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About Us

The Alabamian has been UM’s student newspaper since 1924 and covers a wide variety of local news, features and entertainment. We take pride in providing a forum for the views of members of our community and accurately reporting the news to our readers. The Alabamian gives aspiring journalists, copy editors, photographers and page designers a publication for developing skills, and making friendships that last a lifetime!

The Alabamian is entirely run by students of the University of Montevallo, and is independent of any influence from University officials, faculty or staff.

Mission Statement:

The Alabamian is dedicated to keeping the members of the Montevallo community informed and doing so in an ethical manner.

The Alabamian’s goal is to provide quality journalism for its readers and to help aspiring journalist grow in their field.

Diversity at The Alabamian:

The Alabamian is committed to having a diverse newsroom. It is essential for our work that we have a diverse newsroom because it adds important perspectives to our reporting.

We actively welcome students of all backgrounds and their perspectives. No student may be denied involvement based on race, sex, religion, national origin, color, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or veteran status.