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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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Students face financial burden after graduation

Students face financial burden after graduation

March 12, 2014

As students prepare for graduation, many are expecting an overwhelming amount of post-college debt. While student debt is an all-too-common problem, taking out loans is sometimes the only option. Cathy...

Program takes students to Sea Lab

January 27, 2014

Dauphin Island, a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, is host to Dauphin Island Sea Lab, which offers summer courses to students at 22 colleges and universities across the state in courses ranging from...

UA graduates start political blog

January 23, 2014

Three University of Alabama graduates wanted to create a blog or website for the state of Alabama with no bias. With that goal in mind, on Jan. 6, “Sweet Home Politics” was formed. John Hammontree,...

Elect Her prepares women for office

January 21, 2014

Elect Her: Campus Women Win, a program that trains college women to run for student government and future office, is coming to The University of Alabama Feb. 1. Sydney Page, senior and student coordinator...

UA Ph.D. candidate knew ‘Lone Survivor’ soldiers

January 16, 2014

Three American soldiers died on June 25, 2005, one of the worst days in U.S. special operations history. The events of that day were documented in the movie “Lone Survivor,” based on a book written...

Blackburn Institute dedicated to Alabama

January 15, 2014

For years, University of Alabama students came to expect a question from long-time UA administrator John L. Blackburn: What have you done today to make the state of Alabama better? He quickly became known...

Blackburn Institute dedicated to Alabama

January 15, 2014

For years, University of Alabama students came to expect a question from long-time UA administrator John L. Blackburn: What have you done today to make the state of Alabama better? He quickly became known...

Volunteers babysit for students

Volunteers babysit for students

January 13, 2014

The struggles of parenthood and full-time classwork are made easier thanks to Sitters for Service, a program that uses undergraduate students to provide free babysitting services to student parents. Undergraduate...

IceCube project receives breakthrough award

January 9, 2014

The IceCube project, a research project collaboration between several scientists, including professors in the University of Alabama physics department, was awarded the “Breakthrough of the Year” award...

Mayor to host town hall series

January 9, 2014

  Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox will host a series of town hall meetings beginning Thursday titled “Mayor’s Night Out,” where the mayor will travel to all seven districts in Tuscaloosa to talk with...

Banquet brings domestic hunger issues to light

Banquet brings domestic hunger issues to light

November 18, 2013

Students will have the opportunity to gain a new perspective on hunger related issues at the annual Hunger Banquet, which serves to bring awareness to hunger issues in Alabama. Hosted by the Community...

Veterans memorial honors US soldiers at Walk of Champions

November 12, 2013

Soldiers who have put their lives on the line for their country are honored each year on Veterans Day as civilians take time to recognize and remember their sacrifice and service. Monday night, the Student...

‘Sabrina’ fan of Tide football

November 7, 2013

Melissa Joan Hart, star of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and “Melissa and Joey,” will be a signing copies of her book “Melissa Explains It All,” Saturday, Nov. 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the SUPe Store....

Career Center continues to aid students post-graduation

November 7, 2013

While The University of Alabama Career Center offers many different services for current students, such as resume critiques, career fairs and career advising, they also offer services to recent graduates....

Retreat declares high crime rate report false

Retreat declares high crime rate report false

November 6, 2013

The staff of The Retreat is seeking to set the record straight after a recent AL.com article detailed crime statistics released by the Student Housing Task Force that pointed to a high amount of crime...

Sorority to host event “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

October 20, 2013

Alpha Chi Omega’s annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is not your typical charity event. The walk raises awareness for domestic violence in a creative way: a men’s high-heeled relay race. Danielle DuBose,...

Honors class to hold discussion on news credibility

October 15, 2013

Town Hall, a seminar class sponsored by the Honors College, will host its first meeting of the semester titled “Cronkite to Colbert: What is News to You?” Monday, Oct. 21. Eric Alsobrook, a member...

UA grad bikes cross country

UA grad bikes cross country

October 13, 2013

Margarett Frisby rode her bike 3,592 miles for 70 days. During that time, she was given only three days off and spent 14 days building houses with Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that helps build...

Dogs on the Quad provide students break from studying

October 8, 2013

The secret to acing midterms might not be in hours of frantic cramming but in petting a furry, friendly pup. Jessie Fromularo, the director of the Student Government Association’s second annual “Puppy...

Fashion, interior design students study abroad

Fashion, interior design students study abroad

September 11, 2013

Fashion and interior design students experienced the Italian culture this summer while studying abroad and used newfound international inspiration for their designs. Madeline Johnson, a senior majoring...

UA student wins Miss Philippines USA

UA student wins Miss Philippines USA

September 2, 2013

Jasmine Sabio had different plans from most students for the Fourth of July. While most of the country shot fireworks and grilled hamburgers, Sabio found out she was going to compete in the Miss Philippines...

Expansion ongoing at Ferguson Center

Expansion ongoing at Ferguson Center

August 27, 2013

The Ferguson Center is expanding and renovating to accommodate the increasing number of students at The University of Alabama. Cathy Andreen, director of Media Relations, said the project is scheduled...

UA ROTC enrollment increases

UA ROTC enrollment increases

August 26, 2013

A few miles from campus in Cottondale, Ala., The University of Alabama’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps performed a land navigation exercise. The temperature was hot and the students were only given...

Renovations to Rounders increase business

Renovations to Rounders increase business

August 26, 2013

Bar-hopping without actually leaving the bar was the goal in renovating Rounders, a popular student venue on the Strip. On A-Day weekend, Rounders debuted its new renovations: a rooftop deck, a Vegas-like...

ALLELE lecture on literary Darwinism Thursday

April 17, 2013

The last lecture in the Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution Series, or ALLELE, will be held Thursday night in the Biology Building auditorium. Joseph Carroll, professor of English at the University...

English honor society Sigma Tau Delta wins awards

April 14, 2013

The University of Alabama chapter of Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honor Society, recently received a number of awards at its national convention in Portland, Ore. Joey Gamble, a junior majoring...

English honor society Sigma Tau Delta wins award

April 14, 2013

The University of Alabama chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The International English Honors Society, recently received a number of awards at its national convention in Portland, Ore. Joey Gamble, a junior...

Walk for Autism to be held Saturday

April 3, 2013

The Autism Society of Alabama will host its annual Walk for Autism Saturday at Tuscaloosa Magnet School. Autism affects 1 in 88 people and more than 45,000 people in our state. The Walk for Autism is...

Student-run delivery system caters to campus community

March 20, 2013

Crimson2Go, an online delivery service where you can order food from more than 20 restaurants, caters to University of Alabama students for $2.99. It was an idea born at Gainesville State College in Athens,...

Town Hall lecture to address education

March 17, 2013

The next Town Hall lecture will focus on the theme “Educating Our Children: Where We Are and Where Are We Going?” It will take place Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Farrah Room 120. Town Hall was the idea...

Pulitzer winner Rick Bragg to speak at fundraising event

March 6, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Bragg will be speaking at an Alpine Living Magazine fundraiser March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Gorgas Library Room 205. Alpine Living is an award-winning international travel magazine...

Sorority hosting 5k to benefit arthritis charity

February 28, 2013

Alpha Omicron Pi sorority is hosting the 6th annual Run for Roses 5k on Saturday, March 2., supporting their national philanthropy, The Arthritis Foundation. “It is important for us to provide our community...

Spectrum hosts Southeastern Student Leadership Conference

February 21, 2013

The largest LGBTQ conference in the southeast is coming to Tuscaloosa on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24. Spectrum is hosting the Southeastern LGBTQ Student Leadership Conference, which strives...

Ferg to host DJ lessons Sunday

February 14, 2013

Students and faculty will have an opportunity to learn and showcase their DJ skills, including scratching, beat counting, beat matching and mixing in a DJ class being held at the Ferguson Center Sunday,...

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