Fighting the fever

Flu season is unpredictable and its start and finish varies from year to year. Seasonal flu activity can begin as early as November and continue until as late as May. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases a weekly flu report explaining how widespread the outbreak is.

New mall site to open in October

Calling all pet lovers, sports enthusiasts, and shoe fanatics. Tuscaloosa residents will soon have another shopping center to explore.

Basketball hosts Florida Gators

For the past two decades, the Southeastern Conference basketball standings have been a story of Kentucky, Florida and a cast of thousands.

News

Edelbrock named dean of continuing studies

The College of Continuing Studies is starting the new year with a new dean. Craig S. Edelbrock comes to Alabama from Penn State University in Philadelphia, where he was the chancellor of the School of Graduate Professional Studies.


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Sports

Disc golf team strives to grow

Alabama’s disc golf club seeks to give back to the sport the club enjoys so much.

Club President James Lewis said the club takes the mission of giving back seriously. The club prioritizes community service that can help others enjoy the sport of disc golf.


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Culture

Groff weathers war, Broadway on way to UA

Steve Groff, a psychology professor at the University, is a hard man to peg down. Groff has served both in the military as an army psychologist and performed on Broadway. Now he splits his time between teaching and working at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


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Opinion

Learning coding worth the effort

The explosive growth of computer technology should correspond with an equally explosive growth of computer programming skills. Coding literacy has, however, managed to evade the general public. This enormous knowledge gap translates into equally enormous opportunity for the few who do know how to innovate in the digital realm. 


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