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Local businesses attempt to reopen

[caption id="attachment_27397" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Cleanup continues on the corner of McFarland Blvd and 15th Street five months after the April 27th tornado.

West Alabama art show

The West Alabama Juried Art Show is currently exhibiting this year’s selection of diverse artwork from local artists and UA faculty, students and alumni. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, the annual art show allows artists to submit up to three pieces of their work to be judged.

New housing director named

After two top directors in Housing and Residential Communities left at the beginning of the semester, the University of Alabama immediately began looking for a replacement. In September, Steven Hood was introduced as the new director of the HRC. “Residential communities represent the heart and soul ...

New housing director to lead construction of new dorms

After two top directors in Housing and Residential Communities left at the beginning of the semester, the University of Alabama immediately began looking for a replacement. In September Steven Hood was introduced as the new director of the HRC. “Residential communities represent the heart and soul ...

Student entrepreneurs compete for tornado recovery funding

Late Monday evening, students and professors from the University crowded into Lloyd Hall Auditorium to hear the UA Student Social Entrepreneurs presentations in what was the final round of the Tornado Recovery Initiative, sponsored by the UA Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility. During the ...

UA students chosen to pose in Playboy's Girls of the SEC edition

Each fall, as college football players in the Southeast put on their pads and walk out into the bright lights of a Saturday night football stadium, the teams of the Southeastern Conference are out to make one thing clear: the SEC is the best conference in the nation. But they aren’t the only ones ...

UA among fittest campuses in nation

The University of Alabama has a lot to offer prospective students. From world-class academics to the Crimson Tide football program, UA is consistently at the top. And now, students who attend the University are all but guaranteed a top-notch chance at beating the “freshman fifteen.” The University ...

Marcus Smith

Nearly six months after University of Alabama student Marcus Smith died from injuries sustained in the April 27tornado, friends and acquaintances reflected on the many things they miss about him. “He was one of those really nice guys,” said Clark Hilton, who was in the same fraternity as Smith. ...

Mallet Assembly target of more hate speech

Earlier this semester, another hate speech incident directed towards the Mallet Assembly, the University of Alabama’s independent honors living facility, occurred on campus. “Mallet has – unfortunately – been the recipient of some verbal harassment for the past couple of years,” said Jeffrey ...

University report details crime, prevention

The University of Alabama’s Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report for 2010 revealed that the University has a much higher rate of alcohol violations than many other schools in the Southeastern Conference.