Maggie Sanderson and Lily Dickinson

A lovely day to love Montevallo

Love Montevallo Day Photo Caption: Montevallo locals sell Love Montevallo Day tee shirts on Main Street. Photo by Lily Dickinson. On March 3, the City of Montevallo held Love Montevallo Day, a celebration of town’s hometown charm, and recognition of its bicentennial anniversary, through the patronage of Main Street’s small businesses and parks.   The events kicked off at 11 a.m. with a dedication of Streetscape in memory of former Montevallo mayor, the Honorable Ben McCrory. Streetscape is the mainstreet revitalization program which is helping to make Main Street Montevallo ADA compliant in conjunction with the Alabama Department of...

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Production books: Memories of shows past

Production books from decades of College Nights are kept in the archives. Photo by Maggie Sanderson On the bottom floor of Carmichael Library is the room containing the Anna Crawford Milner Archives. Within this room, run by university archivist Carey Heatherly, are shelves and shelves of old documents, pictures and more that have been, and are being, archived by the University. Of the things found on the shelves none seem more important at this time of year than the numerous College Night production books, dating all the way back to 1935 and up to just last year. College Night...

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Fashion on the Bricks: College Night Edition

Claire Coddell poses with her GV’s held high. Photo by Lily Dickinson While at many other colleges the month of February might spark thoughts of clothes in reds and pinks, here at Montevallo students preparing for College Night can only think in purple or gold. Students on both sides of the College Night divide eagerly pull out their best clothes in their side’s colors, ready to show their allegiance through their fashion. Claire Coddell, a senior Gold Side member, showed her support for her Side by wearing a shirt homemade by her sorority sister’s mom. The shirt, black with...

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New York comedian visits Montevallo

Before becoming a comedian, Morris pursed a career in journalism. Photo by: Jamie Haas On the evening of Friday, Sept. 22, comedian Bryan Morris performed a set as a part of SGA’s WOW Weekend. As the audience relaxed in Farmer with pizza and mocktails, Bryan regaled them with stories, jokes and anecdotes that really got people laughing. “I thought it was a great show, [the comedian] was actually funny,” said Anjelica Braxton, a UM junior. Braxton said she enjoyed the show, with one particular joke standing out as her favorite. “When he was talking about when his ex-girlfriend’s mom...

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