Tuesday, February 19, 2008

UA trying to recruit minorities

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008
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UA trying to recruit minorities

While the University works to recruit diverse groups of students, only 11 percent of students are black, two percent are Hispanic, and one percent is Asian, according to the University's Web site. But more initiatives have been put in place to increase the enrollment of minority students at the University.

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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 UA football player Elder arrested

Freshman Jeremy Elder, 19, has been indefinitely suspended from the UA football team after his arrest on two counts of first-degree robbery. He is being held at the Tuscaloosa County jail on $60,000 bond. "He is indefinitely suspended from all football-related activities," Alabama head coach Nick Saban said in a statement Monday. Full Story

Campus INbrief

article icon Announcements for Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

SGA Elections Board list omitted one Senate candidate The list released by the SGA Elections Board Sunday night omitted Engineering Senate candidate Benjamin Baxter. He has been approved to run. There are now 11 candidates running for SGA Executive Council, and 52 candidates for SGA Senate. Full Story


article icon Elections are here

It seems only fitting that the official campaign period for SGA elections starts on Friday at high noon. Let chalking, pamphleteering and electioneering - all a part of the process that has been unofficial up to this point - begin in open earnestness. Campaign season, of course, culminates with voting on March 4 and 5, giving us a scant week and a half to get to know the candidates running for SGA executive and Senate offices. Full Story


article icon The face behind the ticket

The crimson brim of her hat was two shades darker than the matching windbreaker as water soaked into the brim. The sharp, chilly wind and drizzly rain made the 45-degree day feel closer to 30 degrees, but her ivory scarf and lime green gloves kept Jen warm as she walked to work. Full Story



It has been a while since there has been a really rousing action-adventure that could be deemed a family film. If you call "The Spiderwick Chronicles" a family film, then here is the latest one. Mark Waters crafted a film that rarely lets up but is still able to keep its heart stapled in the right place. Full Story


article icon No. 2 Tide captures third team title

The Crimson Tide golf team held off a late charge from UCLA to defend their title at the John Hayt Intercollegiate Invitational Tuesday at Sawgrass Country Club in Jacksonville, Fla. Senior All-American Michael Thompson sank a birdie on the 18th hole to seal the victory for the No. Full Story

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