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Professor’s documentary to premiere at SXSW

Kelsey Hendrix

March 5, 2012

“Eating Alabama,” a documentary that details the efforts of professor Andrew Grace and his wife, Rashmi, to live exclusively on Alabama-grown or raised food, premieres this month at the South by Southwest Film Festival in...

Spring break may interfere with primary elections

Andy McWhorter

February 29, 2012

  With Alabama’s primary elections only two weeks away, many are planning what decision they’ll be making come March 13. But with the election falling on a Tuesday in the middle of spring break for the University of Alaba...

FBI seeks to use apps to predict terrorist acts

Judah Martin

February 21, 2012

There seems to be a smart phone application for just about everything, be it storm alerts or GPS navigation. Most recently, however, the United States government began to push for its own terrorism app that would not only track te...

Author attacks American ideals

Jasmine Cannon

February 16, 2012

George Kelley has written a book bringing more attention to last year’s tornado destruction across the country. His latest work was released last year and is titled “Ayn Rand Hates Tuscaloosa… (And You Too Joplin!)” Ke...

Obama tuition policy could ‘dilute’ quality of education

Alex Cohen

February 6, 2012

In his State of the Union address two weeks ago, President Obama discussed issues on every college student’s mind: the rise of tuition costs and interest rates on student loans. “Student loan debt has now surpassed credit ca...

Study shows freshmen not always well-prepared for college

Alyssa Locklar

February 6, 2012

While the University of Alabama is accepting larger incoming freshman classes, one study says that one-third of freshmen don’t feel like their high school did a good job preparing them for college. The study, performed by th...

New health care bill covers birth control

Jasmine Cannon

January 30, 2012

The Obama administration has agreed to include the payment for birth control or contraceptives in the new Affordable Care Act. After President Barack Obama signed the bill, government officials from the U.S. Department of Health an...

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