Articles By: Ashley Chaffin

Students should graduate college with education, not just a piece of paper

Saying goodbye to The University of Alabama was supposed to be easy. The plan was to walk May 4 and be gone at most three days later. In October, this column would have been a quick reflection of my opinions of the University, a few thank you notes and a final good riddance to my life in Tuscaloosa. Now, the […]

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Championship football team deserves #1 fans in Bryant-Denny

Living rooms and bars across Alabama erupted a few times on Saturday night. The first eruption came when T.J. Yeldon ran the game-winning touchdown in with only 51 seconds left in the Alabama-LSU game. The second came when our defense sacked LSU’s Zach Mettenberger to solidify the win. There was jumping, screaming and even a few tears from fans and […]

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Alleged gunman apprehended off campus

At 11:29 a.m., The University of Alabama announced there was an armed individual at the Phi Delta Theta house through the University Emergency System. UA Spokeswoman Cathy Andreen said UAPD responded immediately to these reports, but didn’t have any further information until they gave the all clear, which was announced at noon through the emergency system. “TPD has the suspect […]

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Fraternity pledge details UA’s culture of hazing

“Who wants to drop?” They’re asked as they run errands. They’re asked as they do physically strenuous tasks on basement floors, “Who wants to drop?” They’re asked constantly as their schedules are consumed with the duties and hazing associated with pledgeship, “Who wants to drop?” Greek pledges at The University of Alabama live a life narrowly focused on making it […]

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Guy Bailey becomes 37th president

By Ashley Chaffin

Managing Editor

Guy Bailey became the 37th president of The University of Alabama on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Following a search that began in March, the Board of Trustees elected Bailey as the next president Wednesday, July 11, at a publ…

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