Isabella Garrison

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Retiring UA history professor reflects on long career

Last night, Lawrence Kohl reflected on his 30-year professorship at The University of Alabama before his retirement in a lecture entitled, “On Life, History, and Teaching.” Kohl focused on what he has learned about life, history, and teaching in his 30 years at the University.

Blackburn Institute starts food garden to increase local food access

In Alabama, food insecurity is everywhere. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, every county in the state has at least one food desert, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines as an area without a sufficient supply of fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthful whole foods. ...

Students react to new SGA leadership

On March 7, 2017, Jared Hunter was elected SGA president with 54 percent of the vote. Hunter was the first openly Machine-backed candidate in the history of The University of Alabama. Student reactions to his victory over independent candidates Lillian Roth, the incumbent, and Gene Fulmer ranged from ...

Art lecture focuses on being queer in the South

Last night, the University Gallery sponsored Dr. John Howard of King’s College at the University of London’s lecture entitled “Picturing Queer Souths.” The lecture marked the opening of the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center’s new gallery entitled, “Publicly Identified,” a gallery dedicated ...

Students react to Milo Yiannopoulos' falling out

Less that two weeks ago, Milo Yiannopoulos was one of the most in-demand figures on the political right. But on Sunday, Feb. 19, videos of prominent alt-right figure condoning pedophlilia surfaced, leading to immediate public backlash against the known provocateur.

UA "Walk of Shame" increases sexual assault awareness

From "the walk of shame" to slut shaming, women's rights activists have found much to take issue with on college campuses. At one event over the weekend, the members of Not On My Campus addressed why society equates sex appeal with shame.

PREVIEW: Not on My Campus "Walk of Shame"

Not on Our Campus is a student group at The University of Alabama that seeks to raise awareness and find solutions for the nationwide issue of sexual assault on college campuses. This weekend, they will be hosting a walk to grab the attention of the administration and the student body.