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Falcons on Air

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Falcons on Air is produced by The Alabamian and is composed of student journalists. We cover local, national and international news, as well as entertainment and opinion.


Episode 1: In this episode we discuss the construction of the Brierfield Prison and the current state of streaming services.

Episode 2: In this episode Wesley, Zoe, Noah and guest Katy Barnes discuss the GameStop stock situation and general entertainment topics.

Episode 3: In this episode, Wesley, Zoe and Noah talk about the recent winter weather that hit the south and the merits of online tutorials.

Episode 4: In this special interview, Wesley and Harrison interview Solomon Balaam-Reed and Isabel Coleman, two board members for the activist group, Alabama Students Against Prisons.

Episode 5: This episode Wesley, Noah, and Zoe discuss the recent vaccines which were distributed to student workers on The University of Montevallo’s campus, new from on the StarWars franchise on what coming to Disney+, and a special announcment about opportunities for creators on campus. 

Episode 6: Noah Wortham, lifestyles editor for the Alabamian interviews John Lum, the drummer for the Allman Betts band after their recent tour in Alabama.
(This episode was recorded prior to the Allman Betts concert on May 28, which is the concert that Lum references during the interview). 

Episode 7: This episode Josie Shaw and Xander Swain interview Carmichael Library Archivist, Carey Heatherly, and Adjunct Librarian, Kathy Lowe about Montevallo’s local ghost history for 2021’s virtual Ghost Walk. 

Episode 8: In this episode, Josie Shaw interviews the president of the Astronomy Club, Evelina Teran. Teran talks about how she became involved with the club, and her future plans after she graduates. 

Episode 9: In this episode, Josie Shaw and Xander Swain discuss Alabama’s recent history of Critical Race Theory, and Alabama House of Representatives House Bill 11. They also research what is, and isn’t Critical Race Theory. 

Episode 10: In this episode, Cady Inabinett recaps what happened at the Montevallo City Council Meeting on January 24th, 2022. Read the full article here!

Episode 11: What do ghost, cows, childbirth and lions all have in common? College Night, apparently. Tune in to the latest episode, where Josie Shaw and Nethan Crew interview Marion Brown and Dr. Jeff Walker about the history and traditions of College Night at the University of Montevallo. Hear them answer student questions, and some of the stories that they have as they continue to be a part of UM’s homecoming tradition.