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University Boulevard bridge to reopen

November 3, 2015

The University Boulevard bridge toward Alberta will re-open Thursday at 2 p.m, according to the city of Tuscaloosa's Twitter account. The bridge has been undergoing an expansion project since last December, creating a traffic...

Overuse of technology devalues human interaction

Jake Bass

October 5, 2015

The irony of this column is that I am typing this behind a screen, you are most likely reading it behind a screen, and the link to this (hopefully) will be shared over Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet.Next time you walk aro...

A note to white progressives

Kyle Campbell

September 8, 2015

In the wake of the Ferguson riots in the Spring of 2014, over a hundred UA students associated with the Black Lives Matter movement orchestrated a “die-in” in the Ferguson Center, during which they laid down on the floor of...

Never stop learning

Chris Willis

April 15, 2015

At the beginning of this academic year, Mackenzie Brown, the SGA’s former Director of Media Relations, asked the SGA executive members for a piece of advice that each of us would give to the incoming freshman class. He took e...

Polarization not a source for joking

Mary Catherine Connors

January 20, 2015

It’s big news: Taylor Swift is now being used as a pawn in the game of polarized politics. Late Friday afternoon, Speaker of the House John Boehner tweeted, “Dear Mr. President, there is no #BlankSpace in the taxpayers’ ch...

Measure with memories, not likes

Anna Scott Lovejoy

January 12, 2015

After packing up and saying my goodbyes, I hit the road for seven hours en route to Tuscaloosa for my second semester. During this solitary, relaxing drive, I reflected on my recent holiday travels to Costa Rica, Beech Mountain an...

Enjoy your life, don't post it on social media

November 18, 2014

In one of my classes this week, we discussed the role of social media in our lives. The discussion began with the topic of anonymity and led into a larger conversation of how the use of social media and the Internet can affect the ...

We are disconnecting from our connections

John David Thompson

September 8, 2014

In the 1950s, families started bringing television sets into their dining rooms. Consequently, mothers began to notice a decline in etiquette, and away went the TVs. A similar phenomenon is occurring today with smartphones. We h...

UA ranked high in social media engagement report

Samuel Yang

June 10, 2014

The University of Alabama is known for throwing its weight around on the football field, in the business world and in legal circles. But according to “A Study of Social Media in Higher Education,” released May 28 by College At...

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