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We must do more to end discrimination

We must do more to end discrimination

November 15, 2018
Within the Jewish community, the breaking of glass carries a heavy connotation that swings from polar ends. Originally a tradition at a wedding after the exchange of vows, on the night of Nov. 9, 1938, the breaking of glass had a vile purpose to drive out business owners and community members from their homes.
College campuses breed drinking culture

College campuses breed drinking culture

April 23, 2018

Editor's note: Charlie's name has been changed for privacy reasons.  Before a date party freshman year, Charlie ate an early dinner, got ready, then started drinking before heading to a pregame. “I...

UA students make it to finals of SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

UA students make it to finals of SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

March 23, 2018

UA students are finalists in more than 10 categories for the Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence Awards for collegiate journalists in Region 3.  Students working for the student publications...

UA president denounces another racist video

UA president denounces another racist video

March 21, 2018

On Wednesday afternoon, UA President Stuart Bell sent an email denouncing another recent viral video depicting a former student making racist comments.  In the email, Bell said that "discriminatory behavior...

UPDATED: Tornado watch issued for Tuscaloosa County

UPDATED: Tornado watch issued for Tuscaloosa County

March 19, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County until 11 p.m. Monday night.  The University will maintain normal operations for now, and if a warning is issued the North...

UA students from Florida send support back home

UA students from Florida send support back home

March 1, 2018

Two weeks after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, FL, UA students from Florida still feel the reverberations of the shots fired in their home state.  “I’m better about it now, but...

Fifty Shades of Debate: Safe BDSM flourishes with open communication

Fifty Shades of Debate: Safe BDSM flourishes with open communication

February 22, 2018

Names have been changed for the privacy and protection of sources. Lounging with a glass of wine on a bed with black silken sheets and talking about BDSM, Kelly looked like she could be in the new “Fifty...

2018 SGA elections manual released

2018 SGA elections manual released

February 12, 2018

After a delay in the campaign season, the Elections Board released a new spring elections manual for 2018.  “People won’t be as confused this election,” said Ethan Fialkow, chair of the Elections...

UPDATED: One of two suspects in custody after off-campus robbery

UPDATED: One of two suspects in custody after off-campus robbery

February 6, 2018

According to an email from uanews, at 8 p.m. on Monday, two armed suspects attempted to rob one person and successfully burgled a separate apartment just off campus at 10th Ave. and 14th St.  Both of...

Revision of elections manual pushes spring election timeline back

Revision of elections manual pushes spring election timeline back

February 4, 2018

The UA administration requested the SGA Elections Board revise the current elections manual, delaying the spring election timeline according to an email from Chair of the Elections Board Ethan Fialkow....

President Casey Nelson sworn in to office:

President Casey Nelson sworn in to office: “Here goes nothing”

January 23, 2018

Casey Nelson was sworn in as SGA president on Tuesday morning using the same Oath of Office and on the same Bible as the rest of this year's administration, but that's where the similarities ended.  Nelson...

SGA special election candidate list released day before election

SGA special election candidate list released day before election

January 23, 2018

The candidate list for the SGA special election being held on Tuesday wasn't released until Monday morning, the day before the election.  Ethan Fialkow, chair of the Elections Board, said the board released...

UA professor dies after contracting flu

UA professor dies after contracting flu

January 18, 2018

Last week, Professor John McDuffie, a part-time temporary instructor with the University in the chemistry department, died at home after contracting the flu. "He will be missed by those who knew him,"...

University delays operations Wednesday due to inclement weather

University delays operations Wednesday due to inclement weather

January 16, 2018

The University of Alabama will suspend campus operations until noon on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to inclement weather.  Lakeside Dining Hall, Burke Dining Hall and Julia's in Tutwiler will remain open. ...

University suspends operations Tuesday

University suspends operations Tuesday

January 15, 2018

The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County will suspend operations Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to possible severe winter weather.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 6...

'No hard feelings': Dispatches from Caroline Morrison's campaign

'No hard feelings': Dispatches from Caroline Morrison's campaign

March 1, 2016

“No hard feelings.”SGA presidential candidate Caroline Morrison called fellow independent candidate Patrick Fitzgerald after receiving the news of both of their losses on Tuesday night.“It’s not...

Forrest, if elected, wants to expand financial education

Forrest, if elected, wants to expand financial education

March 1, 2016

Q: What’s a quick rundown of your life story?A: So I’m a junior here at The University of Alabama. I’m actually from Columbia, Missouri, so out-of-stater and all that fun stuff. My sister is a freshman,...

Cerrina to use her on-campus experience if elected

Cerrina to use her on-campus experience if elected

March 1, 2016

Q: What’s a quick rundown of your life story?A: Well, I first heard about The University of Alabama my junior year of high school, and then it kind of dropped off my radar. I was thinking about other...

Morrison wants SGA to support individuals, not just organizations if elected

Morrison wants SGA to support individuals, not just organizations if elected

February 24, 2016

Q: What’s a quick rundown of your life story?A: Well, I am a junior. I moved here from Birmingham, Alabama, and I’m the oldest of four. My little sister is a freshman here, so I loved the tide enough...

Strategic plan listening session feels anticlimactic

Strategic plan listening session feels anticlimactic

February 23, 2016

On Tuesday, attendees of the strategic plan listening session left with more anticipation than answers.Darrell Meyer, a consultant for KPS, the group that deals with the University’s Master Plan, led...

Some dates cost more than money

Some dates cost more than money

February 11, 2016

With Valentine’s Day rounding the corner, singles and couples alike are worrying about what to do on this capitalistic, romantic holiday.This annual holiday has a long-standing tradition for romantic...

Clery Act aids in reporting university crimes

February 1, 2016

In 1986, 19-year-old Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dorm room at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and the crime left people across the U.S. in outrage, permanently changing how...

President Bell announces members of Strategic Planning Council

December 1, 2015

University President Stuart Bell sent an email Tuesday morning announcing who will be on the Strategic Planning Council for the University. The council consists of 14 members of faculty, staff and students...

UA student charged with rape released on bail

UA student charged with rape released on bail

November 16, 2015

Taylor Force, 19, was charged with first-degree rape by Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide and has been referred to the University's Office of Student Conduct. According to a press release from Metro...

The Crimson White wins national championship

November 2, 2015

The Crimson White won the highest award in collegiate journalism for its 2014-15 run: the Pacemaker Award, given annually to the top collegiate newspapers in the nation.The Associated College Press and...

SGA implements wristband system for students seated in block seating

SGA implements wristband system for students seated in block seating

October 13, 2015

Starting Oct. 10, organizations must give out wristbands from the SGA to students who wish to sit in their organization’s seating. President Elliott Spillers and Dr. George Brown said in an email that...

Next chancellor feels confident in his abilities

Next chancellor feels confident in his abilities

October 1, 2015

After being unanimously appointed as Chancellor Robert Witt’s successor for The University of Alabama System, Ray Hayes feels confident in his ability to do the job justice.“Everybody was kind of anxious...

Off-label drugs may help facilitate treatment

Off-label drugs may help facilitate treatment

October 1, 2015

Tears and snot dribbled down a one-year-old’s face as he tried to breathe through his swollen throat. Robert Bulloch wasn’t actually crying, but his cold made his little body puff up and leak like...

Sports Management Lecture series begins

September 23, 2015

At the first part of the Sports Management Lecture Series last Friday, Travis Tygart and Marty Lyons warned against doping in the sports industry, citing negative effects on the players, the sports and...

Meet the family: SGA leaders talk office life

Meet the family: SGA leaders talk office life

September 10, 2015

At The University of Alabama, it’s important that the student body thinks of the SGA as a governing family - a family there to help with everything from new campus initiatives to cat troubles.President...

Student organizations selected for block seating

September 9, 2015

The new SGA student selection process using the Board of Governors has decided the seating placement of 42 organizations for the University's game days.Out of all of the organizations that applied, Alpha...

Bud Light Duo aims to create brand experience

Bud Light Duo aims to create brand experience

August 31, 2015

Rachael Chudoba and Blain Bradley met only five days ago on their first training trip as the Bud Light Duo for The University of Alabama. The two will work together as brand reps for Bud Light for the...

Terrible traffic: Tuscaloosa streets stay crowded

Terrible traffic: Tuscaloosa streets stay crowded

August 31, 2015

Anyone driving through a college town like Tuscaloosa knows the struggle of heavy traffic in small streets, but the roadways of Tuscaloosa have been more like slow-ways 
as of late.As dismal as the...

Representatives meet to discuss Student Organization Seating

August 31, 2015

The Ferg theatre was far from full this Sunday night for the mandatory Student Organization Seating meeting, which may work in favor of those who attended, since the cap this year is 40 organizations.Other...

Board of Governors to select organizations for block seating

August 27, 2015

As football season rushes around the corner, student organizations at The University of Alabama can apply for Student Organization Seating at the Crimson Tide’s home games through the SGA.This year,...

Child Development Resource to host conference

Child Development Resource to host conference

August 24, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Child Development Research Center is bringing the latest research on child development to anyone who’s interested at their first Early Learning Child Development Conference...

Upperclassmen advise freshmen on beginning the year

Upperclassmen advise freshmen on beginning the year

August 19, 2015

The beginning of the year is upon the student body at The University of Alabama, along with the new wave of freshmen. Here are a few tips and tricks for the new students, who have probably been hearing...

25 African American women among 2,261 who received bids in 2015 rush

25 African American women among 2,261 who received bids in 2015 rush

August 18, 2015

The University of Alabama’s new sorority recruitment tradition of being the largest in the nation continued this year for the sixth time in a row.The number of women who registered for recruitment this...

Nursing students go abroad

Nursing students go abroad

March 26, 2015

Adventurous nursing students who crave hands-on learning have an opportunity to explore this summer with The University of Alabama’s nursing service-learning program in Cambodia.This 10 day trip immerses...

Cleveland to advocate for republican internships

Cleveland to advocate for republican internships

February 12, 2015

Michael Cleveland, a junior majoring in political science, is the current president of The University of Alabama College Republicans. Cleveland is from Oneonta, Alabama and has been involved with the...

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