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Black Panther Movie Review  

Jo Wright
Life & Style Reporter

The release of Black Panther over President’s Day weekend spurred plenty of excitement, evidenced by its immense success in the box office. The original estimate of $165 million was eclipsed by the $242 million made domestically. The film, directed by Ryan Coogler, features a nearly all-black cast and qualitative female-empowering roles.   

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Doctor’s orders: 9th Best Medicine Show sells out the Lyric Theatre

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Best Medicine attendees laugh at the show Friday, Feb. 23 at the Lyric Theatre
Photo by Chris Dennan/Staff Photographer

Kristina Balciunaite
Life & Style Editor

Songs about the struggles of a medical student, BuzzFeed-style videos with professors attempting to differentiate microscopic images from body tissue to toilet paper and even a remake of The Office’s lipdub video were just some features of the ninth annual Best Medicine Show. A packed Lyric Theatre audience welcomed comedians, musicians and other performers in the medicine-themed benefit event Friday, Feb. 23. 

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Calling all creative students: Honors College students to showcase talents of writing, reciting

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Abby Thompson showcases her book, “Milk and Honey” by Rupi Kaur, to plan which poems she will be reciting at the Honors College Poetry Fest.
Photo by Lakyn Shepard/Staff Photographer

Myah Clinton
Campus Reporter

Honors College students interested in sharing their hidden talents of writing, reciting or performing will soon have an opportunity to showcase their skills in the first Honors Poetry Fest.

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Breaking stereotypes: An authentic showing of Working class

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The cast of the musical consists of six members who will portray over 25 different characters.
Photo courtesy of University Relations

Lauren Moore
Campus Reporter

Breaking perceived stereotypes of America’s working class and giving an authentic representation of them, UAB Theatre will soon host a musical, Working to provide insight into the lives of those in professions that are often times taken for granted or forgotten by society.

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