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Fraternity to sponsor football award

William Evans

September 15, 2011

The life of Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant bears a special relationship to the Sigma Nu fraternity on campus. As a student at the University, Bryant was initiated into Sigma Nu, and to honor his legacy, his fraternity will ente...

Obama’s jobs plan could have local impact

Kris Mitchell

September 12, 2011

In a Sept. 8 address to a rare joint-session of Congress, President Barack Obama proposed the American Jobs Act—a $447 billion plan consisting of a combination of tax cuts, public works programs and construction projects. Th...

Accounting professor wins national award

Mazie Bryant

September 8, 2011

On Aug. 8, Culverhouse professor of accounting Edward Schnee accepted the Outstanding Tax Educator Award, bringing prestige to his career and to the University. The annual meeting of the American Taxation Association, held in c...

Rising textbook prices deter students

Melissa Brown

September 6, 2011

A recently released study has found that the majority of college undergraduates forego purchasing required materials for classes because of rising textbook prices. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group surveyed 1,905 undergrad...

UA professors analyze East Coast earthquake

Stephen N. Dethrage

August 24, 2011

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked rural Virginia on Tuesday, with reports of movement recorded along the United States’ entire east coast, shaking major metropolitan areas such Washington, D.C. and New York City. No fatalities we...

SGA called for Obama, Congress to compromise

Ethan Summers

August 3, 2011

If you were frustrated with Congress and the debt crisis, you weren’t alone. The UA Student Government Association, along with more than 115 other university SGAs, signed a letter regarding the debt crisis dated July 21 to Pre...

Debt law could impact student loans, grants

Sarah Massey

August 3, 2011

Despite passing debt ceiling legislation on Aug. 2, just before the government would have defaulted on its debt, the debt issue has only begun to be resolved – with another similar debate likely to occur in 2013. While the si...

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