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Captain Crimson brings spirit to the Crimson Tide's home games

He’s a college student that cares enough about his socks to take them in for repairs. When he wears them inside, his most uncomfortable pair of shoes for 12 hours at a time in sweltering Tuscaloosa heat, they’re bound to need some patching – especially if he’d ever like to wear them again with ...

Ferg musician strikes a chord with students

At midnight outside the Ferguson Student Center, accompanied by the patter of the fountain, Griffin Burks can be found strumming the guitar and wailing on the trumpet for hours at a time. Burks, a freshman at the University, is pursuing a degree in international relations, but is not putting his love ...

Renaissance Men: Tuscaloosa's brewers are inspiring a citywide revival

Five hundred and sixty-three years ago, forty years before Europeans discovered America, an Italian notary and peasant woman gave birth to a son in Vinci, Italy. Despite the boy’s broad interests in both science and the arts, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci did not live unaware of their connections. ...

Harper Lee releases new novel

"Go Set a Watchman," Harper Lee's sequel to her award-winning classic "To Kill a Mocking Bird," was released last Tuesday, July 14.