• Students take to Tinder for relationships, dating

    Tess Severin, a University of Alabama sophomore from Illinois majoring in finance, is an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi. Rhys Butler, her boyfriend, is a junior studying telecommunication and film who speaks with a Southern accent. The two met having no mutual friends on Facebook or similar backgrounds, and yet they’re going on their fourth month of dating. Severin […]

    Students take to Tinder for relationships, dating
  • Lack of funding threatens to close Amtrak train station

    When Diane Salls, president of the Ceres Garden Club of Northport, moved to Tuscaloosa more than 50 years ago, she would pass the Greensboro Avenue train depot and think to herself that a town of Tuscaloosa’s caliber needed a better train station. The problem was the train depot was owned by the Norfolk Southern Corporation, not the City of Tuscaloosa. […]

    Lack of funding threatens to close Amtrak train station
  • Crimson Tide looks to revamp defensive line

    For any number of reasons, Alabama lost its way in 2013. Could it have stemmed from a lack of maturity? Or did complacency simply settle in during perhaps the most notorious two-game stretch of Nick Saban’s Alabama coaching career, one where the Crimson Tide suffered back-to-back losses against Auburn and Oklahoma to end the season? Or maybe it was at […]

    Crimson Tide looks to revamp defensive line
  • Preachers speak at Ferg Plaza

    When John McGlone first walked onto the Ferguson Center Plaza on Wednesday morning with his “The King is Coming” hat, his “TRUST JESUS, HE HATES SIN, HEBREWS 1:9” sign and his fellow preacher, fewer than 10 people stayed around to listen. By lunch, they had garnered a larger audience. The evangelist group from Kentucky does not identify itself with any […]

    Preachers speak at Ferg Plaza
  • City protects cemeteries

    It is almost easy to forget you are in the middle of Tuscaloosa when walking through Evergreen Cemetery. It’s quiet, and the trees almost block out the football stadium looming overhead. Without the tombstones, it would be another park. In fact, the cemetery is designed as a garden cemetery, a design that became popular in the 1830s. It was a […]

    City protects cemeteries
  • DCAF brings local art to community

    Tuscaloosa’s Government Plaza hosted more than 75 tents on Saturday featuring artists, jewelers and craftsmen. Children flooded the fountain area with chalk drawings, and the day was packed with music from local bands. Druid City Arts Festival, originally founded five years ago by The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus, was handed off to the Tuscaloosa Sports and Tourism Commission to […]

    DCAF brings local art to community

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Take Back the Night shines light on domestic violence

April 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

The Women’s Resource Center will host its annual Take Back the Night rally to end violence against women at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Denny Chimes. Students and faculty will gather...

Sports »

Baseball team looks to continue recent success

April 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

The Crimson Tide continued its late-inning dramatics this season with a walk-off double from freshman Casey Hughston in a series-clinching 4-3 victory over Auburn at Sewell-Thomas...

Opinion »

Baseball holds on to romance, leisure lost in modern athletics

April 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

It’s just a couple of weeks after opening day in Major League Baseball, and it’s hard not to feel the romance of the game. It’s a time when hopes haven’t yet been...

Culture »

Students take to Tinder for relationships, dating

Students take to Tinder for relationships, dating

April 15, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Tess Severin, a University of Alabama sophomore from Illinois majoring in finance, is an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi. Rhys Butler, her boyfriend, is a junior studying...

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New York painter brngs gallery to UA

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UA Forensics Council brings home tournament victories

Last week, the members of the Alabama Forensics Council returned home from a week-long trip to Arizona with another top 10 finish at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament. The team of around 24 students competed in individual competitions in a wide range of categories, from drama interpretation to extemporaneous speaking. Points from the individual performances contributed toward […]

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UA students spend, save tax returns

With tax season coming to a close, students may find themselves with extra cash burning in their pockets. While most part-time jobs might not produce a high return on taxes, students could be faced with a decision on their tax returns: spend or save? Jan Brakefield, a professor in the department of consumer sciences, said she recommends students save what […]

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Outdoor Rec partners with HERO bamboo bike sellers

When a resident of Greensboro, Ala., told Pam Dorr, executive director of Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization, that there was too much bamboo in her area, it was a complaint. And it would have been nothing more than a complaint if HERO had not been learning to build bamboo bikes for residents of the Black Belt region. “It all happened […]

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Physicist draws year’s largest ALLELE crowd

ALLELE’s largest crowd of the year gathered Thursday, filling up the entire auditorium and then some. Students, faculty and visitors came to hear Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist from Arizona State University, discuss the beginning of the universe, thinking about science reasonably and his book “A Universe from Nothing.” “If I want you to take away two things […]

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