In memory of Libby

By Harrison Neville On January 22, 2022, Elizabeth Ellen Delean Warren, better known as Libby, passed away. Libby was in her first semester at the University of Montevallo, and was a transfer student from Jefferson State University. The cause…

In defense of Valentine’s Day

By Cady Inabinett For being a holiday about love, Valentine’s Day gets a lot of hate.  There are many valid criticisms of Valentine’s Day. It’s overly consumeristic, with a 2020 report showing that Americans expected to spend, on average, $142 to celebrate;…

Midseason review: “The Book of Boba Fett”

By. Jacob Gross In the most recent installment of the Disney+ Star Wars universe, writer Jon Favreau tells the story of Bounty Hunter Boba Fett who assumes the crime throne of Jabba the Hutt. He has to face both internal…

Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard

By: Noah Wortham It was announced on Jan. 18 that Microsoft plans to acquire the gaming company Activision Blizzard for $95 a share for a total value of $68.7 billion. Activision Blizzard is best known…

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Letter to the editor: A survivor speaks out

Warning: the following article contains discussions of sexual assault that may be distressing to some readers. If you experience sexual assault, please contact SafeHouse of Shelby County at 205-669-7233 for their 24-hour crisis help line. By Ariel Hall  When I saw…

Board of Trustees Approves Faculty Salary Increase

By Cady Inabinett  Members of the Board of Trustees approved a 2% salary increase for university faculty at their Nov. 5 meeting.  The increase is an effort to reach College and University Professional Organization benchmarks for average faculty…