Articles By: Sydney Newman

Students, faculty protest social inequality

A group of students and faculty assembled outside Foster Auditorium to hold a peaceful protest march from the Malone-Hood Plaza to the Ferguson Center Plaza on Wednesday. The protesters represented numerous campus organizations, ethnicities and backgrounds from the University of Alabama campus. Sean Hudson, the director of public relations for the Social Work Association of Cultural Awareness, said the Not […]

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CW | Katherine Martin

A look inside the recycling process at the University

Every item placed in a recycling bin on the UA campus is taken to the University Recycling Center. Located on 14th Street, the University Recycling Center is the destination for typical recyclable products: aluminum cans, plastic, scrap metal and wood and paper of all types. However, the center is also capable of recycling many other products not commonly thought of […]

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Alpha Tau Omega fraternity brothers enjoy their new house located on University Boulevard. The house is open for the first time this year. / CW | Megan Smith

Greek houses grow along with community

Nearly three years ago, a lot on University Boulevard became free, and Alpha Tau Omega fraternity was selected from a number of fraternities to build a new house on this land. Since that time, plans were made, approval from the Board of Trustees was sought and ground was broken on the new fraternity house. Members of ATO said they waited […]

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Groups look to tap students for relief aid

As the school year begins, both returning and new students may wonder how to get involved with the continued tornado relief efforts. So far, students and faculty from the University have contributed to the massive clean up and rebuilding process in many ways. “It’s important for freshmen to understand that University infrastructure was not directly impacted by the storm,” said […]

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Area schools to build shelters

Though the Southeast has always experienced tornadic weather, the April 27 tornado spurred increased awareness of the importance of weather preparedness at home, work and in the classroom. Of nine Tuscaloosa County schools, six suffered damage from the tornado and three were destroyed. The Tuscaloosa County School Board is taking precautions to ensure their students will be safe in the […]

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