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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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Tuscaloosa ramps up cell coverage

April 11, 2012

In the next few weeks, Verizon Wireless customers in Tuscaloosa will have access to the company’s 4G LTE network. AT&T brought 4G to their customers living in areas of Alabama, including Tuscaloosa....

Graduate Student wins grand prize for case study

Graduate Student wins grand prize for case study

April 5, 2012

A UA graduate student added prestige to her resume and $5,000 to her bank account last week when she won the grand prize of the Arthur W. Page Society’s 2012 Corporate Communications Case Study competition....

Moon-bouncing used as fundraiser

Moon-bouncing used as fundraiser

April 2, 2012

Eight Alabama students broke the Guinness Book of World Records longest continuous time moon-bouncing this weekend at the Tuscaloosa Air Show. By rotating in 15-minute intervals, the group jumped throughout...

Class to hold Red Cross drive

March 28, 2012

Students in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations are raising money to make sure the American Red Cross is ready for any future disasters that may hit the state of Alabama on March 29. The...

Delta sororities promote awareness for women’s issues

March 21, 2012

The Delta Sigma Theta, Delta Xi Phi and Delta Zeta sororities have come together at the University of Alabama to present of a week of awareness about issues currently affecting women locally, nationally...

Student media names leaders

Student media names leaders

March 7, 2012

Cassidy White named editor-in-chief for the Corolla Yearbook   Cassidy White, a sophomore majoring in food and nutrition, has been elected to be the new editor-in-chief for the Corolla – the University...

Black history event to be held at Ferg

February 13, 2012

Sankofa, an event created to highlight the oppressive and progressive periods in African-American history across the nation, will be held on Feb. 24 and 26. The event is sponsored by the Student Government...

CSC remodels homeless shelter, seeks volunteers

February 8, 2012

The Community Service Center will be giving students at the University of Alabama a chance to aid in rebuilding a homeless shelter for those who are without a place to live across Tuscaloosa. This service...

Kami-Con back at UA this weekend

Kami-Con back at UA this weekend

February 2, 2012

The anime convention Kami-Con, created to celebrate anime and allow guests to interact and enjoy their hobbies, will be held for the fourth year at the University of Alabama in the Ferguson Center on Friday....

Lecture examines adoption of Haitian orphans

January 25, 2012

Jennifer Shoaff, a professor in the department of gender and race studies, will present a lecture tomorrow in Gorgas Library Room 205 at 3:30 p.m. on the adoption of Haitian children after a 2010 earthquake...

Academic misconduct becoming more creative

Academic misconduct becoming more creative

January 23, 2012

With more sophisticated devices, students everywhere have the opportunity to perform acts of academic misconduct in ways that were not possible in years prior to this generation. Although it appears students...

UA students raise $4,000 to fight illiteracy

UA students raise $4,000 to fight illiteracy

January 12, 2012

Literacy is the Edge, a student advocacy group at the University of Alabama, raised more than $4,000 dollars in 2011 to help fight against illiteracy. The group’s campaign, “Empower Literacy,” raised...

Student groups sponsor drives for less fortunate

Student groups sponsor drives for less fortunate

December 7, 2011

At the University of Alabama, many student organizations are involved with community service, and more specifically helping local children. Organizations like the NAACP and Gamma Phi Beta sorority have...

Painting event to remember student

November 15, 2011

The University of Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality College along with the Art College will be hosting “UA Painting with a Purpose,” tonight at 6 in the Ferguson Ballroom. There, students will paint...

New Federal Building opens

New Federal Building opens

November 8, 2011

The city of Tuscaloosa now has a new courthouse that will be home base for many government agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Social Security Administration and the U.S. Marshals...

New Director of Engagement appointed

November 7, 2011

  Lisa Elizondo was sworn in as the new SGA director of engagement for the Student Government Association at the Senate meeting on Nov. 3. Elizondo replaced Randy Bowden, who is now serving as executive...

UA car tags raise millions for scholarships

UA car tags raise millions for scholarships

November 1, 2011

The University of Alabama Alumni Association has raised nearly $3.5 million in the past year through a program named “Ride With the Tide.” The program was created in 1988 to popularize The University...

McNair Scholars showcase research

October 13, 2011

Today at 5:30 p.m., in Room 328 of Lloyd Hall, the University of Alabama McNair Scholars will present their research projects in the 12th annual University of Alabama McNair Scholars Research Conference....

Homecoming events have large turnouts

October 6, 2011

Homecoming this year has reached its halfway point, and so far, many student organizations and faculty members have participated in this opportunity for fun and community service. Monday night had bowling,...

Tradition continues for UA homecoming

Tradition continues for UA homecoming

September 29, 2011

Students at the University will be starting the festivities for another year of homecoming beginning on Sunday, Oct. 2 and ending on Saturday, Oct. 8 with the Alabama vs. Vanderbilt game. Preparation for...

Alabama’s Engineering Department receives award

September 15, 2011

The Alabama Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Alabama was awarded the Center of Excellence award this year through accomplishments by this program. The Center of Excellence award has been...

North Bluff construction on schedule

September 8, 2011

Since the last academic year, the University of Alabama has been constructing a new dormitory, which will be finished in June of 2012, according to Andy Beville, director of housing operations. “The...

Get on Board Day expects big turnout

Get on Board Day expects big turnout

August 31, 2011

The University of Alabama will host Get on Board Day at the Ferguson Center today from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to showcase different student organizations on campus and allow interested students the opportunity...

New students attend Week of Welcome

August 24, 2011

For the last few weeks, new students have been exploring the campus and looking at possibilities the University offers. The University of Alabama sponsors the Week of Welcome, also known as WOW, which...

Students plans for summer

April 25, 2011

  As the semester comes to a close, the University Career Center offers tips and information for students who may have concerns about how to spend their summer, and what will result in the best time...

College of Education to screen documentary on bullying

April 21, 2011

  The College of Education will host a viewing of “Bullied,” a documentary created by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a non-profit civil rights organization fighting hate crimes and helping those...

Bay of Pigs remembered in student documentary

April 18, 2011

On April 29, Honors College student Samuel Dotson will be premiering his documentary about the Bay of Pigs, an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba made by the United States government during the presidential...

Apwonjo to host dance-a-thon

April 14, 2011

On Saturday, Apwonjo will hold an event to raise money and awareness about their organization called “Please Don’t Stop the Music,” a dance-a-thon starting at 8:30 p.m., at the Student Recreation...

Outstanding freshmen recognized at Honors Day

Outstanding freshmen recognized at Honors Day

April 12, 2011

This year during Honors Day, Samuel Guggenheimer and Mary Sellers Shaw were recognized as the University’s outstanding freshmen of the year. Guggenheimer and Shaw received the award for their hard work...

Physics society to host chess tournament

April 7, 2011

The Society of Physics Students will host a chess tournament in Room 109 Gallalee Hall Friday at 3:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to participate. The cost is $5 for those who want to sign up for the tournament...

SGA vice presidents recount past year

April 1, 2011

The term for the current elected officials in the Student Government is coming to an end, and the time to reflect and look back on what was and was not accomplished has come. Stephen Swinson, vice president...

West Alabama Red Cross comes to Rec

March 30, 2011

The West Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold an awareness event about the health and safety services the chapter offers today from 3-5 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center. The event is...

School of Social Work debuts lecture series

March 30, 2011

Ethel Hall, vice president emerita of the Alabama State Board of Education and former doctorate student at the University of Alabama, spoke at the School of Social Work for the inaugural Women’s History...

Panelists discuss documentary film

March 24, 2011

After the Wednesday night airing of “Waiting for Superman” as part of the Honors College Assembly’s “What if” documentary series, panelists spoke in the Ferguson Center Theater regarding reform...

Honors College Assembly screens education documentary

March 23, 2011

The Honors College Assembly will show “Waiting for Superman” today at 7 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Theater as part of their documentary film series “What if.” After the showing, experts on education...

Convocation speaker talks hate groups in America

March 9, 2011

Heidi Beirich, director of research at Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hatewatch, an intelligence project devoted to stopping hate groups in America, spoke to members of the Blount Undergraduate Initiative...

Alpha Omicron Pi hosts 5k Run for Arthritis Foundation

March 3, 2011

Alpha Omicron Pi will be hosting a 5-kilometer run to heighten awareness about junior arthritis on Saturday at 11 a.m. at their house and around campus. In 2008, the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi decided...

Blackburn Symposium brings Katrina response and recovery official

February 25, 2011

Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, leader of the federal response to the 2010 BP oil spill, is scheduled to speak at 6:30 p.m. today in Hoover, Ala., during a symposium hosted by the University of Alabama’s...

Online program grades essays

February 10, 2011

In the not-too-distant future, students might have their essays and papers graded not by professors or teaching assistants, but by computers. Dr. Harold Elder, a UA professor of economics, agreed to use...

Phone repair store makes big impact

Phone repair store makes big impact

January 27, 2011

When it opened in September, Phone Restore functioned as a small entrepreneurship between two UA graduate students. Due to its success, the company is planning to expand their store to Birmingham in Homewood...

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