Muslim women find place at University of Alabama

Walking past Old Row her freshman year, Sahar Ezez, a junior majoring in philosophy and history, began to feel uneasy. It was 9 p.m., and as she was making her way towards her car, she noticed 20 or 30 men standing on the roof of a fraternity.

Football player charged for abuse

Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested and charged with domestic violence Saturday evening - his second arrest for domestic violence. 

Food first directory speaks on injustice in food system

Wednesday night, the anthropology and food and nutrition departments came together to sponsor a lecture: Dismantling Racism in the Food System. The lecture was given by Eric Holt-Gimenez, executive director of Food First, an organization focusing on ending the injustices that cause hunger in the world.

SGA vice president runoff cancelled pending appeal

The Student Government Association Elections Board cancelled Thursday's run-off election for the position of vice president of student affairs pending an appeal, which is now being reviewed by the SGA Judicial Board.

Greece Lightning

With his 6-foot-6 frame, sophomore Kristian Gkolomeev stalks around the pool before each race. He gets himself mad and tries to scare his opponents as he stares them down, willing them to challenge him.

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Perdue sees model for babysitting go national

At almost 6 feet tall, Cori Perdue was once ranked No. 12 in the world in women's swimming. She was on a full athletic scholarship to The University of California, Berkley. It was 1996, her senior year of college, and Perdue had qualified for Olympic trials. She had also just found out she was pregnant.

The experience revealed to Perdue that few programs supported student-parents. Almost 13 years later, she is giving these parents a chance to succeed. Perdue helped create The University of Alabama’s Sitters For Service, America’s first organization to provide free babysitting services to student-parents.


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Zabor leaves legacy on and off tennis court

She was born with tennis in her blood and soon after, she had a racket in her hand.

It’s easy for senior Emily Zabor to recall why she first got into tennis – it was inevitable with her family. Her father played in college at Michigan State University, and his father played tennis at The University of Detroit. Tennis was always a big deal on that side of the family, she said.


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Tribute jazz concert to honor Nat King Cole

Fifty years ago, an American musician and Alabama native died and left behind some of the most well-known and appreciated jazz classics. The University of Alabama Trombone Choir will be joined by jazz trombone player Sim Flora for a concert in tribute to this musician, Nat King Cole. Performing 10 jazz standards popularized by Cole, Flora and the 25 other trombone players, accompanied by a rhythm section, will bring Cole’s music to life Thursday in Moody Music Building.


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