The Crimson White

Attempt at integration a political move, not an altruistic one

Sophia Fazal

February 29, 2012

Traditionally, the secret organization known as the Machine has only endorsed candidates for the University of Alabama’s Student Government Association involved in their coalition; however, this year comes change. The chatter h...

Candidate seeks to foster better communication

Letter to the Editor

February 29, 2012

My name is Kyle Zimmerman. I am running for vice president of External Affairs and I have something different to offer. Leo Burnett, a Time magazine Most Influential Person, once said, “When you reach for the stars, you may no...

Candidate creates ‘T.I.D.E plan’ for students

Letter to the Editor

February 29, 2012

In the weeks leading up to the Feb. 7 statement of candidacy deadline, I thought about my goals in seeking the office of Vice President of Financial Affairs. I formed my T.I.D.E. plan to benefit YOU and every student here at...

SGA election: Candiate seeks an end to status quo

Letter to the Editor

February 28, 2012

A few months ago, while sitting in a meeting for Senators supported by the Machine, I wondered what this University would be like if an institution like the Machine, that has historically been an obstacle standing in opposition to...

SGA election: Candidate pledges Bama Break, alternative scholarships

Letter to the Editor

February 28, 2012

Fellow students: First, let me thank you for allowing me the opportunity over the past year and a half to serve you through the Student Government Association as a First Year Councilor and Senator. Upon launching my campaign ...

Greek SGA hopefuls run against Machine

Stephen N. Dethrage

February 27, 2012

Four greek students have banded together to form Advance UA, a group that calls itself a progressive Student Government Association ticket. Although three of the four candidates come from greek organizations that are members o...

Registration for SGA election begins

CW Staff

February 9, 2012

Students interested in running for a Student Government Association office position must turn in their statement of candidacy or intent by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Forms, along with a detailed timeline and the election manual, ma...

Our View: Candidates should be open about the Machine

Our View

February 9, 2012

Yesterday, The Crimson White released the names of the candidates being backed by the Machine for Student Government Association executive positions. Among these candidates were members of Alpha Tau Omega, a historically white, no...

Machine not expanding membership

Tray Smith

February 9, 2012

The Machine, a secret political coalition of traditionally white fraternities and sororities, has chosen to support two candidates from non-Machine fraternities in Student Government Association elections this year. But candidates an...

Machine-endorsed candidates include members of Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Tau Omega

Tray Smith

February 8, 2012

Preliminary campaigning for Student Government Association offices begins today, and the Machine, a secret political coalition of traditionally white fraternities and sororities, has picked its candidates for executive positions. Ac...

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