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Raising the Red Flag

Sexual assault is an epidemic on college campuses across the nation. College women are four times more likely than the general public to be sexually assaulted, and one in four female students will become victims of sexual abuse during their time in college, according to a study by the U.S.

President reproaches fraternity for denying white member

Interim President Judy Bonner, at the apparent urging of Chancellor Robert Witt, has voiced her disapproval with Zeta Theta Kappa Lambda, a traditionally black fraternity, denying entry to pledge Chad Withers, a white student. According to an email sent out by Bonner, Zeta Theta Kappa Lambda is “defying ...

Jupiter to host benefit for Secret Meals for Hungry Children

The Jupiter Bar and Grill will host the Secret on the Strip tonight at 9 p.m., an event planned by a group of seniors majoring in public relations to help raise money and awareness for Secret Meals for Hungry Children. According to Meredith Maitrejean, the event is a group project for APR 419 that ...

SGA votes to oppose the Shepherd Bend Mine

The University of Alabama Student Government Association Senate passed a resolution to oppose the University of Alabama’s potential release of land and mineral rights for the Shepherd Bend Mine that would discharge potentially dangerous wastewater into the Black Warrior River. “It’s a resolution ...

ABC Board cracks down on underage drinking

El Rincon Latino Bar and Grill, a popular Mexican restaurant on The Strip, is in trouble with the Tuscaloosa ABC Board for allowing underage drinking, according to ABC officer Lt.