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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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Meal donation program helps students in need

July 17, 2013

  Through a collaborative effort between the Parent Association, the Student Government Association, Bama Dining and the Dean of Students Office, a new program will offer nutritional meals to students...

Student film wins top awards at Campus MovieFest

Student film wins top awards at Campus MovieFest

July 17, 2013

Student filmmakers from The University of Alabama were recently presented awards from The Campus MovieFest International at the Fox Studios in Hollywood, Calif., for their achievements in creating student...

High enrollment may result in more bike thefts

High enrollment may result in more bike thefts

July 17, 2013

Bike theft appears to be on the rise and some blame the ever-growing student body as the cause. The enrollment numbers at The University of Alabama continue to climb, and the influx of more students can...

Sorority recruitment numbers continue to climb at University

Sorority recruitment numbers continue to climb at University

July 10, 2013

As the new school year approaches, sororities at The University of Alabama are gearing up for new member selection during the fall rush week. Kat Gillan, director of greek affairs at the University, said...

UA says parking will not be an issue during recruitment

July 10, 2013

Although the number of participants in sorority recruitment will be at an all-time high, University of Alabama administrators are not concerned about parking problems when the more than 2,000 girls descend...

Parking permits increase in price relative to classification

Parking permits increase in price relative to classification

July 10, 2013

In the wake of news that The University of Alabama will be raising its tuition for the upcoming school year, last week the University announced the price of parking permits would also be raised for all...

Prevost chosen as dean of College of Nursing

July 3, 2013

Suzanne Prevost has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing, effective Aug. 16. Prevost will replace current dean Susan Barger, who will have a year off before...

The Corner Store torn down in University expansion

The Corner Store torn down in University expansion

July 3, 2013

The Corner Store, a convenience store near Tutwiler Hall on Paul W. Bryant Drive, was demolished Thursday, June 27, as a part of ongoing University of Alabama renovation efforts. Opened in 1946, The Corner...

Student remembered as loving, adventurous

June 26, 2013

Friends and family of Allysa Huffstutler said the 19-year-old public relations major was a strong-willed individual who was compassionate, intelligent and loving. After almost three days of searching,...

Mayor’s Youth Council engages local students in government, politics

June 26, 2013

The Mayor’s Office of Tuscaloosa is once again preparing to host the Mayor’s Youth Council, which provides high school students with a chance to work side-by-side with local government officials....

UA student Allysa Huffstutler’s body found after three day search

June 21, 2013

The body of missing University of Alabama student Allysa Huffstutler was found after days of exhaustive search efforts along the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River on Friday, June 21. According to...

Search continues for missing UA student

Search continues for missing UA student

June 20, 2013

UPDATE: Huffstutler's body was found Friday morning.  UPDATE, 4:30 p.m.: Searches for Huffstutler have been suspended for the remainder of Thursday, according to Captain Pat Thomas with the Blount County...

Annual Boys State program meets at UA

Annual Boys State program meets at UA

June 19, 2013

After a week of leadership events and guest speakers, the 2013 class of Alabama Boys State culminated in a cooperative community service effort to refurbish Tuscaloosa’s Palmore Park June 13. With a...

UA grads find success in rebounding job market

June 19, 2013

There is a growing concern among college students that there will be difficulty finding employment following graduation. Travis Railsback, executive director of the UA Career Center, said a large portion...

Potential new members learn about fraternities through series of parties

Potential new members learn about fraternities through series of parties

June 19, 2013

Every school year, greek organizations around campus open their doors to prospective members from all walks of life in the hopes of building a network of friends that will last a lifetime. Ryan Powell,...

On-campus jobs offer more benefits than pay

June 12, 2013

In departments around campus, students are finding work that is flexible with their school schedules and congruent with their career paths. Katie Shepard, a graduate student in library studies, has...

State bill passed to improve storm-damaged schools

June 5, 2013

On the last day of the Alabama legislative session, a bill was passed by the House of Representatives and signed by Gov. Robert Bentley that will issue $30 million of recovery funds to schools around the...

New businesses spread through Tuscaloosa

New businesses spread through Tuscaloosa

May 29, 2013

New restaurants have been popping up all over Tuscaloosa in recent months, and the growth shows no signs of stopping soon. In March and April of 2013, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

WIndows 8 competes with Mac OS in looks, accessibility

April 24, 2013

Like a vast number of other tech-minded students, I am a voluntary slave to Apple. Through college, I have been a devoted disciple to the gospel of Steve Jobs while turning my nose up at the site of a...

Local entrepreneur speaks to Capstone business students

April 22, 2013

Local entrepreneur Charles Morgan discussed effective business with students and faculty at a luncheon in the Ferguson Center last week. “At the end of the day it won’t be how much money you made...

Black Warrior Film Festival will be held Saturday in Reese Phifer

April 11, 2013

The Black Warrior Film Festival will be held Saturday in Reese Phifer. The daylong event, held in conjunction with the department of telecommunication and film, The Student Producer’s Association,...

Callooh! Callay! to headline Green Bar show

April 10, 2013

On Friday, Green Bar might be the place to be for fans of heart-pumping, foot-stomping, soul-searching contemporary local music. Local band Callooh! Callay! will be headlining at the bar along with Birmingham’s...

Bikers gear up for charity series throughout state

April 8, 2013

Across the state, cyclists are gearing up to ride in the Alabama Backroads Centuries Series. These charity fundraising events will be held on 10 different 100-mile stretches of Alabama from April to October....

Cultural Experiences hosts St. Patrick’s day event

March 20, 2013

Cultural Experiences, a branch of the student-run Honors College Assembly, will host a St. Patrick’s Day Hangout Wednesday. Kaycee McFalls, director of Cultural Experiences, encourages all students...

Crawfish boil brings Cajun to Tuscaloosa

March 19, 2013

As the weather warms up, students come out of their winter hiding and front porches quickly become decorated with lawn chairs, beer cans and crawfish shells. For many in Tuscaloosa, it is not springtime...

New musical sees world premiere in Moody Music Building

March 6, 2013

A new musical drama, “Hermitage Cats Save The Day,” will have its world premiere at 6 p.m. in the Moody Music Building. The musical is geared toward children by incorporating audience participation,...

Craft beer, home brewed: Personal beer manufacturing may come to Alabama

Craft beer, home brewed: Personal beer manufacturing may come to Alabama

March 5, 2013

The state of Alabama may be a year away from the legalization of the personal manufacturing of beer, or “home brewing.” In April 2012, The Alabama House of Representatives passed HB354 with a vote...

Local six-piece band’s album to include graphic novel

March 4, 2013

Chances are if you frequent the Strip, you may already be familiar with a local band whose name decorates the bathrooms and walls of local live-music hotspots. The Organic Androids, a Tuscaloosa-based...

Nashville-based band set to perform at Green Bar

February 21, 2013

Nashville-based band Natural Child will perform at Green Bar Thursday night at 10 p.m., marking the country and blues rock band’s inaugural performance in Tuscaloosa, and the band members said they’re...

New art-driven show highlights Alabama artists

February 13, 2013

WVUA plans to premiere a new art-driven television show, “Alabama Art Seen,” on Wednesday, Feb. 13. This student-produced program will exhibit the many different kinds of artists living and working...

Alabama Blues Project heads up after-school program

February 7, 2013

In order to preserve the legacy of blues and musical appreciation, educational groups such as The Alabama Blues Project are reaching out to children in an effort to foster a passion for heritage, self-expression...

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