Casey Marley - Editor-in-Chief
For the past three years, UAB has welcomed new and returning students with a fall concert. Today, the Student Activities Council announced that this year’s headliner for the back-to-school event is hip-hop artist B.o.B, who will perform on the Green on Aug 23 at 7 p.m.
Taylor Dougherty - Staff writer
Fresh off their newest album, “The Sound, The Color, The Feel,” released in 2014, Kate Tucker + The Sons of Sweden have been tearing up the road on their summer tour, with The Heavy Hearts and Earl Burrows, and they are making one final stop at WorkPlay here in Birmingham on June 20. Front woman Kate Tucker recently spoke with Kaleidoscope about the tour, new music and other projects she has planned in the future.
Mark Linn-News Editor
A candlelight vigil was held on June 11 in memory of former UAB football player Greg Maclin, who died from injuries suffered in a car crash on June 4. Read more...
Alabama’s past is rich with civil rights history. From the 1963 Birmingham campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama has been an important venue for change.
On June 5 from 6-8 p.m., UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will open three new exhibitions commemorating one of the most important civil rights victories, the Voting Rights Act.
Passed in 1965 to protect the voting rights of African Americans, the Voting Rights Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer. AEVIA’s new exhibitions bring the celebration to Birmingham, following a public lecture by featured artist Willie Cole. The lecture will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Hess Family Lecture Hall in AEIVA. Read more...