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SGA Senate plans to focus on engagement, ethics

The Student Government Association begins the spring semester with a flood of new ideas and plans for the future. In the coming weeks, several bills will be proposed, including one that would allow any student on campus to have the opportunity to write legislation.

Smoking bans spread across SEC universities

A UA freshman is joining students in an attempt to better the campus by pushing for a ban on tobacco and smoking. Jesse Davis noticed the copious amount of tobacco and cigarette use on campus while walking to classes. “The amount of tobacco use on campus here at UA is obscene,” Davis said.

Business Honors Program promotes sustainability for finals

Students can celebrate the end of another semester of classes and the upcoming holidays by recycling all of their old notebooks, papers and binder-ready books in bins placed around campus. The recycling bins are a project sponsored by the Business Honors Program Sustainability Committee in partnership ...

Tuscaloosa Forward focuses on Rosedale, 10th Avenue

[caption id="attachment_27136" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Tuscaloosa Forward meetings at Central High School allow residents to discuss their ideas and concerns for reconstruction with city planners.

App highlights drink specials

Students at the University can now review the best alcohol prices, updated every hour, before or during their weekend bar-hopping.  The free smartphone application, Red Cup, shows the drink specials for Tuscaloosa’s most popular bars each day. The application calculates the best deals each day and ...

Students prepare for Black Friday shopping frenzy

[caption id="attachment_26812" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Trinh Pham, 22, of Arlington, left, takes a rest while she waits in line at SuperTarget in Allen, Texas, Friday, November 26, 2010, after waiting in line since 9:00pm on Thursday night to take advantage of Black Friday.

First annual chocolate festival hosted by WRC

The first annual Chocolate Festival will raise awareness of women’s health issues while also giving students, faculty and staff members the opportunity to satisfy their sweet tooth by sampling different kinds of chocolate. The event, hosted by the University of Alabama Women’s Resource Center and ...

New gallery opens downtown

[caption id="attachment_25546" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The Venue is scheduled to open it's doors at 5p.m.

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger plans upcoming events

[caption id="attachment_25404" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Phi Mu sorority won second place in the CanFormation competition benefiting Beat Auburn Beat Hunger last year.