From the editor’s desk

By Zoe Hall  Book  As a fan of F. Scott Fitzgerald, I was excited to pick up “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald” by Therese Anne Fowler. After recently visiting the Fitzgerald house in Montgomery,…

Spotlight: UM’s literary magazine “The Tower”

By Noah Wortham Ongoing since 1932, “The Tower” is the University of Montevallo’s annually published literary and arts magazine that is made of student contributions and put together by student staff.  The university’s website describes the publication…

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…

“Stickfly” marks first play in DiscoverShelby Theatre

By Sarah Clayton The DiscoverShelby Theatre within the Center for the Arts opened its first show, “Stickfly,” on March 2.  Written by Black playwright Lydia R. Diamond, the drama centers around the LeVay family while they are…

“OK Human” Album Review

By: Noah Wortham “OK Human” is the latest album by the American rock band, Weezer. Released on Jan. 29, this record is the 14th studio album for the group. This release sets itself apart by introducing a backing…

Review: Pixar’s Soul

“Soul” is a new film by Pixar Animated Studios and was released by Walt Disney Pictures on Dec. 25. Unlike Disney’s release of “Mulan,” this film is available to all Disney Plus subscribers for no…

“Tenet”: Nolan film is a 2020 highlight

“Tenet” is the new film by acclaimed director Christopher Nolan who is famous for the films “The Dark Knight,” “Interstellar” and “Inception.”   “Tenet” stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Debicki.   The movie has an…