Bennett Stansell


SGA Senate says free STI testing not possible

At the beginning of the senate session, Vice President for Financial Affairs Charlie Steinmetz and Vice President for Student Affairs Mollie Gillis presented a report on the feasibility of providing free or reduced-cost STI testing to University of Alabama students. After meeting with several members ...

Thousands raised for mental health support fund

Mental health funding was a focal point of last year’s SGA presidential race, and a key tenant of eventual President Jared Hunter’s platform was a promise that he would raise money to help solve the issue. In an effort to follow through on his word, Hunter has spearheaded the creation of the R.E.S.P.E.C.T. ...

Witt Center expands hours to serve needs of students

During the first week of the Witt Center opening earlier, 225 students took advantage of the expanded hours. Love is pleased with the first week’s numbers, and he expects the amount of students who exercise at the Witt Center in the morning to increase as the semester goes on. 

Senate holds first official meeting of the semester

The first official SGA senate meeting of the semester started off with a bang on Thursday when SGA President Jared Hunter made a statement announcing the sanctions that were levied by the Office of Student Conduct over the summer.  

Rolling the tide back from Louisiana’s coast

In an effort to increase political will and attract national attention to perhaps one of the most urgent environmental issues in U.S. history, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency due to the state’s rapidly dissipating coastline last week.

SGA plans to create Counseling Center fund

Recognizing the growing need for increased mental health awareness and resources on campus, SGA President Jared Hunter has united with several Greek organizations to start preliminary planning on a trust fund that will serve to benefit the University of Alabama Counseling Center.

Graduation imposes costs on students

The price University of Alabama 
students pay in hard work to reach graduation is high, but the monetary price they have to pay in order to actually graduate may be equally steep.