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Local bar block party supports Secret Meals

All of the proceeds from wristband sales will go straight to Secret Meals for Hungry Children. Additionally, all of the sponsoring bars and restaurants will be donating all of the cover they collect and a percentage of sales from the night. 

Funding their flight: Corporate sponsors support Alabama rocketry

The University of Alabama recently reached new heights with the Alabama Rocketry Association. The award-winning student organization provides student with hands-on rocketry experience. Their team members find their passion by looking to the sky, but they soon  found that they also needed to look ...

Guided tours of museum to be offered for Hispanic Heritage Month

“The tour is for Spanish families so that they can learn about the natural history museum,” said Marissa Alayna Navarro, head of this year's Hispanic Latino Heritage Month celebration. “It’s meant to let them experience the museum in their native language.” 

Students take opportunity to receive energy efficient light bulbs

Students were able to swap out their old light bulbs for newer, more efficient LED bulbs. These new bulbs are also seven times faster and last 41 times longer, which reduces energy consumption by 85 percent, according to the Department of Energy Management. 

Swap light bulbs, save energy

 â€œThe UA Facilities & Grounds Department is continuously searching for new technology and strategies that will help us reduce energy consumption on campus,”  said Colonel Duane Lamb, Associate VP of Facilities & Grounds. “This project, which allows our campus community to exchange ...