Articles By: Tara Massouleh

‘Freeganism,’ Dumpster diving growing new trends

It’s a sunny, cool afternoon in April 2013. The sun passes directly overhead in the San Francisco fog as Bryan Buckley walks back to his temporary room off Mission Street after a long run at the Golden Gate Bridge, when all of a sudden he notices the smell of freshly grilled meat wafting through the air. After a quick survey […]

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Students create adventure club

As days get warmer in the spring semester and schedules become free without the pull of Alabama football, many students begin looking for alternative ways to spend their weekends. Students Kyle Robinson and Cole Felix have found their outlet through the unofficial Outdoor Adventures Club they started on Facebook a month ago. “A couple of my friends and I had […]

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Case for cereal: America’s late-night snack

It’s late at night or maybe even the wee hours of the early morning. All that’s on TV are infomercials for Magic Bullets and instant hair removal. You’re deciding whether to move on to the next episode of whatever show you happen to be binge-watching on Netflix or escape the dull glow of your laptop and go to bed, when […]

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Sitar now a Tuscaloosa staple

A few weeks ago something tragic happened. I drove up to my favorite restaurant in Tuscaloosa (and possibly the world at this point in my life) only to find that it was closed. A tattered, handwritten sign reading “Closed for Renovations” was haphazardly tacked to the window without any further explanation than instructions to keep calling the restaurant’s number for […]

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UA Sport Bikes club finds local routes for riding

On any given Sunday when the weather is nice and school is in session, you can find members of the UA Sport Bikes club zipping by on a secluded back road off Alabama State Route 69. “I found it by accident one day,” said Brian Taylor, founder of the UA Sport Bikes club and a junior majoring in management information […]

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