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…

UM’s music programs open to non-majors

Students of any major are welcome to join the University Chorus. Photo courtesy of University Marketing & Communications Some students may be under the impression that in order to become involved with certain college organizations it is necessary to have a…

Tiptoe through the tulips at American Village

The Festival of Tulips is the only event of its kind in Alabama. Photo by Ariel Hall As the crowd ebbed and flowed throughout the day, patrons of American Village were excited to attend the third annual…

Local chocolate chip cookie showdown

Five cookie options were presented to our writers, but only one would be deemed the best. Photo by Waid Jones When confronted with purchasing decisions consumers always want to know they are getting the most out…

BFA Senior Dylan Dagnan presents “Seminar”

Although he prefers theatrical works with serious themes, Dagnan ensures the process of putting them together is fun. Photo by Kat Bell Senior BFA student Dylan Dagnan debated between majoring in theatre or mass communication before coming to college, but…

Alumna profile: Sara Perry

During her time at UM, Perry was an English major with minors in game studies and design and non-profit studies. Photo by Jamie Haas UM alumna Sara Perry ‘18 is a firm believer in the…