Monday, March 3, 2008

Four arrested for protest inside Ferg

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Four arrested for protest inside Ferg

Four participants in an anti-war demonstration were arrested Friday by University police. The group, whose names have not been released by the University, reportedly stormed through the second-floor doors of the plaza entrance to the Ferguson Center around midday Friday and began yelling and cursing.

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Campus INbrief

article icon Page 2 announcements for Monday, March 3, 2008

UA, LifeSouth team up for blood drive The University is teaming up with LifeSouth Community Blood Center for the Second Annual UA Blood Drive Challenge. The blood drive is a friendly, two-day competition between the colleges in the University to see who can recruit the most blood donors. Full Story


article icon Kirby for president

Editor's note: The Crimson White began endorsing candidates in this year's SGA elections on Thursday. The editorial board first addressed those candidates running unopposed. On Friday, the board endorsed candidates in the contested elections for vice president of Academic Affairs and vice president of External Affairs. Full Story


article icon UA senior examines insurance market

Last spring, Steven Spiehler wrote an essay for his healthcare management class - next week, he will be presenting it at a convention in Chicago and picking up a $2,000 prize. Spiehler, a senior majoring in healthcare management, tackled the subject of the individual insurance market, a topic that has increased in relevance since the beginning of the 2008 presidential election. Full Story


article icon 'NCAA' game could feature Big Al on cover

Big Al is making a play for the cover of EA Sports' "NCAA Football '09" for the Nintendo Wii. College football fans can currently vote for their mascot of choice through the official Electronic Arts Web site, The Wii version will be the only cover to sport the winning mascot, a unique trait because this iteration of "NCAA Football" will mark the first time the game is available for Nintendo's latest console. Full Story


article icon The comeback girls

The Alabama gymnastics team has a new nickname - the comeback girls. And that name isrightfully earned, one might add. The Crimson Tide is certainly making a habit of come-from-behind victories after stunning the No. 3 Florida Gators Friday night in front of an announced Coleman Coliseum crowd of 11,864. Full Story

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article icon More information on finding of concealed weapon Thursday

A student found in possession of a machete has been referred to Judicial Affairs, UA spokeswoman Schandra Clark said The machete was found in the student's room at Parker Adams Hall Thursday. Clark said the student told authorities he used the machete for chopping for vegetables. Full Story

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