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…

Mars Peterson on breaking boundaries

Mars Peterson, musical theatre major, and active member of Purple SidePhoto by: Kat Bell Growing up in Spanish Fort, a small suburban town in rural Alabama, Mars Peterson began to look outside the box. During…

Moths: The Bees of The Night

Hannah Irlan observing the exhibit. Photo by Katy Barnes Science can be a difficult thing to talk about. Many don’t understand it, and many more are scared of it. This is what artists Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki call Science Friction. With their…