• Magnolia BBQ & Fish: A young owner with an old soul

    Alex Merril - Social Media Editor

    Magnolia Advertorial RGBA rib plate from Magnolia BBQ next to their first place trophy (Photo by Cooper Crippen).Magnolia BBQ & Fish is the sort of hole-in-the-wall restaurant that you might overlook if you were not intentionally seeking it. But, like most unassuming local restaurants, the food and the atmosphere help set it apart as a local hotspot.

    Located on 4th Avenue North between 17th and 18th Street, the restaurant is vying for a position as a new Birmingham classic. Owner Tyrone Cook says that his goal was to have a barbecue restaurant open in Birmingham by the time he turned twenty-five. Read more...  
  • Spring broke: a [kinda] thrifty vacation guide

    Brandon Varner - Features Editor

    New Orleans BWRanjani Ponnazhagan, Lena Zhang, Donna Andrews, Asia Sullivan, Ali Massoud and Yamani Bhat in New Orleans (Photo courtesy of Yamani Bhat).Spring Break for the University of Alabama at Birmingham lasts from March 23 through the 27. However, the party starts as soon as classes are out on Friday, March 20. It may be a bit overwhelming to plan for these trips with so many options, and you may not have any way of gauging the expenses of the trips. Hopefully, this article will help you make some of the tough decisions about where you are going and how you are getting there.
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  • USGA presents mock legislature to state House of Representatives

    Mustafa Syed - Staff Writer

    USGA Montgomery RGBUAB students and members of UAB’s USGA attended the Alabama YMCA Collegiate Legislature Conference where they won the “Speaker’s Cup” for best delegation (Photo by Tamara Imam). Ahead of the official start of campaigning next week, several top-ranking UGSA members traveled to Montgomery, Ala. to attend the Alabama YMCA Collegiate Legislature (CLEG) Conference. The CLEG Conference aims to build moral leaders for the future by giving delegates the opportunity to draft, present and debate mock legislature on the floor of the Alabama House of Representatives.
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  • An interview with Provost Linda Lucas and Gregg Janowski on SACS visit to UAB

    Casey Marley - News Editor

    Last week, Kscope “broke down” the contents of UAB’s 2015 Quality Enhancement Plan, a strategy required by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in order for a university to receive the needed “accredited” seal (Click here for full story.). A SACS reaffirmation committee came to UAB on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to tour the school and meet with officials to determine if the university deserves reaccreditation while creating their preliminary report.
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