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Jacob wins all-around as Alabama advances to championship

BIRMINGHAM–Alabama senior gymnast Kim Jacob’s floor exercise soundtrack starts with “Sweet Home Alabama.” Friday night in the BJCC Arena, that was more appropriate than any might have guessed, as the senior won the NCAA all-around championship and powered the Crimson Tide to the Super Six final on Saturday night.  “I’m still a little in shock, not really sure how to think,” Jacob said. […]

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Law student remembered for kindness, selflessness

When Dominic DeSimone was not in class at the University of Alabama Law School, he could be found working out at the Rec or perhaps helping a friend fix up a failing car. Dominic’s friends and family, who were more likely to call him “Dom,” will always remember his smile and unfailing willingness to lend a hand when someone needed […]

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Take Back the Night shines light on domestic violence

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 not only to march and chant, but to bring awareness to interpersonal violence, hear stories from survivors and speakers and learn how they can break stereotypes and myths related to […]

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Musicians struggle from streaming

Imagine you’re a musician playing in a cramped, dimly lit dive bar. Suddenly, a man walks up to you, says he’s with a major record label and offers you a record deal. Fast forward a few years, and you’ve got a chart-topping album, your songs play on radio stations nationwide, and you sip champagne while swimming in a pool of […]

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Film festival showcases student-made local films

When the words “film festival” are brought up in conversation, the usual association is with Sundance, Cannes or South by Southwest. However, with The University of Alabama’s second annual Black Warrior Film Festival taking place over the weekend, local talk will most likely be all about student films. BWFF was founded by telecommunication and film students who saw an opportunity […]

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