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The University addresses suicide awareness through video

March 8, 2016

The University of Alabama encourages students to seek help in a video that addressed student suicide awareness. The video, emailed out by the University, included students, staff and administration....

Lens on Ferguson

February 25, 2016

A body of a boy remained on the ground for four and a half hours.Adrian Walker, a 25-year-old 
photographer, was driving home from a wedding on Aug. 9, 2014, listening to the radio when the news erupted...

UA operations close early tonight

February 23, 2016

Normal operations and classes for The University of Alabama will be suspended at 6:30 p.m. tonight due to local weather predictions. The worst of weather tonight is supposed to hit the Tuscaloosa area...

Treat me discreetly: Students seek varied treatments for mental health

Treat me discreetly: Students seek varied treatments for mental health

February 8, 2016

“Depriving yourself is like how a diabetic would feel if they didn’t take their insulin.”Virginia Skipper said that it wasn’t until her physician made that comparison that she finally understood...

Reporting the gap: Discrepancy in the media, the victim and the reports

February 1, 2016

Debate continues to flare up concerning sexual assault statistics reported on college campuses.But data from several recent national surveys agreed on at least one fact regarding universities. Whether...

Students protest for diversity on campus at Rose Administration

Students protest for diversity on campus at Rose Administration

November 13, 2015

Mizzou isn't the only university concerned with lack of diversity this week.At 8 a.m., an interchanging group of 20 to 40 students dressed in all black stood outside the doors of Rose Administration,...

‘The Circle’ falls short of expectations for book’s author

February 27, 2014

It’s 2014, and Google is thriving as more than just a website. It is an easy answer to everything, a few clicks and letters away from obtaining a wealth information. It’s available on people’s phones,...

Student theater group performs to educate

February 5, 2014

With statistics as high as one in five college students being sexually assaulted per year, it is safe for everyone to assume they have known at least one victim of sexual or domestic violence on campus,...

Shakespeare makes mark on University

December 5, 2013

Improbable Fictions, a University of Alabama Shakespeare production group of theatre students, English department teachers and graduate students, is bringing some of Shakespeare’s most famous work to...

UA greenhouse lends space for research

UA greenhouse lends space for research

December 4, 2013

For more than a decade, the quaint, well-kept University of Alabama greenhouse, located on the side of the Biology Building, has been run by the UA department of biological sciences to facilitate plant...

University contributes to neutrino research

University contributes to neutrino research

December 3, 2013

After years of self-motivated particle and astrophysical research with IceCube, a neutrino-detecting telescope sealed in the ice of Antartica, researchers recently con?rmed evidence of 28 events involving...

Students voice opinions on campus-wide smoking ban

Students voice opinions on campus-wide smoking ban

November 25, 2013

With The University of Alabama standing as one of the last SEC school without a smoking ban on campus, UA students are stepping up to voice their opinions on the matter. “The UA administration is evaluating...

Program gives local students glimpse of UA

November 21, 2013

When the Capstone Men and Women guide a group of students on a tour around The University of Alabama Thursday, the hopeful faces of potential students will be slightly younger than the typical high school...

Campus ghost tour reveals haunted history

Campus ghost tour reveals haunted history

October 30, 2013

As children in ghoul costumes hold their parents’ hands and University of Alabama students glance sidelong at the sites by Gorgas Library they thought they knew so well, Todd Hester, a naturalist for...

Student designs poster for Alabama Shakes tour

October 24, 2013

Laura Lineberry shocked one of her graphic design classes with a rare opportunity. Heath Fogg, a UA alumnus and lead guitarist for the three-time Grammy-nominated band Alabama Shakes, contacted Lineberry...

UA professor urges further research into animal cell study

October 16, 2013

For the last four years, Margaret Johnson, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, has led undergraduate students at The University of Alabama in cell research on inositol, an essential...

Swagon provides free ride, health education

Swagon provides free ride, health education

October 10, 2013

For those who dread long walks from one class to another, Project Health offers its own chauffeur service that will give any student a free ride across campus and even the chance to win prizes. The “Swagon”...

Steamers brings seafood to Strip

Steamers brings seafood to Strip

October 2, 2013

Fresh seafood shipped from the Gulf is now being served at the second Steamers resteraunt in Tuscaloosa, located where Crimson Tavern used to be on the Strip. “Anyone can get a burger or pizza but...

TCF students create TV show pilot

October 1, 2013

The Student Producers Association is producing a TV show pilot compiled of films from the Black Warrior Review Film Festival to air on an Alabama public network in spring 2014. “This is not a class...

Health center offers range of services for student needs

September 30, 2013

The University of Alabama Student Health Center caters to a wide range of students’ health and medical needs while promoting healthy lifestyle education in innovative ways. “We consider ourselves...

Waffle House to give out free waffles and coffee

Waffle House to give out free waffles and coffee

September 26, 2013

The Waffle House on the Strip will give out one free waffle and one free cup of coffee for anyone dressed in Alabama gear from 7 a.m. on Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday. “It’s going to get insane here,”...

Campus theaters switch to LED

Campus theaters switch to LED

September 19, 2013

The University of Alabama leads the country with the most installed LED stage lights for performances in the department of theatre and dance. After funding last spring, Alabama began retrofitting by replacing...

Program creates exchange with China

September 19, 2013

Heart Touch program, created by international graduate student Fan Yang, allows fourth-graders in after-school programs in Tuscaloosa to learn Chinese culture through an overseas Chinese pen pal and various...

Campus theaters switch to LED

Campus theaters switch to LED

September 19, 2013

The University of Alabama leads the country with the most installed LED stage lights for performances in the department of theatre and dance. After funding last spring, Alabama began retrofitting by replacing...

Program creates exchange with China

September 19, 2013

Heart Touch program, created by international graduate student Fan Yang, allows fourth-graders in after-school programs in Tuscaloosa to learn Chinese culture through an overseas Chinese pen pal and various...

Crimson Access Alliance serves disabled

Crimson Access Alliance serves disabled

September 12, 2013

Disability access on campus is the focus of Crimson Access Alliance, a new group on The University of Alabama campus with plans to foster a safe environment for those with needs for alternative access...

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