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School of Social Work hosts book drive to support literacy initiatives

School of Social Work hosts book drive to support literacy initiatives

Savannah Ichikawa, Culture Editor January 31, 2024

The University’s School of Social Work’s Diversity Committee is hosting a book drive until March 1 for Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.   The drive began on Jan. 15.  Intended to honor...

Shelter animals in Tuscaloosa need help

Shelter animals in Tuscaloosa need help

Zara Morgan and Savannah Ichikawa September 6, 2023

Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter has exceeded capacity and needs help from the community.   Abby Moore, the intake, health and behavioral manager for the shelter, said there are several factors contributing...

Images of the current artwork on display at Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center

Tuscaloosa artist, Michael Hand, showcases his multimedia collection at Dinah Washington Museum

Savannah Ichikawa, Culture Editor June 21, 2023

The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center’s current exhibit, “Recent Works: A Collection by Michael Hand,” consists of artwork from various media, including paintings on canvas, ceramics and three-dimensional...

The CW’s favorite restaurants in Tuscaloosa

The CW’s favorite restaurants in Tuscaloosa

With the fall semester right around the corner, new students can look forward to exploring Tuscaloosa and enjoying all it has to offer. With various local businesses, shops, bars and restaurants, there...

The Indian Students Association of Tuscaloosa at an annual event open to the community of Tuscaloosa.

How diversity and inclusivity groups combat injustice at UA

Savannah Ichikawa, Assistant Culture Editor February 1, 2023

As The University of Alabama grows, striving for diversity and inclusion amongst student organizations is essential to promoting a welcoming environment for all students and fighting for injustice on campus....

How to help animals at local shelters

How to help animals at local shelters

Savannah Ichikawa, Assistant Culture Editor January 11, 2023

As the weather warms up in the coming months, students on campus will be seen walking their dogs around the Quad and spending more time outside. However, students who don’t own pets can volunteer at...

Cedric Smith’s “HORSEPOWER” exhibit paints Black cowboys to boost positive representation of Black people in America

Cedric Smith’s “HORSEPOWER” exhibit paints Black cowboys to boost positive representation of Black people in America

Savannah Ichikawa, Staff Reporter November 13, 2022

“HORSEPOWER,” a solo show by self-taught painter and photographer, Cedric Smith, is currently on display at the Paul R. Jones Museum in downtown Tuscaloosa until Dec. 10.  The Paul R. Jones Museum,...

ARDT showcases UA’s Dance Major students

ARDT showcases UA’s Dance Major students

Savannah Ichikawa, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre is a display of a collection of pieces where dance majors at the University can showcase their talent and prepare for the professional field. ARDT’s 31st season occurred...

STEM organizations promoting diversity on campus 

STEM organizations promoting diversity on campus 

Savannah Ichikawa and Alyssa Schubert October 19, 2022

The science, technology, engineering and mathematics field is growing at a rapid pace with employment being projected to increase by 8% by 2029. With the ever-changing employment rate also comes more diversity,...

Rutstein exhibit

Sarah Moody Gallery of Art Exhibits Cosmically Inspired Art 

Savannah Ichikawa , Staff Reporter October 2, 2022

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art will be exhibiting “Out of Thin Air: Microscopic Journeys Through Cosmic Landscapes,” a collaboration between artist Rebecca Rutstein and planetary scientist Julia Cartwright...

@UAShrooms Instagram account brings attention to mushrooms and fungi on campus 

@UAShrooms Instagram account brings attention to mushrooms and fungi on campus 

Savannah Ichikawa, Staff Reporter September 21, 2022

The University of Alabama has a rich natural environment that flourishes during the summer and fall. The recent increase in rain that marks the start of autumn encourages new plant and fungi growth, allowing...

Paul Klein of LANY stands on stage with his hands up

LANY draws crowd at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater 

Savannah Ichikawa , Staff Reporter  September 7, 2022

The pop band LANY recently performed for an enthusiastic crowd at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Monday, Aug. 29. After the opening performance by Surfaces, the energized crowd was excited for LANY to...

Recent Acquisitions at the Paul R. Jones Museum 

Recent Acquisitions at the Paul R. Jones Museum 

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer August 28, 2022

Consisting of 25 different pieces by 21 artists, the exhibit "Recent Acquisitions" is a culmination of several years of work for the Paul R. Jones Museum.   The opening show of its fall season showcases...

The trees on the Quad are part of the collection of over 12,000 trees on the
campus that earned UA the title of Tree Campus USA for the seventh consecutive
year.

Landscaping and grounds staff impact UA’s natural environment

Madison Duboise and Savannah Ichikawa April 20, 2022
Year-round, The University of Alabama’s facilities and grounds employees work to create and maintain the Capstone’s lush landscape. 
Review: Dance Alabama creates ‘safe and welcoming space’ for UA students

Review: Dance Alabama creates ‘safe and welcoming space’ for UA students

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer April 3, 2022
Dance Alabama gave performing arts students the opportunity to showcase their work from March 31 to April 2 in the theater of The University of Alabama’s English Building.
Celestia Morgan’s exhibit ‘Disparities’ explores housing discrimination

Celestia Morgan’s exhibit ‘Disparities’ explores housing discrimination

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer March 30, 2022
Celestia Morgan’s “Disparities,” a solo exhibition highlighting the deep-rooted inequalities related to housing, is being publicly shown for the first time at the Paul R. Jones Museum until May 20. 
Screen grab from the film Proximity.

Black Warrior Film Festival showcases student filmmakers

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer February 27, 2022
Established in 2013, the festival is an annual event that seeks to showcase student talent from the South and across the nation by hosting communitywide screenings, workshops and featured guests. 
Restorative justice rehabilitates

Restorative justice rehabilitates

Savannah Ichikawa and Mary Claire Wooten February 2, 2022
Advocates for restorative justice today suggest policymakers should aim to make justice systems truly correctional.
Woods Quad addition showcases potential for love, growth, forward mobility

Woods Quad addition showcases potential for love, growth, forward mobility

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer January 12, 2022
Last semester UA’s department of art and art history added a new sculpture titled “Flourish” to the garden.
Visitors attend the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in September 2020.

Is Alabama just a football school?

Savannah Ichikawa and Lucy Phillips November 18, 2021
The Capstone has nearly 200 degree programs and encourages students to pursue excellence, making it clear that this university produces legends in more than just sports.
Painting with Pride. 142 BB Comer Hall. October 6, 2021 \ 4-6pm. Sign up here: bit.ly/EAPaintwithPride. Only 25 spots available!

‘Painting with Pride’ Encourages LGBTQ+ Students to Travel Abroad

Savannah Ichikawa, Contributing Writer October 3, 2021
In recognition of LGBTQ+ History Month this October, the UA Education Abroad Office is collaborating with the Art History Department Chair Jason Guynes to host Painting with Pride, an art workshop and study abroad presentation.
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