News in brief April 19

By: Harrison Neville  School named after KKK Grand Wizard renamed after Hank Aaron  Originally named after Nathan Bedford Forrest, a confederate general and the first Grand Wizard of the infamous Ku Klux Klan, Atlanta public…

University of Montevallo plans to continue to enforce…

By: Harrison Neville  With the recent announcement by Governor Ivey that the statewide mask mandate would be ending on April 9, many cities and organizations are now deciding what their own policies will be after the change.  …

The student body needs SGA to step up

By Harrison Neville When I first got involved with The Alabamian back in 2018, I was surprised to discover that we did not do anything to cover SGA senate meetings. I brought this up as…

Dueling opinions on upcoming Pokémon games

By Katy Barnes This February marked the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon Franchise, and in true Nintendo fashion, they used this anniversary to announce the long-awaited “Diamond” and “Pearl” remakes for the Nintendo Switch. While rereleasing remasters…

SGA Recap

SGA passes first bill of the school year

By Harrison Neville In the recent SGA meeting, the SGA Senate passed their first bill in their current one-year term. Bill 2021-B-001, titled “Replacement of the sand court volleyball net” was brought to the floor by…

Montevallo host annual Arbor Day celebration

By: Harrison Neville  In the past, Arbor Day in Montevallo had been a crowded event full of vendors and people collecting their trees. While this year lacked the grandeur of the past, the tradition carried on nonetheless.  …

Board of Trustees freezes tuition for fourth year…

It has been no secret that the University of Montevallo has taken some financial hits due to the economic upheaval caused by the pandemic. Despite this, UM'’s board of trustees voted at its February meeting…