Category: News

Relay for Life to raise money for cancer awareness

This Friday, The University of Alabama will host its annual Relay For Life fundraiser for The American Cancer Society. Teams will camp out at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium and take turns walking or running the track. “We’re hoping to see a big turnout because this is something that affects everyone,” Laura Lantrip, Relay For Life executive director, […]

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Accounting students gain experience via internship

Seniors Marina Roberts and Daniel Hubbard spent their days this spring learning about accounting – but not in class. Roberts could often be found researching international tax policies, but she did it at a desk in Houston at the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers, not a desk in Bruno Library. Hubbard was auditing clients of Sellers, Richardson, Holman, & West, LLP in […]

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Traveling stressful for students far from home

For most students, the end of final exams means at least a few weeks of relaxation before summer jobs and internships start. But for Sirui Shao, the end of final exams is only a small step in the process of getting home for the summer. She must first complete 20 or more hours of traveling to get to her home […]

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Prison practices betray the Tutwiler legacy

The University of Alabama’s Julia Tutwiler Hall residency received its namesake from the proponent of educational, prison and women’s rights reform, but another building off a busy Wetumpka highway carries her name as well: the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women. Julia Tutwiler was a renowned innovator of Alabama’s educational system in her lifetime. But she is not remembered just for […]

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Door men provide security, safety at parties, other events

Nightly gatherings in Tuscaloosa’s bars, weekly Greek events and parties comprise much of The University of Alabama’s offerings for entertainment and social events for students. Besides the common elements of alcohol and college students, security and bouncers are present at almost any event and are tasked with the job of maintaining order and safety. “Your job is to prevent the […]

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