Alana Norris


Journalism student wins media writing award

Alana Norris | Staff Reporter Alyx Chandler has a soft demeanor, serious convictions and a body of published work. A junior majoring in journalism and marketing, her writing earned her the Holle Media Writing Award and $10,000. 

Spillers discusses SGA plans after setbacks

After being elected last month and being inaugurated last week, Elliot Spillers is eager to get to work for the student body as the SGA president. Spillers said his life has gotten a lot busier since his election.

Pabst to give Tide Talk on censorship, satire

Former Tide Talks president Kevin Pabst, a senior majoring in communications studies from Niceville, Florida, will be giving his own Tide Talk on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Russell Hall.

Creative Campus develops community arts project

Creative campus is more than a student club. For the interns, it’s a way of life. “It has absolutely restructured my entire Alabama experience,” sophomore marketing major and Creative Campus intern Abby Ratliff said.

Specialty grocery to open downtown

Those in need of a place to fill their daily snack cravings, look no further. Cravings, a local specialty grocery store, is coming to downtown Tuscaloosa on Tuesday.

Bill promoting charter schools engenders controversy

The House of Representatives and the Senate of Alabama recently passed the Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act. Alabama is one of only eight other states to not currently have a charter schools bill in place. This bill has been controversial among lawmakers and seems to be a partisan issue ...

Ashley McWaters made jump from investment to teaching

Ashley McWaters didn’t always know she wanted to be a teacher. Her undergraduate degree was in art history, and she directed an art gallery in her home town of Memphis before starting an investor relations job on Wall Street in New York City after working as a temp.