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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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University collects millions from parking tickets

University collects millions from parking tickets

March 1, 2012

With parking citations ranging from $25 to $500, each year the University of Alabama department of Transportation Services collects between $1.5 and $2 million from citations. Citations can be given for...

Buildings on campus need improvement

February 20, 2012

On the University of Alabama campus, teachers and students can find themselves in state of the art buildings costing nearly $60 million or others with book values of barely a million dollars. “There...

Holt recovers from storm without city's help

Holt recovers from storm without city’s help

February 14, 2012

Although it is a part of the Tuscaloosa County, nearby Holt is an unincorporated area, which means it is self-governed. In Holt’s case, the same authority that governs Tuscaloosa does not run them. Therefore,...

Study shows freshmen not always well-prepared for college

February 6, 2012

While the University of Alabama is accepting larger incoming freshman classes, one study says that one-third of freshmen don’t feel like their high school did a good job preparing them for college. The...

Tuscaloosa sends aid after January storms

February 2, 2012

When Tuscaloosa was hit by the April 27 tornado, Alabama citizens came from all over the state to not only lend a hand in the city's relief, but also make sure the city came back to life. On Jan. 23, another...

Local attorney develops application to help newly detained

Local attorney develops application to help newly detained

January 31, 2012

A Tuscaloosa attorney has developed a smartphone app to keep people from stressing about whom they ought to contact with their one call from a jailhouse. The application, called Busted, allows you to...

UA law grads launch a ‘Netflix’ for neckties

January 26, 2012

Whereas women nationwide are burdened with their daily debate of which shoes will go with which accessories, men must decide how long they can go without wearing the same tie to work again. Two University...

On-campus gravesite recalls antebellum university

On-campus gravesite recalls antebellum university

January 24, 2012

Although the University of Alabama holds multiple historical landmarks students may pass on a daily basis, one of the most recently acknowledged has been in place since before the Civil War. On Apr. 20,...

Study shows football success can lead to lower GPAs

Study shows football success can lead to lower GPAs

January 18, 2012

As the excitement of another national championship infiltrates campus, it is impossible to overlook the influence football has on college campuses. Indeed, one recent study shows there is a strong correlation...

Students partner with credit union to fund “Secret Meals”

November 21, 2011

At 9 p.m. at Innisfree Irish Pub, a group of five students from the Public Relations department will partner with Alabama Credit Union to host a fundraiser benefiting impoverished children throughout West...

Ashley Harrison

Ashley Harrison

October 26, 2011

In the midst of the tragedy that is death, pain is often recognized first and foremost. This pain has the power to cloud even the best memories, but when the fog clears, memories and love conquer, and...

Tipping: What’s the magic number?

October 13, 2011

While in college at The University of Alabama, students have many options when choosing part-time jobs. When it comes to finding the jobs with the most moneymaking potential, students often look to bars...

Bama currency controversy

Bama currency controversy

October 4, 2011

As locations accepting Dining Dollars dwindle, many locations are continuing to accept Bama Cash. Both are University-created currencies. Dining Dollars serves as a type of gift card to in-house cafes...

2010 census shows recession took biggest toll on young adults

2010 census shows recession took biggest toll on young adults

September 29, 2011

In the recently released 2010 census, researchers revealed that young American men and women had fallen victim to the recession’s impact on the job market more so than older generations. Although the...

Bama fashion is in right now

September 21, 2011

From Project Runway to Say Yes to the Dress, the University of Alabama fashion program is headed toward stardom one student at a time. This October, Rachel Wilkins, a senior majoring in fashion retail,...

Student groups provide early involvement for freshmen

September 15, 2011

Freshmen have far more opportunities to get involved on campus than just attending class and football games. Until 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, the UA First Year Council selection committee is accepting...

Graduating in four years is no longer the “norm”

September 15, 2011

Only 38 percent of full-time students who began pursuing a bachelor’s degree at The University of Alabama in the fall of 2004 completed their degree in four years, according to the United States Department...

From the rubble come Capstone Heroes

From the rubble come Capstone Heroes

September 15, 2011

In the aftermath of the April 27 tornado, the University of Alabama set out to find individuals who surpassed expectations and truly made a difference on the road to recovery in Tuscaloosa. In their search,...

UA lets students see the stars up close

September 8, 2011

This fall, the University of Alabama Department of Physics and Astronomy will host five events where students and the public alike are invited to come take advantage of the University’s various telescopes....

Memorial service to be held for leukemia victim

Memorial service to be held for leukemia victim

September 8, 2011

For Anna Gordon, the spring of 2009 was supposed to be a time full of celebrations, good times with friends and plans for after graduation. Instead, the 22-year-old was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia...

Friends mourn the loss of fellow Bama student

Friends mourn the loss of fellow Bama student

September 7, 2011

Marshall Blaise Adams was a lot of things. He was a son, a fraternity brother, an aspiring politician, a fan of John F. Kennedy and a friend, just to name a few. On Aug. 31, the 22-year-old Adams died...

Zoës Kitchen donates to Rise Foundation

Zoës Kitchen donates to Rise Foundation

September 1, 2011

In 1995, Zoë Cassimus and her husband, Marcus, started a business in Homewood, Ala. They believed in a balance of great food, great friends and great service. Today, 16 years later, they have 53 locations...

Tuscaloosa looks to other disaster sites for guidance

Tuscaloosa looks to other disaster sites for guidance

August 29, 2011

When it comes to recovery, it is no secret that Tuscaloosa has never faced devastation as vast as the aftermath of the April 27 tornado. Therefore, when it came to moving forward and taking steps toward...

UA hockey team mourns teammate

August 24, 2011

On Aug. 4, University of Alabama student David W. Mosier III died unexpectedly in his sleep, forcing his friends and family to say their sudden goodbyes. Mosier was about to begin his sophomore year at...

Graduate dies in motorcycle crash

Graduate dies in motorcycle crash

July 20, 2011

On July 12, Class of 2011 UA graduate Zoe Bromberg was caught in a fatal motorcycle accident while vacationing in Spain. Although Zoe, whose name translates to “life” in Greek, has passed, her memory...

RateMyProfessor accuracy questioned

RateMyProfessor accuracy questioned

July 6, 2011

Ten years ago, John Swapceinsky created a website where college students could go online and anonymously confess their love, or sometimes their distaste, for their instructors. For some, the website serves...

2011 job market improving

2011 job market improving

April 25, 2011

As graduation approaches, UA seniors must begin their journeys into the real world, which includes finding real jobs. The good news for students is that the recession has officially been pronounced over....

Senate reviews salaries for SGA

April 22, 2011

Thursday the newly elected legislative branch of the Student Government Association met for the first time, led by Speaker of the Senate Ryan Flamerich. After opening the meeting with topics such as old...

Students host fundraiser for poor children

April 13, 2011

  At 9 p.m. at Innisfree Irish Pub, a group of five students from the Public Relations department will partner with Alabama Credit Union to host a fundraiser benefiting impoverished children throughout...

Faculty Senate appeals to Witt

April 12, 2011

On Tuesday, the faculty, staff and administration had their spring meeting where Clark Midkiff, the president of the Faculty Senate, requested that UA President Robert Witt take more consideration of the...

SGA plans new exercise trails for fall semester

April 7, 2011

Over the past few weeks, the Student Government Association has been communicating with the administration to not only update the current exercise trails on campus, but also to create new paths throughout...

Student dies in car accident

April 5, 2011

On April 2, Ashton Christine Alford, a sophomore majoring in dance, died in a car accident. Alford was a member of the Phi Mu sorority. “She was the kindest and most unique person in the entire world,”...

Fowler reflects on his tenure as president

April 3, 2011

As one presidency is about to begin and make its mark on the University of Alabama, another is drawing to a close and leaving its legacy behind. Over the last year, the UA student body has seen Student...

Mallet celebrates 50th anniversary

March 30, 2011

Fifty years ago, John Blackburn, Dean of Men, created a Men’s Honors Program known as the Mallet Assembly. When Blackburn created the organization, he wanted to establish a group of students dedicated...

Student dies of unknown illness

March 9, 2011

University of Alabama law student Allison Bronner died of an unknown illness, according to a release by the University on March 7. Although they suspect the cause of death to be of natural causes related...

Premier Awards honor student role models

March 9, 2011

To many students at the University, the Premier Awards may sound like just another prestigious set of honors that commend students’ intellectual accomplishments and high grade point average. However,...

Christian Night Club welcomes performers

February 25, 2011

The African American Gospel Choir will host their Spring Christian Night Club Event this Saturday night from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Game Room. Not literally a “night club,” the event is...

Education conference comes to Ferg

February 24, 2011

The Student Alabama Education Association will host its Annual Spring Conference, themed “Unmask the Knowledge…TEACH,” this weekend in Tuscaloosa. The Conference, scheduled Friday through Sunday,...

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