Lifting Up Birmingham's Homeless Population

Lifting Up Birmingham's Homeless Population

“The most rewarding part of (Youth Towers) is seeing a young person have hope that they now have a support system,” Westery said. “They are able to get a hand up instead of a handout. They’re able to see no matter where they come from, no matter what their lifestyle, the origin of it is, it does not have to be their destiny or their fate.”

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BLACK HISTORY IN ALABAMA IS JUST A CAR RIDE AWAY

BLACK HISTORY IN ALABAMA IS JUST A CAR RIDE AWAY

Birmingham has been an important location for Black history in the south spanning before the Civil Rights movement and after it. For the purpose of learning about one of the most important periods in Birmingham history, here are some locations that students can visit that arejust a short ride from UAB.

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Birmingham locations with a view

Birmingham locations with a view

One of the upsides of attending school downtown is that there’s always something interesting to look at. Whether it’s the street performer outside the humanities building, the view of birds soaring over Railroad Park or the Birmingham skyline, there are plenty of views to take in.

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Daring to Dream: DACA Defined

Daring to Dream: DACA Defined

Within a few months, the future of all DACA recipients will be decided. The Kaleidoscope will be highlighting the journeys of Caren Tinajero, a senior in nursing, Isaac Martinez, a clinical research assistant at UAB and Diana Garcia Martinez, a community leader and advocate of Birmingham.

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RELAXING GETAWAYS CLOSE TO CAMPUS

RELAXING GETAWAYS CLOSE TO CAMPUS

When school becomes mundane and a change of scenery is needed, there are many destinations that can make for a great day trip.

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JOJO RABBIT WORKS, BUT LACKS FOCUS

JOJO RABBIT WORKS, BUT LACKS FOCUS

This film is a comedy-dramaabout a boy going through childhood and experiencing first-hand many things he does not understand at his age, and this is often played up for comedic effect. He lives with his single mother and a teenage girl who has effectively been adopted as his older sister.

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Is Valentine's Day A Trap or A Time for Love?

IS VALENTINE'S DAY A TRAP OR TIME FOR LOVE?

“Around Valentine’s Day, flower sales increase by $1.9 billion, jewelry companies get a $3.9 billion boost and $1.3 billion worth of gift cards are sold,” according to a report by The Financial.

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What To Know About the Coronavirus

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

Scientists and public health professionals are keeping a close watch on the Coronavirus because it is an unknown pathogen and related to other outbreak-causing viruses we have grappled with in the past. The virus is so new that public health workers do not know how easily it spreads or how dangerous it is to humans.Additionally, we do not have resistance or a vaccine for this disease like we do with others.

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Humans of Birmingham

HUMANS OF BIRMINGHAM

“I caught pneumonia six months before I was about to turn 50, and I was a day away from dying. But God has still got me here..."

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Movie Review: The Joker

ALBUM REVIEW: "IV" BY LED ZEPPELIN

The fourth studio album by Led Zeppelin “IV” is a statement in music and rock itself. The album released in 1971 includes eight songs, each one adding a different feeling to the album. The lyrics are amazing, the music is breathtaking, and the overall feeling is confidence.

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A Quick Look Into Rising Country Artist, Parker McCollum

A QUICK LOOK INTO RISING COUNTRY ARTIST, PARKER MCCOLLUM

I always wanted to be a singer and songwriter, but when I was in my early teens, I became obsessed and really dedicated myself to it. My family really instilled an attitude of, “If you’re going to do something and you’re not going to do it 100percent; you shouldn’t do it all.”

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The Kitchen Is Not Scary

THE KITCHEN IS NOT SCARY

Though I have been trying to cook since sophomore year, my adventure truly took off last semester.Recently, I have learned some recipes to make me feel like I can get my #mealprep game on. I hope these tips can help anyone feeling like they can’t cook, that the kitchen is not scary, and that cooking is not an impossible goal. You can do this with a few simple #lifehacks.

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