Picture of businesses on either side of Montevallo's main street.

A surge of new businesses hits Montevallo

Over the past year, Montevallo has seen a boom in new businesses. In 2020, the Montevallo Chamber of Commerce reported eight new businesses opened in the city, including two in the downtown Main Street area.…

SGA Town Hall for human trafficking awareness

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, SGA hosted a Town Hall to raise awareness around the issue of sex trafficking.   Two speakers, Ellie Friedman and Abby Grace Worrell of the Guardian Group in partnership with the Junior…

Students have mixed opinions on new housing policy

As Housing and Residence Life has monitored COVID-19 cases, they have decided to update the visitation policy to allow residents to visit residents of different halls.   The University of Montevallo has stated that many of the current…

Model UN poses on Zoom.

UM’s Model United Nation team wins award

Oct. 23 through 25, ten students from Montevallo were able to attend the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference where they represented the country Japan.   During the closing ceremony of the conference, Montevallo’s team won…

Faculty Senate discusses student survey

Nov. 13 at 2:04 p.m., the Faculty Senate held their meeting to address concerns of the faculty. In their meeting, they discussed the SGA survey, Canvas, course evaluations and a proposal for a new doctorate…

Christmas on the Farm

On Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Medders Family Farm hosted an event that allowed for about 50 small businesses to have booths open for people to stop by and shop. These booths consisted…