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Thursday, April 25, 2013 Serving the University of Alabama since 1894 Vol. 119, Issue 123 UA YEAR IN REVIEW: 2012 – 2013 Ball so hard, that ‘ship cray The Crimson White goes Buzzfeed on this year Alabama added its 15th national championship in 2013 ... but that’s not all that happened. In honor of one of our favorite websites, we give you a look back on 2013 in lists, photos and timelines. Big Stories Hot in this issue Football players’ victim speaks out about robbery According to arrest records, Tyler Hayes and Eddie Williams admitted to robbing Samuel Jurgens near Paty Hall. The Crimson White interviewed Jurgens. “This was just a matter of chance,” Jurgens said. Melissa Brown February 13, 2013 97,667 page views Fraternity pledge details UA’s culture of hazing 4 Alabama wins 15th national championship in Miami Marquavius Burnett Greek pledges at The University of Alabama live a life narrowly focused on making it to initiation into their fraternity of choice. One pledge shared his story with The Crimson White. Ashley Chaffin October 16, 2012 Sixty-one students were arrested on Feb. 19 as part of what Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson called a “record” operation to carry out 74 total arrests on and near the UA campus. CW Staff 100% attendance February 19, 2013 8 23,722 page views West Alabama Narcotics Task Force carries out raids Mal Moore, longtime UA athletic director, dies at 73 Marc Torrence 22,950 page views 11 Lowest Attendance 5,995 Auburn 63.8% Western W Carolina C 3 35.3% Tex T ex xas A&M Texas 7 78 .7% 78.7% Vanderbilt Va an an nderbiltt 76 6.5 5 5% 76.5% 10 High tide, low turnout An open records request revealed these attendance numbers for Bryant-Denny’s student sections between 2009 and 2012. Each box represents a game’s attendance by students according to the number of ACT Cards swiped in at the stadium gates. Mi M iississippi Mississippi S Sta ate State 79 7 9.3% 79.3% 6 O e Miss Ole 58.6% 58 5 .6% S So Ca C The student section has never filled up completely, or even come close, according to information received from The University of Alabama under an open-records request. Marc Torrence November 29, 2012 13,883page views UA cancels classes for brief snow storm Jan. 17 13 Will Tucker 18 Two Alabama players sent home from Miami Alabama freshmen linebackers Dillon Lee and Ryan Anderson were sent home from the BCS National Championship Game trip, a source close to the situation told The Crimson White on Jan. 4. Marq Burnett January 4, 2013 12,393 page views Arrests spark discourse, students meet to plan protest 21 Strong straight-line winds uproot on-campus trees March 18 CW Staff About 35 people gathered in the Ferguson Center to discuss plans for a student rally in retaliation to the Feb. 19 arrest of 61 UA students on drug charges. Adrienne Burch February 26, 2013 UAPD ticketed the student organizer of Feb. 18’s Harlem Shake filming, saying the organizers lacked official permission to assemble. February 18, 2013 23 7,772 page views UAPD disperses Harlem Shake crowd CW Staff Anthony Grant’s team comes up short, doesn’t make it to NCAA tournament in 2013 7,447 page views Assistant Dean of Students Lowell Davis announced the cancellation of University of Alabama fraternity pledgeship on Oct. 18 in a meeting with Interfraternity Council fraternity presidents. October 18, 2012 6,697 page views 26 Marc Torrence 27 UA announces cancellation of pledgeship Melissa Brown 22 29 Rep. John Lewis, other civil rights figures visit Alabama March 4 CW Staff

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