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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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The opportunity cost of studying abroad

The opportunity cost of studying abroad

February 15, 2016

Kaitlyn Nott left her home in South Korea to have a college experience that would be different from her friends back home. She was finished with her years in the Korean school system, being ranked against...

Miss Dots offers a taste of homemade style chicken

Miss Dots offers a taste of homemade style chicken

February 5, 2016

Tuscaloosa is a hub for barbecue institutions such as Dreamland and Archibald’s that have established the city as a slow-cooked, pig-centric empire. Several weeks ago entrepreneur and restaurateur, John...

New Year, New Me: Keeping New Year Resolutions past January

January 22, 2016

While only eight percent of those who make New Year’s resolutions are successful, resolutions have stood the test of time in society as something to consider with the beginning of the new year.  “I...

The Suite Life of UA Students: Traditonal vs Suite Style Dorms

January 21, 2016

Current students at The University of Alabama experience a much larger, more modernized campus than the generation before them. Rece Davis, of College Game Day, visited the University last fall and did...

Hidden Gems of Tuscaloosa: Five Java serves coffee and pastries

December 1, 2015

Nestled next to one of Tuscaloosa’s most popular restaurants lies a quiet place to study, catch up with old friends and enjoy the fall weather with a fresh cup of coffee. Five Java is the only shop...

Alabama couple travel US in vintage camper

Alabama couple travel US in vintage camper

November 12, 2015

Kyle Brady and Olivia Gould’s love story began in Fairhope, Alabama, but it has since journeyed across the country with them as they begin to pursue their dreams of living simply. The couple has been...

UA in India: Students address water pollution and other concerns

UA in India: Students address water pollution and other concerns

November 3, 2015

Many students come into college with the desire to change the world but few get the opportunity to, especially on a global scale. That’s where Rob Morgan, executive director for Innovation Initiatives...

The Great Pumpkin: pumpkin patches offer variety of activities

The Great Pumpkin: pumpkin patches offer variety of activities

October 28, 2015

Pumpkin patches are popping up across the state of Alabama and many have more to offer than just pumpkins. Fall break calls for a trip or even a stop on the way home to some of Alabama’s best pumpkin...

Sassafras Festival offers music, food and entertainment

Sassafras Festival offers music, food and entertainment

October 21, 2015

As midterms come to a close, Creative Campus is providing students with the opportunity to unwind and enjoy an afternoon at Sassafras Festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 25 at the Sassafras Center...

Get to know an organization: American Association of University Women empowers students through advocacy

Get to know an organization: American Association of University Women empowers students through advocacy

October 20, 2015

The American Association of University Women is an organization that empowers women and gives them a voice through advocacy, public policy and STEM education, research and leadership opportunities in college...

It's kind of a funny story: Seasoned comedian Taylor Mason to perform at Bryant Conference Center

It's kind of a funny story: Seasoned comedian Taylor Mason to perform at Bryant Conference Center

October 19, 2015

For most students, the college party scene is a way to escape from the stress of work and school, but for Taylor Mason, that’s where work began. Mason was at a party for his fraternity at the University...

Travel Guide: Places to go in Athens

Travel Guide: Places to go in Athens

October 2, 2015

University of Alabama students may be in record attendance at an away game this weekend versus the UGA Bulldogs. Athens is well­-known for its music scene, nightlife and one-­of­-a-­kind restaurants...

Hidden Gems: Finding piece of mind

Hidden Gems: Finding piece of mind

October 1, 2015

When searching for the perfect job, Tessa Albert, a junior majoring in Advertising, found herself in the historic downtown Northport. She stepped inside the wooded, unassuming storefront of Restoring Piece...

It's not that easy eating green

It's not that easy eating green

September 28, 2015

With each new fad diet, figuring out what healthy eating looks like becomes more distorted. For Jackson Spradlin, a junior majoring in biology, it means not eating meat. “Being a vegetarian is more than...

Homeless shelters struggle to meet local needs

Homeless shelters struggle to meet local needs

September 21, 2015

By Lauren Lane | Staff ReporterFor many students, Tuscaloosa is a place to spend the best four years of their lives. For many families, it is a place to teach their children to become die­-hard fans of...

The Alabama Museum of Natural History seeks to educate the public and save the elephants

The Alabama Museum of Natural History seeks to educate the public and save the elephants

September 18, 2015

The Alabama Museum of Natural History hosts “Natural History With the Experts” every Saturday before home games before kick-off in front of Smith Hall. This event gives students the opportunity to...

Get to know an organization: Bama Climbing brings together UA rock climbing community

Get to know an organization: Bama Climbing brings together UA rock climbing community

September 15, 2015

Towering 40 feet above, the rock climbing wall at Student Activity Center in Presidential Village is a flat wall of narrow footholds and grips. If one was to visit the wall on a particular afternoon,...

Students pick their favorite songs for Game Day

September 14, 2015

The first game day weekend was full of tailgating and traditions. We asked a few students what some of their favorite songs to listen to on game day were."My friends and I listened to "Dixieland Delight"...

Manna Grocery and Deli offers an assortment of healthy food

Manna Grocery and Deli offers an assortment of healthy food

September 7, 2015

Manna Grocery and Deli may just appear to be another storefront in a sea of McFarland’s boulevard of strip malls, but in it lies a haven for many of Tuscaloosa’s healthiest eaters. At first glance,...

Get to know an organization: Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Hospitals

Get to know an organization: Dance Marathon raises money for Children's Hospitals

September 7, 2015

Dance Marathon is a movement that partners with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise money in high schools and colleges across America. Students spend all year developing leadership...

Why college students should try vegan

Why college students should try vegan

August 28, 2015

Going vegan may sound like a near impossible feat, especially in college, and in a place where barbecue is considering a sixth food group, but what if you knew that it was one of the best decisions you...

Students can offer pets a happy and healthy home

Students can offer pets a happy and healthy home

August 26, 2015

There seems to be more and more pets at The University of Alabama, and research shows that it may actually be for student's benefit. Students are no strangers to the benefits of caring for man’s best...

Druid City Music Hall to replace Jupiter Bar

Druid City Music Hall to replace Jupiter Bar

August 20, 2015

Hosting Moon Taxi on Aug. 26, Tuscaloosa’s iconic and currently-closed Jupiter Bar will rise from the ashes as a live music venue once again, reincarnated and rebranded into Druid City Music Hall.After...

UA alumnus' company to expand

UA alumnus' company to expand

April 21, 2015

A Nashville-based startup company is giving University of Alabama business students the opportunity to work on a program that will streamline immunization forms for 
incoming students.Med+Pass Health...

Bill Battle speaks on ethics at business lecture

Bill Battle speaks on ethics at business lecture

April 13, 2015

On Monday night, Athletic Director Bill Battle spoke to a crowded room on the value of ethics to The University of Alabama and to our world.“I define ethics as doing the right thing the right way,”...

The Morris Lehman Mayer Award: Brielle Appelbaum

The Morris Lehman Mayer Award: Brielle Appelbaum

April 1, 2015

Brielle Appelbaum, a senior from Boca Raton, Florida, majoring in communication studies, won this year’s Morris Lehman Mayer Award.The Mayer Award is given to a student who exemplifies selfless and significant...

Food first directory speaks on injustice in food system

March 26, 2015

Wednesday night, the anthropology and food and nutrition departments came together to sponsor a lecture: Dismantling Racism in the Food System. The lecture was given by Eric Holt-Gimenez, executive director...

UA Revive members empower high schoolers

UA Revive members empower high schoolers

March 24, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Revive Progress Association has made efforts to make voter registration more convenient for University of Alabama students, working with political organizations and by providing...

Bonner's UA cookbook to return

Bonner's UA cookbook to return

March 24, 2015

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is bringing back a cookbook started by the University’s current president.“Nothing But the Best,” developed 20 years ago by Judy Bonner while she was dean...

Panel explores campus safety

Panel explores campus safety

March 3, 2015

The Honors College held a town hall meeting covering the issue of safety on campus Monday.The panel was made up of Sgt. Vonda Collins of The University of Alabama Police Department, Zoe Storey, peer education...

Trafficking Trail

Trafficking Trail

March 2, 2015

The Super Bowl frequently spurs some form of controversy, but this year, it was about a much more serious subject than whether or not the Patriots’ deflated footballs should have cost them their right...

Hands on Tuscaloosa to provide citywide service

Hands on Tuscaloosa to provide citywide service

February 11, 2015

Hands on Tuscaloosa will collaborate with the UA L.E.A.D.S. conference Feb. 28 for the first time since the day of service was created. The Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism is collaborating...

Honors portal opens

February 9, 2015

For many college students, springtime brings multiple emails urging them to apply to honor societies. Some students are led astray and end up applying and paying for membership to honor societies that...

UA leads salvage project

UA leads salvage project

February 4, 2015

In an attempt to continue excavating artifacts, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has started a new archeological project along the shore of Moundville Archeological Park.Moundville...

Class explores ecology

Class explores ecology

January 28, 2015

One afternoon several months ago, Bart Elmore, a history professor at The University of Alabama, sparked a conversation among his colleagues about the infamous “smell of Tuscaloosa.” He and his coworkers,...

UA transfer students see potential in 'College Promise': Obama proposes plan to pay for community college

UA transfer students see potential in 'College Promise': Obama proposes plan to pay for community college

January 20, 2015

College tuition rates have increased twelvefold since records began in 1978, according to a report published by Bloomberg in 2012. As a result, student loans have officially reached over $1 trillion, making...

UA startup places second overall

January 8, 2015

The University of Alabama is home to more than a dozen startup companies that span across multiple fields of study. Some of these include 2b Electronic, whose main focus is on providing more affordable...

Support for a Sister: Tri Delta raises money for member struck by vehicle

Support for a Sister: Tri Delta raises money for member struck by vehicle

November 18, 2014

Megan Allen, a sophomore at the University and a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, was involved in a serious accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after the Alabama football game Saturday, Nov. 8, while...

Device offers diet tracking

Device offers diet tracking

November 17, 2014

Edward Sazonov, an associate professor of electrical and 
computer engineering, is part 
of a collaboration with other professors from Georgia State University and the University of Colorado at Denver...

SGA funds flights for veterans

November 11, 2014

This week, the Student Government Association and the Caring for Camo organization teamed up for Veteran’s Day to promote an initiative going through senate this Thursday, the SGA Honor Flight Funding...

Mooney to discuss science denial at ALLELE

Mooney to discuss science denial at ALLELE

November 5, 2014

Over the past several years, The University of Alabama has emphasized ALLELE, Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, by providing a series of lectures on specific topics given by well-respected scientists...

Students notice Florey's caring heart

Students notice Florey's caring heart

October 27, 2014

Betty Finklea Florey, a former UA student, has spent the last 25 years serving students as a teacher, mentor and writer throughout her career as a professor for both the English department and the 
Honors...

UADM promotes charity

UADM promotes charity

October 19, 2014

This week, students saw a Mario Kart game come to life on the Quad as the University of Alabama Dance Marathon dressed up and reenacted the classic video game to spread awareness for their cause. This...

Group teams up for symposium

Group teams up for symposium

October 7, 2014

The Alabama Rivers Alliance and the Southern Environmental Law Center are teaming up tomorrow to host a “Blue Ribbon” symposium to promote the creation and implementation of a water plan for the state...

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