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UA faculty member to head APTV

In the aftermath of a scandal that stuck at the core of Alabama Public Television, one UA faculty member is being tasked with leading the group forward. Roy Clem, the director of commercial broadcasting and the general manager for broadcast operations at the College of Communications, will be leaving ...

Alabama Public Radio wins national award

By Matt Mecoli Contributing Writer Pat Duggins, news director of Alabama Public Radio, has won the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated award for best news series for his work covering the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “Oil and Wate...

HB 65 law impacts international students on campus

[caption id="attachment_24506" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Philemon Kirelles a senior in Ethnomusicology from Egypt, feels ?the new immigration law is good for this country and state as it helps to spend money on the right people.

Senators split on releasing SGA documents

Though the Student Government Association Senate resolution requesting that UA administrators release records surrounding former SGA President Grant Cochran’s resignation was tabled by the Senate last week, the resolution’s authors still say the issue is important. “I wrote the resolution to ...

SGA disclosure resolution tabled

At their weekly meeting Thursday night, the Student Government Association Senate sent a resolution to the ethics committee requesting University of Alabama administrators to allow the release of documents relating to the resignation of former SGA President Grant Cochran. The decision to send the resolution ...

Justice talks with College Republicans

[caption id="attachment_23474" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Alabama Chief Justice Chuck Malone speaks to UA College Republicans about his life and experiences.

The social media blackout

[caption id="attachment_23450" align="alignright" width="300" caption="CW contributing writer Matt Mecoli spent the week resisting the urge to log onto Facebook or other social media websites.