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New site helps students find home, auto care

Students looking for assistance with home and automotive repairs should be aware of a new website,, that enables them to seek estimates from various service providers for free. Jacob Jones, co-founder of and graduate student at the University, said when the idea of launching ...

Student focus on sustainability efforts

[caption id="attachment_16906" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Students look at a compressed natural gas car Tuesday afternoon in front of Morgan Hall.

PR students get real world experience

UA seniors in the public relations department partnered with the Department of Health Promotion and Wellness to work on a real public relations campaign for a client before they venture out into the real world. The seniors worked on a campaign called, “WellBama” which is a program that grants free ...

University hosts day of service for students

The Community Service Center, the Student Government Association and Housing and Residential Communities will have students participate in Hands on Tuscaloosa Service Day that will take place on Friday, April 8 from 9:30 a.m.

Greeks enter ice cream eating race for charity

[caption id="attachment_16034" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Students from fraternites and sororities on campus participate in "Phil Up for Philanthropy", a time ice cream eating contest at Cold Stone on The Strip.

Hughes takes presidential election

The Honors College Assembly concluded elections Wednesday and named Sarah Hughes as the new president for HCA with a 169 to 105 victory to her opponent Michael Forst. “I am excited to continue the incredible work already established by the current president, while simultaneously taking into account ...

Cold Stone race attracts prominent locals

Those who hear Cold Stone Creamery and 5K in the same sentence may find it kind of ironic, but Cold Stone and the senior public relations team held the "Eat and Run 5K" to promote Cold Stone's healthy smoothies and benefit the UA wheelchair basketball team. The 5K began at noon on Saturday and ended ...

Greek Week competitions fosters unity, philanthropy

Through the ticket sales for Greek Week from all four councils, the University of Alabama greek system will be able to give out about $100,000 in grant money that have been applied for by Tuscaloosa non-profits. “Greek Week is a great opportunitie for all the greeks to come out and support a good ...

Forst, Hughes vie for HCA leadership

The Honors College Assembly will be selecting new officers next Tuesday and Wednesday in Nott Hall. HCA president Hallie Paul will leave office as the first president of the new organization and said she hopes the candidates for president will remember what the purpose of HCA is as he or she prepares ...