Peyton Holdbrooks


University Programs to host winter formal

The formal will be winter wonderland-themed with free food, a live DJ, and giveaways of scholarships and electronics. Students are encouraged to bring a toy for donation to the local Toys for Tots. 

Preview: Research Rescue

The drop-in hours are an extension of the library’s normal 8 a.m.-5 p.m. hours during which a student can get help with research. Students will meet one-on-one with a librarian to discuss things such as developing a topic and finding sources.

Workshop to educate students on internship opportunities

The purpose of the event is to provide students with more information about internship options, as well as how to apply.  “Experiential learning is important because students are going to need a full resumé when they graduate" Griffin said.

Local fitness studio aims to give back to community

The Barre Code will host a class on the first Sunday of every month, each benefitting a different charity. This Sunday, the donations received will benefit Schoolyard Roots, a school garden initiative in Alabama.  

Students share stories of life as a minority student

The Intercultural Diversity Center hosted their first “Chat &Chew” event on Wednesday, offering free food and a discussion centered around being a minority at a predominantly white institution such as The University of Alabama.  A group of over 50 individuals, comprised of both students ...

Panel to explore opportunities for minority students

 “[The panel is] our way to showcase different organizations dedicated to furthering diversity on campus and to show minority students different ways to get involved,” said Keelin Gallagher, a staff member at the Intercultural Diversity Center. 

UA community to celebrate homecoming with pep rally, bonfire

“The whole week includes events with limited participation and I think the pep rally and bonfire are great because anyone can come," said Frank Benckart, executive director of the Homecoming Committee. They don’t require any money or a ticket. The event is just a way of supporting the University, ...

Astronomy department offers public viewing nights of sky

 â€œPeople like to look at the sky; few people leave unhappy,” said Jimmy Irwin, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. “We have this nice resource on the roof, so rather than only using it for teaching and research projects, why not share it with the community and ...