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Secret Society Blamed For Keeping New University of Alabama Student President From Picking His Own Staff

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.14.2015 | College

University of Alabama's Student Government Association Senate voted Tuesday against appointing Chisolm Allenlundy to be chief of staff to the newly elected student president. A student group focused on reforming on-campus politics alleges that the Machine, a secret society that controls much of the school's student government, influenced the decision. In a 32-13 vote, Senate members blocked Allenlundy from taking the highest position in SGA President Elliot Spears' cabinet. Virtually all of the votes opposing Allenlundy were from Machine-backed senators, the student group, United Alabama Project, claims.

University of Alabama Elects First African American SGA President in Nearly 40 Years

Amanda Bennett | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Amanda Bennett

In the wake of several years of racial issues on campus, Elliot Spillers' victory is significant. It can be perceived as a reinforcement of the fact that change at the University of Alabama and other universities across the country is inevitable.

First Nighter: Regina Taylor Confronts the Computer Age Poorly, Matt Charman Does It Better

David Finkle | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Whatever Regina Taylor is trying to get across in stop. reset., at the Pershing Square Signature Center's Romulus Linney, has gone completely over my ...

That Ain't All, Foulkes: Artist Llyn Foulkes Plays Music at the Hammer Museum

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Llyn Foulkes is a maverick, his body of work, a revelation. The Hammer's gifted curator, Ali Subotnik, told NPR: "He also doesn't really play by art world rules. He doesn't network. He isn't that interested in socializing or kissing up to collectors."

Tribeca Film Festival Portrait Gallery 2013

Leslie Hassler | Posted 06.26.2013 | New York
Leslie Hassler

My absolute favorite moment of the festival was while shooting the hilarious Jason Schwartzman. He got up from the set and slowly looked around for a prop while saying, "I'll know it when I see it," and proceeded to go over to my paint supplies.

Pink Floyd Cover Band, The Machine, Plays Brooklyn Bowl

brooklynpaper.com | Meredith Deliso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Joe Pascarell was just 12-years-old when he first heard Pink Floyd in 1973 -- and the moment changed his life (and our lives) forever. "Up until that...

Plan ForYourArt April 22-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Spring, like art, is full of surprises. From fruit trees to desert festivals to cover artist Mark Bradford's community advocacy, art grows in unexpected places.