• President Watts plans to restore confidence

    Haley Townsend - Editor-in-Chief

    Following several votes of “no confidence” from the undergraduate student government association (USGA), the graduate student association (GSA), and the Faculty Senate, President Ray L. Watts, M.D. took time out of his busy Thursday to talk with Kscope and announce a possible reorganization of the administration to include a Vice President of Student Affairs, as well as answer student questions from Twitter and USGA. Read more...  
  • Op-ed: A call to action

    From the former staff members and editors of the UAB Kaleidoscope to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her city

    To the stakeholders invested in a better tomorrow for UAB, the City of Birmingham, Jefferson County and the State of Alabama, it is with great pride that the former editors and staff members of the UAB Kaleidoscope Student Newspaper thank you. It is important not to misinterpret this appreciation as a celebration. This is not a celebratory message. Far from it. There may come a time when the people working for a free UAB pause together and enjoy a success, but that time is not now. Nothing has been won. This is a call to action at this critical moment in the history of UAB and her city. But first, a thank you. Read more...  
  • UAB improves to 6-1 in conference play

    UAB Sports Service

    Basketball 1Tosin Mehinti, 21, dunks over Old Dominion player during conference game (Photo courtesy of UAB Sports Service).The Blazers sizzled from the field and the free throw line in an 81-68 Conference USA victory over pre-conference play favorite Old Dominion on Saturday at Bartow Arena.

    UAB fell percentage points short in setting a school record for field goal percentage. The Blazers converted 70.3 of their shots from the field, nearly matching the 71.4 percent success rate against Tennessee on Dec. 30, 1983. Read more...  
  • You don't know if you don't go: Ballroom Dance Society of UAB

    Alex Merrill - Social Media Editor

    Ballroom Dance SocietyPhoto courtesy of Ballroom Dance Society of UABIn a sports-driven culture, it would probably come as a surprise to many that UAB is actually home to a number of unconventional clubs and student organizations.

    It seems that nearly every interest and sub-culture is represented, but unfortunately many are overlooked. One club that certainly deserves more of our attention is the Ballroom Dance Society (BDS) of UAB.
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