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Black History Month affects all cultures

Brittney Knox

February 10, 2010

Months are designated for AIDS awareness, breast cancer and Hispanic heritage, but this month – as with every February – it is set aside to commemorate Black History Month. Although the month is designated to honor a specifi...

AdTeam campaigns for State Farm

Jennie Kushner

February 10, 2010

A group of UA students are putting their advertising skills to the test as they seek a national crown of their own. Last year, the Ad Team lost a close race to New York University in the annual national competition hosted by...

Cyclists bike for awareness

Katy Turnbull

February 10, 2010

Wearing torn sheets, ripped T-shirts and bandages covered in fake blood, students, faculty and other local cyclists participating in the Bandaged Bike Ride, will meet at the steps of Gorgas Library at 3 p.m. Friday and ride th...

UA Libraries sponsors book collecting contest

CW Staff

February 10, 2010

Student book collectors are invited to participate in the University Libraries’ fourth annual book collecting contest this spring. Contest winners will receive cash prizes and a one-year membership in the Rotunda Library So...

Curfew has not impacted students

Eryn Phillips

February 10, 2010

A recent citywide curfew has brought some feelings of resentment towards local government as some teens feel as though they are being punished. Police say the curfew is intended to reduce juvenile crime by requiring teens und...

Sorority promotes awareness of heart disease

Drew Taylor

February 10, 2010

In an effort to promote awareness of heart disease, which is a leading cause of death in women, the Alpha Phi sorority is doing its part this week, known as “Heart Week.” February is American Heart Disease Awareness Month. I...

Doctor discusses Bryce, state of mental health

William Evans

February 10, 2010

Dr. John Houston, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health, delivered a speech titled “Current Mental Health Issues in Alabama” to the School of Social Work in Little Hall Monday afternoon. In his speech, H...

Capstone Brings in National Merit Scholars

Cate Kennedy

February 10, 2010

According to the National Merit Scholarship Corp.’s recent annual report, the University of Alabama ranked in the top 10 out of more than 600 public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit scholars for 20...

Pulse: Avoid the weight loss fads and scams

CW Staff

February 10, 2010

Every so often, a new fad in weight loss rears its head in the media. Television viewers are constantly attacked by advertisements promising quick weight loss results. Consumers often have a difficult time telling the differenc...

Pulse: White House to target childhood obesity

Alan Blinder

February 10, 2010

The White House formally launched an effort Tuesday to combat childhood obesity as President Barack Obama created a federal task force to examine what has become an epidemic in recent years. Researchers say one in three children ...

Trustees approve academic programs

Amanda Peterson

February 8, 2010

The UA System Board of Trustees approved additional expansions for the University outside of just on-campus construction. UA professors and administrators will help start academic programs across the state at other instituti...

Research and Creative Activity Conference offers cash prize

Hannah Mask

February 8, 2010

The University is holding its annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 15 at the Bryant Conference Center, according to a UA news release. All undergraduate students are invited to present their res...

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