Shelby Weiss, a junior at The University of Alabama, is a Multi-Media Journalist majoring in News Media with the hope of becoming an international travel writer. She has worked in broadcast news as an On-Air sports reporter at Crimson Tide Productions for three years, recently became a contributing writer to The Crimson White Opinions Column, and is now looking to bring her writing flair to the Tuscaloosa Thread as an intern. From Jacksonville, Florida, there’s nothing she loves more than traveling, a good book, and bringing you the latest news!
Entrepreneurial UA Student Opens Barbershop in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Jack Mauldin, an aspiring entrepreneur and University of Alabama junior, celebrated the grand opening of his new barbershop in downtown Tuscaloosa Friday morning.
University of Alabama to Waive Application Fees Next Week
UA administrators hope free applications will remove financial barriers that would keep some prospective students from applying to come to Tuscaloosa.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Native to Host Annual Blanket Drive for Locals in Need
This year, Maye hopes to collect 1,000 blankets, clothing items such as socks and caps, and toiletries like deodorant, toothpaste, soap, toothbrushes and toiletry bags.
PARA to Host Community Input Meeting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
During the 30-minute presentation, PARA will share “The Way Forward” in keeping park and recreation services up to date with community wants and needs.
Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive to Kick Off Friday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The rivalry to beat Auburn, not only in football but in community service, unites the UA community in trying to fight hunger and poverty in West Alabama.
Parents of Tuscaloosa, Alabama City Schools Petition to Change Dress Code
The petition argues that dress codes usually target female students and students of color and shames them at an already vulnerable time in their life.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Local Looks to Eliminate Voting Barriers
In Tuscaloosa County alone, there were 90,189 ballots cast in the 2020 General Election.
YikYak is Back: Social Media App Takes Tuscaloosa, Alabama By Storm
YikYak lets you anonymously connect with people within five miles of your current location.
Take Home a Piece of Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s Tutwiler Hall Before It’s Demolished
UA's Division of Student Life is selling pieces of the historic Tutwiler Hall before the residence hall is demolished at the end of this academic year.
Virtual Hiring Fair Aims to Fill 125 Hospitality Jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Across the industry, placements are available at hotels like Embassy Suites and Hotel Indigo, and restaurants from Central Mesa to Waffle house.