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North Korean missile launch failed

North Korean missile launch failed

April 17, 2017

North Korea attempted a missile launch on Sunday that failed “almost immediately,” according to military officials.“The President and his military team are aware of North Korea’s most recent unsuccessful...

World's oldest person dies at 117

World's oldest person dies at 117

April 17, 2017

The world mourned over the weekend as the world’s oldest person died in Italy at the age of 117.Emma Morano, born on Nov. 29, 1899, was officially the last living person born in 
the 1800s.On her 117th...

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument sign unveiled

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument sign unveiled

April 17, 2017

The brand new sign for the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument was unveiled during a dedication ceremony Saturday afternoon downtown.The national monument includes sites such as the Birmingham Civil...

Trump tax demonstrations draw large crowds

Trump tax demonstrations draw large crowds

April 17, 2017

Tens of thousands of activists joined 
together on Tax Day over the weekend to demonstrate in cities across the country and demand the release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns.Trump is the first...

United Airlines to require crew members to check in

United Airlines to require crew members to check in

April 17, 2017

United Airlines announced late on Friday that it will now require commuting staff and crew members to check into flights one hour before departure. The policy change is in response to the viral video from...

Auburn students not satisfied with White Student Union response

Auburn students not satisfied with White Student Union response

April 13, 2017

Students at Auburn University are asking the school to take strong, proactive stands against white supremacy after the school’s White Student Union distributed anti-Semitic flyers last week.The alt-right...

United Airlines CEO felt ashamed after viral video

United Airlines CEO felt ashamed after viral video

April 13, 2017

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said on Wednesday that he felt “shame” when he saw the viral videos of a passenger being dragged from his seat on a Sunday night flight. He apologized to passenger...

Tide Hop, April 1981: The University's 150th birthday

Tide Hop, April 1981: The University's 150th birthday

April 13, 2017

The University of Alabama, which opened on April 12, 1831, celebrated its 186th birthday yesterday. While 186 is a substantial number and worthy of recognition and reflection, the UA community was much...

Walmart salads recalled in southern states

Walmart salads recalled in southern states

April 10, 2017

A Fresh Express Walmart salad has been recalled after two people in Florida found a dead bat in their package.The affected products are five-ounce containers of Organic Marketside Spring Mix with a best-if-used-by...

Alleged felon escapes jail

Alleged felon escapes jail

April 10, 2017

 A man who allegedly tried to kill a Florence, Alabama, police detective escaped from jail this weekend.Christopher Kilpatrick, 43, escaped late Saturday from the Lauderdale County Detention Center. Kilpatrick,...

Bentley impeachment proceedings to proceed

Bentley impeachment proceedings to proceed

April 10, 2017

Impeachment proceedings for Gov. Robert Bentley are set to begin in the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee today as the committee will make a recommendation for or against impeachment to the...

Alabama House votes to remove capital murder judicial override

Alabama House votes to remove capital murder judicial override

April 6, 2017

By SomeonAlabama legislators voted on Tuesday to remove the power of state judges to hand down the death penalty despite a jury’s recommendation for life in prison, and vice versa.According to the Associated...

Bannon removed from National Security Council

Bannon removed from National Security Council

April 6, 2017

Chief White House Strategist Stephen Bannon was removed from his role as a member of the National Security Council on Wednesday.The White House has been largely silent about Bannon’s removal, not announcing...

Students can now order campus food through Tapingo

Students can now order campus food through Tapingo

April 3, 2017

The University of Alabama’s partnership with the free food ordering app “Tapingo” began on Monday, giving students the ability to order food from campus restaurants via their phone and have it delivered...

Pre-abortion sonogram description required by Alabama bill

Pre-abortion sonogram description required by Alabama bill

April 3, 2017

A state senator from Tuscaloosa has proposed a bill in the Alabama legislature that would require women seeking abortions to hear a detailed description of the embryo or fetus during a sonogram.Sen. Gerald...

Severe weather possible this week

Severe weather possible this week

April 3, 2017

The National Weather Service is forecasting stormy weather in Alabama in the upcoming week.Starting on Monday, heavy rain is expected statewide. Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas have a slight risk of severe...

Trump University suits settled for $25 million

Trump University suits settled for $25 million

April 3, 2017

A federal judge approved a $25 million settlement in the Trump University lawsuits on Friday.The suits, filed by former Trump University students, alleged the real-estate school defrauded customers with...

Tide Hop, April Fool's Day: A look at April Fool's CWs from the '70s

Tide Hop, April Fool's Day: A look at April Fool's CWs from the '70s

March 30, 2017

Though the country is in a fake news frenzy, and though media outlets are doing their best to keep their content as accurate as possible, there is one day of the year when all of that is thrown out the...

Alabama House committee passes police misconduct investigation bill

Alabama House committee passes police misconduct investigation bill

March 30, 2017

A year after a white Montgomery police officer received charges for fatally shooting a Black man, a 
committee in the Alabama State House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that created procedures...

West Alabama Boys and Girls Club CEO arrested for child porn

West Alabama Boys and Girls Club CEO arrested for child porn

March 30, 2017

The president and CEO of the West Alabama Boys and Girls Club was arrested over the weekend for allegedly possessing child pornography.Following his Sunday-night arrest, Anthony Dellon “Tony” Bush,...

Lurleen Wallace Boulevard to undergo construction as early as fall

Lurleen Wallace Boulevard to undergo construction as early as fall

March 30, 2017

Road work-induced traffic jams are far from over, as the Tuscaloosa News reports that $23.2 million will be put into improving Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, which could begin as early as this fall.“To me,...

Wednesday last day to drop class with grade of W

Wednesday last day to drop class with grade of “W”

March 27, 2017

An email from the University Registrar was sent to students on Monday, reminding them that Wednesday is the last day to drop all except one class with a grade of “W” for the full, spring 2017 term.“All...

#BamaCreed Week to celebrate the Capstone Creed

#BamaCreed Week to celebrate the Capstone Creed

March 27, 2017

The University of Alabama will celebrate the principles expressed in its Capstone Creed in #BamaCreed Week this week. “The goal of #BamaCreed Week is to help the UA community consider what it means to...

Train safety email sent to students

Train safety email sent to students

March 27, 2017

An email regarding train safety was the sent to students from the dean of students on Monday morning.Over the weekend, a video was posted on social media showing supposed students climbing between and...

City pays $1.861 million for road with likely Walmart location

City pays $1.861 million for road with likely Walmart location

March 27, 2017

The city of Tuscaloosa has purchased a portion of Patriot Parkway from developer Stan Pate for $1.861 million, according to The Tuscaloosa News. The purchase follows discussion of developing a Walmart...

Payless may file for bankruptcy, close hundreds of stores

Payless may file for bankruptcy, close hundreds of stores

March 27, 2017

Discount shoe chain Payless Inc. may file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, Bloomberg reports.According to AL.com, the store, which has nearly $665 million worth of debt, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

Voting deadlines for runoff election approaching

Voting deadlines for runoff election approaching

March 27, 2017

Three Tuscaloosa City Board of Education seats failed to have candidates receive a majority of votes earlier this month, and voting deadlines for the upcoming runoff elections are now quickly approaching....

Bentley rumored to resign from post

Bentley rumored to resign from post

March 23, 2017

After a year of his administration being shrouded in scandal after scandal, rumors have begun to swirl around the state Capitol about whether or not Governor Robert Bentley will resign his post in the...

GOP works to secure AHCA votes

GOP works to secure AHCA votes

March 23, 2017

President Donald Trump and GOP allies spent Wednesday lobbying for votes for their Obamacare adjustment plan.Without any support expected from Democrats, the Trump administration can only afford to lose...

Abduction suspect researched teen marriage

Abduction suspect researched teen marriage

March 23, 2017

A Tennessee teacher believed to have abducted his student had researched teen marriage before the alleged abduction, authorities have reported.“That is an issue that we have some major concerns of because...

Study Abroad 101 information sessions offered daily

Study Abroad 101 information sessions offered daily

March 21, 2017

Studying abroad in college comes with a lot of things – especially questions.In an effort to answer those questions and to educate students on the basics of studying abroad, the Education Abroad office...

Ask Listen Refer to train students on suicide prevention, available now

Ask Listen Refer to train students on suicide prevention, available now

March 20, 2017

A suicide prevention training program that aims to help students recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide is now available, according to UA News.The program, Ask Listen Refer, is online at...

Igniting Innovation grant competition to award funds to local service projects

Igniting Innovation grant competition to award funds to local service projects

March 20, 2017

Philanthropic student organizations and non-profits with student representatives are being given the opportunity to apply for funds through the Igniting Innovation grant competition presented by Capstone...

SGA elections close with Hunter victory

SGA elections close with Hunter victory

March 9, 2017

Dozens of students were elected to positions in the Student Government Association following the election on Tuesday.With 54 percent of the vote, Jared Hunter unofficially won the SGA presidential election,...

Three BOE seats to be decided in runoff

Three BOE seats to be decided in runoff

March 9, 2017

Tuscaloosa’s municipal elections on Tuesday yielded three runoffs for the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education, according to The Tuscaloosa News. The runoff elections will take place on April 18, with...

New UA Athletic Director to make $900k

New UA Athletic Director to make $900k

March 9, 2017

Pending approval by the UA Board of Trustees and Compensation Committee, Greg Byrne, the new director of athletics at The University of Alabama, is set to make $900,000 a year, according to the Tuscaloosa...

Tide Hop, March 1974

Tide Hop, March 1974

March 9, 2017

While some may find news about streaking to be offensive, nothing could have been more offensive to the Alabama community than a Crimson White editorial criticizing the seemingly untouchable Coach Paul...

Senate election results announced

Senate election results announced

March 8, 2017

University of Alabama students voted for the legislative members of their Student Government Association on Tuesday, voting in 50 senators who proportionately represent each of the 10 colleges.For colleges...

Four more cases of mumps detected

Four more cases of mumps detected

March 8, 2017

University of Alabama students received an e-mail on Wednesday afternoon alerting them that Alabama Department of Public Health officials have recorded four new cases of mumps at the University since Feb....

University student dies in dorm, email says

University student dies in dorm, email says

March 7, 2017

Parents and family members of University of Alabama students received an email on Monday notifying them that a 19-year-old student unexpectedly died in a residence hall that day. According to the email,...

Lanes along University Boulevard to close for five months

Lanes along University Boulevard to close for five months

March 6, 2017

Road construction has become a staple of Tuscaloosa, and that isn’t changing anytime soon. Two lanes along a one-half mile stretch of University Boulevard will be closed from March 13 through Aug. 4,...

SGA election to occur on March 7

SGA election to occur on March 7

March 6, 2017

University of Alabama students will vote for members of the Student Government Association (SGA) elections on Tuesday, March 7. Starting at 7 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m., students will be able to vote through...

SNL combines two Alabama celebrities, Jeff Sessions and Forrest Gump

SNL combines two Alabama celebrities, Jeff Sessions and Forrest Gump

March 6, 2017

Sitting at a bus stop with a box of chocolates and a briefcase, Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon played Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again – this time as if Sessions were Forrest Gump.Talking...

Tuscaloosa Half Marathon encourages healthy habits and giving

Tuscaloosa Half Marathon encourages healthy habits and giving

March 6, 2017

More than 1,000 people, including members of The University of Alabama community, participated in the fifth annual Tuscaloosa Half Marathon (THM) on Saturday, according to The Tuscaloosa News.The mission...

Tide Hop, Feb. 1980

Tide Hop, Feb. 1980

March 2, 2017

Hello dear readers. After a brief week’s hiatus, Tide Hop is back in action! This week we turn the dial back 37 years to the Feb. 27, 1980 edition of The Crimson White. It is not every day that Tide...

Truck hits marching band in Mardi Gras Parade

Truck hits marching band in Mardi Gras Parade

March 2, 2017

A Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores turned from celebration to chaos on Tuesday after a Ford Expedition plowed into a marching band.Twelve students from ages 12 to 17 were injured in the accident. Of those,...

Tornado watch issued until 6 p.m.

Tornado watch issued until 6 p.m.

March 1, 2017

Students received an email Tuesday afternoon notifying them that both The University of Alabama campus and Tuscaloosa County at large are under a tornado watch until 6 p.m.“Thunderstorms, damaging winds,...

Historical marker to memorialize lynchings in Tuscaloosa County

Historical marker to memorialize lynchings in Tuscaloosa County

February 27, 2017

The first historical marker to memorialize the lives of Black men lynched in Tuscaloosa County will be unveiled on March 6 by the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit human rights law firm out of Montgomery.While...

Palmer gets mixed signals from town hall

Palmer gets mixed signals from town hall

February 27, 2017

The first town hall meeting by a U.S. House Representative member from Alabama was held Saturday morning when Rep. Gary Palmer met with constituents at Hoover City Hall. According to a report from...

Three students diagnosed with mumps, all recovered

Three students diagnosed with mumps, all recovered

February 24, 2017

Students received an email just before noon on Friday informing that three University of Alabama students were diagnosed with and have recovered from mumps.“The three students are no longer contagious,...

Bentley creates task force to study grocery tax repeal

Bentley creates task force to study grocery tax repeal

February 23, 2017

Gov. Robert Bentley signed an executive order on Tuesday that created a task force to study the effects of a possible repeal of Alabama’s grocery sales tax.“My goal for this task force is to remove...

Wells Fargo fires four senior employees

Wells Fargo fires four senior employees

February 23, 2017

Wells Fargo Bank announced on Tuesday that it fired four senior employees with ties to last year’s fraud scandal.The four employees, former community bank chief risk officer Claudia Russ Anderson, Arizona...

REACHing students: A look at the support offered by Alabama REACH

REACHing students: A look at the support offered by Alabama REACH

February 23, 2017

On the day after Christmas of her senior year of high school, Dominique Anderson was exiled from her family. Her parents found out that she was lesbian and cut her off, forcing her to leave home, finish...

Diversity Mapping Project nearing completion

Diversity Mapping Project nearing completion

February 20, 2017

An update on the University’s Diversity Mapping Project was offered by UA News on Monday.The report said the project, which was started in 2016, is "nearing completion," though no specific end date was...

Deer kills increase this hunting season

Deer kills increase this hunting season

February 20, 2017

More hunters are reporting the number of deer they kill in the state of Alabama, according to Alabama’s wildlife agency.The change is likely due to a new law that makes reporting deer harvests mandatory....

Meteorite spotted over south Alabama

Meteorite spotted over south Alabama

February 20, 2017

A fireball that was spotted in the sky Saturday night was likely a meteorite dropper, according to Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office 
in Huntsville.While the fireball was visible...

Tide Hop, Feb. 1949

Tide Hop, Feb. 1949

February 16, 2017

In American news of 1949, Harry Truman was president, the fourth Geneva Convention was signed, the term “big bang” was coined and the National Basketball Association was born. In University of Alabama...

Puzder withdraws nomination as secretary of labor

Puzder withdraws nomination as secretary of labor

February 16, 2017

Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination for secretary of labor on Wednesday, making him the first of President Donald Trump’s cabinet members to withdraw.“While I won’t be serving in the administration,”...

Bill to block funds to sanctuary colleges passes in Alabama House

Bill to block funds to “sanctuary” colleges passes in Alabama House

February 16, 2017

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would create a way for the legislature to block funding for state colleges and universities that establish “sanctuary” policies that...

Moundville graffitied by Auburn man

Moundville graffitied by Auburn man

February 16, 2017

Park employees of Moundville Archaeological Park told the police that someone used a knife to scratch Xs over Alabama logos that are on soap dispensers in the park– an act which is considered misdemeanor...

UA ranked No. 4 in list of military-friendly colleges

UA ranked No. 4 in list of military-friendly colleges

February 13, 2017

A recent ranking released by bestcolleges.com places The University of Alabama at No. 4 in a list of America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges.“…The U.S. military remains one of the largest armed...

Firefighters win local chili cook-off

Firefighters win local chili cook-off

February 13, 2017

Tuscaloosa firefighters proved this weekend that they can do more than just keep local residents safe: they can also make a mean cup of chili. In a landslide victory, Tuscaloosa Firefighters Local 403...

Yale University to rename Calhoun College

Yale University to rename Calhoun College

February 13, 2017

Following student, faculty and staff protests as well as years of debate among university leadership, Yale University announced it will change the name of Calhoun College, an undergraduate residence college...

Saturday Night Live takes jabs at Sessions

Saturday Night Live takes jabs at Sessions

February 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions got the Saturday Night Live treatment this weekend, with Kate McKinnon playing the attorney general, southern accent and all.McKinnon’s Sessions was introduced by Melissa McCarthy’s Sean...

Record number of Alabamians registered to vote in presidential election

Record number of Alabamians registered to vote in presidential election

November 1, 2016

A record number of Alabama voters registered to vote in the upcoming Nov. 8 election, Secretary of State John Merrill said on Monday.While just over two million Alabamians voted in the 2012 presidential...

Gasoline pipeline exploded in Alabama town

Gasoline pipeline exploded in Alabama town

November 1, 2016

A Colonial petroleum gas pipeline exploded near Helena, Alabama, on Monday afternoon, about five miles west from where there was a Colonial Pipeline gasoline leak last month. It is not clear if the explosion...

Changes have been made to polling locations

October 31, 2016

Members of The University of Alabama Community who are casting votes in Tuscaloosa County on Nov. 8, should be aware that six polling locations will be changed.These changes will affect Wards 9, 19, 23,...

Tide Hop, Oct. 1981

Tide Hop, Oct. 1981

October 20, 2016

It’s that time of the week, again! For this week’s throwback, Tide Hop we will take a look at The University of Alabama in 1981 through the lens of the Oct. 19 and 21 issues of  The Crimson White.They...

Drunk driver in San Diego flies over bridge, kills four

October 17, 2016

Four people died and nine were injured at a San Diego park on Saturday when the drunk driver of a pickup truck swerved off of a bridge and fell approximately 60 feet into a crowd of people gathered for...

Fire-causing activities should be reduced in drought, officials say

October 17, 2016

In the wake of Gov. Robert Bentley 
signing a drought emergency declaration on Wednesday, restrictions have been made on fire-causing activities, and officials have encouraged residents to take steps...

Approval granted for two new residential developments

October 13, 2016

Unanimous approval was granted by the Tuscaloosa City Council on Tuesday for two new residential developments, according to The Tuscaloosa News.“Both developments gained recommendations for approval...

Tide Hop, Oct. 1972

Tide Hop, Oct. 1972

October 13, 2016

And back to the '70s we go! For this week’s Tide Hop we will hippity hop our way back to the Oct. 9, 1972 issue of The Crimson White.Student sit-in: On Oct. 5, 1972, approximately 40 students staged...

Class registration assignments available

October 13, 2016

Registration time assignments and advising locations for Spring 2017 have been posted on the University Registrar’s website, according to an email sent to students Wednesday morning.The University’s...

Wells Fargo CEO retires amid fire

October 13, 2016

Wells Fargo CEO and Chairman John Stumpf is retiring, the bank announced on Wednesday, effective immediately.Stumpf’s retirement is in light of Wells Fargo’s fake account scandal whereby employees...

Amber Alert issued for Alabama girl

October 10, 2016

An Amber Alert for 4-year-old Rebecca Ann Lewis was issued by the State of Alabama on Saturday. Lewis is missing and believed to be in 
extreme danger.Authorities have described Lewis as a white female,...

Hurricane Matthew now a post-tropical cyclone

October 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone early on Sunday morning.CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar said the change in name does not mean that Matthew is any less dangerous, as it only...

Parts of Florida, South Carolina evacuated for Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated Florida and South Carolina on Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew heads toward the United States.Both states are under hurricane warnings and hurricane watches in 
certain...

Donna Aaron elected Northport mayor, incumbent Herndon out

October 6, 2016

Donna Aaron was elected mayor of Northport in the runoff election 
on Tuesday.By just 24 votes, Aaron, the former Northport City Council president, beat two-term incumbent mayor Bobby Herndon. Three-hundred...

Tide Hop, Oct. 1995

Tide Hop, Oct. 1995

October 6, 2016

This week we will throw it back to the decade that most college students consider to be the golden age: the 1990s. After all, who doesn’t love NSYNC, Boy Meets World and scrunchies? Let’s take a look...

Ainsley LeBlanc recounts being crowned homecoming queen

Ainsley LeBlanc recounts being crowned homecoming queen

October 6, 2016

Surrounded by friends, family, peers, lots of school spirit and bonfire kindling that was ready to burn, Ainsley LeBlanc was crowned The University of Alabama’s homecoming queen last Friday.“It was...

Creative Campus to hold Latino-American night of storytelling

Creative Campus to hold Latino-American night of storytelling

October 5, 2016

Creative Campus will tap into storytelling’s ability to build connections between people and cultures during their event, LatiNOW: A Night of Storytelling, on Thursday. An event designed to engage the...

Three injured at shooting near Cypress Inn and Buddy's Food Mart

Three injured at shooting near Cypress Inn and Buddy's Food Mart

October 3, 2016

Three people were wounded when 50 gunshots were fired near Tuscaloosa's Cypress Inn Restaraunt and Buddy's Food Mart early Sunday morning. Victims include a 22-year-old African-American man, a 20-year-old...

Lawsuit against Saudi Arabia filed by 9/11 widow

October 3, 2016

A 9/11 widow filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia on Friday, just two days after Congress overrode the president’s veto of the controversial Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The Act allows...

Northport runoff elections to take place Tuesday

October 3, 2016

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Tuesday as Northport holds a runoff mayoral election.Incumbent Mayor Bobby Herndon, who has served for two terms, will run against Donna Aaron, Northport’s...

UAPD sends email about robbery on Sunday

October 3, 2016

An email was sent to students around 4 a.m. on Sunday detailing a University of Alabama Police Department investigation of an on-campus robbery.The email states that UAPD investigated a robbery in the...

A look at polycystic ovary syndrome

A look at polycystic ovary syndrome

September 30, 2016

It is incurable, often stigmatized and largely unknown and yet polycystic ovary syndrome affects the lives of over 7 million women in the United States and over 10 million women worldwide, according to...

Muffins recalled in Alabama

September 29, 2016

Café Valley, a baking company based out of Phoenix, has issued a recall of some of its muffins, as they may contain 
unlabelled nuts.In an announcement on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s website,...

Wells Fargo to drop sales goals soon, executives lose money

September 29, 2016

Wells Fargo has made changes to its plan to fix the damage caused by over two million acts of fraud, whereby employees who had high sales goals and incentives opened new, unauthorized accounts using existing...

Tide Hop, Sept. 1963

Tide Hop, Sept. 1963

September 29, 2016

We aren’t quite done with the ‘60s. This week we travel back in time over half a century, 53 years to be exact, and take a look at the University through the reporting of The Crimson White in 1963.Race...

Homecoming to cause road closures

Homecoming to cause road closures

September 28, 2016

Annual homecoming activities at The University of Alabama  will cause several roads on campus to be closed this weekend.From roughly 6:30 - 10 p.m. on Friday, University Boulevard, between Hackberry...

Auburn man sets oak tree at Toomer's Corner on fire

September 26, 2016

Following a nail-biting win over LSU on Saturday that came down to the last second, Jochen Wiest, a 29-year-old Auburn man who authorities say is unaffiliated with the university, set fire to one of the...

Plans for Tutwiler replacement approved

September 26, 2016

Preliminary plans for a $124 million replacement for Tutwiler Residential Hall were approved on Friday by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.The building is scheduled to open in 2020, with...

LSU drops Les Miles as head coach

LSU drops Les Miles as head coach

September 26, 2016

Les Miles, head football coach at Louisiana State University, was fired on Sunday, four games into his 12th season with LSU. Ed Orgeron will act as interim coach for the rest of the season.Cam Cameron,...

Tide Hop, Sept. 1968

Tide Hop, Sept. 1968

September 22, 2016

Hey Bama, welcome to the sixties! For this Tide Hop we look back at the week of Sept. 19, 1968, a year when Bear Bryant was celebrating his eleventh year in coaching, bus rides to football games at Legion...

Amy Schumer's Birmingham show cancelled

September 22, 2016

Comedian and actress, Amy Schumer, with less than a month’s notice, has cancelled her upcoming show in Birmingham. Schumer is known for her starring role in the Comedy Central series “Inside Amy Schumer”...

Tuscaloosa Postal Service employees involved in marijuana delivery sentenced

September 22, 2016

Two Tuscaloosa U.S. Postal Service employees who accepted cash to deliver marijuana were sentenced on Tuesday, authorities report.In March, both Lenard Pompey, 39, a supervisor, and Lyle Jones, 36, a mail...

Violence in Charlotte

September 22, 2016

The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday afternoon led to violent protests.“The police-involved shooting of an African-American man ignited a night...

Tide Hop, Sept. 1980

Tide Hop, Sept. 1980

September 15, 2016

This week's Tide Hop takes a pit stop in the great-y eighties, as we focus on the Sept. 17 issue from 1980. Celebrity Appearances: Thirty-six years ago, long before he was the vice president of the United...

Town hall meeting will focus on finding diversity leader

Town hall meeting will focus on finding diversity leader

September 13, 2016

What: Town hall meetingThe meeting will be an opportunity for the UA community to provide input as the University starts looking for a campus leader to head inclusion and equity initiatives.Who: Members...

Tide Hop, August 1978

Tide Hop, August 1978

September 1, 2016

For this week’s Tide Hop we are staying in the 70s, a CW Golden Age, if you will. The week of August 31,1978 was a busy one, and many of the topics they reported on are still relevant on campus today.Block...

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