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Miss Unique UA celebrates beauty, women with disabilities

October 3, 2019
The Miss Unique UA scholarship program, a pageant to celebrate diversity and provide opportunities for young women with disabilities in the Tuscaloosa area, will be held on Oct. 20, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at the Ferguson Center Theater.
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Year in review: Miss University of Alabama 2019

September 23, 2019
Upon crowning her successor, Tiara Pennington, Miss Alabama, reflects on her reign as Miss University of Alabama 2019
Submitted by Lexie West, taken by Alexa Pascucci. Girls pictured from left to right are Kelsi Bryan, Elise Spivey, Emma Thomas and Zoe McCarley

Survivors and advocates come together to fight against childhood cancer

September 23, 2019
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month highlights the need for funding and research to end an illness that impacts approximately one in every 285 children in the U.S. UA students and survivors are advocating for a cure. 
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Isabella Powell crowned Miss University of Alabama 2020

September 19, 2019
Isabella Powell was crowned Miss University of Alabama 2020. Powell plans to serve the campus this upcoming year by being a voice for those who are underrepresented.
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Dietician shares knowledge of fad diets

September 16, 2019
Dieting can be difficult and physically taxing. Many strive for quick weight-loss results without thinking of the potential harm a diet can cause.
Stretch Zone owner Caroline Barnes smiles after the official ribbon cutting for her new studio. CW/Joe Will Field

Stretch Zone offers locals the chance to improve flexibility, avoid injury

August 15, 2019
Stretch zone is a studio that provides practitioner assisted stretching for everyone regardless of their level of physical activity.
Local singer wins big at Alabama Music Awards

Local singer wins big at Alabama Music Awards

August 14, 2019
Tabitha Cooley, a UA student, was recognized as the BAMA Country female Artist at the 5th annual Alabama Music Awards. Cooley is grateful to have accepted the award and remains hopeful for what is next in her journey with music.
Local author writes first novel series

Local author writes first novel series

August 8, 2019
Gary Cosby Jr. recently released his first novel series “The Adventures of Will Danger.” Dive into the first three adventurous novels that are filled with the hardships Will Danger faces to keep his family safe during the World War I era.
Gorgas renovations spark creativity

Gorgas renovations spark creativity

July 12, 2019
Students showcase their creativity by adding a pop of color to the temporary walls throughout the Gayle Gorgas Library during the renovations. From displaying a wall made up of hand prints from the faculty and staff to paintings created by fellow students, these creations are brightening up the area while renovations are taking place.
‘Grease’ comes to Tuscaloosa

‘Grease’ comes to Tuscaloosa

July 11, 2019
For the first time ever, Theatre Tuscaloosa presents the musical “Grease.” The summer musical will be held at the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus at Shelton State Community College from July 12-21.  
Exhibit showcases the history of Alabama

Exhibit showcases the history of Alabama

June 13, 2019

Alabama’s bicentennial celebration continues as the exhibit Of This Goodly Land shows the history of the state at the Gayle Gorgas Library here on campus. The exhibit is displayed in the Pearce foyers...

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Local Roots brings music festival to the community through Roots Fest

April 22, 2019
The Local Roots team is preparing to present the third annual Roots Fest, which will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. All are welcome at the free music festival, as Local Roots brings live music in celebration of Southern culture to the Tuscaloosa community.
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Dorm hacks: fueling the mind with few appliances

April 18, 2019
Some students adjust to smaller kitchens provided by the University of Alabama residence halls to maintain their healthy diets. Freshmen share their favorite go-to meals and snacks that can be made with what few appliances they have in their dorm.
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Druid City Arts Festival attracts students, community

April 8, 2019
Thousands of Tuscaloosa residents of all ages came together to admire and purchase various pieces of art from around the country at the Druid City Arts Fest.
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Suicide prevention awareness event breaks stigma

April 4, 2019
UA students, faculty and staff came together to bring awareness to suicide prevention on March 31 in the Ferguson Student Center.
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Instagram page showcases campus diversity

April 4, 2019
The @humansof_ua Instagram page showcases insight from various students living on campus. The platform assures followers that they are not alone in determining their studies or passions and allows them to identify with others beyond the classroom.
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Video policy aims to protect Rec Center patrons

March 28, 2019
The Student Recreation Center enforces a no video and no photography policy to allow patrons to feel welcome and safe during their workout. It wants to protect its facility and patrons from becoming the next viral meme, but this policy does have an effect on patrons who would like to use video or photos to track progress, demonstrate workouts or for motivational reasons.
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CrimsonHacks provides place for innovation

March 25, 2019
Students from across the Southeast participated in the 2019 CrimsonHacks, using their knowledge as individuals or a team to create technical inventions to earn prizes, network with visiting companies and showcase their skills.
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National Nutrition Month emphasizes healthy lifestyles

March 21, 2019
Healthy eating and exercise is emphasized throughout March for National Nutrition Month. Students and faculty discuss how this time of year can signal a fresh start for those who seek a healthier lifestyle.
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Local store offers CBD products to help reduce pain

March 7, 2019
The CBD Store of Northport is back up and running again for locals to purchase natural, non-THC products. These products are available as an alternative option to help relieve pain, inflammation or even anxiety.
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UA students elect new SGA on March 7

March 6, 2019
The University of Alabama student body will have the opportunity to vote for its new Student Government Association (SGA) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 7.
Q&A with Marquis Hollingsworth, presidential candidate

Q&A with Marquis Hollingsworth, presidential candidate

March 4, 2019

Marquis Hollingsworth, a junior majoring in general business from Homewood, Alabama, is running for SGA President. Q: How did you originally get involved with SGA? Or if you’re not currently involved,...

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Campus desegregation shown in Foster tour

February 28, 2019
The Forgotten Hero: The Autherine Lucy Foster Campus Tour took place each Tuesday of February to celebrate Black History Month, giving attendees an insight into Foster’s journey in 1956 as the first African-American to attend The University of Alabama.
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Encore helps film majors gain experience through music

February 28, 2019
Magnolia Bayou traveled from Mississippi to perform at the Encore event hosted by University of Alabama students. Encore gives production students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by producing live shows. The band performed a concert for students and gave more information about their upcoming tour.
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Judge John England leaves legacy on campus

February 25, 2019
John H. England Jr. was one of the first African-Americans to be admitted into The University of Alabama School of Law in 1969. Due to his contributions to the University and the community, the New Freshman Hall that opened its doors in the fall is being named after him.
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Students start futures through help of apps

February 21, 2019
Websites like LinkedIn and Handshake guide students to finding jobs and internships, equip them with tools for future and allow them to begin building their network. Students are taking advantage of these relatively new platforms to change the way they search for new jobs.
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Making history: Miss University of Alabama crowns first black queen

February 11, 2019
Tiara Pennington shares her story as the first African-American to be crowned as Miss University of Alabama. Pennington reflects on what the title holds for her and the importance of celebrating Black History Month.
Annual family night at the museum encourages dinosaur attire

Annual family night at the museum encourages dinosaur attire

February 9, 2019
The 9th Annual Family Night at the Museum will be the evening of Feb. 9, and it is free and open to the public.
Photo courtesy of Nik Layman

Remembrance runway: Holocaust victim’s sketches inspire designs

February 4, 2019
Nine UA students were chosen to recreate the clothing sketches of Holocaust victim Hedy Strnad.  “Stitching History From the Holocaust” is on display at the Abroms Engel Institute for the Visual Arts until March 16.
Photo courtesy of Todd Cooley

Bright lights, big city: Tuscaloosa native becomes Nashville recording artist

January 28, 2019
UA student Tabitha Cooley started her music career when she was 12 years old, and recently almost a decade later, she released an EP at 21 years old. From performing locally to being streamed on all music platforms, Cooley is becoming a rising star in co
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Get on Board Day helps students get involved

January 18, 2019
The rain throughout the day did not stop students from attending Get on Board Day (GOBD) at the Ferguson Student Center Thursday evening.
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Residents find their gym niche for the new year

January 18, 2019
Members and trainers speak out about gyms in Tuscaloosa they are involved in. Some hope they will be held more accountable for their New Year’s resolutions for not just this month, but the entire semester as they continue their journey to be the best versions of themselves.
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