• To B- or not to B-Alert

    According to AL.com, a UAB student was carjacked on 15th Street S on Aug. 14. (Photo by Casey Marley)According to AL.com, a UAB student was carjacked on 15th Street S on Aug. 14. (Photo by Casey Marley)Casey Marley - Editor-in-Chief
    editor@insideuab.com

    At 12:10 a.m. on Saturday, August 14, six blocks north of Rast and Blount Halls near the 1500 block of 15th Street South, two armed men carjacked a UAB student’s Honda Odyssey minivan.
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  • The Right to Decide: AEIVA Continues to Celebrate Voting Rights

    AEIVA is home to the exhibition "The Right to Decide" (Photo by Casey Marley)AEIVA is home to the exhibition "The Right to Decide" (Photo by Casey Marley)Ulric Cowley
    ucowley@uab.edu

    On Aug 6, 2015, UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts presented the exhibition “The Right to Decide,” an international poster invitational. The exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act that eliminated the barriers that kept African Americans from their right to vote.
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  • Antisocial media: Look up from your phone

    A photo illustration of two UAB students using their cell phones while together. (Photo by Sarah Adkins)A photo illustration of two UAB students using their cell phones while together. (Photo by Sarah Adkins)Ally Middleton - Opinion Columnist
    allym95@uab.edu

    Look up from your phone for just a minute. Did you know that there is an entire world out there full of sunsets without filters and people without their imperfections edited away? Sadly, those beautiful, unedited people around you are also trapped by their smartphones and the desire to connect to everyone at once.
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  • In case you missed It: Last week in the news

    UAB released new safety application RAVE Guardian on August 18.UAB released new safety application RAVE Guardian on August 18.Erica Pettaway - Contributor
    erica205@uab.edu

    International
    Aug. 28, Daily Mail: A group in Russia runs a “dead selfie” competition on Facebook. It offered up to 5,000 rubles ($74.67 US Dollars) for the best selfie taken alongside a deceased person. The community, called “Selfie with the Deceased” is now being investigated by Russian Police.
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