Sunday, February 17, 2008

Let the Games Begin

Crimson White Email Edition
Sunday, February 17, 2008
Tuscaloosa Weather: HI / LO 39

Let the games begin

It's that time of year again, when the temperatures begin to rise and the sidewalks begin to fill with campaign slogans for the upcoming SGA elections. The SGA Elections Board has announced the 11 candidates for SGA Executive Council and the 51 candidates for SGA Senate.

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article icon Workshop helps students choose major

Some students come to college with a plan to have fun, make new friends and take some interesting classes. Some come with an idea of a potential major or minor, but it takes some students longer to make that decision than others. The "Finding a Major and Minor that Fits" workshop will be held Tuesday from 4 p. Full Story

Campus INbrief

article icon Page 2 announcements for Monday, February 18th, 2008

Career Center to hold mock interview day The UA Career Center will host a mock interview day Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 330 Ferguson Center. Anyone interested in participating should apply online through his or her CrimsonCareers account. For questions regarding Mock Interview Day or the sign-up process, contact Brenda Porter at bporter@sa. Full Story


article icon NIU shooting too familiar

On Thursday, a man named Steven Kazmierczak took four guns, stormed his way into a lecture hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University and, without discernable cause, started shooting. Just a few minutes later, the butcher's bill was ghastly: five murdered, 16 wounded and Kazmierczak dead by his own hand. Full Story


article icon Student preserves historic buildings

"Going green" is one of the newest trendy terms related to protecting the environment. Recycling, saving and conservation are some of the most recognizable means of the movement. One UA student would like to see the preservation of historic buildings added to the list. Full Story



I should forewarn that I'm a person who's quite easily manipulated. Regarding the world of film, this means that - as long as I have not been offended by any glaringly disgusting writing - I am quick to give my emotional self over to a filmmaker. For instance, in a romantic comedy, when the two characters who are destined for one another are reunited in the end, and one character references a line used earlier by the other character - "I love spinach and artichoke cheese dip!" - but in a weightier manner - "You always did . Full Story


article icon No. 2 Alabama stays perfect

The No. 2 Alabama softball team did not win its second home tournament of the season - but it wasn't because they were beaten. The torrential rain Sunday morning cancelled the championship round of the Hampton Inn Crimson Classic. The Crimson Tide hosted New Mexico, Middle Tennessee State and Georgia Tech over the weekend and played each team once to determine playoff seeding. Full Story

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