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Campus celebrates Harper Lee

Katherine Martin

September 19, 2010

The Honors College and School of Law will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” Tuesday with Attorney General Eric Holder as the keynote speaker, according to David Wilson, chairman of...

Students respond to governor debate

Katherine Martin

September 17, 2010

Last night’s gubernatorial debate gave 415 UA students the chance to see candidates Ron Sparks and Dr. Robert Bentley touch on pressing issues for the state of Alabama. Raegan Harris, a junior majoring in psychology and Spani...

SGA to fund free exam books

Katherine Martin

September 9, 2010

The Student Government Association will start providing free exam books beginning in about three weeks, Nicole Bohannon, executive vice president of the SGA, said at the Senate meeting Wednesday. Ryan Flamerich, a senator from the ...

Councilman discusses UA’s impact on position

Katherine Martin

September 9, 2010

Councilman Lee Garrison, whose district encompasses the University of Alabama, said improving the quality of life for students, visitors and other Tuscaloosa residents is a never-ending process.             “Tuscal...

Away game ticket sales see mixed reactions

Katherine Martin

August 31, 2010

Miscommunication regarding the sales process for away game football tickets led to confusion among students, said Stephen Swinson, SGA vice president of student affairs. “From my understanding, students knew about the sale,...

Students shop to support Rise

Katherine Martin

August 26, 2010

The 7th annual “Buy for Rise” sale to benefit the Stallings’s Rise Center on the UA campus will be held today and Saturday, Martha Cook, executive director of all Rise schools, said. More than 50 local merchants, including...

City Council proposes 2011 budget, denies Little Italy liquor license

Katherine Martin

August 24, 2010

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox proposed recommendations for the 2011 city budget to the City Council Wednesday. The mayor projected $109,603,130 for the general fund budget, a nearly $1.5 million increase from last year. The budget w...

Students plan alcohol awareness campaign

Katherine Martin

August 19, 2010

A group of 18 advertising and public relations students from the University were selected to pilot the LessThanUThink Campaign, a student-led campaign based on the idea that students will not change their views on overconsumption of...

Summit grants students forum for change

Katherine Martin

August 3, 2010

The University of Alabama held its 11th annual Alabama Youth Summit July 30 through 31, Miriam Fry, a senior majoring in political science and the program’s director, said. The Alabama Youth Summit provides a forum for Alaba...

Busby finalist in Safety Scholars video contest

Katherine Martin

July 29, 2010

Selected from a field of 1,300 applicants, Henry Busby, a junior double majoring in film and American studies, is a top ten finalist in Bridgestone Americans Annual Safety Scholars Teen Driving Video Contest. “I was very happ...

Annual tax holiday set for next weekend in Tuscaloosa

Katherine Martin

July 29, 2010

The fifth annual sales tax holiday will begin Friday, Aug. 6 and continue through Sunday, Aug. 8 at midnight, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said at the City Council Meeting Tuesday. “This is an excellent opportunity to purcha...

Council votes to rename campus streets after UA coaches

Katherine Martin

July 22, 2010

The Tuscaloosa City council voted Tuesday in favor of renaming three roads near Bryant-Denny Stadium after former Alabama football coaches. The vote allows the council to rename 12th, 13th and 14th avenues between University Boulevard...

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