Swokowski wins SGA presidential election

Rachael Swokowski is the University of Montevallo’s new SGA president. Swokowski ran against Eddie Davis in a run-off after the two tied in last week’s election. During a debate held Aug. 27, Swokowski stated that…

NSA secrets simplified

In the early days of June, the biggest news report flashing on screens and filling editorial columns in newspapers focused on one name: Edward Snowden. The 30-year-old government systems administrator was hidden in Hong Kong…

“After the Fire”

Fire-burned survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons shared their experience at “After the Fire” in Palmer Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 24. After those who attended watched a documentary of their story, students asked questions and…

Trippin’ on the Bricks

New and old students came to “Trippin’ on Bricks” held on Main Quad the Friday before classes began. The event started at 7 p.m. and ended at 11 p.m. There was music and dancing, as…

Egypt: A hurricane of change

The summer of 2013 has seen a resurgence of news about the nation of Egypt as another revolution has begun between the nation’s secular liberals and the Islamist supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. This new…