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Board of Trustees meets to discuss UAH hires, UAB football coach

The Compensation Committee of the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama met Monday afternoon to make employment approvals. On their agenda was approval of Todd Barré as vice president for finance and administration at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a revision of the employment contract for Bill Clark, head football coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 


Margaret Atwood to address UA community, discuss works

Renowned author Margaret Atwood is coming to the University of Alabama to read from her works and talk to students. Author of novels such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake, as well as many others, she has also written more than fifty volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and non-fiction. 


University student files motion against Elections Board

A “Motion to Compel” has been filed against the University of Alabama Elections Board by University student Ryan Truitt. Truitt’s motion comes after the Election Board’s numerous failures to comply with and serve the public in a timely manner, according to the motion, and it urges the SGA Judiciary to take action against the board.  


Student sleuths solve murder mystery at University Programs dinner

About a hundred students-turned-sleuths worked in teams to solve the murder of Johnny Diamond Thursday night. Jealous groupies, indebted doctors and rejected rockstars were among the list of possible subjects in the investigation at the University Program’s Murder Mystery Dinner. Students got to test their detective skills as they searched for clues to solve the murder with help from a cast of actors in a truly immersive theatrical experience.