• War on homelessness or the homeless?

    Infographic displaying facts about homelessness in Birmingham. (Infographic by Jessica Middleton).Infographic displaying facts about homelessness in Birmingham. (Infographic by Jessica Middleton).Mark Linn - News Editor
    news@insideuab.com

    One program designed to help Birmingham’s homeless population is run by UAB’s own medical school. Equal Access Birmingham provides free medical care to low income people in the Birmingham and Jefferson County area.
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  • Your local swimming hole: Cahaba River at Grants Mill Road

    A spot at the Cahaba River not at Grants Mill. (Photo by Stephanie Lockhart).A spot at the Cahaba River not at Grants Mill. (Photo by Stephanie Lockhart).Casey Marley - Editor-in-Chief
    editor@insideuab.com

    Just down the road from Grants Mill’s Church of the Highlands is a bridge. Beneath the bridge runs swirling water, murky from sediment and Birmingham pollution. On the banks live crimson wasps and fluttering butterflies. It’s an urban haven, a speck of wilderness just south of a freeway.
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  • Brandon's Music Column: Something for everybody

    Cover art for Lupe Fiasco's new mixtape "Pharoah Height" (Photo courtesy of Lupe Fiasco’s official Twitter). Cover art for Lupe Fiasco's new mixtape "Pharoah Height" (Photo courtesy of Lupe Fiasco’s official Twitter). Brandon Varner - Managing Editor
    managing@insideuab.com

    I know how hard it can be to find new music that isn’t terrible.

    So here it is. A mixtape for the rap fans, and an album that will appeal to fans of everything that’s...well...not rap.
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  • Bentley vows to cut funding to Planned Parenthood

    Governor Robert Bentley has moved to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).Governor Robert Bentley has moved to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).Mark Linn - News Editor
    news@insideuab.com

    A series of videos allegedly depicting illegal practices related to the sale and use of fetal tissue by the Planned Parenthood representatives has led to a national effort by Republican politicians to defund the reproductive health organization.
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