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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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Bentley Vetoes Budget Cuts, Keeps Park Open

Bentley Vetoes Budget Cuts, Keeps Park Open

June 24, 2015

State park employees, advocates and patrons can breathe and return to enjoying their respective posts in the outdoors. Earlier this month, Gov. Robert Bentley vetoed the state legislature’s budget bill...

Miss Alabama pageant includes several UA students, grads

Miss Alabama pageant includes several UA students, grads

June 11, 2015

A group of women gowned in long, white dresses paraded onto the stage as the 2015 Miss Alabama pageant came to a close at Samford University’s Wright Center Saturday night. There wasn’t a breath to...

Co-op provide students with opportunities

Co-op provide students with opportunities

April 12, 2015

At 7:30 a.m. many college students are still asleep.At 7:30 a.m. many mornings last year, Scott Nagy was walking into a production meeting with the company’s professional engineering team. Nagy, an...

Exhibit explores University's Civil War history

Exhibit explores University's Civil War history

April 8, 2015

By Mary-Catherine Hodges | Staff ReporterA new exhibit in Gorgas House will feature original Civil War artifacts belonging to the Gorgas family, including the coat and ceremonial sword of General Josiah...

University releases new club sports regulations

University releases new club sports regulations

April 1, 2015

After months of uncertainty and fluctuating regulations, the University released new guidelines for club athletes in a meeting held March 24. Club athletes are now permitted to wear the script A again...

Bands compete for festivals

Bands compete for festivals

April 1, 2015

Although music festivals are known for hosting big name musicians, many festivals give smaller bands an opportunity to play on a more national level in front of larger audiences.This year, two local bands,...

Northport duo to play Druid City Brewing Company

March 25, 2015

In 2001, a boy from central London and a girl from Tuscaloosa met.The boy, Rick Asherson, was a young keyboardist who only played in his garage for personal entertainment. The girl, Debbie Bond, was a...

SGA contest rewards students for recycling

SGA contest rewards students for recycling

March 11, 2015

When students pass over the trash bin with old test papers or used water bottles, RecycleBama encourages them to think again.This semester, RecycleBama, a University of Alabama Student Government subcommittee,...

Local band balances school and music

Local band balances school and music

March 4, 2015

The room is filled with a vivacious clutter of chords, scales and bickering as five boys clad in jeans and T-shirts decide what they’re going to practice for their upcoming shows.“I want Red Hot Chili...

The Doctors and The Lawyers to host release party

The Doctors and The Lawyers to host release party

February 16, 2015

During his freshman year at The University of Alabama in 2010, Taylor Atkinson posted a flyer in the lobby of Riverside West reading “Lead 
guitarist wanted.”“One day I just decided I wanted to...

Alumni to host weekend of dance at Hotel Capstone

February 12, 2015

For singles, couples and individuals of all kinds, University of Alabama alumni, TJ and Wendy Zito, will host the second annual Anti-Valentines West Coast Swing and Carolina Shag weekend at the Hotel Capstone...

Change of Venue: Closure of venues shrinks Tuscaloosa's music scene

Change of Venue: Closure of venues shrinks Tuscaloosa's music scene

February 10, 2015

It’s 1992 in Tuscaloosa, and the Strip is a-buzz. The Beach Club is having another sellout 70s night with a live disco band, and there’s a chance students can see Dave Matthews, Widespread Panic, Drivin’...

'90s chokers become newest retroactive trend to resurface in 2015

'90s chokers become newest retroactive trend to resurface in 2015

January 27, 2015

Over the past few years we’ve begun to embrace a number of retroactive influences from generations past. The ’70s had their second coming with flower crowns, John Lennon-inspired glasses and Sonny...

Bama Rocks: Potential bouldering site to undergo reconstruction

Bama Rocks: Potential bouldering site to undergo reconstruction

January 20, 2015

Tucked away off of U.S. Highway 11, down a long dirt road in Vance, Alabama, are 57.36 acres of an abandoned park named Bama 
Rock Gardens.First opened before the 1950s as a family-owned roadside attraction,...

Alabama physics major earns national internship

Alabama physics major earns national internship

January 12, 2015

For Marissa Leshnov, science has been a crucial part of her life 
since childhood.“As a child, science was always presented to me in these wonderful demonstrations similar to magic shows,” she said....

New season brings new lipstick shades

New season brings new lipstick shades

January 12, 2015

As we welcome a new semester, along comes the anticipation of a new year, new classes, fresh starts and more importantly, new styles. There is no better time to put away the lipsticks of 2014 – goodbye...

Dual degree students see more hours: 150 hours required for those with two degrees

January 12, 2015

If you ask Alex Jones what year she is, she will likely tell you she’s a junior. However, on paper, Jones, a dual degree student, is a senior.Jones, a junior majoring in advertising and marketing, came...

Film festival welcomes students

Film festival welcomes students

November 17, 2014

The Black Warrior Film Festival started in 2013 in 216 Reese Phifer Hall, and the next year it expanded to Lloyd and Graves Hall. This year, Black Warrior Film Festival will be held the weekend of Feb....

Crimson Kindness hosts National Kindness Day

Crimson Kindness hosts National Kindness Day

November 12, 2014

From the encouraging sticky notes spotted around campus, to the students handing out snacks during finals week, the culprit is most likely the students of Crimson Kindness, a student-run organization...

Artists display Cuba

Artists display Cuba

November 11, 2014

Six trips, 12 months and 10,000 miles, sometimes sleeping indoors, sometimes outdoors – is what it took for Honors College Artist in Residence Chip Cooper and photographer Julio Larramendi to create...

Crossroads program promotes interfaith acceptance, relations

Crossroads program promotes interfaith acceptance, relations

October 22, 2014

Crossroads was created to help relieve religious tension and address issues surrounding interfaith conflicts throughout the 
UA community. The team is made up of 12 employees, 10 of which are students....

Millennials explain tattoos are for self expression

Millennials explain tattoos are for self expression

October 21, 2014

Tattooing is an ancient art form and can be traced back to ancient Egyptian remains dating as early as 2000 B.C. The relevance of tattoos in society has persisted over the ages, and tattoos have served...

Moakler to perform during campus fundraising concert

Moakler to perform during campus fundraising concert

September 14, 2014

If there is one thing Maggie Snead, president of the Alabama International Justice Mission, wants people to know about slavery, it’s that there are 30 million people enslaved worldwide. AIJM, a student...

Alabama Blues Project brings music to Tuscaloosa children

Alabama Blues Project brings music to Tuscaloosa children

September 6, 2014

Regardless of where they’re from, where they live or what school they attend, when members of the Alabama Blues Project walk through the door, they’re meant to be treated the same. “Things like the...

Provid water profits go to charity

Provid water profits go to charity

September 1, 2014

When a bottle of Provid water is bought at Steel City Pops, its contents do more than quench the thirst of the buyer. Steel City donates 100 percent of the profit, $1.30 per bottle, to Birmingham based...

Climbing wall regulations include course certification

Climbing wall regulations include course certification

August 24, 2014

In an effort to accommodate a growing University, new dorms, new sorority houses, new dining halls and now a new rock wall have been built. With the opening of the new rock wall at Presidential Village’s...

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