• Garrett Stephens discusses surprise B.o.T. meeting

    Casey Marley - Editor-in-chief

    Garrett Stephens On Saturday, April 25, 2015 UAB USGA President Garrett Stephens announced in his “USGA Presidential Address” that the UA Board of Trustees met with Stephens, other USGA members, a Faculty senate representative and members of the Medical School Student Government on April 18. The meeting was purposefully scheduled before the end of the semester.
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  • Options abound after graduation

    Alex Merrill - Social Media Editor
    Teresa Davis - Staff Writer

    Post Grad RGBDo something adventurous after graduation.Graduating from college can be a bittersweet time in  a student’s life. Although you have finally earned your degree, there is still this looming sense that you have not yet “arrived.” Despite what society might have you believe, there are many options besides going to graduate school or entering the workforce.

    Rural Life: Chicken Farming
    I live on what is known as a suburban mini-farm. It started as a combination of a way to save money and a desire to know where our food came from, and from there expanded into something my family just enjoys.
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  • Black Lives Matter: Why we still protest

    Moya Morgan – Sports Editor

    black lives matterBlack lives matter protest (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).The news reported that an African American male had been shot and killed in an act of police brutality. According to, Walter Scott was killed on Saturday morning by Michael Slager, a five year veteran of the North Charleston Police department after what initially began as a traffic stop.

    In the video that surfaced, it appears that Scott, unarmed, attempted to run away from Slager but to no avail.
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  • Personal branding: presenting your best self

    Alex Merrill – Social Media Editor 

    Resume Tips RGBThe Writing Resource Center in the library and the Career Services and Development Center would be great places to get resume tips (Photo by Alex Merrill).Let’s face it: writing a résumé can be the most daunting assignment of your entire college career. Not only are you expected to communicate everything you have learned and experienced, but you have to do it in a way that is meaningful and eye-catching. No matter where you are in your résumé writing process, here are a few tips for creating something that stands out.
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