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Maddox, Witt discuss city past, future

In the minutes and hours that immediately followed the April 27 tornado's devastating path through Tuscaloosa, one city leader would become the public face of recovery efforts while the other worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Together, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and then-University of Alabama ...

To Tuscaloosa: A fond farewell

I had a fairly good idea of everything I was going to say in this farewell column until I sat down at my computer, gathered my thoughts about graduating and got to typing.

It takes LessThanUThink to attract an NBA legend

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal visited the University of Alabama Friday to direct a public service announcement video warning of the dangers of binge drinking. O’Neal worked alongside students from the LessThanUThink campaign, a group designed to address the national issue of college-age binge ...

Engineering student named Truman Scholar

For the first time in its history, the University of Alabama’s College of Engineering boasts a student who has been named a Truman Scholar. Ryan Flamerich, a junior double majoring in chemical engineering and political science, was one of 54 scholars selected among 587 candidates nominated from 292 ...

Air show draws big crowds over weekend

[caption id="attachment_34308" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The U.S. Army parachute team, the "Golden Knights" performed Sunday afternoon doing tandem jumps at over 13,000 feet.

Gov. Bentley to visit UA to discuss his Christianity

Gov. Robert Bentley will give his testimony for students, faculty and staff tonight in the north end of The Zone inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is part of The Huddle, an organization of Alabama students who gather together once a semester to hear a speaker talk about ...

No deadline set in search for president

There has not yet been any discussion about the search for Robert Witt’s permanent successor, said Kellee Reinhart, spokeswoman for the Board of Trustees. “Each process is tailored to the needs of the specific circumstances,” Reinhart said. When Andrew Sorenson stepped down as University of ...

Advance UA fails to win any SGA races

Advance UA, a group of five greek students running independently of the Machine, failed to claim any executive positions in Tuesday's elections. The group, who formed this year and received campus-wide attention for their unified platform, said they were disappointed with the losses but hoped that ...

UA names first female president

Executive Vice President and Provost Judy Bonner has been named the interim president at the University of Alabama following current President Robert Witt’s move to chancellor of UA System. Bonner is the first female president to lead UA since its founding in 1831. “Since 2003, the University ...