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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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SGA election plagued by low turnout

SGA election plagued by low turnout

March 23, 2017

Voter participation in SGA is still struggling to regain its footing after almost a decade of low turnout. Less than 15,000 of the University's nearly 37,665 students participated in the 2017 SGA Election,...

Hunter appeals Elections Board ruling

Hunter appeals Elections Board ruling

March 1, 2017

After the Elections Board found him guilty of three ethics violations, SGA presidential candidate Jared Hunter on Wednesday appealed the Tuesday ruling that has suspended his campaign activity. In an emailed...

Students call for Parish's expulsion

Students call for Parish's expulsion

October 5, 2016

Upon the announcement of Ryan Parish's suspension from The University of Alabama for threats made in the Alabama Student Ticket Exchange Facebook group, many students have expressed concern on social media over...

UA student suspended for online threats

October 5, 2016

UA student Ryan Parish has been suspended and removed from campus for online threats of violence, according to University officials.Parish was reported to the University for issuing racially-specific threats...

O'Henry's Coffees to open in downtown Tuscaloosa

O'Henry's Coffees to open in downtown Tuscaloosa

August 24, 2016

For those looking for a less commercial place to buy and drink coffee, a new business coming to Tuscaloosa could fill that caffeine gap.O'Henry's Coffees will open a new location in a new downtown development,...

“Carpe Diem”: Words of wisdom from Dr. Witt

August 22, 2016

Chancellor Robert E. Witt announced in 2015 that he would be stepping down on August 15, 2016. Witt served as the chancellor of the UA System for 3 years, after serving as the University's president since...

Dierks Bentley to play Tuscaloosa Amphitheater in October

Dierks Bentley to play Tuscaloosa Amphitheater in October

August 22, 2016

Dierks Bentley is bringing his Somewhere on a Beach tour to Tuscaloosa in October, according to local radio station 95.3 The Bear.The concert was announced this morning on The Steve Shannon Morning Show....

Letter from the Editor: Telling stories since 1894

Letter from the Editor: Telling stories since 1894

August 18, 2016

It's been a rough couple of months in the world of journalism. Throughout the tumultuous political hell-fest that has been this election year, a lot has been said of the omnipotent presence of the collective...

Sloss music festival showcases local and national artists

Sloss music festival showcases local and national artists

July 20, 2016

As Sloss Music and Arts Festival made its second appearance in Birmingham, attendees were well prepared for the same hot temperatures it faced last year. What they weren't prepared for was Sunday's brief...

Metal arts program thrives in Birmingham

Metal arts program thrives in Birmingham

July 20, 2016

At the hottest point of Sloss Fest 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama, it was nearly 98 degrees. Multiply that by a factor of nearly 300 and you’d have the temperature that it takes to melt the iron that made...

UA professor involved in Texas Tech Title IX investigation

UA professor involved in Texas Tech Title IX investigation

June 7, 2016

UA professor Franco Parisi is now at the center of a Title IX investigation launched against Lance Nail, a former dean of the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, according to a report from...

A vision in progress: Looking back at Tuscaloosa's plans post April 27, 2011

April 27, 2016

Only 48 hours after the April 27, 2011, tornadoes that blew through his hometown, Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox was told two things by the FEMA director assigned to the city – first, that the average...

Seventh annual diversity symposium gives students platform to present research

March 9, 2016

At the back of Gorgas 205, behind an unlit projector and rows of empty chairs, there stands an aisle of trifold posters. Next to each one stands its owner, ready to answer the inevitable slew of questions...

More to eating disorders than being skinny

March 7, 2016

I have an eating disorder. I have for eight years. I will probably struggle with it for the rest of my life. I could list dozens of reasons for what I’ve done to my body. A desire for thinness is not...

2016 SGA elections produce decreased voter turnout

March 2, 2016

Tuesday's SGA elections brought in fewer voters than in 2015, according to the election results released on vote.ua.edu. Only 13,751 UA students logged on to vote – a decrease of 1,180 voters from last...

SGA elections not anticipated to be delayed by severe weather

March 1, 2016

The SGA Elections Board does not have any plans to suspend or alter the elections process in response to potential severe weather, said Kelli Knox-Hall, a non-voting staff member and convenor of the...

Unraveling the greek myths around Title IX

February 1, 2016

Twenty-two point seven percent of college female seniors have reported experiencing some form of unwanted sexual contact since their freshman year, according to a 2015 survey by the Association of American...

Journalism and TCF will mutually benefit from merger

November 23, 2015

Journalism is dead.As a newly indoctrinated journalism student, I can firmly say this statement is what pushed me away for five semesters from what I eventually (hesitantly) decided was my calling. And...

TPD holds press conference to address body camera footage

TPD holds press conference to address body camera footage

November 18, 2015

The Tuscaloosa Police Department held a press conference today at 11 to address the body camera footage released earlier this morning. The video, released on the TPD Youtube channel, contains over two...

Tuscaloosa PD releases body camera footage

Tuscaloosa PD releases body camera footage

November 18, 2015

On Wednesday morning, Tuscaloosa PD released over two hours of body camera footage from the Nov. 8 tasing incident.Read the CW's original report on the incident here.

Students organize demonstration against police brutality

Students organize demonstration against police brutality

November 11, 2015

On Wednesday, UA students gathered at City Hall in downtown Tuscaloosa at 11:30 a.m. for a civil demonstration regarding the videos that were taken Saturday showing Tuscaloosa police officers tasing and...

Tuscaloosa named top metro for veterans seeking higher education

November 10, 2015

Tuscaloosa was named the top-ranked metro for veterans seeking higher education in a joint study conducted by USAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes. The top metros were...

Chancellor Witt to retire in August 2016

August 26, 2015

By Peyton Shepard | Print Managing EditorUniversity of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt announced his intention to retire next year, The Crimson White learned. UA System spokeswoman Kellee Reinhart...

Bama Dining holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new location

August 26, 2015

Bama Dining opened its newest location, Greens to Go, today at 11 a.m. in the Ferguson Center.Greens to Go is a salad and wrap bar. Its creation is the reflection of a partnership between Bama Dining and...

UA introduces new wireless network

August 4, 2015

University of Alabama students, faculty and staff can now access Wi-Fi on campus, and on 250 other U.S. campuses as well as hundreds more abroad, through eduroam, according to the UA Office of Information...

Alabama Supreme Court orders halt to same-sex marriages

June 29, 2015

The Alabama Supreme Court issued an order to probate judges to halt the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This order comes three days after the landmark 5-4 ruling by the United States...

Stuart Bell named President of The University of Alabama

June 18, 2015

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees met Thursday and unanimously approved Stuart R. Bell as the President of the University. Bell currently serves as the executive vice president and provost...

Alabama Supreme Court issues halt to same-sex marriage licenses

March 4, 2015

The Alabama Supreme Court issued a writ of mandamus to halt same-sex marriage in the state Tuesday, reversing United States District Court Judge Callie Granade’s Jan. 23 ruling that struck down the state’s...

Alabama Action Abroad to hold info meetings

Alabama Action Abroad to hold info meetings

January 21, 2015

Alabama Action Abroad is a program designed to teach students about local culture and needs of communities in South America as well as develop leadership and teamwork skills. The group organizes two week-long...

'Hocus Pocus' a Halloween staple

October 27, 2014

Horror is one of the most prolific genres of international film, and Halloween is one of the best times to capitalize on scaring people straight for the rest of their lives. So why, with this high standard...

Nehemiah's Coffee House reaches goals

Nehemiah's Coffee House reaches goals

September 30, 2014

For Forest Lake Baptist Church, Nehemiah’s Coffee House is not just a hangout or a business, but a chance to reach out to the community in an innovative way.Aaron Barnes, college minister at Forest Lake,...

Honor society kicks off guerrilla season

Honor society kicks off guerrilla season

September 23, 2014

Alpha Psi Omega, The University of Alabama’s theatre honor society, will kick off the fall semester with its first Guerrilla Theatre of the new school year. Guerrilla Theatre is a 10-act cabaret of 10-minute...

Tailgating fan favorite for games

Tailgating fan favorite for games

September 8, 2014

Football season is in full swing after the Crimson Tide’s first home game, and the tailgating environment amplifies the zeal many feel for the Crimson Tide.Stony Henry, a resident of Northport and self-proclaimed...

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