Summer stand-up comedy round-up

The world of stand-up comedy is one that is constantly in motion, fluid and ever-changing. For avid consumers of the artform it can sometimes feel as though new specials come in waves; and, just as one crests,…

Back-to-school tech dos and don’ts

The beginning of every school year is filled with new school shopping. Finding that one device or piece of tech that will help you finally reach your academic goal, or more easily maintain it, can…

Urinetown cast

Urinetown: just crazy enough to work

The cast of Urinetown poses at the end of a musical number. Photo courtesy of Stewart Edmonds for the UM Theatre Department The University of Montevallo Theater Department finished off the theater season Friday, April 13…

This day in history: March 23, 2018

On March 23, 1775, at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia, Patrick Henry delivered an impassioned speech to the Second Virginia Convention, famously ending with the words, “Give me liberty, or give me death!” Then…

Alumnus profile: Jeremy Black

Above is an artistic close up of photographer Jeremy Black. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Black. Scrolling through Facebook over the past week, there’s one story almost every UM student has likely seen at least once:…

Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Much like the 1996 film adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet,” the Montevallo Theatre Department took the Shakespeare classic “Much Ado About Nothing” to a more current time period. The director, Assistant Professor Michael Walker, set…