Two protestors hold up signs reading "No Justice No Peace" and "Black Lives Matter."

Breonna Taylor protest in Montevallo

Photo by Anna Grace Askelson. On March 13, Breonna Taylor was fatally shot in her Louisville residence by police officers using a no-knock warrant. The death of Taylor sparked protest in Louisville and across the nation,…

A child superhero running forward with several other child heroes silhouetted behind him.

PS238: Not your average superhero story

Aaron Williams, "PS238" Issue 19. In the cliché filled genre of capes and tights, Aaron Williams’s “PS238” stands out as something unique in a sea full of well written tropes.   While Williams’s artwork shows the well-polished nature…

Three different video game controllers set on a gradient of green, yellow and purple

Iron Harvest Review

Graphic by Bell Jackson When I was about six years old, my father decided that it was far past time he taught me and my sister, who was eight, how to play strategic board games.…

Lower half of individual in graduate gown, holding their cap and walking across a leaf covered lawn.

2020 Spring graduates views on cancelled commencement

Photo by Kathryn B Photography. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the University of Montevallo originally delayed commencement until Aug. 7, but announced recently it would be postponed again.   A survey sent out to graduated seniors…

Graphic says Fall Plan Breakdown on a backdrop of leaves

Falcon Forward Breakdown

When COVID-19 first began to garner national attention, few individuals could possibly have predicted the full scope of its impact on the lives of people living in the United States. Recently, the University of Montevallo…

Breath of Fresh Air during the Pandemic

Orr Park. Photo by Anna Grace Askelson. When I was thirteen, I went on a weeklong backpacking trip with my Boy Scout Troop to the Rocky Mountains. It was my very first backpacking trip, and…

There’s Nothing More American than a Protest

The March on Washington, 1963. Photo from National Archives Catalog/Rowland Scherman. What does it mean to be a patriot? When Colin Kaepernick and other athletes chose to kneel during the national anthem, it attracted anger…