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Not a day for a murder

By Lauren Ferguson and Andy McWhorter | CW Staff As Easter morning dawned on April 22, 1973, University of Alabama students were still asleep after a long night spent on Woods Quad listening to a concert by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

SGA Senate approves integration resolution

In its regular meeting, the new Student Government Association Senate approved a resolution proposed by SGA President Hamilton Bloom to support the complete integration of The University of Alabama’s Greek system last Thursday.

Druid City Arts Fest returns for 5th year

A combination of locally based arts, music, crafts and foods will take over Governor’s Park as the Druid City Arts Festival returns for its fifth year Saturday. DCAF was founded in 2010 when two interns for The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus program had the idea to start a music and arts ...

Students, professors receive awards

Kirkland Back – Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award By Chandler Wright | Assistant News Editor A Gadsden, Ala., native and one of the two student recipients of the 2014 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, Kirkland Back insisted that the award isn’t just hers. “It was awarded to women all over campus ...

Students explore tactics of eating, breathing fire

By Reed O’Mara and Elayne Smith For Sebastian Knight, running off to the circus takes no more than a short drive to his grandmother’s house on the outskirts of Northport. “I’ve wanted to do fire breathing for years just for the fun of it,” Knight, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, ...

Jason Isbell returns to Tuscaloosa

By Francie Johnson and Kinsey Haynes Just a few years ago, Alabama-born musician Jason Isbell lived the stereotypical rock star life.

2014-15 SGA election results

The following were elected to the 2014-15 University of Alabama SGA on March 11, 2014: Executive Branch Results President: Hamilton Bloom (6,378 votes, 62.07 percent of votes) Executive vice president: Christopher Willis (8,844 votes, 97.90 percent of votes) Vice president for academic affairs: Laura ...

Students hand out ribbons in support for Ukraine

On Sunday, March 2, Russian military persons entered three military bases in the Crimean region of Ukraine, demanding surrender and sparking international debate about the area’s standing. In response, University of Alabama students will hand out black ribbons around campus on Wednesday, as an act ...