Category: Culture

Outdoor activities can keep students busy during summer

Who is ready for summer? As the semester is winding down, students are spending more hours studying, writing papers or trying to cope with the stress of the upcoming finals week. However, many students are wondering how they will raise their fitness routine to the next level this summer, which is right around the corner. Many students think they need […]

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Photo Courtesy of Jim Harrison III
Craig Wedderspoon’s scultptures are displayed in the 
Birmingham Museum of Art’s Lower Sculpture Garden.

Professor featured in Birmingham

If you walk through Woods Quad, you can’t miss it: Dozens, if not hundreds, of metal squares form a massive sculpture in the center of the courtyard. Its placement on campus allows it to spark conversation among everyone that passes by, not just those who wander into the nearby Sarah Moody Gallery. Similar sculptures are on the roof of a […]

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Gorgas Library

Libraries on campus host distinct patrons

The libraries on the University of Alabama campus each have a variety of patrons, both from within colleges and from other majors.   Rodgers Library primarily serves science and engineering students, McLure Library works with education students, and Gorgas Library is a sort of catch-all for various majors. Katherine Kosich, a senior majoring in English, is a frequent patron of […]

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Theater student takes roles to next level

Theater student takes roles to next level

When Sam Hardy felt the hatred rising within him as he spoke his last line as Iago in Shakespeare’s “Othello” last February, he was overwhelmed by the intensity of the emotion . He loved it. “Perhaps one of the things I enjoy most is something we consider most dangerous as an actor: really living at the far extent of [the […]

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CW | Hannah Glenn

Despite costs, many students seek city life after graduation

Ask any young person where they dream of living and working when they’re older, and they’ll probably answer New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Big cities are top destinations, especially for young Southerners. “People want to get away from what they know and experience new things,” Michael Patrick, a recent University of Alabama graduate currently living in Chicago, said. “Young […]

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