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Senatorial candidates not announced in advance due to election changes, Elections Board said

Senatorial candidates not announced in advance due to election changes, Elections Board said

October 13, 2017

Tuesday's Homecoming Elections for the vacant SGA Senate seats featured a variety of issues.  Prior to the election, the names of the candidates for the five Senate seats were not available on the SGA...

Senate election results not yet posted, violation of elections manual

Senate election results not yet posted, violation of elections manual

October 12, 2017

The results of the fall 2017 election of Student Government Association Senate seats have yet to be posted. This appears to be in violation of Article I Section 8 of the fall 2017 elections manual, which...

UPDATED: Suspicious package found behind Rose Administration Building contained clothing, not a threat, buildings reopened

UPDATED: Suspicious package found behind Rose Administration Building contained clothing, not a threat, buildings reopened

October 6, 2017

University Police are investigating a “suspicious package” behind the Rose Administration Building on campus, according to an email to students. That building and those surrounding it have been evacuated...

Local attorney speaks to Senate about suicide prevention

Local attorney speaks to Senate about suicide prevention

October 6, 2017

"At the age of 16, I became a survivor of suicide."  These were the words of Mary Turner Roberts, an attorney in Tuscaloosa as she began to detail how her life has been affected by suicide. It was at...

Senate looks to make internal, external changes

Senate looks to make internal, external changes

October 2, 2017

With the school year now in full swing and midterms rapidly approaching, here is a look at some of the legislation that has been introduced in the University SGA senate. The first piece of legislation...

SGA Senator elaborates on comments he made defending SGA President Hunter

SGA Senator elaborates on comments he made defending SGA President Hunter

September 22, 2017

Senator Harrison Adams rose to defend SGA President Jared Hunter during Thursday's SGA Senate meeting. At the time, Senate was debating a resolution that called for the University to release records dealing...

Hunter campaign violations among items discussed during latest Senate meeting

Hunter campaign violations among items discussed during latest Senate meeting

September 22, 2017

Thursday's Senate meeting once again featured discussion of Senator Mike Smith's resolution calling on the University to release records pertaining to the investigation into SGA President Jared Hunter...

Share a Swipe week collects thousands of meal swipes for students in need

“Share a Swipe” week collects thousands of meal swipes for students in need

September 19, 2017

The University's SGA held "Share a Swipe" week last week, in which students were encouraged to donate guest meal swipes for the "Got Meals?" program. This program is a division of the University's Office...

Special assistant to Reagan to discuss North Korea and nuclear weapons

Special assistant to Reagan to discuss North Korea and nuclear weapons

September 18, 2017

What: North Korea, Nukes and Nuts: Is Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un the more dangerous threat? Doug Bandow, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute who previously served as a special assistant to President...

Senate discusses procedure, FAC funding

Senate discusses procedure, FAC funding

September 15, 2017

Thursday night's concise Senate meeting focused mainly on legislation regarding Senate procedure and Financial Affairs Committee funding. Senator Clay Gaddis, a sophomore biology major, introduced Bill...

Three SGA senators no longer in office

Three SGA senators no longer in office

September 14, 2017

Wednesday afternoon, Speaker of the SGA Senate Matthew Childress sent an email announcing that three students are no longer part of the SGA Senate.  One of the students, JD Gilbert, was automatically...

SGA VPAA secures grant to combat campus drug abuse

SGA VPAA secures grant to combat campus drug abuse

September 13, 2017

One issue on campus that is sometimes overlooked is perhaps one of the most important: drug abuse. One member of the SGA, however, has not overlooked this issue and is instead trying to tackle it head...

UA to host health fair for students

UA to host health fair for students

September 12, 2017

WHO: The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness is sponsoring the event. WHAT: A gathering of over 30 health vendors for students to get information from.  WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m.-2...

University not planning to cancel classes because of Irma

University not planning to cancel classes because of Irma

September 11, 2017

With Hurricane Irma set to impact the Tuscaloosa area, the University said in an email Sunday evening that it currently has no plans to close.  "Campus officials will continue to monitor weather conditions...

Secretary of State Merrill addresses SGA Senate during its latest meeting

Secretary of State Merrill addresses SGA Senate during its latest meeting

September 8, 2017

Thursday night's Senate session featured a welcome reception for one of the University's own: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill. A former president of the SGA, Merrill returned to the University...

OSC declines to release Hunter records

OSC declines to release Hunter records

September 5, 2017

The University of Alabama's Office of Student Conduct, is still declining to release the contents of the Office's investigation into SGA President Jared Hunter's campaign. "The University will not release...

SGA President Hunter discusses sanctions

SGA President Hunter discusses sanctions

September 1, 2017

SGA President Jared Hunter discussed the sanctions handed to him by the University's Office of Student Conduct during Thursday's meeting of the Student Government Association Senate. Hunter previously...

Hunter signed away FERPA protections

Hunter signed away FERPA protections

August 31, 2017

In the wake of The Crimson White's Monday article detailing the resignation of the entire University Elections Board, The CW has been made aware of a campaign document that SGA President Jared Hunter would...

Preview: Around the World at UA

Preview: Around the World at UA

August 29, 2017

WHO: Members of multicultural and international organizations at the University, as well as representatives from the Capstone International Center. WHAT: A gathering of these various organizations to discuss...

University Elections Board Resigns

University Elections Board Resigns

August 28, 2017

The University’s entire Student Government Association Elections Board has resigned because of what members cited in a statement Sunday as “a blatant disregard and disrespect for the rules during our...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Year-in-Review: Student Government Association

April 28, 2017

Another school year has come and gone. In that year, the University’s Student Government Association was busy enacting legislation, policies, a governing. In honor of the year’s end, here are 10 key...

Emma Henderson still without recognition

Emma Henderson still without recognition

April 28, 2017

It has been almost two months since The Crimson White published the story of the late Mrs. Emma Henderson. In that story, using detailed documents from the 1960s and the words of two of her children, the...

Executive Council already working to implement policies and platforms

Executive Council already working to implement policies and platforms

April 21, 2017

The 2017-2018 University Student Government Association Executive Council was inaugurated a little over two weeks ago. The Council is comprised of the vice presidents for student affairs, academic affairs,...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate confirms 2017-2018 Executive Cabinet after lengthy discussion

April 21, 2017

The latest meeting of the University's Student Government Association Senate featured confirmations, discussion of the Support Our Scholars Act of 2017 and a resolution "encouraging gender equality in...

Freshmen reflect on their first year at the University

Freshmen reflect on their first year at the University

April 14, 2017

Life as a freshman at a university is often full of adaptations. It involves new people, new places and new ways to get involved. Life for freshmen at The University of Alabama is much the same. Now that...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Block seating again up for discussion in Senate special session

April 13, 2017

A special session of the SGA Senate convened Thursday with the sole purpose of discussing another Student Organizational Seating Bill. SGA President Jared Hunter wrote an executive order repealing former...

SGA President Hunter issues executive order on block seating

SGA President Hunter issues executive order on block seating

April 11, 2017

Student Government Association President Jared Hunter issues the first executive order of his term Monday afternoon, repealing former SGA President Roth's executive order on the Student Organization Seating...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate elects speaker, secretary, confirms Hunter's chief of staff

April 7, 2017

The SGA Senate's meeting Thursday night was one without legislation and was instead a meeting focused on elections and confirmations. Executive Vice President Casey Nelson conducted the meeting until...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate discusses rules, regulations and Student Organizational Seating during final session of 2016-2017 Senate

March 31, 2017

The final session of the 2016-2017 Student Government Association Senate consisted largely of discussions of bills dealing with rules and regulations for the First Year Council and Executive Cabinet. During...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate special session fails to meet quorum

March 30, 2017

Student Government Association President Lillian Roth announced Tuesday that she had called a special session of the Senate for Wednesday evening in order to hear a legislative version of the executive...

Roth issues executive order, calls senate into special session

Roth issues executive order, calls senate into special session

March 29, 2017

Last week, Student Government Association President Lillian Roth vetoed Bill 16, which would have codified Student Organizational Seating. In the press release discussing her veto, Roth listed five changes...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Roth vetoes student organization seating bill

March 24, 2017

Student Government Association President Lillian Roth vetoed a bill Thursday evening that would have placed student organization seating in the SGA Code of Laws. A constitutional amendment was passed...

Students discuss ways to improve the Intercultural Diversity Center

Students discuss ways to improve the Intercultural Diversity Center

March 10, 2017

Student Government Association Senator Ronnie Hill, a senior majoring in civil engineering, introduced a resolution during the Feb. 16 Senate meeting that called for further development of the Intercultural...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate talks organization seating, FAC funding requests

March 10, 2017

Senate briefly met on Thursday to discuss two pieces of legislation. One was a bill that would place student organization seating into the SGA Code of Laws and the other was an act to approve Financial...

Roth has no regrets about campaign

Roth has no regrets about campaign

March 7, 2017

The room at Chi Omega grew quiet as the 2017-2018 SGA election results were read online. When it was revealed that Jared Hunter had unofficially won the race with 54 percent of the vote, the room went...

SGA presidential candidate: Lillian Roth

SGA presidential candidate: Lillian Roth

March 6, 2017

She sits in the back of the room with members of her campaign team, awaiting her turn to speak. She stands up and makes her way toward the front of the room.The audience is comprised of Capstone Coalition...

Elections Board issues summons for information about The Machine

Elections Board issues summons for information about The Machine

March 4, 2017

Saturday evening the Elections Board issued a open invitation to University students regarding the Machine. The Board is asking for tangible information about the existence of the Machine, also known as Theta...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

SGA presidential candidates, elections board member address bias allegations

March 3, 2017

The University of Alabama Elections Board announced on Tuesday that it had found SGA presidential candidate Jared Hunter guilty of of two major ethical violations and an intermediate violation. On Wednesday,...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Elections Board clears Roth again, issues clarifications for Hunter campaign

March 3, 2017

The Elections Board released its fourth violations report on Friday, once again clearing Lillian Roth and issuing clarification for Jared Hunter. According to the report, SGA President Lillian Roth did...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate talks OB-GYNs, commencement speeches and the Intercultural Diversity Center

March 3, 2017

For 15 minutes, the rigors and busy schedules of an SGA campaign came to a halt for some. Senate met Thursday night to discusses three resolutions, dealing with OB-GYNs, commencement speeches at graduation...

A life worth recognizing: The story of Emma Henderson

A life worth recognizing: The story of Emma Henderson

March 2, 2017

At the height of the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1960s, people across the country marched for equality and freedom. Among the freedoms they marched for was the right to vote for African-American...

Your guide to the SGA Executive positions on the March 7 ballot

Your guide to the SGA Executive positions on the March 7 ballot

March 1, 2017

The 2017-2018 Student Government Association elections are rapidly approaching. On March 7, students will have the opportunity to vote for candidates for a variety of offices. From the SGA president to...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate discusses proxy rules, confirms Jeff Burnstine as SGA treasurer

February 24, 2017

Senate's session Thursday night consisted of discussion of one bill which would change proxy rules in the Senate.A proxy is an individual who acts as a substitute for a senator who could not attend a particular...

SGA recap. The Crimson White.

Senate discusses sexual assault and Intercultural Diversity center

February 17, 2017

The Student Government Association's Senate meeting Thursday night consisted of a discussion of various pieces of legislation, including sexual assault and the Intercultural Diversity Center.One piece...

SGA President Lillian Roth to seek re-election

SGA President Lillian Roth to seek re-election

February 14, 2017

SGA President Lillian Roth will seek re-election, possibly without the support of the Machine, according to two senior Roth administration officials. The Machine is a select coalition of UA fraternities...

FYC Chief of Staff position discussed at latest meeting

FYC Chief of Staff position discussed at latest meeting

November 2, 2016

During its latest meeting, First Year Council passed a resolution creating the FYC chief of staff position and discussed mental health awareness. The chief of staff would assist in doing tasks like distributing...

FYC discusses community forums and mental health

FYC discusses community forums and mental health

October 26, 2016

First Year Council convened on Tuesday night and discussed two resolutions. One dealt with community forums in the residence halls of FYC councilors and the other focused on "reformation of mental health...

#Bamasits protest continues after threats and derogatory remarks

#Bamasits protest continues after threats and derogatory remarks

October 25, 2016

While the National Anthem was played during Alabama's football game against Texas A&M on Saturday, the group #bamasits continued their protest of racial injustice across the country.The group's members...

Elections Board, Senate Oversight, rules and regulations, discussed at latest meeting

Elections Board, Senate Oversight, rules and regulations, discussed at latest meeting

October 21, 2016

Senate heard pieces of legislation dealing with the Elections Board, Senate Oversight Committee and rules and regulations of the Senate, during Thursday night's Senate session. The meeting began with...

First Year Council discusses FYC forums for community housing during latest meeting

First Year Council discusses FYC forums for community housing during latest meeting

October 19, 2016

First year Council met Tuesday night and discussed a single piece of legislation. This legislation focused on "encouraging FYC housing community forums" according to the resolution's title.FYC discussed...

Senate discusses cyber security, SGA grants of power and other topics

Senate discusses cyber security, SGA grants of power and other topics

October 14, 2016

During Thursday's Senate meeting, resolutions dealing with cyber security on campus, following the SGA grants of power and other issues were discussed. At the meeting, Senate Chief of Staff Michael...

Q&A with Speaker of the Senate Lance McCaskey: New Senate governing document

Q&A with Speaker of the Senate Lance McCaskey: New Senate governing document

October 13, 2016

During last Thursday's Senate meeting, Speaker of the Senate Lance McCaskey, a junior majoring in economics, and Senate Chief of Staff Michael Cervino introduced a 34-page bill to create separate standing...

UA SGA hosts 7th Annual Out of Darkness Walk

UA SGA hosts 7th Annual “Out of Darkness Walk”

October 10, 2016

Roughly 1,300 students, local residents and others gathered outside the Ferguson Student Center on Sunday for the seventh annual Out of Darkness Walk. Performed annually by the American Foundation for...

Senate discusses racism on campus, town halls, Senate rules and regulations and others

Senate discusses racism on campus, town halls, Senate rules and regulations and others

October 7, 2016

At the latest Senate meeting, 11 pieces of legislation were discussed that included resolutions supporting a town hall meeting, condemning racism and intolerance at the University, a bill creating "a new...

Alabama Ticket Exchange post results in derogatory remarks and threats against students

Alabama Ticket Exchange post results in derogatory remarks and threats against students

October 6, 2016

A UA student was suspended after peaceful protest turned to threats of violence stemming from the ongoing conflict over symbolic demonstrations surrounding the national anthem.During Alabama's homecoming...

FYC elects committee chairs and discusses ideas at third meeting of the year

FYC elects committee chairs and discusses ideas at third meeting of the year

October 5, 2016

The First Year Council held its first meeting with Jay Little presiding as president. The meeting was the group's third of the year, and most of the time consisted of committee meetings.The meeting began...

Capstone Coalition holds first ever open forum

Capstone Coalition holds first ever open forum

October 4, 2016

The Capstone Coalition held its first ever open forum on Monday night. The Coalition is a group of students who essentially function as a political party, backing political candidates, working on policy...

Four Senators removed from office, FAC eligibility requirements discussed during Senate meeting

Four Senators removed from office, FAC eligibility requirements discussed during Senate meeting

September 30, 2016

Senate met Thursday to discuss matters of old business, including FAC eligibility requirements, Senate transparency and other items. The meeting began with Sam Baker alerting the Senate about four new...

BREAKING: Constitutional convention resolution fails to meet necessary voter threshold

BREAKING: Constitutional convention resolution fails to meet necessary voter threshold

September 27, 2016

On Tuesday, voters named Rob Grady as the latest senator for the graduate school and voted against the constitutional convention resolution.In order to pass, the resolution to create a constitutional...

With new information and methods, college students can work to prevent STDs

September 27, 2016

College students now, more than ever, have the ability to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Largely due to new prevention methods and greater access to health information, young adults...

Senate discusses styrofoam usage, FAC eligibility requirements, operating budgets

Senate discusses styrofoam usage, FAC eligibility requirements, operating budgets

September 23, 2016

Senate met on Thursday to discuss over ten pieces of legislation. This included legislation about suicide prevention training, Financial Affairs Committee eligibility requirements, the SGA's operating...

SGA senator's bill would allow students to voice concerns

SGA senator's bill would allow students to voice concerns

September 21, 2016

Students feeling voiceless in the SGA legislative process might have an avenue to be heard. Lita Waggoner, a junior majoring in public health, introduced a bill to rewrite chapter 604.4 of the SGA Code...

FYC confirmed, constitutional convention resolution passes in first FYC meeting

FYC confirmed, constitutional convention resolution passes in first FYC meeting

September 14, 2016

The Senate met for a special session Tuesday evening for the purpose of confirming the 65 nominees for First Year Council. The meeting began with FYC nominees crowding around the outskirts of the Ferguson...

Contracts pose no roadblock to SGA Open Textbooks bill

Contracts pose no roadblock to SGA Open Textbooks bill

August 31, 2016

After multiple questions were raised regarding an open textbooks proposal at Thursday’s Senate meeting, one issue has been resolved – University officials have indicated that there are no contractual...

The University of Alabama's Administration: explained

The University of Alabama's Administration: explained

August 30, 2016

The University of Alabama is huge – not only in size, but in population. With over 36,000 students and counting, the number of students on campus is only getting larger. Size and the nature of the institution...

Senate discusses open textbooks, caucus regulations

Senate discusses open textbooks, caucus regulations

August 26, 2016

While many other students were walking across campus for Get on Board Day, the SGA Senate convened on Thursday night to discuss caucus regulations, "Open Textbooks" and a congratulatory resolution for...

Get on Board Day to feature campus organizations

Get on Board Day to feature campus organizations

August 24, 2016

Get on Board Day gives students the opportunity to explore various honor societies and organizations on campus, and find a way to get involved. Ashley Cofield, the coordinator of student involvement, said...

Around the World at UA

Around the World at UA

August 23, 2016

WHO: The Capstone International CenterWHAT: Around the World at UAWHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.WHERE: Crimson Promenade in front of B.B. Comer HallMegan Wagner, the coordinator for...

Uber returns to Tuscaloosa

Uber returns to Tuscaloosa

August 17, 2016

The wait is over: Uber will resume operations in Tuscaloosa on Thursday.Beginning Thursday, Aug. 18, University students will be able to request an UberX, which is a vehicle that typically holds up to...

UA alum carries flag at Olympic opening ceremony

August 6, 2016

One of the biggest honors an athlete can have is qualifying for the Olympic Games. An even bigger honor, however, is that athlete being a flag bearer for their country at the Olympic's opening ceremony....

One arrest in burglary at Tuscaloosa gun store

July 20, 2016

While two suspects are still at large, one man has been arrested in connection with the burglary that occurred at a Tuscaloosa gun shop last week.Last week, burglars were caught on camera stealing more...

Bill to promote security for law enforcement introduced in Congress

July 20, 2016

Rep. Ted Poe of Texas has introduced a bill to "Back the Blue," which would increase federal penalties on those who kill, assault or plan violence against law enforcement officers.Poe introduced the act...

TPD policy changes considered following Orlando shooting

June 29, 2016

In the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida on June 12 that killed 49 people and injured 53, Tuscaloosa city official Matt Calderon is looking change a policy that prevents off-duty...

Alabama Republicans react to Supreme Court immigration ruling

June 29, 2016

On Thursday June 24 the Supreme Court reached a stalemate in the deliberation of a national immigration law that would defer the deportation of illegal immigrants with children born in the United States....

Uber and Tuscaloosa reach an agreement

June 22, 2016

A deal has been reached between the City of Tuscaloosa and Uber that will allow the ride-sharing service to return to town. News of the deal was published by The Tuscaloosa News on Monday.According to...

UA film wins big at 20th American Black Film Festival

UA film wins big at 20th American Black Film Festival

June 22, 2016

Seth Panitch, a theatre professor at the University, won the grand jury prize for best film at the 20th American Black Film Festival. Panitch received the prize on Sunday, following the five day film festival.Panitch's...

Obama reaffirms refugee pledge on World Refugee Day

June 22, 2016

President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry reaffirmed their pledge to continue accepting refugees from Middle Eastern countries. The two reasserted the promise on June 20 in commemoration of World...

UA Board of Trustees approves tuition increase

UA Board of Trustees approves tuition increase

June 17, 2016

The University's Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase for UA students, as well as students of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. For in-state residents, tuition at UA will increase...

Committee meets to discuss Bentley impeachment

June 17, 2016

The Alabama House Judiciary Committee held its first meeting regarding the impeachment of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley this week. Bentley has been accused of corruption, neglect of duty, incompetency...

UA professor's documentary on Alabama's coastal region airs on television

UA professor's documentary on Alabama's coastal region airs on television

June 15, 2016

The natural beauty of Alabama's coastal region is the subject of a new documentary by University of Alabama professor Doug Phillips."Discovering Alabama-- Coastal Paradise" is a three part special that...

A light in the dark: UA vigil held to honor victims of massacre

A light in the dark: UA vigil held to honor victims of massacre

June 15, 2016

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, the lives of many changed forever in Orlando, Florida. More than 300 people went to Pulse, a gay nightclub, that night. Forty-nine of them never went home.Near...

Visual changes made to MyBama

June 10, 2016

If you log on to your MyBama account you'll notice the site has been completely transformed. The new version of MyBama went live on May 21 and features, mostly, cosmetic changes. Andrew Richardson, who...

Mike Hubbard found guilty on 12 of 23 counts

June 10, 2016

Mike Hubbard will no longer be known as "Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives." Henceforth, he will always be known as the former Speaker of the House.According to a June 10 al.com article,...

Alabama Girls State on campus this week

June 8, 2016

Alabama Girls State, which is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, is held every summer and allows rising high school seniors to create and participate in mock city, county and state governments....

University warns students of email, phone scams

June 7, 2016

The University's Office of Information Technology (OIT) sent UA students an email on June 7 warning them of an extortion email scheme, as well as a phone scam that could affect students and faculty. According...

Road construction continues on University Boulevard

Road construction continues on University Boulevard

June 2, 2016

Throughout the summer there will be road construction on and around the UA campus. According to an email sent to students on May 23, the construction will include University Boulevard west of the strip...

Tuscaloosa adds storm shelters following April 27 tornado

Tuscaloosa adds storm shelters following April 27 tornado

April 27, 2016

When the tornado swept through Tuscaloosa in April of 2011, the University and the city each had the same number of public storm shelters for students and residents: zero. “At the time of the tornado,...

University Libraries and Writing Center host Great Campus Write-In

University Libraries and Writing Center host Great Campus Write-In

April 16, 2016

University Libraries in conjunction with the Writing Center hosted the first ever Great Campus Write-In on Friday, April 15.The event took place on the first floor of Gorgas Library from 1-4 p.m. with...

UA organizations shine light on sexual assault

UA organizations shine light on sexual assault

April 14, 2016

People, publications and organizations across campus have come together throughout the year to address the nationwide problem of sexual assault. With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the University...

Some students disagree with laundry costs

April 11, 2016

Every UA student must pay the price for their dirty laundry.Laundry costs can add another burden on top of rising tuition rates and other expenses. Bridgette Davis, a freshman majoring in history education,...

Center for Academic Success to give exam preparation workshop

Center for Academic Success to give exam preparation workshop

April 5, 2016

WHAT: Preparing for Final Exams WorkshopWHEN: Tuesday April 12, 4-5 p.m.WHERE: 230 Osband Hall, across the street from Foster AuditoriumWHY: Dr. Richard Livingston, assistant director of the Center for...

International Communications Club to host former UA international student

March 29, 2016

WHAT: The International Communications ClubWHEN: Wednesday March 30, at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Reese-Phifer Hall, room 104A.WHY: The International Communications Club was created in January, and met for the...

Students', Congress's opinions divided on SCOTUS nomination

Students', Congress's opinions divided on SCOTUS nomination

March 25, 2016

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia added madness to an already bizarre election cycle. Scalia, an esteemed conservative jurist appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1986, was widely respected by...

Run UA takes home top times for Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon

March 9, 2016

Beginning August 2015, members of Run UA started training for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon. After extensive preparation and hundreds of miles logged, 22 members of the group traveled to New Orleans,...

Patrick Fitzgerald 'wouldn't have done anything differently' in SGA loss

Patrick Fitzgerald 'wouldn't have done anything differently' in SGA loss

March 1, 2016

When news broke via Twitter that Lillian Roth had been elected SGA president, the large dining hall at Alpha Tau Omega fell silent. Multiple members of Patrick Fitzgerald’s campaign frantically grabbed...

SGA Q&A: Alli Selman highlights homelessness, sexual assault as key issues

February 29, 2016

Alli Selman is running for vice president of external affairs. SGA elections will be March 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on MyBama.CW: To begin with, can you give me a quick rundown of your life story?AS: My...

Leake plans for campus unification if elected

February 26, 2016

Q: Can you give me a quick rundown of your life story?A: All right, so, like I said I'm currently a junior from Lexington, Illinois. I'm studying double major in management information systems and finance....

Smith wants to inspire empathy, create veterans' priority if elected

Smith wants to inspire empathy, create veterans' priority if elected

February 26, 2016

Q: Can you give me a quick rundown of your life story?A: So, I am a – my name is Alex Smith, and I'm from Huntsville, Alabama, majoring in political science.  I came to The University of Alabama because...

Norman, if elected, plans to promote diverse opinions

Norman, if elected, plans to promote diverse opinions

February 24, 2016

Q: Can you give me a quick run down of your life story?A: Well, okay. I will start with my name. My name is Shelby Delana Norman. I am a junior. I am majoring in Political Science and I am on the...

Roth wants SGA to be less concerned about party affiliations, focused on opportunities if elected

Roth wants SGA to be less concerned about party affiliations, focused on opportunities if elected

February 24, 2016

Q: Can you give me a quick rundown of your life story?A: Yeah. So, I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, where I went to both public and private high schools. I was selected to represent my high school...

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