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Alleged gunman apprehended off campus

At 11:29 a.m., The University of Alabama announced there was an armed individual at the Phi Delta Theta house through the University Emergency System. UA Spokeswoman Cathy Andreen said UAPD responded immediately to these reports, but didn’t have any further information until they gave the all clear, ...

Fraternity pledge details UA's culture of hazing

“Who wants to drop?” They’re asked as they run errands. They’re asked as they do physically strenuous tasks on basement floors, “Who wants to drop?” They’re asked constantly as their schedules are consumed with the duties and hazing associated with pledgeship, “Who wants to drop?” Greek ...

Guy Bailey becomes 37th president

By Ashley Chaffin Managing Editor Guy Bailey became the 37th president of The University of Alabama on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Following a search that began in March, the Board of Trustees elected Bailey as the next president Wednesday, July 11, at a publ...

TPD: Suspect in custody

Tuscaloosa Police have confirmed that a suspect in the Tuscaloosa shootings was in custody as of 11:50 a.m.

Bailey made emergency management a priority at Texas Tech

Texas Tech became the first university to be investigated by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Jan. 7, 2010, after a laboratory explosion left a graduate student seriously injured. Taylor Eighmy, senior vice president of research at Texas Tech, said Guy Bailey, Tech’s president and leading candidate ...

Texas Tech president to interview with UA

Guy Bailey, president of Texas Tech University, will interview for the University of Alabama presidency on Wednesday, July 11. According to an announcement made by UA System Chancellor Robert Witt, Bailey is the leading candidate going into his interview with the University of Alabama System Board ...