BACHE Visiting Writer Series returns to UM

By Josie Shaw  On Monday, Sept. 26, poet Nickole Brown visited UM as a part of the UM BACHE Visiting Writer Series. This is the first in-person event of this series at UM since February…

Montevallo African American Heritage Trail 

By Josie Shaw  On Aug. 22, Montevallo’s City Council approved the production of an African American Heritage Trail to commemorate Black history within the Montevallo community.   Dr. Kathy King and Anitka Stewart Sims are currently…

Shoal Creek expansion and art show 

By Josie Shaw  The City of Montevallo’s expansion in tourism will now be carried out in local parks.   During August’s monthly Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, it was announced that a new accessible trail loop will…

“The Bear” review

Television’s current golden age has largely improved due to streaming services, and “The Bear” is a prime example of that.   FX and Hulu’s new show fully broke the internet on Aug. 3 by launching its…

Local Birmingham poet speaks at UM 

By Josie Shaw  Local Birmingham poet Elizabeth Hughey discussed peace and justice and read her new book “White Bull” at UM on Tuesday, April 12. “White Bull” is a collection of poems written exclusively using…