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.
This Friday, progressive funk band Earphunk will go live alongside Little Raine Band at Druid City Music Hall.
Students operating on a spring-fall semester schedule are always surprised to come back to a campus slightly different than the year before. Every summer, construction on and around campus skyrockets.
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.
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.
Making the move to college is one of the most exciting parts of being a freshman, but let's be honest – decorating a dorm can get difficult.
Dorms require serious downsizing to fit all of your belongings in a 10-by-10-foot area, so necessity trumps comfort when it comes to decorating. Aside from the limited space, there's also some restrictions on what you can and can't do with your room. But having smaller digs doesn't mean you can't make your dorm feel like a home away from home.
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.