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Meal donation program helps students in need

  Through a collaborative effort between the Parent Association, the Student Government Association, Bama Dining and the Dean of Students Office, a new program will offer nutritional meals to students in need. Leela Foley, director of media relations for SGA, cited prior success with food assistance programs in the past as the driving force and inspiration behind the new “Got […]

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Four councils govern campus greeks

With more than 7,000 members spread out over 58 different organizations, The University of Alabama has the largest greek student body of any institution in North America, Ryan Powell, assistant director of Greek Affairs at the University, said. But many of those greek letter organizations are governed by larger umbrella organizations known as greek councils. There are currently four separate […]

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Rights group asks UA to recognize free speech

In response to threats of arrest toward counter- protesters at a Bama Students for Life’s protest on the Quad in April, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education sent a letter to The University of Alabama May 22 asking the school to recognize that students’ First Amendment rights had been violated and to change its grounds use policy. Peter Bonilla, […]

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Bid Day numbers have increased each year setting national records and drawing large crowds to sorority row.

Sorority recruitment numbers continue to climb at University

As the new school year approaches, sororities at The University of Alabama are gearing up for new member selection during the fall rush week. Kat Gillan, director of greek affairs at the University, said a total of 2,100 students are expected to participate in fall recruitment, and while UA rush week may appear to be a tradition set in stone, […]

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UA says parking will not be an issue during recruitment

Although the number of participants in sorority recruitment will be at an all-time high, University of Alabama administrators are not concerned about parking problems when the more than 2,000 girls descend on the University’s campus. Kat Gillan, director of greek affairs at the University, said cooperation between the sororities and the administration allows all involved in recruitment relatively stress-free parking […]

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