Stephen N. Dethrage

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Move past your differences, divisions; work together, make this place better

Anyone who?s been around me for very long knows that my Radiohead fandom knows no bounds, so whether we?re old friends or complete strangers, I hope you?ll forgive me dragging them into my farewell column. In their song ?No Surprises,? from the OK Computer album, Thom Yorke wails, ?This is my final ...

Anti-abortion group sponsors 'extremely graphic' display on Quad

The anti-abortion group Bama Students for Life and the Genocide Awareness Project will host an “extremely graphic” display on the Quad Wednesday and Thursday, an email from Dean of Students Tim Hebson to University faculty and Staff confirmed Tuesday. “Bama Students for Life will be sponsoring ...

FBI investigating narcotics task force, TPD tight-lipped on probe, raids

The West Alabama Narcotics Task Force, the unit that headed Tuesday’s record-breaking drug raids on and off of the University of Alabama campus, is the subject of an ongoing FBI investigation into their accounting practices, the FBI confirmed Wednesday. The FBI probe, which began in December, is the ...

Nelson explains UA's decision to cancel pledgeship

In a press conference held on the steps of Rose Administration Building Vice President for Student Affairs Mark Nelson said it was not the number of calls to the hazing hotline this year that resulted in this afternoon's suspension of pledgeship in IFC fraternities, but the specificity of the anonymous ...

Sigma Chi, football player named in lawsuit

A one-time pledge of The University of Alabama’s Iota Iota chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity filed a federal lawsuit last Friday against the fraternity and UA football player Kelly Johnson, alleging that during a “pledge event” in fall 2010, Johnson injured him physically and mentally by punching ...

Ferguson Center evacuated

The Ferguson Center was evacuated Monday afternoon after a grill caught fire in the Fresh Food Company Dining Hall, according to Kelli Knox-Hall, senior associate director of the Ferguson Center. “The fire alarms went off and so we evacuated the building.

Bailey addresses media on first day as UA president

Guy Bailey, The University of Alabama's new president, opened his first press conference at the helm of the University with six simple words. "It's great to be back home," he said. Bailey is returning to campus 40 years after earning his undergraduate and master's degree from UA in six years, which ...