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All content by Sydney Holtzclaw

Capstone helps veterans adjust

Sydney Holtzclaw September 30, 2010

The University celebrated the launch of a program for student veterans last week with a visit from author and founder of the National Veterans Foundation, Floyd Meshad.  The Veterans Education and Transition...

Free speech on campus raises concerns

Sydney Holtzclaw September 26, 2010

On Sept. 16 the University of Alabama was a center for political activity. The state’s gubernatorial candidates were present for a debate and several groups exercised their right to free speech on campus....

HERO, students team up to help citizens of Hale County

Sydney Holtzclaw September 15, 2010

Imagine waking up each day in a home that is literally falling apart with no running water and an empty pantry. For many people, this scene is one from a movie or possibly a mission trip, but for some...

Multicultural greeks aim for diversity

Sydney Holtzclaw September 15, 2010

Twenty-six percent of the University’s undergraduate students are involved in one of the 48 greek organizations on campus, according to the Office of Greek Affairs. While this may be considered common...

Wikipedia founder to speak tonight

Wikipedia founder to speak tonight

Sydney Holtzclaw September 7, 2010

Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia and a UA alumnus, will return to The Capstone on Wednesday, Sept. 8 to discuss his experience in working to launch and maintain the free, open-content encyclopedia...

ATO honored by national board

ATO honored by national board

Sydney Holtzclaw September 1, 2010

After four years of working to be the best, the 2007 pledge class of the Beta Delta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega achieved their goal of being named Top Chapter by the National Alpha Tau Omega Board. ATO...

Student organizes blood drive

Sydney Holtzclaw August 26, 2010

Catherine Briscoe finally decided she was going to do it. She finally built up the courage to donate blood. In 2008, Briscoe, then a senior, walked into Vestavia Hills High School’s blood drive to learn...

Get on Board Day gets creative

Sydney Holtzclaw August 25, 2010

What do a guy in a gorilla suit, a jouster and TCBY have in common? They were all part of the fanfare yesterday at the University’s annual Get on Board Day, sponsored by the Student Organization Resource...

UA hosts biggest Rush in nation

UA hosts biggest Rush in nation

Sydney Holtzclaw August 17, 2010

Early Aug. 9, many UA students were attempting to squeeze in the last few days of sleep before classes start. Meanwhile, 1,610 women lined up at 15 doors on sorority row, taking part in the largest formal...

Corolla returns in softcover format

Corolla returns in softcover format

Sydney Holtzclaw April 27, 2010

After finding its way off the chopping block last year, the Corolla, the University’s yearbook, is alive and well according to Paul Wright, the Director of the Office of Student Media. “We think we’ve...

Sigma Chi tradition raises thousands

Sydney Holtzclaw April 27, 2010

Through their annual philanthropic event Derby Days, Sigma Chi raised about $34,000 to donate to Children’s Hospital of Alabama and the Birmingham Chapter of Catholic Charities, Sigma Chi president David...

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