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Only 38% of University of Alabama freshman enrollment from Alabama; Less than half undergrad students in-state

The University of Alabama (UA) reported a record-breaking freshman class on Monday, totaling 8,037 students, only 37% of whom are from Alabama.

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Auburn ranked highest among Alabama universities, top 100 in the nation; UAB, UA tied for No. 137

Auburn University was ranked the highest among universities in Alabama this year by U.S. News.

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'Not safe to speak' — See how UAB, Auburn, Alabama fare in collegiate free speech survey

Auburn University is the top school in Alabama when it comes to free speech, according to a report released this week.

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Back on top -- University of Alabama extends Nick Saban, making him highest paid coach in college football again

Although University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart got the best of Nick Saban in January, the legendary University of Alabama head coach again has bragging rights over his former defensive coordinator.

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Beer in the bleachers – Tuscaloosa City Council approves alcohol sales at Bryant-Denny

The Tuscaloosa City Council approved a concession application to sell alcohol inside football games at the University of Alabama (UA) Tuesday.

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Buzz swirls about HBO, Vice Studios wiretapping women during sorority recruitment at the University of Alabama

A rumor of girls wearing wiretaps caused paranoia among sororities at the University of Alabama (UA) last week. One girl claims she was dropped from the recruitment process after being accused of wearing a mic. 

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State Sen. Orr says Alabama, Auburn fight against the legislature on the horizon over school autonomy

According to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), chairman of the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee, Auburn University and the University of Alabama could be working to oppose the legislature's authority over the two schools.

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Former Alabama WR John Metchie III diagnosed with leukemia

Former Alabama wide receiver John Metchie III said on Sunday that he was diagnosed with leukemia and will probably not play in his first NFL season with the Houston Texans.  

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Nick Saban calls for competitive balance in college football

Nick Saban, who, at least on the field and in the recruiting world, is probably as responsible as anyone in college football for the sport being top heavy at this moment, is concerned about competitive balance.

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UFC veteran, former Tide linebacker Eryk Anders misses out on World Games appearance

“My manager called me and said the UFC is not going to like that,” Anders said.

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UA officer honored for saving woman who couldn't swim from Black Warrior River

An officer with the University of Alabama Police Department has been hailed as a hero for rescuing a woman from the Black Warrior River.

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Today is the anniversary of the day that Wallace 'stood in the schoolhouse door'

On June 11, 1963, federal authorities escorted two Black students as they enrolled in the University of Alabama. The desegregation of the University of Alabama was opposed by then Gov. George C, Wallace (D).

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Two Alabama, one Auburn players added to 2023 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Two former football players from the University of Alabama and one from Auburn University were added to the 2023 College Football Hall of Fame ballot.

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Alabama League of Municipalities holds annual convention in Tuscaloosa

The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) is holding its annual convention this week to educate city leaders about better serving their communities.

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Katie Britt's UA student presidency, SGA morning-after pill resolution raised in U.S. Senate race

Katie Britt, formerly Katie Boyd, served as Alabama's SGA president during the 2003-2004 academic school year. And sometimes, as student governments go, they can be fraught with controversy relative to the University of Alabama campus.

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JUST IN: Saban joins letter urging Manchin to pass voting rights act

Alabama coach Nick Saban joined a number of other well-known sports figures from West Virginia urging West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin,...

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Alabama looks to continue dominance over Georgia in CFP Championship Game

There isn’t much left to say. It’s time to play. The College Football Playoff national championship game is set for 7 p.m. CT Monday...

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University of Alabama Faculty Senate denounces critical race theory legislation

By Brandon Moseley Last week the University of Alabama Faculty Senate passed a resolution opposing critical race theory legislation...

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Student at University of Alabama opens barbershop

By Craig Monger   A student at the University of Alabama is showing his industrious side by starting a barbershop within walking distance...

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District Attorney Wilson Blaylock announces run for Re-Election

By Brandon Moseley Republican Wilson Blaylock announced on Wednesday that he would be seeking re-election as District Attorney for...

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University of Alabama System and Auburn University employees must get COVID-19 vaccine

By Brandon Moseley The University of Alabama System Campuses and Auburn University notified employees they must be fully vaccinated...