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I hate to be that girl. You know, the one who devotes her entire senior column to the college newspaper, but I’m going to do it. Hear me out, please. When I first arrived on campus four years ago, I was naïve and sheltered.

UA arboretum untapped resource

Not far from the University of Alabama campus sits a small cinder-block building surrounded by towering trees, a collection of greenhouses and a wooded entrance to nature trails.

UA employee retires after recruitment allegations

Nearly two months after allegations of racial discrimination during this year’s formal sorority recruitment, University of Alabama System employee Emily Jamison has retired from her position as director for University, president’s and chancellor’s events. “Emily retired from UA last month for ...

Bonner presents 'success agendas'

University of Alabama President Judy Bonner presented the UA Institutional Presentation to the Board of Trustees on Friday, which outlined an overview of her first year in office and detailed ‘success agendas’ for students and faculty. Bonner recapped some of the year’s pivotal events including ...

Ministry helps women with life post-prison

Roxanne Harris never thought she would be coordinating a women’s prison ministry, but after 13 years, she continues to serve the community and enjoys every moment of it. Woman2Woman Empower-ment, founded by Harris in 1998, evolved from a small women’s bible study to a faith-based community service ...

County plans to improve local parks

Envision a Hurricane Creek with easy access, boat launches, rock climbing and classes to teach children about ecosystems, or a more aesthetically appealing Snow Hinton Park that allows runners and families to feel more detached from the traffic of McFarland Boulevard. These are among key elements ...