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Author reads at Bama Theatre

Steven Nalley

February 19, 2010

Joey Oliver and his daughter Lydia Oliver drove about an hour and a half from Hayden, Ala., to see Neil Gaiman speak at the Bama Theatre Thursday night. At the beginning of the event, ushers picked up notecards they had distr...

Miss UA competition Saturday

Jennie Kushner

February 19, 2010

Fourteen Alabama football players will exchange their jerseys for suits Saturday as they usher 14 contestants competing in the 36th annual Miss University of Alabama competition. The competition will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Ba...

Rec parking showing positive results

Will Tucker

February 19, 2010

A new initiative to open up parking at the University Recreation Center has its first quantifiable data to illustrate its effectiveness, according to University officials. “This is doing nothing but helping us,” said Geor...

Rock Paper Scissors competition sends student to Mexico

Brittney Knox

February 19, 2010

With a 5-1 win, Drew Hawk, a senior majoring in accounting. won a trip to Mexico to compete in the USA Rock Paper Scissors competition for the chance to win $25,000 in tuition. Hawk said he was shaking after he won because h...

Senate welcomes first year council, passes resolutions quickly.

Will Tucker

February 19, 2010

Senators and First Year Council members filled the Ferguson Forum Thursday night as the SGA Senate convened its first joint session with the council, an SGA-affiliated contingent of freshmen. Formal business attire marked a ...

Sleepout seeks homelessness awareness

Eryn Phillips

February 19, 2010

Many University students probably spent their Thursday nights studying, watching the Tide play basketball or celebrating the end of the week, but some spent the night on the Quad in an effort to raise awareness for the homeless in...

Career fair a success

Desiree Mahr

February 18, 2010

The Bryant Conference Center bustled with activity Wednesday during the spring General Interest and Business Career Fair. At the fair, students searching for internships and jobs had the chance to speak with various employers an...

Cashin discusses issues with race

William Evans

February 18, 2010

Sheryll Cashin, a law professor at Georgetown University, spoke Wednesday at the Ferguson Center about the current state of race relations in America. Cashin said that despite the great strides the nation has made in toleratin...

Higher Ed Day Rally starts next month

Katy Turnbull

February 18, 2010

In March, UA students, faculty, staff and alumni will join their peers from Alabama’s 12 other four-year public universities to advocate legislative support for higher education at the Higher Ed Day Rally. Gordon Stone, ex...

Students abstain in observation of Lent

CW Staff

February 18, 2010

For the observers of Lent, Wednesday marked the beginning of the 40-day fast. For Christians, Lent is the 40 days, not counting Sundays, during which something of personal importance is sacrificed in preparation for holy week...

Rock Paper Scissors Championship to be held today

Christine Kapurch

February 18, 2010

The childhood game of Rock Paper Scissors could potentially win someone a free trip to Acapulco, Mexico for spring break. For 128 UA students, a chance to compete in the USA Rock Paper Scissors College Championship semifinal...

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