Philanthropy Fundamentals: Greek members contribute to charities

University of Alabama sororities have raised over $460,000 for various national and local charities in the past year, said Hannah McBrayer, president of UA Panhellenic Association.

"This is due in part to their unwavering commitment to philanthropic endeavors, charity events, and fundraisers," McBrayer said. "Philanthropy is one of the pillars of our Greek system and is an important part of what makes our chapters the best in the nation." 

Kiffin to return to Knoxville with inspired Crimson Tide

The last time Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin walked a sideline in Knoxville, Tennessee, he wore the UT orange so emblematic of Alabama’s 
second rivalry.

In 2009, at only 33 years old, Kiffin came to Tennessee fresh off a stint as the youngest head coach in the modern era of the NFL, replacing long-time coach Phillip Fulmer, and was anointed the savior of 
Volunteer football.

Coaches turn team around

At the end of last season, the Alabama soccer team knew it was time for a change. Alabama was unable to make it to the postseason, and it was also preparing to lose assistant coach Tatum Clowney.

Clowney’s departure left a gap in the program, then assistant coach Jason Lowe announced he would also be 
leaving shortly before the 2014-2015 season began. Alabama had lost two assistant coaches and it was scrambling to fill the void.

Dutch offer European style

Pia Rijsdijk made a bold decision in 2011. She chose to leave her homeland, Numansdorp, Netherlands, in search of new experiences. She left her old life behind to join the Crimson Tide 
soccer team.

Bruna Evangelista finds home in Tuscaloosa

The road to the Alabama volleyball team can best be described as unexpected for Bruna Evangelista, full of twists, turns and bumps, and spanning across across two continents and multiple states.

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Tide prepares to take on Vols

Alabama will travel to Knoxville, Tennessee, this weekend to renew its annual rivalry with the Volunteers.

The two sides will be meeting for the 96th time with a series record of 50-38-7 in Alabama’s favor. Alabama coach Nick Saban said he knows the matchup is a highly anticipated game for both the players and fans.


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Brothers of band Hartle Road to visit Green Bar

Hartle Road has toured extensively throughout the Southeast, playing festivals such as South by Southwest and Secret Stages, but on Saturday, Hartle Road will come to Tuscaloosa's Green Bar. 


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Alabama politicians: You’re drunk, go home

I have to admit, I laughed when I saw the news Monday that state Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard had been indicted on 23 Class B felony counts.


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