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Rivals still uniting for greater cause

June 6, 2012

Bama Rocks!, a benefit concert held at WorkPlay Theatre in Birmingham, proved that a year after the devastating April 27 tornadoes, even the greatest of rivals can still work together to rebuild a state....

Bentley signs law to allow for bigger beer bottles

May 30, 2012

The beer aisles of grocery stores in Alabama will look a little different in August. The drink menus of bars and restaurants will be a little longer and package stores will make room on their shelves for...

Brown’s Greenhouses makes a comeback

Brown’s Greenhouses makes a comeback

April 27, 2012

It never crossed Margaret Brown’s mind not to reopen the greenhouses she and her husband Riley Brown had owned and operated for 28 years. Along with the Brown’s home in Cherrywood Circle in Holt,...

Rosedale 'mayor' has kept watchful eye on residents scattered across town

Rosedale ‘mayor’ has kept watchful eye on residents scattered across town

April 27, 2012

Doug Wedgeworth is no stranger at the Tuscaloosa Housing Authority. He walks through the double doors, tips his blue cap to the receptionist who greets him by name and hands him a visitors’ pass, then,...

The day Rosedale fell

April 26, 2012

Michael Moore and his girlfriend, Janice Prince, sat on the front porch of Moore’s home of more than 12 years in Rosedale Court housing project. They watched their neighbors, other residents of the “Big...

Day of service draws thousands to neighborhoods

Day of service draws thousands to neighborhoods

April 23, 2012

More than 1,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Tuscaloosa community participated in the University of Alabama’s Day of Service, which was held in remembrance of the April 27 tornado....

Greek Week winners announced

April 11, 2012

Members of the greek community teamed up last week to raise nearly $100,000 for non profit organizations around the city of Tuscaloosa, said Brandi Morrison, vice president of administration for the Alabama...

Ruins of ancient city featured in Moundville Park

Ruins of ancient city featured in Moundville Park

January 31, 2012

Just over 15 miles from the University of Alabama campus on the banks of the Black Warrior River, Moundville was once a cosmopolitan city with at least 3,000 Native American inhabitants living within the...

Minimester to begin soon

January 26, 2012

The Student Government Association’s Spring 2 initiative gives students the opportunity to take specific courses during a 10-week period this spring semester. “The SGA started this initiative to enrich...

TCF class to present TV pilots at Bama Theatre

TCF class to present TV pilots at Bama Theatre

January 19, 2012

Two University of Alabama students are screening their television pilots at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. As part of their TCF 451 Advanced Television Production,...

UA, SGA plan championship parties

UA, SGA plan championship parties

December 9, 2011

The Student Government Association, the University of Alabama Alumni Association and College Sports Events will be hosting what they are calling the official pre-game party in New Orleans the day before...

Cashman loses battle with cancer

Cashman loses battle with cancer

December 7, 2011

James F. Cashman, age 66, the John R. Miller Professor of Management at the University of Alabama, lost his battle with gastric cancer on Friday, Dec. 2, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. ...

UA investigates fight at Delta Chi fraternity house

November 21, 2011

Early Saturday night a fight occurred at the Delta Chi fraternity house between members of the fraternity and three black Alabama A&M University students who were invited to the house by a fraternity member,...

Operation Not Isolated: The Conversation held Wednesday

November 15, 2011

The Social Work Association for Cultural Awareness will hold an open discussion between students, faculty and community members who have opinions or questions about the culture of UA’s campus and the...

Local businesses prepare for LSU weekend crowds

November 3, 2011

For local businesses, this isn’t just any other gameday weekend. As the “Game of the Century” draws nearer, businesses are busily preparing for the 102,000 fans making their way to Bryant-Denny for...

New director named for First Year Council

September 26, 2011

Kelly Watson, former deputy communications director of First Year Council, was confirmed as the organization’s director last Thursday night at the Student Government Association Senate meeting, SGA Communications...

First Year Council director resigns after irregularities in applications

September 22, 2011

Sara Lavender, director of the Student Government Association First Year Council (FYC), resigned last night as a result of irregularities in the application scoring process, SGA communications director...

Bama enrollment reaches all-time high

Bama enrollment reaches all-time high

September 19, 2011

Enrollment at the University hit a new high this fall at a record 31,474 students, according to a UA press release. Total enrollment is up five percent with an increase of 1,515 students since fall 2010,...

Delta Gamma anchors away

Delta Gamma anchors away

August 30, 2011

The Beta Psi chapter of Delta Gamma has officially colonized here at the University of Alabama, welcoming 224 new members to the sorority, said Nicole Porter, director of communications for the sorority....

Block seating outside scope of Code of Laws

Block seating outside scope of Code of Laws

August 29, 2011

The Student Government Association student organization seating committee met last night to begin allocating football seating privileges to selected student organizations despite the fact that no University...

Don't hate us 'cause we're beautiful

Don’t hate us ’cause we’re beautiful

August 3, 2011

So the Princeton Review came out with their massive list of college rankings Tuesday and Alabama, well – we didn’t do so well. The board surveyed more than 122,000 students and took their answers to...

Student dies in car accident

July 27, 2011

UA freshman Jonathan Billings, 19, of Harvest, Ala. died in an early morning single-car collision on July 13 in South Carolina. Officials said the 2010 graduate of Sparkman High School was traveling on...

I Finally Admit I’m a Muggle

July 13, 2011

I thought the first day of 6th grade was the end of the world. Walking through the doors of Tuscaloosa Middle School had never been more depressing. It had finally hit me that I was not going to Hogwarts...

SGA Plans Bama Laundry For Fall

July 13, 2011

The Student Government Association will begin the Bama Laundry initiative starting in the fall for UA students, faculty and staff, David Wilson, vice president for student affairs, said. Bama Laundry...

Crimson Café closes its doors

Crimson Café closes its doors

July 6, 2011

After 18 years, Crimson Café is closing its doors. In June, Rhett Madden, owner of the café, wrote a letter to The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, requesting them to stop price gouging...

FDA requires new cigarette health labels

FDA requires new cigarette health labels

July 6, 2011

Starting in September, smokers will notice a change when they go to light up. The Food and Drug Administration will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all packaging and advertisements...

Troubles with parking registration

June 29, 2011

Online parking registration opened Monday at midnight, and the first few hours of the sale didn’t go as smoothly as most students would have liked. The software vendor did routine maintenance and server...

UA plans commencement ceremonies

June 29, 2011

The University has announced it will hold three commencement ceremonies and a candlelight remembrance on Aug. 5 and 6 to award more than 4,000 graduates with diplomas and honor six UA students who died...

Parking changes for the fall term

Parking changes for the fall term

June 22, 2011

Student registration for parking permits for the 2011-2012 academic year will begin next Monday, said Chris D’Esposito, assistant director of transportation services. In recent years, students registered...

Board of Trustees to discuss tuition increase

June 15, 2011

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees will meet this week in Mobile to discuss tuition increases during the Finance Committee meeting, said Kellee Reinhart, vice chancellor for System Relations...

Project Blessings focuses on areas surrounding city

Project Blessings focuses on areas surrounding city

June 1, 2011

Project Blessings is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help local low income and underprivileged homeowners repair their homes to achieve a better quality of living, according to their Facebook...

FEMA encourages residents to register for relief money

May 20, 2011

Just over three weeks after tornados tore through the state of Alabama, 71,487 people in the state have registered for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said FEMA spokesperson Tim...

Tide Loads of Hope helps storm victims with laundry

May 10, 2011

If you’re driving down McFarland Boulevard, you can’t miss the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundromat and relief center parked in front of University Mall. The staff of eight workers and three managers...

Project Blessings focuses on areas surrounding Tuscaloosa

May 10, 2011

Project Blessings is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help local low-income and underprivileged homeowners repair their homes to achieve a better quality of living, according their Facebook...

Plans to credential volunteers postponed indefinitely

May 7, 2011

Mayor Walt Maddox has postponed the requirement for volunteers to be credentialed to work in recovery zones. The city announced the decision late Friday night, and Maddox explained his reasoning at today's...

UA students from Tuscaloosa reflect on disaster

May 2, 2011

When an EF-5 tornado touched down in Tuscaloosa, a city many University of Alabama students call home, many parts of the city in which some of these students grew up were left unrecognizable. Since then,...

City coping with 434 missing persons

April 30, 2011

The number of fatalities in the city of Tuscaloosa remains at 39 and the number of injuries at 1000 or more, Mayor Walt Maddox said Saturday night in a press conference at city hall. Currently, there...

Auburn students, fans reach out to Tuscaloosa

April 29, 2011

Students and fans of Auburn University have already begun to show support for the University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa following the devastation from the tornado that has left parts of the...

Parking zones to be reduced

April 27, 2011

  Student registration for parking permits for the 2011-2012 academic year will begin on June 27, said Chris D’Esposito, assistant director of transportation services. In recent years, students registered...

BP oil spill effects still being seen

BP oil spill effects still being seen

April 20, 2011

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the largest oil spills in history. The impact of the spill continues to affect those who live and work on the...

Century-old painting rediscovered

Century-old painting rediscovered

April 19, 2011

A 19th century painting titled “Mountain Home of Thomas Martin” was recently rediscovered in the home of a former UA professor and restored to its original state by the College of Arts and Sciences....

Flamerich named speaker of the Senate

Flamerich named speaker of the Senate

April 14, 2011

"For the first time in 25 years, an independent student will lead an elected branch of the Student Government Association," said Ian Sams, former SGA communications director. Ryan Flamerich, a senator...

AU, UA team up for Blitz Build

AU, UA team up for Blitz Build

April 6, 2011

The University’s Community Service Center is recruiting students to participate in the House United Habitat for Humanity Blitz along with Auburn University, according to a press release. The Blitz Build,...

Alabama honors new Capstone Heroes

Alabama honors new Capstone Heroes

April 1, 2011

Several University of Alabama students and two student organizations were honored as Capstone Heroes Thursday afternoon in Carmichael Hall. The Capstone Heroes award was designed to recognize UA students,...

PR students support Red Cross with fundraiser

March 30, 2011

Dollars for Disaster, a student-led fundraiser benefiting the West Alabama chapter of the American Red Cross, will begin at 7 p.m. and last until midnight at various venues around town, according to a...

FAC reform amendment slips to next fall

March 9, 2011

Students will vote on an amendment that will allow for the recomposition of the Financial Affairs Committee, which makes allocations to student organizations next fall semester, Student Government Association...

Citizens continue to ask UA for direct answer to strip-mine

March 7, 2011

On Feb. 16, the Black Warrior Riverkeeper organization sent an open letter to the University asking for a response about plans to lease land and mineral rights for coal mining operations on the Black Warrior...

Rose's platform embraces effectiveness

Rose’s platform embraces effectiveness

March 2, 2011

Student Government Association vice president for external affairs candidate Alan Rose said he is prepared for the amount of work the job requires. “With all the things that are happening in Tuscaloosa,...

Student interest key for Armentrout

Student interest key for Armentrout

March 2, 2011

Student Government Associate candidate for Vice President for Academic Affairs Clay Armentrout said once he takes office, he will begin marketing all of the resources the University has to offer students....

University Stewards now recruiting for fall semester

February 21, 2011

University Stewards is an organization founded to assist with the recruitment process of prospective students, President-elect Maria Fernandez said. Stewards provide a personalized dimension to prospective...

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