In defense of Valentine’s Day

By Cady Inabinett For being a holiday about love, Valentine’s Day gets a lot of hate.  There are many valid criticisms of Valentine’s Day. It’s overly consumeristic, with a 2020 report showing that Americans expected to spend, on average, $142 to celebrate;…

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…

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Council holds three public hearings and an executive…

By Cady Inabinett  The Montevallo City Council had a lengthy agenda at their Jan. 24 meeting, with three public hearings and an executive session occurring.  The first public hearing pertained to the modification of Article 23.06 to require business…

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Napier Hall closed for emergency maintenance

Updated on Jan. 25, 2022 at 1:50 p.m. to reflect new information. Updated on Jan. 25, 2022 at 3:41 to reflect new COVID-19 numbers for students isolating on campus. By Cady Inabinett University officials announced…

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City signs on to class action suit against…

By Cady Inabinett The Montevallo City council voted to join a class action lawsuit against Endo International—a pharmaceutical company that produces opioids—at their Dec. 28 meeting.  The state of Alabama filed a lawsuit against the manufacture over…