City of Montevallo passes pet ordinance

By Cady Inabinett The Montevallo City Council met Monday, Feb. 22, for their regularly scheduled, biweekly meeting. The Council met to discuss the set agenda topic as well as field the concerns of citizens who chose…

Student Noelle Barrows builds her business

By Zoe Hall Noelle Barrows, freshman graphic design major at UM, first started her business in 2018.  “I have loved art my whole life. In middle school, I remember doodling little flowers and stuff like that. As…

Letter to the editor: I Refuse to Pay…

There’s a swamp in Washington, but I smell a rat in Montgomery. After months of keeping Alabama’s taxpayers and leadership in the dark, Governor Ivey has revealed that her $2.6 billion mega-prison plan will actually…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president

Wednesday, January 20, Joe Biden took the oath of office and was sworn into presidency.   Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts conducted the ceremony, which took place on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol,…

Students join protest against private prisons

In a historic move, in July of 2020, the United States Department of Justice declared the Alabama men’s prison system unconstitutional.  According to Alabama Appleseed, this marked “the first time in the 39-year history of the…