New SGA organizations

By Wesley Walter Montevallo’s Student Government Association has officially resumed meetings as of Sept. 9. Among the newer and lesser-known elements of the organization are the SGA’s Supreme Court and General Assembly.  The Supreme Court of SGA works in a very similar…

UM rules course a duff: Golf Club to…

by Aubrie Chastain  With recent news that Montevallo’s golf course is closing, many are questioning what Montevallo’s golf team plans to do next.    Montevallo has decided to stop running the golf course because it’s expensive to…

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The reasoning behind UM’s COVID-19 policy 

By Harrison Neville  There was much speculation at the beginning of the summer of 2021 that the rise in availability of COVID-19 vaccines would allow for what most would consider a more normal school year. Many…

Shelby County schools require masking indoors

By Cady Inabinett Dr. Lewis Brooks, superintendent of the Shelby County School System, announced Aug. 26 that masking will be required while indoors at all Shelby County public schools until Oct. 1. With this update,…

SGA Holds First Meetings of the School Year

By Wesley Walter  The Student Government Association held its first official meeting this school year on Wednesday, Sept. 1. In its first meetings since last spring, the SGA has worked to begin drafting new legislation…

Faculty Senate Discusses Masking, Academic Dishonesty Policy and…

By Cady Inabinett  Concerns about student masking in academic buildings were raised at the Faculty Senate meeting on Sept. 10. Faculty representatives expressed frustration over inconsistency with student masking in academic buildings, with senators reporting they…

UM softball program welcomes Coach Wade and Coach…

By Jayden Presley The UM Athletic Department named Beth Wade as the head softball coach on Friday, June 11, making her the second head coach in the program’s history. Before joining the Falcons, Wade held the position of assistant coach at the College of…