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University of Alabama Cancels Spring Break, Extends Winter Break

The University of Alabama announced Wednesday morning that it will cancel Spring Break in 2021. University officials say it will continue in-person instruction and provide on-campus residence for the 2021 Spring Semester, but classes will start Wednesday, January 13, a week later than previously scheduled. Officials also say classes will be canceled on Monday, March 15 as a wellness/study day…

Another 481 COVID-19 Cases Found at University of Alabama

The University of Alabama reported Friday that an additional 481 students have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to more than 1,000 infections since students returned to campus. The University of Alabama System released the new numbers on its dashboard that reports case numbers for all three campuses. The university system said no students are hospitalized. The quick rise…

University of Alabama System Reports 566 Cases in Last Six Days

The University of Alabama System says there have been 566 positive cases of COVID-19 since August 19. This number includes cases for students, faculty and staff. 531 of those cases are at the University of Alabama, while there are 6 at UAB and 8 at UAH. Earlier today, the University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa announced an executive…

UA President: “There is an Unacceptable Rise in Positive COVID Cases on Our Campus”

The president of the University of Alabama has issued a new statement on COVID-19 to everyone on campus. In a letter posted to the university’s Facebook page today, President Stuart Bell says there is an unacceptable rise in the number of cases on campus. He did not disclose the number of cases. Bell is imploring that students obey campus rules…

University of Alabama Prohibits Students Gathering

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – The University of Alabama has issued a temporary prohibition on student events, including off-campus parties and fraternity and sorority gatherings, as the school tries to clamp down on the spread of COVID-19. The university said it was issuing a 14-day moratorium on all in-person student events outside of classroom instruction. Social gatherings are prohibited both on…

Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium to Operate at 20% Capacity This Football Season

The University of Alabama has announced that Bryant-Denny Stadium will operate at roughly 20% capacity this football season due to coronavirus-related safety concerns. In addition, tailgating will not be allowed because of restrictions on social distancing and large gatherings. Alabama and the rest of the SEC will start football season on September 26, playing 10 conference games. GET ALABAMA’S COMPLETE…

Large College Crowds Raise Concerns of COVID-19 Pandemic Safety

Scenes of crowded entertainment districts in college towns are raising new questions about safety during the coronavirus pandemic and whether college football can be played this year. University of Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne tweeted a photo of a crowded area in Tuscaloosa on Sunday that said: “Who wants college sports this fall- Obviously not these people!!” Who wants college…

The Moody Music Building at The University of Alabama Catches Fire

Courtesy of: ABC3340 in Birmingham A portion of The University of Alabama caught fire Sunday afternoon. Multiple Tuscaloosa fire units were on scene at The Moody Music Building fighting the blaze. The fire started around 5:00 p.m. At several points flames could be seen through the large smoke cloud billowing from the building. Tuscaloosa Fire Chief Randy Smith says it…

Alabama Continues Preparations for Citrus Bowl Matchup with Michigan

Source: CBS Sports TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UA Athletics) – The Alabama Crimson Tide put in another two hours of work on Friday, practicing in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.  Today’s session was the fifth of seven bowl practices in Tuscaloosa before the holiday break and 12 practices overall prior to Alabama’s matchup against No. 14 Michigan in the Vrbo Citrus…

No. 3 Alabama falls for first time this season to No. 2 LSU 46-41

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 393 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 LSU (No. 1 in AP) snapped an eight-game losing streak to No. 3 Alabama (No. 2 in AP) with a 46-41 victory Saturday. The Tigers (9-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) are no longer second fiddle in the SEC West, or maybe in the playoff rankings….