Friday, February 22, 2008

Senate sends condolences to NIU, others

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Friday, February 22, 2008
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Senate sends condolences to NIU, others

A large number of condolences were sent out at the SGA Senate meeting Thursday, along with a condemnation of the offensive chalk message on the steps of Reese Phifer Hall. Senators unanimously passed a bill supporting President Robert Witt's e-mail about the vandalism of Reese Phifer Hall with obscene chalking.

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Down Arrow News | Down Arrow Campus INbrief | Down Arrow Opinion | Down Arrow INfocus | Down Arrow Entertainment | Down Arrow Sports |


article icon Kaplan survey reveals new information

A recent Kaplan survey of 1,949 students taking the law school admission test revealed a trend of increased political involvement among the younger generations. Glen Stohr, director of Kaplan pre-law programs, said this trend could have been caused by the recent fervor in this election year, or it could reflect something deeper. Full Story

Campus INbrief

article icon Announcements for Friday, Feb. 22, 2008

Wiley Mullins to give keynote address Wiley Mullins, a former brand manager-turned-entrepreneur, will be the keynote speaker at the second annual University of Alabama Entrepreneurship Awards Banquet. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at Smith Hall. Full Story


article icon Trouble looms for McCain

The Straight Talk Express has hit a pot hole in the road to the presidency. It will be up to Sen. John McCain to determine how much damage has been done to the bus. On Thursday, The New York Times broke a story dating back to McCain's first run at the White House. Full Story


article icon Built from the ground up

As you enter the Alabama gymnastics team's locker room, you may notice the plush sofas accented with houndstooth pillows. Or it may be the large flat-screen television that captures your attention. Maybe it's the cherry wood lockers for each gymnast or the computer stations the athletes use to work on school assignments. Full Story


article icon Hypsys celebrate anniversary

There are many bands to see and experience around town tonight, and at least one is by no means a typical band. That band isThe Hypsys, who will be playing at Mugshots Bar and Grill, and bring their mix of jazz and other genres into what they play. The Hypsys are three students from the UA School of Music, whose influences and studies center on jazz and classical music. Full Story


article icon Mr. Versatility

Alex Avila can ruin an Abbott and Costello routine in three innings. Who's on first. What's on second. I don't know is on third? Nope, they're all Avila. Alabama's best slugger wields a lethal glove. A strong pitcher in high school, he can do his damage from the mound to boot. Full Story

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