Briefs


Milo Yiannopoulos leaves Breitbart News

Following the release of a year-old Facebook video by the conservative group called Reagan Battalion, in which Milo Yiannopoulos appeared to condone sexual relationships between children and adults, Yiannopoulos resigned from his position as a Breitbart senior editor.


Mark Zuckerberg tours Alabama

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, has been all the buzz amongst Alabamians for the past several days as the media mogul, hand-in-hand with his wife Priscilla Chan, have made stops in his tour of the state in Mobile, Bayou La Batre, Selma, Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. 


Former UA student receives Harper Lee Award

UA alumnus Brad Watson, now an associate professor at the University of Wyoming, has been selected as the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year. Watson graduated from The University of Alabama with a master’s degree in fine arts.