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‘Dixieland Delight’ and Few Masks in Sight: Reflections on sheltering at peak capacity

March 18, 2021
Here’s what we saw at three campus storm shelters
CW / Jacob Powell

GALLERY: Severe storms hit Tuscaloosa County

March 17, 2021

Students took cover in on-campus shelters on March 17, 2021 after the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning. Tornadoes in the county damaged areas in Moundville and in the south end of Tuscaloosa.

CW / Hannah Saad

Freshman running back reportedly out for season

August 10, 2019
Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a foot injury on the last play of the team's practice on Thursday and will miss the entire season, according to a report from AL.com's Matt Zenitz.
By Hannah Saad

Four-star running back upholds commitment, signs with Crimson Tide

February 6, 2019
Running back Keilan Robinson, from St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C., stood by his commitment to Alabama on Wednesday, joining the Crimson Tide as the team’s 27th signee of the 2019 recruiting cycle.
By Grant Nicholls

Alabama signs four-star defensive tackle from Louisiana

February 6, 2019
Alabama football scored another recruiting win over LSU on National Signing Day, as four-star defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher from Amite, Louisiana chose the Crimson Tide over his home-state Tigers.
By Hannah Saad

Four-star defensive lineman signs with Alabama

February 6, 2019
Alabama landed its first signing of National Signing Day early Wednesday morning when four-star defensive tackle Byron Young signed his letter of intent. Young is the team’s 25th overall signing for the 2019 recruiting cycle, joining the 24 who signed in December.
CW/ Jake Arthur

Student cyclist injured in accident with University golf cart

October 16, 2018
A student was injured around 9:10 a.m. during a collision with a golf cart driven by a University of Alabama employee according to an emailed statement from Chris Bryant, assistant director for the office of media relations.

Year in Review: Sports

April 26, 2018

Tua Tagovailoa comes off of the bench to lead Alabama to its 17th national championship  By Matthew Speakman Alabama trailed 13-0 heading into halftime against Georgia in the College Football Playoff...

Year in Review: Culture

April 26, 2018

The 2017-2018 school year was one for the books. The Tuscaloosa and UA communities flourished in terms of art, theatre, music and film, and The Crimson White's culture desk was on the ground reporting...

Year in Review: News

April 26, 2018

VP for diversity, equity and inclusion discusses goals for UA 09/11/17 By Camille Studebaker G. Christine Taylor filled the University’s inaugural position, vice president and associate provost for diversity,...

UPDATE: Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle signs with Alabama

UPDATE: Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle signs with Alabama

February 7, 2018

Four-star wide receiver Jaylen Waddle committed to Alabama. He chose Alabama over Texas A&M and Texas. UPDATE: Waddle officially signed with Alabama. He is the fifth recruit to sign on Wednesday. Welcome...

Tight end Michael Parker signs with Alabama

Tight end Michael Parker signs with Alabama

February 7, 2018

Three-star tight end Michael Parker signed with Alabama on Wednesday.  Welcome TE @mwp_3 to the Alabama Football Family #NextWave #RollTide pic.twitter.com/IUzkdHVxRG— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL)...

Linebacker Quay Walker flips commitment to Georgia

Linebacker Quay Walker flips commitment to Georgia

February 7, 2018

Outside linebacker Quay Walker flipped his commitment from Alabama to Georgia. Walker is the third commit to flip his decision away from the Crimson Tide, joining Bobby Brown and Vernon Jackson. Walker...

UPDATE: Linebacker Jaylen Moody officially signs with Alabama

UPDATE: Linebacker Jaylen Moody officially signs with Alabama

February 7, 2018

Linebacker Jaylen Moody committed to Alabama on Wednesday. He chose Alabama over Arkansas, Ole Miss and Clemson. UPDATE: Moody officially signed with Alabama. He is Alabama's second official signee of...

UPDATE: Cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. signs with Alabama

UPDATE: Cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. signs with Alabama

February 7, 2018

Cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. committed to Alabama live on ESPNU.  UPDATE: Surtain has officially signed with Alabama. He is the third player to officially sign with the Crimson Tide. Welcome DB @SurtainJr...

UPDATE: Cornerback Eddie Smith officially signs with Alabama

UPDATE: Cornerback Eddie Smith officially signs with Alabama

February 7, 2018

Cornerback Eddie Smith commited to Alabama on Wednesday in front of Salmen High School in Louisiana. The Slidell, Louisiana native chose Alabama over Tennessee and Mississippi State. UPDATE: Smith officially...

Report: Alabama defensive line coach Karl Dunbar had a backpack containing a playbook stolen in Atlanta

Report: Alabama defensive line coach Karl Dunbar had a backpack containing a playbook stolen in Atlanta

January 12, 2018

Two days before Alabama won its 17th national championship, defensive line coach Karl Dunbar had is backpack stolen.  First reported by  Tyisha Fernandes of WSB in Atlanta, Dunbar left his backpack...

Southern Studies 203 will be offered in spring 2018

Southern Studies 203 will be offered in spring 2018

November 21, 2017

Southern Studies 203 will be offered in the spring 2018 semester, according to UA Media Relations. The Crimson White published an article on Wednesday, November 15 stating that the fate of Southern Studies...

Shelby Hall evacuated due to

Shelby Hall evacuated due to “chemical storage issue”

November 9, 2017

According to a UA Alert email sent to students, Shelby Hall is being evacuated as the result of a chemical storage issue. Students are advised to avoid the area until further notice. At approximately 5:32...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama concludes practice before LSU

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama concludes practice before LSU

November 1, 2017

Alabama finished its media viewing week of practice inside due to the threat of rain. Notes: A Jacksonville Jaguars scout was at practice. Former quarterback John Parker Wilson was at practice. Wide receivers...

Baseball finalizes 2018 schedule

Baseball finalizes 2018 schedule

October 25, 2017

Alabama baseball finalized its 2018 schedule on Wednesday.  The Crimson Tide starts its season with a series against Valparaiso starting on Feb. 16. It will stay at home for its first seven games before...

The Crimson White college football season predictions

The Crimson White college football season predictions

September 1, 2017

With college football knocking on our door, The Crimson White sports staff decided to get together and give our predictions for the upcoming season. Read below how we think Alabama will fair in 2017, and...

Alabama takes on Canada in basketball

Alabama takes on Canada in basketball

August 4, 2017

The Alabama men's basketball team is set to take on Canada in an eight day road trip. The team will make two stops, first in Montreal then in Ottawa.  It plays three games, with the first against McGill...

Alabama Football to host Fan Day

Alabama Football to host Fan Day

August 3, 2017

Fall practice is starting for football, which means the return of football hype. The excitement starts on Saturday, when the Crimson Tide will have an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium from 2:30-4:30...

UPDATED: Tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County cancelled

UPDATED: Tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County cancelled

June 23, 2017

A tornado watch has been issued for Tuscaloosa County, including The University of Alabama until 8 p.m., according to a University email.  All students, faculty and staff can seek shelter in the North...

Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition

Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition

June 16, 2017

During Friday's meeting in Mobile, the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition costs for undergraduate, graduate and law school students at The University of Alabama, UAB...

UA student killed in pedestrian accident

UA student killed in pedestrian accident

June 3, 2017

A University of Alabama student died after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 30 around 11:30 p.m. Friday. Christopher Dufour, 20, was attempting to cross the interstate near Little Rock, Arkansas when...

Mayor Maddox unveils four-year city plan

Mayor Maddox unveils four-year city plan

May 30, 2017

In the next four years, Tuscaloosa will see development projects in poverty-stricken areas and construction overhauls, according to a plan released by Mayor Walt Maddox on May 23.A large portion of the...

Bryant Museum to have free admission Memorial Day

Bryant Museum to have free admission Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

In honor of Memorial Day, the Paul W. Bryant Museum will offer free admission to attendees on Monday, May 29.  The museum, home to the history of legendary Alabama coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant, is a...

UPDATED: One shot in parking lot, suspect arrested

UPDATED: One shot in parking lot, suspect arrested

May 7, 2017

UAPD responded to reports of one person being shot in the parking lot near 7th Avenue and Bryant Drive at around 3 a.m. Sunday, according to an email from the University.UA sent an updated email at 3:41...

UPDATED: Tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County cancelled

UPDATED: Tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County cancelled

April 30, 2017

A tornado watch has been issued for The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County until 7 p.m., according to an email from the University.All students, faculty and staff can seek shelter in the North...

Haunted Tuscaloosa offers tour dates this A-Day weekend

Haunted Tuscaloosa offers tour dates this A-Day weekend

April 20, 2017

October is prime time for ghosts, spirits and things that go bump in the night, but haunted spots don't stop being haunted the other 11 months of the year. Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours have announced two...

Roth campaign receives blackout among other sanctions

Roth campaign receives blackout among other sanctions

March 3, 2017

The Elections Board has found Lillian Roth guilty of posting campaign related material to her personal Instagram page, which constitutes as an intermediate violation of Article III. Section 2F. x. in...

Alabama announces hiring of special teams coordinator and tight end coach

February 20, 2017

On Monday, Alabama coach Nick Saban announced a familiar face, Joe Pannunzio, will join the coaching staff as the Crimson Tide’s special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. He served as Alabama’s...

Alabama announces hiring of Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator

February 20, 2017

On Monday, Alabama coach Nick Saban officially ended the search to replace former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian when he announced the hiring of former Patriot’s assistant Brian Daboll....

Reports: Offensive lineman arrested

February 13, 2017

According to multiple reports, offensive lineman Lester Cotton was arrested on Friday for possession of marijuana. He was later charged and released on bond.Cotton started the opener against Southern...

Jonathan Allen joins teammates as Maxwell, Bednarik semifinalists

Jonathan Allen joins teammates as Maxwell, Bednarik semifinalists

October 31, 2016

On Monday afternoon, defensive lineman Jonathan Allen and quarterback Jalen Hurts were announced as semifinalists for the Maxwell Trophy, which is an award given to the nation's best player. Eighteen players...

JK Scott in contention for Ray Guy Award

JK Scott in contention for Ray Guy Award

October 31, 2016

On Monday, JK Scott was announced as one of 66 candidates for the Ray Guy Award given to the nation's best punter. Scott will have to wait until Nov. 11 to find out if he is one of 10 semifinalists.  Scott...

Two Alabama linebackers named semifinalists for Butkus Award

Two Alabama linebackers named semifinalists for Butkus Award

October 31, 2016

On Monday, linebackers Ryan Anderson and Reuben Foster were announced as semifinalists for the Butkus award, which is given to the nation's top college linebacker each season. The list includes 12 linebackers...

Coaches select Mack Wilson, Jonathan Allen and others as players of the week after victory over Aggies

Coaches select Mack Wilson, Jonathan Allen and others as players of the week after victory over Aggies

October 24, 2016

Nine members of the Crimson Tide were named players of the week after Alabama defeated then-No. 6 Texas A&M 33-14 on Saturday.Offensive linemen Bradley Bozeman and Cam Robinson were recognized on offense...

Jonathan Allen named SEC Player of the Week after victory over the Aggies

Jonathan Allen named SEC Player of the Week after victory over the Aggies

October 24, 2016

On Monday the South Eastern Conference recognized Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Crimson Tide's 33-14 victory over Texas A&M. Allen...

Students can try international food and dance at the Crimson Culture Gala

Students can try international food and dance at the Crimson Culture Gala

October 6, 2016

This Thursday, Smith Hall will host many of the University's cultural organizations in an event called The Crimson Culture Gala.The exposition will feature the the African Student Association, the Arabic...

Alabama linebacker charged with carrying without a permit

Alabama linebacker charged with carrying without a permit

September 29, 2016

Early Thursday morning, Alabama linebacker Tim Williams was charged and arrested for carrying a gun without a permit, according to multiple reports. Later Thursday morning Williams took to Twitter with...

Offensive lineman found not guilty of DUI charge

August 30, 2016

According to The Tuscaloosa News, offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was found not guilty in regards to the DUI charge he picked up over the offseason, however, a judge has yet to rule on whether or not...

Men's basketball adds late graduate transfer

August 29, 2016

On Monday, men's basketball coach Avery Johnson announced the addition of Southern Illinois forward Bola Olaniyan to the program for the 2016 season. He is the second graduate transfer, alongside Morehead...

Alabama alum Kirani James earns silver medal in Rio

August 14, 2016

By CW StaffOn Sunday, Alabama alum and former Alabama track star Kirani James finished the 400m with a time of 43.76 seconds to earn a silver medal in the 2016 Olympic Games taking place in Rio. James...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama gets final practice in before Fan Day

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama gets final practice in before Fan Day

August 6, 2016

On Sunday, fans will have a chance to come out and watch the Crimson Tide's open practice from 2:30 until approximately 4:30 p.m., but the Crimson Tide had work to do Saturday afternoon before the players...

Former men's basketball players reunite in Italian professional league

Former men's basketball players reunite in Italian professional league

August 4, 2016

Two former Alabama men's basketball players. Levi Randolph and Retin Obasohan signed professional contracts that will reunite the duo in Italy to compete in Italy's Serie A (first division) with S.S....

Future College Football Playoff semifinals moved to weekends

July 28, 2016

After much public criticism and a significant drop in ratings, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff, Bill Hancock announced on Thursday that the semifinals will no longer be played on New...

Highlights from the second half of SEC Media Days 2016

July 17, 2016

A lot happened in the span of four days as coaches addressed the media before the start of fall camp. A brief recap of the first two days can be read here, and highlights from days three and four are below. Highlights:Coach...

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