Spotlight: UM’s literary magazine “The Tower”

By Noah Wortham Ongoing since 1932, “The Tower” is the University of Montevallo’s annually published literary and arts magazine that is made of student contributions and put together by student staff.  The university’s website describes the publication…

Alyssa Williams in her team jersey

Student athlete spotlight: Alyssa Williams

By Xander Swain Alyssa Williams has been playing basketball for nearly 16 years, but to her, it's more than just a sport, it's a "source of release." More than that, basketball has also helped shape…

Artist Spotlight: Zee Zelinkski

Updated at 5:54 on 04/22/2021 to correct improper spelling of Zee Zelinkski's name. By: Hannah Irvin  As a disabled, nonbinary, adopted Korean-American artist, Zee Zelinksi has always had a unique perspective on life.   They have been writing…

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…

Freshman Spotlight: Drew Roberts

Drew Roberts started running cross country and track when he was in fifth grade. His dad introduced him to running, and he hasn’t slowed down yet.    According to Roberts, cross country taught him how to…

New Mass Communications Professor

Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Dr. Stephanie moved around with her with her nomadic parents over fifty times during her childhood, primarily in the Pacific Northwest and later to the South as a teen.  “Traveling and getting…