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Hurricane Zeta Damage

The last days of October this year were overtaken by Hurricane Zeta, which made landfall with winds of nearly 100 mph.   After making landfall in the Caribbean on Oct. 24, it strengthened into a tropical…

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University releases outline for spring semester

On the morning of Oct. 19, the University of Montevallo’s Marketing and Communications department released an email regarding the plan for spring semester.  UM will continue to follow outlines in the Falcon Forward plan, with…

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Letter from the editor

Graphic by Bell Jackson Dear readers,   Whenever people learn that I’m the editor in chief of the newspaper here at UM, I’m usually met with a statement about how impressive this is.  Though it may…

124th Founders’ Day goes virtual

Graphic by Bell Jackson Each year, on the second Thursday of October, the University of Montevallo celebrates Founders’ Day. This day recognizes the founding of our higher education institution and also allows seniors to don…

Founder’s Day, Life Raft Debate Update

Photo by Madelyn Alexander. Founder’s Day is on the second Thursday of every October to commemorate the founding of the Alabama Girls’ Industrial School and where seniors don their robes for the first time.  While…

Envelope reading "Letter from the Editor, Zoe Hall"

Letter from the editor

Graphic by Bell Jackson Dear readers,   The last several months have been difficult, especially on my mental health, and I know I’m not alone in it.  Recently, I have realized that I need to prioritize…

New Mass Communications Professor

Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Dr. Stephanie moved around with her with her nomadic parents over fifty times during her childhood, primarily in the Pacific Northwest and later to the South as a teen.  “Traveling and getting…