In the search for new shoes, there are three key elements to look for: style, comfort and versatility. Although I am partial to my Chuck Taylors, freshman year of college called for something new. With the hills and stairs covering North Alabama’s campus, I knew I had to find the perfect sho…
The annual Shoals Dragon Boat Festival is returning for another year of excitement. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McFarland Park in Florence and is still accepting new participants.
The summer of 2019 began on a high national expectation that the music coming out would remind millions of the vibes that kept summer 2016 strong. The summer of 2016 saw many musicians release some of their best work such as Drake’s album “Views” and plenty of singles throughout like “Panda”…
Disney made waves this summer with several live-action remakes of classic animated movies as well as an announcement for yet another remake that has sparked some debate.
SOAR counselor Charlie Gordon had no intention of attending the University of North Alabama or any school in this area. Now he is a SOAR counselor, SGA Secretary and Vice President of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and is involved in organizations all over campus.
In a town filled with musicians, three UNA students are working, writing and recording to get their sound out of the studio and into the hands of listeners.
Keely Templeton stood on stage surrounded by nine other women when her name was called and the audience inside Norton Auditorium erupted. She had just been crowned Miss UNA 2019.
University of North Alabama senior Annie Park's journey from a girl in a Russian orphanage to a student in college has been filled with challenges, but she continues to adapt with a mixture of independence and help from friends and strangers.
Steve Holt, mayor of Florence, signed a proclamation April 2 at a city council meetings officially designating the month of April Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.
The Urban Arts Expo is sending out a positive message about Hip Hop and graffiti as well as bringing awareness to diversity. It is a celebration of culture, arts and cohesiveness.
Eric Becraft, an associate biology professor at the University of North Alabama, is being recognized for a paper he helped write for Nature Communications.
While many students use their Spring Break to relax and recharge after midterms, others use the week-long vacations to travel to exotic places and engage in behavior that is often seen as risky.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council is an organization comprised of nine historically African American Greek lettered organizations.
Michael Curtis Johnson, cinematic arts assistant professor, was one of 250 emerging international filmmakers from 77 countries selected from 3,400 applications to be chosen for the prestigious 2019 Berlinale Talents development program.
The Center for Women’s Studies will put on the episodic play, “The Vagina Monologues” for the university Feb. 21. It will take place in the GUC Performance Center from 7-9 p.m.
The 2019 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival announced Jan. 29 the selected films for the exhibition. These films are picked from worldwide submissions and will compete in different categories for the “Best of” awards.
The University of North Alabama had nine of 14 applicants make it through the National Screening Committee and become U.S. Student Fulbright semi-finalists Jan. 27.
Students begin fall and spring semesters with $150 in dining dollars on their mane cards. With this money, they have five locations to choose from, including The Commons and the Guillot University Center. But what discounts are they getting when they are off campus?
The expected weather for the semester has several ways of affecting students. The beautiful, sunny days can evoke enthusiasm and ambitiousness, according to Student News at St. Catherine University. While the cold, bleak days can bring about gloominess.
Think Before You Drink is service project started by a UNA junior to create awareness of alcoholism and alcohol related crime and death.
The Hispanic Culture Organization hosted Latin Dance Night, a night of dancing, food and free T-shirts, to promote awareness of Hispanic culture, Nov. 14.
Students and members from the community traveled the world in one night tasting authentic cuisine, listening to music and gaining cultural awareness through Passport to the World.
Frontman of local band Carver Commodore, Payton Pruitt, is taking the reins on a local Christmas concert, Rock the Wreath, after a two-year absence in hope of giving it a new style.
The women of Zeta Tau Alpha and Phi Mu each hosted concerts to benefit their philanthropies, Breast Cancer Awareness Research and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The Office of Title IX, Student Government Association, University Programming Council and Athletics hosted It’s on Us in the Gulliot Performance Center Oct. 25.
The Diversity Student Ambassadors and the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity held a bullying awareness forum Oct. 25 in the Guillot Performance Center.
Halloween is the highlight of the spooky season, where individuals dress in costumes, spend time with friends and take a break from the midterm. However, this holiday does not come without potential safety risks.
Dias de los Muertos, which translates to “Day of the Dead,” is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries to honor the spirits that have passed on.
North Alabama celebrated homecoming with alumni and students Oct. 8 to Oct. 14 with spirit competitions, a parade and the announcement of homecoming king and queen.
A discovery of a gene mutation, an MRI, a core needle biopsy and a diagnosis of Stage 0 breast cancer was reality of college freshman Molly May four years ago.
The Office of Diversity and Institutional Equality hosted the sixth annual Culture Fest Sept. 25 at the Baptist Campus Ministry building.
Homecoming captures students and alumni clothed in purple and gold, colorful floats parading down the street and fans cheering as the 2018 queen and king are crowned.