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UA assures students campus is operational

As relief efforts continue in Tuscaloosa, freshmen who plan to attend The University of Alabama in the fall said the recent disaster has not discouraged them from joining the Crimson Tide. “The recent tornado in Tuscaloosa has not affected my decision to attend Alabama, because when I visited Bama, ...

Tuscaloosa writers publish e-book reflecting on tornado

On May 9, a group of authors came together to publish a book called Tuscaloosa Runs This, a compilation of fiction, non-fiction and poetry dedicated to the storms that hit Tuscaloosa on April 27. Brian Oliu, a creative writing professor at the University, headed the project. “ I think when the ...

Some incoming freshmen not discouraged by disaster

As relief efforts continue in Tuscaloosa from the EF-4 tornado, freshmen who plan to attend The University of Alabama in the fall said the recent disaster has not discouraged them from joining The Crimson Tide. “The recent tornado in Tuscaloosa has not affected my decision to attend Alabama, because ...

CW a product of passion

Three years at The Crimson White has created more memories, experiences and moments than one can really handle.

Students remember VT tragedy

[caption id="attachment_16586" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Mourners gather for the 2009 candlelight vigil to remember the Virginia Tech massacre.

Racial slurs chalked across campus

On Wednesday morning, students found the words “First Amendment” along with racial slurs chalked on sidewalks filtered throughout campus. “Last night, an unknown individual or individuals chalked words on our campus that disparaged members of various racial and ethnic groups, including African ...

Avantis prepare for Bama Bound Orientation sessions

[caption id="attachment_3469" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Jill Driver, a senior biology major, passes out pamphlets to incoming freshmen and their parents during an orientation session in the Ferguson ballroom Wednesday.

Graduation traditions continue through the years

[gallery link="file"] The entire graduation process can be daunting for students, and the University of Alabama likes to focus on tradition when it comes to ceremonies. In 1909, Arnold van Gennep coined the phrase “rite of passage,” which included the steps of separation from society, transition, ...

CTL Recognizes Graduates, Looks To Future

Tutors and student assistants of the Center for Teaching and Learning who are graduating helped shred the “old black book” at a recognition ceremony Wednesday. Because the CTL has moved entirely to an online appointment system, the hassle of the black book of physically writing down appointments ...