• Follow up to same sex marriage in Alabama

    Mark Linn - Staff Writer

    Supporters at the protestCouple stands outside Jefferson Courthouse (Photo by Casey Marley). It has been more than three weeks now since same-sex couples have had the freedom to marry in Alabama, following the Supreme Court's refusal to extend the stay of a federal judge's ruling overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

    However, in the week following the lift a majority of Alabama counties refused to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples, complying with an order by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore for probate judges to disregard the federal ruling.
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  • Snowpocalypse 2.0 rained out

    Casey Marley - News Editor

    WinterWonderham#WinterWonderham was only a couple of inches, but students still enjoyed the break (Photo courtesy of William Rushton).Feb. 24: students checked their phones after hearing the buzzing notifications from UAB's emergency alert system, B-Alert. The phone calls, text messages and emails notified students that classes and campus operations would be shut down due to Winter Storm Remus predictions, sitting a potential for "snow accumulations and potentially hazardous travel conditions" from the National Weather Service.
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  • Student Spotlight: Christine McBride

    Shelby K Smith – Contributor

    Christine McBride RGBChristine McBride pictured with her two dogs (Photo courtesy of Christine McBride).UAB has produced many talented and exceptional students throughout the years. Christine McBride is certainly one of the most notable.

    Over the summer, McBride worked with Dr. Derek Braun’s Molecular Genetics Laboratory at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. All of the employees in this lab are either deaf or hard of hearing, so the primary form of communication is sign language. Read more...  
  • Beginner's guide to living arrangements

    Carlene Robinson – Online Editor

    Dorms v Apartments RBGMany students are determining where to live in the coming fall semester: dorm or apartment (Photo by Stephanie Lockhart).It is about time for the UAB campus housing re-application. This year, UAB is setting up the process of housing selection a bit differently by letting upperclassmen choose first. Many students, though, may be trying to decide if a dorm is still right for them.
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