News Year in Review

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Campus desegregation shown in Foster tour – Feb. 28, 2019

Kinsley Centers | Contributing Writer


UA professor Meredith Bagley leads a tour that shows the history of Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American student to enroll at The University of Alabama.


Hallowed Grounds displays history of slavery – Feb. 21, 2019

Jessa Reid Bolling | Assistant News Editor


UA professor Hilary Green has been guiding hundreds of visitors along a one-hour walking tour called the Hallowed Grounds Tour, shedding light on the experiences of enslaved people owned by the University during the 1800s.


Transgender pageant contestant resists hate – Feb. 11, 2019

Jessa Reid Bolling | Assistant News Editor


Za’Niyah Williams, a Tuscaloosa County High School senior, became the first transgender contestant to participate in the Tuscaloosa County High School Beauty Walk.


AARP, UA work to provide resources for veterans – Feb. 11, 2019

Jeffrey Kelly | Contributing Writer


American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) of Alabama and The University of Alabama’s Office for Military Families and Veterans have teamed up to study the needs of Alabama’s older military veterans so that AARP can better connect them to the relevant resources and services they need.


Slavery commission to study historical racism – Nov. 8, 2018

Audrey Harper | Contributing Writer


The UA Faculty Senate voted to approve the creation of the commission on race, civil rights and slavery at the University to create a dialogue on campus about race and its history.


‘125 Years of Women’ celebration continues – Aug. 27, 2018

Rylie Curry | Staff Reporter


The year 2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women enrolling at The University of Alabama. Events were held throughout the semester to celebrate the accomplishments of the remarkable women who studied at the Capstone and all they achieved moving forward.