“GO GREEK!! 2009. 4.A masked assailant apparently entered SGA Presidential candidate Minda Riley's (Former AL Governor Bob Riley's daughter) home last night and physically assaulted her. Ed. It is, simply, the Machine . Skip to main content. “Riley Assaulted by Masked Intruder.” The Crimson White 1 Feb. 1993. Article from UK's Guardian newspaper from September 2001 about the segregation that exists in the Greek system & how 'The Machine' wants to keep it that way. “Group of 30.” Cartoon. Its real name is Theta Nu Epsilon, whose Greek letters spell TNE, and it acts as the political arm of twenty-seven leading fraternities and sororities at the school. A “two party system” would probably be fairer than a one party system. Browse featured articles, preview selected issue contents, and more. There was occasional opposition from The Crimson White amongst other groups, but no monumental issues. The long-term effect is that Machine sorority representatives have a greater influence regarding which candidate The Machine will back (tuscaloosanews.com). Although there is no concrete evidence of this, it is fair to assume that this is where the division between Machine and non-Machine fraternities began. 1905. national organization, The Skulls were told that they were no longer welcome as T.N.E. Milling machines may be either vertical or horizontal. Many aspects, such as football and academic programs, have been positive. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, with its lush green lawns and fancy Greek houses, is a world apart from the concrete high-rises at the university … Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Up until the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, no African-American had ever held the position of Commander in Chief. 17 Nov. 2012. Thomas was able to rally African-American students, non-Greek students, and, most importantly, the mass majority of sorority girls on campus to vote for him as a vote to take down The Machine. The staff offers help to students on their senior projects with the machinery located in the shop. 13 Nov. 2012. Web. “U. Caffey, W. M., ed. Despite the seriousness of these letters, there was not another article written about T.N.E., The Skulls, or The Machine in The Crimson White until the 1940s. In other news, the sky is blue, water is wet, and the first couple home games in Tuscaloosa will feature weather hotter than anyone wants. Enrollment hit 37,665 this fall, nearly a 58 percent increase over 2006. of Alabama Tries to Deter Bloc Voting in Campus Elections.” U. of Alabama Tries to Deter Bloc Voting in Campus Elections.