Geordie Kennedy

ADPi and Lambda Chi triumph at Lip Jam 2017

Lambda Chi’s high-energy performance propelled them to their win. Photo by: Aubrey Spencer  An annual greek tradition took place in Palmer Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 26. Lip Jam, Montevallo’s lip-syncing contest held between greek organizations treated a large audience of students and family members to a whimsical and unique take on the average talent show. Hosted by Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Lip Jam’s moderate fee for entry went to benefit Fighting Hunger, an organization dedicated to anti-poverty measures on a domestic level in the United States, and the ongoing philanthropy of Alpha Gam. Each year, competing lip-sync groups are...

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Review: The Wolves

UM sophomore Marlena Elliot played the part of 46 in the production. Photo courtesy of University Relations The Chi Box theater took on an unusually athletic atmosphere on the nights of Oct. 5 through 9. The University’s College of Fine Arts presented Sarah DeLappe’s award winning production, “The Wolves.” In its Alabama premiere, directed by Marcus Lane, “The Wolves” starred an all-female cast comprised of Montevallo theater students. The play tells a story of teenage struggle and interpersonal strife in the context of an all girls’ indoor soccer team. The nine main characters are at no point identified by...

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Main Street makeover almost complete

Montevallo Main Street is currently undergoing renovations. Photo by Katie Compton As Summer draws to a close, normal student life here at the University begins again. After the initial excitement of orientations, reunions and new classes dies down and students settle in, an annual question comes to the minds of new and returning students alike; “what is there to do around here?” What the city of Montevallo lacks in size, it makes up for in a distinct personality. While one can find this unique atmosphere regularly in such places as the Main Street Tavern or Orr Park, Montevallo regularly...

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Magical guest astounds students

This is Ben Seidman’s second year performing his act at the university. Photo courtesy of Donnie Bennett. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, curious students were treated to a rare and cerebral experience. Magician Ben Seidman visited Palmer auditorium for the second year in a row, bringing with him a unique mix of sleight of hand magic and standup comedy. The resident magician at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, best known for his appearance on the magic competition show “Penn and Teller: Fool Us” as a creative consultant to Chris Angel and teacher to actor Johnny Knoxville, showcased a...

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