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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 Victor Luckerson
Editor Victor Luckerson leading a budget meeting. CW File

Learning from the strength of those around me

April 25, 2012

I don’t know how to convey what The Crimson White has meant to me over the last two years, so I will do what I enjoy most — tell a story. On the night of April 27, I was at a loss for what to do....

Crimson Star will serve as galactic fourth campus for UA system

Crimson Star will serve as galactic fourth campus for UA system

March 30, 2012

In his first initiative as chancellor of the University of Alabama system, Robert Witt has proposed the creation of a moon-like, weaponized space station that will also serve as the fourth UA campus. ...

Rappers leave Illuminati for Machine

Rappers leave Illuminati for Machine

March 30, 2012

Rap superstars Kanye West and Jay-Z are being considered for membership in the Machine, a traditionally hip-hop-loving coalition of fraternities and sororities that influences campus politics. Sources...

UA trademarks ‘Roll Tide’

March 30, 2012

In the midst of a lawsuit by the University of Alabama over the proper use of Crimson Tide colors and logos, the University has officially trademarked “Roll Tide” as its own property. The move comes...

John Mayer cancels Tuscaloosa concert

March 9, 2012

Recording artist John Mayer has cancelled his April 26 concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, along with 17 other tour stops this spring. The Grammy Award-winning singer is taking an indefinite break...

Fans turn New Orleans into a tailgaters paradise

Fans turn New Orleans into a tailgater’s paradise

January 11, 2012

With more concrete than grass in tailgating areas, it’s a little trickier to set up a tent or haul in an RV in New Orleans than in Tuscaloosa. Still, fans of both Alabama and LSU could be found grilling...

Administrator: Machine needs transparency

November 21, 2011

As a part of its ongoing investigation into the activities of the Machine, a secret political coalition of traditionally white fraternities and sororities, The Crimson White contacted University of Alabama...

OPINION: The Machine story never told

November 16, 2011

In the one and a half years I have been the editor-in-chief of The Crimson White, I have never run a news article about Theta Nu Epsilon, more commonly known as the Machine, until today. When I took over...

SGA Executive Secretary resigns

November 7, 2011

Student Government Association Executive Secretary Kelsey Kurth resigned Friday in relation to the altering of First Year Council applications in September, said SGA Attorney General David Simpson. As...

SGA Executive Secretary resigns

November 7, 2011

Student Government Association Executive Secretary Kelsey Kurth resigned Friday in relation to the altering of First Year Council applications in September, according to SGA Attorney General David Simpson....

CW to evolve with changing University

August 24, 2011

In some ways, the University of Alabama feels like a different place than it did when I stepped onto campus three years ago. The roads and hallways are more clogged with traffic than ever.  And though...

Alumna organizes volunteer effort for Memorial Day weekend

May 25, 2011

As recovery efforts continue following April 27’s devastating tornado, one UA alumna is working to organize efforts during Memorial Day weekend. Maegan Fuller, a 2009 graduate of the University, is...

Storm victims search for Purple Heart amidst rubble in Holt

Storm victims search for Purple Heart amidst rubble in Holt

May 12, 2011

Though many residents of Holt are no longer picking through the remnants of their homes, one family is still searching. Larry and Margaret Krallman have been combing the lot of 24 Crescent Ridge Road...

UA students help coordinate volunteers

May 11, 2011

As volunteers continue to pour into Tuscaloosa from around the nation, the Volunteer Reception Center, located at McAbee Center off Veteran Memorial Parkway, is attempting to provide more structure to...

UA relief fund applications now online

May 6, 2011

Students and faculty can now apply online for relief money from the University of Alabama Acts of Kindness Fund. The purpose of the fund is to "provide appropriate relief to eligible faculty, staff, and...

City plans comprehensive damage assessment, debris removal

May 6, 2011

On Thursday the city council took its first steps toward rebuilding Tuscaloosa after last week’s devastating EF-4 tornado. At a city planning meeting, the council was briefed on damage assessment strategies...

SEC gives $500,000 to UA

May 5, 2011

The Southeastern Conference is pledging $500,000 to the University of Alabama to help storm victims. The money will be donated to the UA Acts of Kindness Fund, an emergency fund providing relief to UA...

Interactive timeline of tornado aftermath

Interactive timeline of tornado aftermath

May 2, 2011

Tornado Devastates Tuscaloosa on Dipity.

List of damaged and destroyed buildings

April 28, 2011

The Crimson White has confirmed that the following buildings in Tuscaloosa have been damaged or destroyed.Damaged Stephanie's Flowers McCalister's Deli Landmark Collision Center Pensoil Mike and Ed's...

Tuscaloosa police bust UAPD party

April 1, 2011

The following piece is satirical in nature and not meant to be taken seriously. In case you couldn't figure that out. A recent examination of the Tuscaloosa Police Department application process reveals...

Student reads entirety of CW

Student reads entirety of CW

April 1, 2011

The following piece is satirical in nature and not meant to be taken seriously. In case you couldn't figure that out.   A UA student made history Thursday by reading the entirety of the University...

Theater fraternity hosts field day

March 25, 2011

This Saturday at Snow Hinton Park from noon until 3:00 p.m. the APOlympics will take place as a fundraiser for the West Alabama AIDS Outreach in conjunction with Alpha Psi Omega, the theater fraternity...

Join the Community

Join the Community

February 17, 2011

 

New commenting system aims to encourage more discussion

January 27, 2011

You may have noticed a change to the comments section on CW articles today. We’ve implemented a new commenting program that allows you to use your Facebook or Twitter account to leave comments. The reasons...

What to Look for from The Crimson White in 2011

January 25, 2011

With the new year comes some new initiatives from The CW. This blog is one—here we will attempt to offer some insight into how our processes work, address issues as they arise and offer a bit of levity...

Mark Barron to stay with Tide through senior season (Video)

Mark Barron to stay with Tide through senior season (Video)

January 15, 2011

Starting safety Mark Barron declared Saturday that he will be staying with the Crimson Tide for his senior season. View video coverage of the announcement below.

Kanye’s new album pushes rap’s boundaries

November 22, 2010

It’d be easy to view the last year and a half of Kanye West’s life as a giant publicity stunt. The transition from his infamous 2008 MTV Video Music Awards encounter with Taylor Swift to his 2009 VMA...

New website offers college poker

New website offers college poker

November 10, 2010

College students gamble for many reasons. Number one – it’s fun, Marc Moncayo, a sophomore majoring in education, said. According to statistics provided from Barbara Bucca, owner of the Your Poker...

Our View: Opinions page must act as a facilitator

September 19, 2010

Last week, many different parts of campus were criticized on the Crimson White opinions page – including the opinions page itself. The one column that generated the most controversy, though, was published...

Alfred McCullough makes a name for himself

September 1, 2010

With three of five starting offensive linemen returning to Alabama this season, competition on the field has been fierce throughout fall camp. Junior Alfred McCullough has emerged as possibly the most...

Five reasons you should join The Crimson White

August 17, 2010

Dearest freshmen, As you cast your wide, innocent eyes across the sprawling complexity of the University of Alabama campus, consider the aged, sagging building next to Reese Phifer Hall on University...

Board to consider 13 percent tuition increase

Board to consider 13 percent tuition increase

June 17, 2010

On Friday morning, the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees will consider a proposal by campus administrators to increase in-state tuition from $7,000 to $7,900 for the 2010-2011 school year....

Corrections for April 29

April 29, 2010

In the April 29 edition of The Crimson White, it was incorrectly reported that around 20 students attended the Black Feminist Thought Conference. In reality, roughly 100 people attended the conference...

The Crimson White: Your voice, your news

April 26, 2010

This is not a column about me. This is a column about you. Yes, you. You have a lot more power than you think. You’ve revolutionized the nature of information exchange and continue to do so with each...

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