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Fraternity adjusts traditions

Thomas Williams, president of the UA chapter of Kappa Alpha, said in a statement Thursday that the members chose to cancel the Old South parade after deciding that it was not “in congruence with our values as an organization.” Williams said they made the decision after consulting with alumni, the ...

Center continues to change for students

The name hides the true purpose behind the center on the third floor of Russell Hall. More than only being a service to female UA students, the Women’s Resource Center reaches out to include the entire community — including men. Elle Shaaban-Magaña, WRC director, said the center is inclusive ...

Move on! (In a good way)

Don’t take this the wrong way, but I am so excited to be done. And graduating. And to be leaving the University of Alabama in a couple weeks. After four years of hard work, hundreds of articles for The Crimson White and enough studying to make my parents happy, I could not be happier to be finished ...

KA cancels 2010 Old South parade

Kappa Alpha’s president says the fraternity has canceled its annual Old South parade a year after the event was charged as racially insensitive following an incident involving a historically black sorority. Mark Smith said the fraternity will release more details about their decision today. It was ...

Board to approve Foster plaza design

UA President Robert Witt has said he wanted a memorial plaza to recognize all of Foster Auditorium’s history, rather than focusing only on the 1963 “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door” speech and the University’s integration. But a UA planner said Wednesday that as they received feedback from the ...

Sorority directed support for certain candidates

Elections Board officials refused to comment Tuesday about an e-mail sent to members of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority telling members they were required to vote and directing them to vote for certain candidates. Sorority President Chelsea Levi sent the e-mail, provided to The Crimson White on Tuesday, ...

Prof. shoots colleagues at UAH

The University of Alabama in Huntsville campus is closed this week, and students there say they are shocked and confused after authorities say a biology professor opened fire on her colleagues on Friday Three professors were killed after Amy Bishop allegedly shot them. Three other UAH professors were ...