katie Shepherd October 16, 2014

Nina Danilyan lives off campus and loves Alabama football. She goes out of her way to attend every home game she can, but she said the stress of figuring out how to get to campus often overshadows the...

Relay for Life hosts first Oktoberfest at KA

Katie Shepherd October 15, 2014

By Katie Shepherd | Staff Reporter Relay for Life raises hundreds of thousands of dollars nationwide each year for the American Cancer Society through their main relay event, which usually occurs in...

UnlockED, HCA to host education career event

UnlockED, HCA to host education career event

Katie Shepherd October 13, 2014

UnlockED, a student organization founded last year with the goal of improving the teaching and learning environment in Alabama, will partner with the Honors College Assembly to host ExplorED: Pathways...

Four professors earn awards

Four professors earn awards

Katie Shepherd October 8, 2014

Each year, the National Alumni Association presents the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award to four professors to recognize their 
excellence in teaching. This year, the association’s selection...

Group teams up for symposium

Group teams up for symposium

Lauren Lane October 7, 2014

The Alabama Rivers Alliance and the Southern Environmental Law Center are teaming up tomorrow to host a “Blue Ribbon” symposium to promote the creation and implementation of a water plan for the state...

Far from home, Combs finds independence at UA

Far from home, Combs finds independence at UA

Rachel Brown October 5, 2014

Rebecca Combs sat inside Bryant Denny Stadium Saturday, Aug. 16, with over 2,000 women 
anxiously waiting to finally open their bid 
day envelopes. At 10 a.m. the girls were given permission to open...

Tuscaloosa Transit service adds routes

Tuscaloosa Transit service adds routes

Rachel Brown September 30, 2014

The Tuscaloosa Transit service will continue to extend its service from the Intermodal Facility, the parking deck located downtown, to various stops around the University of Alabama campus. The city council...

Tide Talk emphasizes pivotal changes

Tide Talk emphasizes pivotal changes

Rachel Brown September 28, 2014

“Look at me now,” Aaron Brazelton said to a full audience in the Ferguson Theater. Brazelton, one of four speakers at the eighth Tide Talks speaker series, was speaking to “Mrs. Davis,” a previous...

Theatre to premiere comedy film

Katie Shepherd September 23, 2014

Total Frat Move dubbed “Mantervention” the “greatest raunchy sex comedy since ‘Wedding Crashers.’” The movie will premiere Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bama Theatre along with only six other theaters...

UA Board of Trustees names female president

Rachel Brown September 22, 2014

The University of Alabama system made history Friday morning by selecting Karen Brooks to serve as the president pro tempore of the Board of Trustees for the next year. Brooks will be the first woman...

App seeks to make giving blood simple

App seeks to make giving blood simple

Katie Shepherd September 21, 2014

Becca Dodge, a senior majoring in psychology, recently lost her father after a seven-week battle with leukemia. If it weren’t for blood that had been donated at blood drives, she said, she wouldn’t...

Paul Finebaum to sign new book in Tuscaloosa

Paul Finebaum to sign new book in Tuscaloosa

Katie Shepherd September 14, 2014

SEC fans may rejoice to know Paul Finebaum, radio personality and author of “My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football,” will come to Tuscaloosa Friday as part...

Students take advantage of on-campus ring week

Students take advantage of on-campus ring week

Katie Shepherd September 14, 2014

For many students, receiving a class ring is an important part of the college experience. Though small, it represents four or more years of hard work that have gone into finally being awarded a diploma....

Heat in Bryant Denny on Saturday

Heat in Bryant Denny on Saturday

Rachel Brown September 9, 2014

Students and fans crowded into Bryant-Denny Stadium, eager for the first home game of the year. Nearly 15,500 students swiped into the game, and 100,306 tickets were sold, despite a forecast of afternoon...

Partnership formed between UA, Lockheed Martin

Partnership formed between UA, Lockheed Martin

Rachel Brown September 8, 2014

The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce officially announced its partnership to create a new data analytics lab with Lockheed Martin on Monday in Alston Hall. The analytics lab will be...

Students struggle to sit in Ferg

Students struggle to sit in Ferg

Katie Shepherd September 7, 2014

During lunch hours, many students are discovering that it is extremely difficult to locate somewhere to sit in the newly-renovated Ferguson Center. Rachel Barwick Gnemi, marketing coordinator for Bama...

37 groups petition for block seats

Rachel Brown September 2, 2014

More than three dozen student organizations presented their case for organized seating, or block seating, during football games in Bryant-Denny Stadium on Monday night. Thirty-seven groups highlighted...

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