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A student hammocks on the Green. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorA student hammocks on the Green. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorSufia Alam
Campus Reporter

To help students enjoy the warm weather and breeze, UAB recently constructed a hammock park that lets students freely use their hammocks outside Rast Hall.

A packed audience attends lecture by Tim Alexander. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorA packed audience attends lecture by Tim Alexander. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorKristina Balciunaite
Assistant Branding and Outreach Manager

“I love talking. I used to get in trouble for talking ever since I was a little kid,” said motivational speaker, Emmy award winner, community leader and honorary UAB alumnus and football team member Timothy Alexander, who was the final guest speaker at the Lecture Series event hosted by UAB Student Involvement and Leadership Monday, March 27.

Jordan Thompson, a law student at Samford University, is challenging incumbent Kim Rafferty of District 2 for City Council. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorJordan Thompson, a law student at Samford University, is challenging incumbent Kim Rafferty of District 2 for City Council. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorWallace Golding
Community Editor

Jordan Thompson, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army and a law degree candidate at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law will contest two-term incumbent Kim Rafferty for the Birmingham City Council’s 2nd District seat in August’s municipal election.

In response to heightened crime in the city, BPD has employed what it calls the Violence Reduction Initiative. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo Editor In response to heightened crime in the city, BPD has employed what it calls the Violence Reduction Initiative. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo Editor Tamara Imam
Branding and Outreach Manager

If you’ve lived in Birmingham for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed the upward trend in revitalization. From new restaurants and breweries to brightly colored murals on formerly abandoned city walls, the magic is quickly coming back to the city.

Along with working with schools and students, the Addiction Prevention Coalition also focuses on the community, holding events such as the recent End Heroin Bham event, which an estimated 4,000 attended. Photo courtesy of Addiction Prevention CoalitionAlong with working with schools and students, the Addiction Prevention Coalition also focuses on the community, holding events such as the recent End Heroin Bham event, which an estimated 4,000 attended. Photo courtesy of Addiction Prevention CoalitionWallace Golding
Community Editor 

Megan Lamneck, a graduate of Samford University and a Prevention Support Specialist at the Birmingham-based Addiction Prevention Coalition, spent her childhood with an alcoholic father, witnessing how substance abuse changed her family and their relationship. Lamneck’s father, a member of the armed services, returned from Iraq suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

The fire at Camp Hall this morning originated from a dumpster behind the building. Photo by Trinity Dix/Sports ReporterThe fire at Camp Hall this morning originated from a dumpster behind the building. Photo by Trinity Dix/Sports ReporterTrinity Dix
Sports Reporter

A fire began originating from a dumpster behind Camp Hall, an upperclassmen residence hall, that occurred this morning at 11:26 a.m forced students to be evacuated, according to UAB Occupational Health and Safety.

Members of the judicial branch present their resolutions to the senate. Photo by Kristina Balciunaite/Assistant Branding and Outreach Manager Members of the judicial branch present their resolutions to the senate. Photo by Kristina Balciunaite/Assistant Branding and Outreach Manager Kristina Balciunate
Assistant Branding and Outreach Manager

The Undergraduate Student Government Association senate met for its last formal meeting of the semester on Tuesday, March 21 and voted on ten resolutions.  

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