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Former governor Bob Riley to speak about leadership

Former governor of Alabama Bob Riley, a University of Alabama alumnus, will speak at an event sponsored by the UA Career Center. Riley’s speech will be centered around his experience at the University and how it prepared him for a career in a leadership position. The speech will be held in the Ferguson Student Center Ballroom Wednesday April 25 at 4:00 pm.


College campuses breed drinking culture

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underage drinkers account for 11% of all alcohol consumption in the U.S., and underage people tend to binge drink. Binge drinking, defined as drinking more than three standard drinks in one night for a woman or more than four for a man, is the third leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.


On-campus organization aims to help mitigate opioid crisis

Gerald Fraas, UA SOS's president and co-founder, worked with SGA senator Robert Pendley, a third-year law student, to draft Resolution R-09 encouraging working with housing and residential communities on campus and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to deal with opioid overdoses on campus. The resolution encourages the distribution of the drug Naloxone throughout housing and residential communities on campus.