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Billie Eilish sinks in the water on her new album cover.

Culture Pick: Billie Eilish explores ups and downs of self-identity and relationships in new album

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer May 22, 2024

Last week Billie Eilish released her third studio album titled “Hit Me Hard and Soft.” It includes 10 songs ranging in styles from alternative pop to jazz with new vocal techniques. Eilish announced...

Black Warrior Riverkeeper protects nature and wildlife

Black Warrior Riverkeeper protects nature and wildlife

Anna Hill and Taylor Paton April 17, 2024

Black Warrior Riverkeeper is a citizen-based, nonprofit organization that helps protect, maintain and restore the Black Warrior River.   To restore and protect the river, Black Warrior Riverkeeper...

Mona Awad’s ‘Bunny’ is a compelling satirical horror read for dark comedy lovers

Mona Awad’s ‘Bunny’ is a compelling satirical horror read for dark comedy lovers

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter March 20, 2024

“Bunny,” by Mona Awad, is a dark comedy novel that dips into the literary fiction, horror and satire genres. Published in 2019, the book explores themes of battling personal identity, friendship, academic...

UA’s Department of Modern Languages and Classics provides endless opportunities for students

UA’s Department of Modern Languages and Classics provides endless opportunities for students

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter February 7, 2024

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at The University of Alabama provides options for students looking to expand their cultural knowledge through language, theory, literature and more. Based...

Quarters of Change

Rising indie rock band Quarters of Change electrifies and excites with second album

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter January 31, 2024

Indie rock band Quarters of Change released its sophomore album, “Portraits,” an electrifying compilation of songs fans have been waiting for, on Friday. The New York City-based band consists of drummer...

Spring Spectrum Concert and Bark to the Beat Music 5K: A look into upcoming School of Music events

Spring Spectrum Concert and Bark to the Beat Music 5K: A look into upcoming School of Music events

Taylor Paton and Anna Hill January 17, 2024

The School of Music has been a vital component of The University of Alabama’s vibrant campus since opening in 1987. The school, which is based within Moody Music Building, teaches over 400 students at...

Models showing off pieces from each collection

Senior apparel design students display their collections at SFA’s ‘Fashion for Life’

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter November 26, 2023

The University of Alabama’s Student Fashion Association showcased the talents of student designers in its 14th annual “Fashion for Life” fashion show on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. The event was held at...

Students celebrate Diwali festival of lights

Students celebrate Diwali festival of lights

Alex Gravlee and Anna Hill November 12, 2023

The Indian Students Association of Tuscaloosa and South Asian Culture Club celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, in the Student Center Ballroom from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday.   The festival included...

Dia de Muertos display located in the Student Center.

UA celebrates Day of the Dead with altar display and community events

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter November 5, 2023

In celebration of Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, an altar and poetry display are being presented from Nov. 1-8 in the University of Alabama Student Center. The holiday is celebrated in early November...

Students attend last year’s Dia De Las Escritoras event.

UA will hold its third annual event celebrating Hispanic and Latina female writers

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter October 29, 2023

On Nov. 2, the University will host an event in honor of Día de las Escritoras, a day that recognizes accomplishments of female Hispanic and Latina writers. The event will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. in...

UA’s Halloween Extravaganza features family-friendly festivities with student-athletes

UA’s Halloween Extravaganza features family-friendly festivities with student-athletes

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter October 22, 2023

On Oct. 23, student-athletes will participate in uniting Tuscaloosa’s community at the University’s Halloween Extravaganza, an annual family-fun event at Hank Crisp Indoor Facility from 6:30-8:30 p.m....

Becky G discusses latest album at Hispanic-Latino Association event

Becky G discusses latest album at Hispanic-Latino Association event

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter October 8, 2023

On Oct. 5, the University’s Hispanic-Latino Association hosted a music panel featuring a virtual discussion with Latin artist Becky G on her newest album, “Esquinas.” The event was held in the Intercultural...

Culture Pick | Mitski displays powerful emotions with ‘The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We’

Culture Pick | Mitski displays powerful emotions with ‘The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We’

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter October 1, 2023

Just in time for the transition into fall, Mitski released her seventh studio album, “The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We,” on Sept. 15. The album is an emotional, detailed collection of 11 songs...

The Latino Business Fair held at the Government Plaza.

Tuscaloosa hosted its first Latino business ‘Feria’ to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Anna Hill, Staff Reporter September 24, 2023

Julia Sosa, member of the Diverse Business Council and the Tuscaloosa Latino Coalition, explained she had been given the task to celebrate something for Hispanic Heritage Month that was inclusive and displayed...

Little Hall is the main building for the School of Social Work.

UA welcomes new faculty members to the School of Social Work

Anna Hill and Leah Peacock September 20, 2023

The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work welcomed 12 new faculty members this fall. The new members of the School of Social Work include assistant professors, instructors and associate professors...

Olivia Rodrigo spills her secrets in her second album, ‘Guts’

Olivia Rodrigo spills her secrets in her second album, ‘Guts’

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer September 17, 2023

Singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo released her long-awaited second studio album, “Guts,” on Sept. 8. Since the release of her first album, “Sour,” in May 2021, fans have been anticipating the artist’s...

Hozier gives an insight into love and loss with his third album: ‘Unreal Unearth’

Hozier gives an insight into love and loss with his third album: ‘Unreal Unearth’

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer September 10, 2023

On Aug. 18, Hozier gave listeners a look into love and darkness with the release of his third album, “Unreal Unearth.” The singer and songwriter dives into themes like heartbreak, tackling the good...

Student and Faculty attend Multicultural Coffee Hour in the Student Center on Friday, Sept. 1.

Upcoming UA events for students to kick off fall semester

Brandon Smith and Anna Hill September 6, 2023

Each semester, students and faculty organize events such as Multicultural Coffee Hour or Mind Matters. These meetings help every person who attends the University create new connections, explore the UA...

The business of Earnest and Hadley Booksellers is located on 1928 7th Street in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Ernest & Hadley Booksellers aims to strengthen Tuscaloosa’s reading community

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer July 12, 2023

Readers of all ages can get involved with Ernest & Hadley Booksellers, Tuscaloosa’s own independent and woman-owned bookstore. This summer, the community can participate in the bookstore’s book...

Platform Magazine begins 15th year as UA’s student-run PR publication

Platform Magazine begins 15th year as UA’s student-run PR publication

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer April 19, 2023

Platform Magazine, a student-run magazine in The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences, has entered its 15th year and continues to motivate upcoming public relations...

Culture Pick: Author Holly Black writes strong fantasy novels for all ages

Culture Pick: Author Holly Black writes strong fantasy novels for all ages

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer February 22, 2023

The fiction community is vast and includes thousands of stories and universes for readers to escape into. While it may seem like a difficult genre to dive into as an author, through considerable worldbuilding...

Culture Pick: “Do Revenge” should be on your October watchlist

Culture Pick: “Do Revenge” should be on your October watchlist

Anna Hill, Contributing Writer October 9, 2022

Netflix’s latest movie release, “Do Revenge,” brought many fandoms together with its intriguing, dramatic and modern storyline. The film includes a range of talented actors; the two main characters...

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