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Silent auction to fund student scholarships

Those looking for an opportunity to give back to the community, while also finding good deals on local food and products, can take part in a silent auction on campus Thursday. The Student Executive Council for the College of Communication and Information Sciences will hold its 18th annual silent auction Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the rotunda […]

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UA Forensics Council brings home tournament victories

Last week, the members of the Alabama Forensics Council returned home from a week-long trip to Arizona with another top 10 finish at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament. The team of around 24 students competed in individual competitions in a wide range of categories, from drama interpretation to extemporaneous speaking. Points from the individual performances contributed toward […]

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UA students spend, save tax returns

With tax season coming to a close, students may find themselves with extra cash burning in their pockets. While most part-time jobs might not produce a high return on taxes, students could be faced with a decision on their tax returns: spend or save? Jan Brakefield, a professor in the department of consumer sciences, said she recommends students save what […]

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Outdoor Rec partners with HERO bamboo bike sellers

When a resident of Greensboro, Ala., told Pam Dorr, executive director of Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization, that there was too much bamboo in her area, it was a complaint. And it would have been nothing more than a complaint if HERO had not been learning to build bamboo bikes for residents of the Black Belt region. “It all happened […]

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Physicist draws year’s largest ALLELE crowd

ALLELE’s largest crowd of the year gathered Thursday, filling up the entire auditorium and then some. Students, faculty and visitors came to hear Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist from Arizona State University, discuss the beginning of the universe, thinking about science reasonably and his book “A Universe from Nothing.” “If I want you to take away two things […]

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