Gymnastics hosts 12th annual Power of Pink

The University of Alabama campus slowly but surely started to glow pink this past week. The lights are not only a reminder that the 12th annual Power of Pink gymnastics meet is on Friday against No. 25 Kentucky, but more importantly, they are a reminder of why the Power of Pink was started, why this meet matters more than.

Former coach Sarah Patterson, who was with Alabama for 36 years before retiring in July 2014, came up with the Power of Pink idea in 2004.

Alabama beats Missouri to win back-to-back SEC games for the first time under Johnson

On Saturday, coach Avery Johnson watched his team pick up its second consecutive SEC win for the first time this season when Alabama beat the Missouri Tigers 80-71 in Coleman Coliseum.

“After the win on [Tuesday at] Mississippi State we got a little momentum and we came in and we just focused on practice,” Riley Norris said.

Bottle and Bone booms in Birmingham

When going to a café, it’s expected to see a variety of sandwiches, salads and maybe even a glass of wine. But add a butcher shop and a wall of local brews into the mix, and you’ve just entered Birmingham’s own Bottle & Bone.

Getting it right: letting students know about severe weather

Getting the right mix between overcautious and careless can be a tough call. As students were all staring down at their phones wondering if class was going to be cancelled as the weather fluctuated between sunny and 75º to sudden downpour, at least for once they knew the University of Alabama was watching the skies too.

Twenty-four hours before things were supposed to get bad, we were informed via email that the university was aware of the situation and had offered resources to students to find safe spaces and tools to monitor the weather conditions.

Live updates: Signing Day 2016

Another Signing Day has arrived, and Nick Saban's recruiting efforts once again has Alabama in the hunt for a top five recruiting class. 

This post will be updated live throughout the day as more recruits sign letters of the intent for Alabama. 

News

University opens Intercultural Diversity Center

The Intercultural Diversity building, located in the Riverside Annex, is now available for UA students. 

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held February 1 for students and Tuscaloosa residents interested in seeing the changes taking place on campus.

The event offered a time for socializing and celebration between students, staff, and the community. 

The motive behind the new building stemmed from the We Are Done movement, which promotes equality across campus.


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Sports

The glue of women's golf

In 1997, Susan Rosenstiel had just finished her collegiate golf career, and at the time was undecided about her future.


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Culture

Miss Dots offers a taste of homemade style chicken

Tuscaloosa is a hub for barbecue institutions such as Dreamland and Archibald’s that have established the city as a slow-cooked, pig-centric empire. Several weeks ago entrepreneur and restaurateur, John Cassimus, brought a rivalry to Tuscaloosa’s barbecue world with Miss Dot and her fried chicken.


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Opinion

Opposing Views: Campus Concealed Carry

The issue of the government's proper role in higher education has been a part of the presidential campaign platforms of candidates on both sides of the aisle, from Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Their proposals range from free community college, income-based debt repayment and funding from private investors.

To that end, The Crimson White is proud to present the opposing views of these two staff columnists, specifically focusing on whether or not government should subsidize higher education.


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