Stephanie Gaytan


The long distance relationship with your parents

It’s almost 9:30 on a Tuesday night in your college town and you’re sitting in your dorm room or apartment working on a project or assignment or studying for a test and all of a sudden, you get a text or a call from mom or dad.

Book Talks: Student reviews philosophy novel A Guide to the Good Life

In his 2008 philosophy book, “A Guide to the Good Life,” William B. Irvine wrote, “We humans are unhappy in large part because we are insatiable; after working hard to get what we want, we routinely lose interest in the object of our desire.”  Irvine’s book examines the fear and dissatisfaction ...

Students pick their favorite songs

On a daily basis, students walk through campus with their headphones in. Whether they’re walking to class, to their car, or back to their dorm, different types of music are coming through their headphones.

Fall trends on their way in

It’s no secret, fall is heading this way. Well, maybe not weather wise in Tuscaloosa, but stores and boutiques alike are already filled with denim, booties, sweaters and more.

Indian student looking forward to seeing snow

Tony Manuel recently moved to Alabama from Kottayam, India. He is a 24-year-old graduate student in his last year at the University. Manuel is majoring in mechanical engineering, plans on applying to be an official U.S. citizen and hopes to work for Mercedes or Honda upon graduation.