Friday, March 7, 2008

UA political club election turns tense

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Friday, March 7, 2008
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UA political club election turns tense

In what was meant to be a productive night for the UA chapter of College Democrats, things turned ugly as one person running to be elected the club's membership director was found out to be a supporter of Republican presidential nominee John McCain. The discovery took place on election night, which was Feb.

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article icon Event draws large turnout

Hundreds of students and a plethora of colors from the 13 different universities within the state convened in front of the Alabama State House Thursday for the annual Higher Education Day. Bands from Troy and Alabama State University filled the air with a vibrant mix of sounds in between the varied colleges' fight songs and chants against the proposed cuts that could raise tuition roaring from the diverse crowd. Full Story

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article icon Announcements for Friday, March 7, 2008

Modica to present garden talk Saturday Mary Jo Modica, horticulturist at the UA Arboretum, will present a brief overview of the history of the flowering cherry trees in the United States in a garden talk called "Cherry Blossoms/Sakura," as part of the Sakura Festival. Full Story


article icon Kirby's to-do list

Congratulations, Cason Kirby. You won an election you had no chance of losing. We extend our sincere best wishes for your term as SGA president. While you're thinking about transitioning into your new office, we'd like to give you some ideas to chew on and some projects you should try to accomplish in the next year. Full Story


article icon UA professor brings 'Elijah' to UA

When the lights dim in the Moody Concert Hall Sunday afternoon, patrons can be assured they are attending a rare event. "I think the draw for people in Tuscaloosa to come see [this performance] is that you don't get this opportunity very often to see it almost in an uncut form," said Doff Procter, a professor of voice in the UA School of Music. Full Story


article icon Ghost hunters to visit Bama Theatre

Late at night, you can hear doors being slammed shut in the Bama Theatre. The elevator goes up and down with no one in it and you can hear people talking on the balcony. If this is not unusual enough for you, keep this in mind: it all happens when no one is anywhere to be found in the theater. Full Story


article icon Tide to finish out season with Vanderbilt

Maybe Gene Hackman had a lesson for the Alabama men's basketball team. As coach Norman Dale in the famous 1986 film Hoosiers, his underdog high school team earned its way to state finals in Indianapolis. The team was visibly intimidated by the magnitude of both the hype and the gymnasium. Full Story

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