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Interfraternity Council endows scholarship in name of Robert Witt

The Alabama Interfraternity Council recently endowed a scholarship in honor of University of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt. “Through his efforts, our greek community has grown exponentially into the largest greek system in the nation,” said IFC President Drew Smyth.

Week honors student achievement

This week, the University of Alabama is celebrating the achievements of outstanding students as part of Honors Week. Throughout the week, hundreds of students will be recognized and inducted into more than 50 university-wide and divisional honor societies, as well as awarded scholarships. Honors Week, ...

Alabama IJM hosts Justice Week

 The Alabama International Justice Mission is hosting a series of week-long events aimed at raising awareness on modern-day slavery and its 27 million victims, a number that is higher than ever. “These people are trapped in forced labor, police brutality and sex trafficking,” said Victoria Luna, ...

Professor links autism to Omega-3 fatty acids

Yasmin Neggers, professor of human nutrition and hospitality management, has found a possible link in children with autism and Omega-3 fatty acids. Neggers developed an interest in autism after a relative was diagnosed with a mild form of Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.

Candidates adjust to no-chalking rule

Recent changes to the Student Government Association’s election policy and procedures have prohibited candidates from the use of chalk in their election campaigns. According to Kelli Knox-Hall, senior assistant director of the Ferguson Center and chair of the SGA Elections Committee, this semester ...

Resident Advisor position sees record number of applicants

With more than 550 applicants, the largest number in the history of the University of Alabama, the resident advisor job position has become increasingly popular. Over the course of six years, the total number of applicants has doubled from a mere 263, according to Amanda Ingram, assistant director of ...

Black History Month fills February

Crossroads Community Center, along with several departments throughout campus, has planned 34 different programs, exhibits, discussions and events for February in celebration of African-American History Month.             African-American History Month began as Negro History Week.