• Student Spotlight: Stephanie Lockhart

    Brandon Varner - Features Editor

    Stephanie Lockhart studentStephanie Lockhart showing off her camera skills (Photo by Brandon Varner).I was working on a story in my journal, when a young lady got my attention, asked me if I’d like to have pictures taken, and then took me to a construction site in downtown Birmingham.

    After an hour or so of shooting, I had a new profile picture and a great friend. That was the very first time I met Stephanie Lockhart.
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  • January: Stalking Awareness Month

    Neha Patel - Staff Writer

    Stalker Note on car windshieldStalker note on a car windshield (Photo by Sarah Adkins).For most students, stalking is a general term used when looking up someone on Facebook or the word to describe Edward Cullen watching Bella Swan as she slept in "Twilight."
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  • Birmingham to host World Games

    Casey Marley - News Editor

    comic of the World GamesComic of the World Games (Cartoon by Thomas Baldin)Birmingham wins coveted World Games bid, beating out Lima, Peru and Ufa, Russia according to the International World Games Association

    On Thursday, Jan. 22, Birmingham went abuzz over the news that the city will host the international sporting event. The city's residents, businesses and organizations took to Twitter and other social media platforms, expressing their excitement for the World Games.
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  • Snowpocalypse 2.0?

    Tamara Imam - Staff Writer
    Mark Linn - Staff Writer

    Students enjoying last year sudden snow (Samantha Greenhalgh)Students enjoying last year sudden snowfall (Photo by Samantha Greenhalgh)As the end of January approaches, many are reminded of last year's Winter Storm Leon. The storm, dubbed the "snowpocalypse" by some and "snowmaggedon" by others, brought several inches of snow and ice and prompted a three-day interruption of classes and campus operations. The halt of traffic on major highways in the southeast, including Birmingham's Highway 280, was likened to a scene out of "The Walking Dead."
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