UM’s anagama kiln roars to life once again

By Madelyn Alexander After three years of dormancy, the anagama kiln at the University of Montevallo roared to life once again on April 12, 2022. This 40-foot-long, traditional Japanese wood-fired kiln is affectionately nicknamed “Fat…

Digital art fraud made easy with NFTs 

By Madelyn Alexander Mary Campbell, a digital artist and graduate student of art education at the University of Montevallo, never expected to see her art for sale as an NFT. She certainly did not expect it to…

The Crucible Project: Remnants of Exchange

By Madelyn Alexander Exchange is the key to any worthwhile conversation as Dr. Scott Meyer explained on the gallery’s opening day. Exchange ensures that everyone involved is getting the best possible output from the interaction. It is also what gives The…

The ghost of Palmer Hall

By Madelyn Alexander and Jacob Gross  Many buildings on Montevallo’s campus are said to be haunted, but none are so adored and part of tradition as that of Palmer Hall. Trummy, the ghost inhabiting Palmer Auditorium,…

Montevallo residents aid Louisiana after Ida

By Madelyn Alexander  Hurricane Ida brought devastation to the people of Louisiana, and when Montevallo local Jessica Frost saw some of the damage, she decided to take action.   Ida made landfall in Grand Isle, La on Aug. 29 and destroyed the homes of…