With an umbrella in her mouth and the pouring rain pelting her entire body, Maggie Rickstad climbed a little metal scaffolding and shimmied across some bars. With a long drop below her, she had to jump.
Construction has been happening for some time on Tuscaloosa’s 15th street, as well as on University Boulevard. Along with the rebuilding of the roads, several new business have been constructed and will open soon.
Bright, burnt orange was the overwhelming color. The box of a building was seemingly barren, aside from a few posters scattered about that all said the same thing more or less, “Get cash fast.” Aside from the seemingly lifelessness of the place, there was an unmistakable sense of urgency.
When the recession hit the country several professions suffered, and that included the art industry, an already difficult business to be in. But the Kentuck Art Center, located in Northport has made it a mission to bring that business back to life
The 2016 volleyball season officially starts on Friday for the Crimson Tide, as it travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma to take part in the Hurricane Invitational. There the Crimson Tide will play three matches in two days as part of the tournament, facing South Dakota, Tulsa and the University of the Incarnate Word.
In 1973, as in 2016,The Crimson White served The University of Alabama and ran in print on both Mondays and Thursdays – and that is about where the similarities stop. The 43-year time and culture gap is not only vast, but certainly apparent.
In collegiate athletics, recruiting can be everything. When Alabama coach Wes Hart came to Tuscaloosa in 2015, he knew he was going to have to bring in young players to build for the future.
Alabama starts the 2016 season with eight freshmen and one transfer. Freshman Nealy Martin said it’s all about just going out and playing without getting affected by the moment of playing in your first games.
Alabama summers are almost unbearable, whether it is the excruciating humidity or the nearly-100 degree heat index. But before you know it, August will be at an end and cooler weather will be on the way. Here are a few great places around Tuscaloosa to enjoy the fall by yourself or with your friends.
Education is said to be one of the great equalizers in our society. Accessibility to quality education has been hailed as a solution to poverty, social injustices, and systematic oppression.
As much as we might praise the idea of making quality education accessible, we fail at actually doing so.