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Do Super Bowl ads actually sell products?

Bryan Bofill

February 4, 2010

There’s a lot more to the Super Bowl than watching football, drinking beer, eating chips and being with friends. Besides the halftime show, Super Bowl commercials have become a huge staple of the event itself. A good ad c...

The sun sets on MTV’s Jersey Shore tonight

Meghan Hollis

January 21, 2010

The first season of MTV’s fist-pumping, open-shirt-wearing, radically crazy phenomenon is coming to an end tonight in the series finale of the popular show, “Jersey Shore.” MTV has taken viewers to meet eight young adults li...

The Golden Globes have become popularity contest

Peterson Hill

January 21, 2010

I don't watch much TV. The Golden Globes for me have always been, and probably always will be, about film. Of course I was rooting for "Mad Men" and "Entourage," which by my estimations are the best shows on television. But, ...

Students prepare to Rock the Runway

Steven Nalley

January 21, 2010

Travis Mackey believes in exceptions to the common fashion rule, “Less is more.” Mackey, a senior majoring in apparel design, has created several ball gowns at least as long as they are tall for Rock the Runway, a student...

“Human Target,” funny, thrilling, sometimes original

Steven Nalley

January 20, 2010

I’m as happy as anyone else that J.J. Abrams succeeded at both making viewers happy and making viewers think with “Lost.” Thanks to him, intelligence on television isn’t quite as rare as it used to be. But I also thin...

Movie Review: “The Lovely Bones”

Forrest Phillips

January 20, 2010

As a film, “The Lovely Bones” certainly wants to have it all. It makes an attempt at both tragedy and comedy. It presents sequences of both heightened suspense and tempered stoicism. It tries to balance the intimacy of a ...

Guest Recital features oboist Anna Pennington

Kyerra Dexter

January 15, 2010

UA students can enjoy the musical talents of a University of Southern Mississippi professor on Tuesday. Anna Pennington will be featured in the guest recital, for the School of Music students, and anyone in the community to come a...

New generation realizes the dream

Steven Nalley

January 15, 2010

More than four decades have passed since the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. This time gap means younger generations have grown up without knowing the civil rights leader at the pinnacle of his time. For some, King is in danger of...

The CW ranks the 10 greatest films of the decade

Peterson Hill

January 14, 2010

Seeing as this is the first decade that I have been old enough to truly understand the power and impact of film, this was a difficult list to put together. In the end, though, this is a list of the films that speak to me, and ho...

Bama Theatre holds acoustic night

Jamie Lyons

January 14, 2010

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is hosting an Acoustic Night in the Bama Theatre’s Greensboro Room, tonight at 7 p.m. The event will feature Judd and Maggie, as well as Sparrow and the Ghost. There will be a $5 cover charge co...

Alabama sophomore becomes youngest theater director at children’s theatre

Meghan Hollis

January 13, 2010

The Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre has a mission to do one thing: educate and expose children of Tuscaloosa County to all aspects of stage performing and production. Jameson Sanford, a UA student who grew up in the theatre, ...

Top Ten Artists of the Decade

Bryan Bofill

January 13, 2010

Remember back in the day when everyone was singing along to “Stacy’s Mom” or when everyone danced to Unk’s unbeatable rhythm of “Walk It Out?” Those certainly were the days. But today, it has become increasingly ha...

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