Wesley Hyde

SGA recap

SGA swore in a new senator for Resident Life, Candler Brown. In the Sept. 16 meeting, Bill: 2021 B-001 B-030, which was titled 2020-2021 Budget and Finance Committee Budget Proposal, was proposed. This bill, like the title implied, reviewed the requested budgets and funding for the student organizations and allocated the funds among the organizations accordingly.  The bill passed with no opposition during the Sept. 23 meeting. It was also announced by SGA President Thomas Dillard that he and Student Trustee Anakate Andrasko would be attending a Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 29 about the renaming of some of the buildings on campus...

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SGA recap September 2 and 9

The first SGA meeting was held on Sept. 2. During executive officer reports, SGA President Thomas Dillard brought up the state of the dining hall, noting lower turnout than usual. Then, the senators brought up possibly acquiring more room in the cafeteria and a stronger push for the to-go option. It was also announced that applications for Mr. & Ms. Montevallo have opened on FalconLink. Another announcement was for an event called “Boom Boom Bingo” which is set to take place on Sept 24. During the Sept. 9 meeting, it was announced that SGA applications would be coming...

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How the caf is handling COVID-19

Photo by Caleb Jones One of the most important parts of a college campus is its cafeteria. Not only is it where students who live on campus go to eat, but the cafeteria is also a good place for the social interaction which is a major part of the college experience.   A reopening task force was put together by the University’s President, Dr. John W. Stewart III.   According to a member of this task force, Director of Dining Services Jason Quarles, planning for the new system began back in April.   “As a member of the University’s COVID-19 task force, I’m in...

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Despite pandemic, city comes together for Love Montevallo Day

Artist Collin William cuts the ribbon held by some of the mural’s contributors and Mayor Hollie CostPhoto by: Wesley Hyde On March 14, the City of Montevallo hosted the third annual “Love Montevallo Day” event.  “It’s an event meant to celebrate our collected accomplishments as a community,” said Montevallo’s mayor, Dr. Hollie Cost.  Mayor Cost also stated that the purpose of this year’s celebration was primarily to highlight private investment and businesses in Montevallo, as well as Montevallo’s artists.  The gathering was held at the small shopping center across from the Montevallo Fire Department. The event mainly consisted of...

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