On Nov. 2, 2019 Kyle Bragwell, also known as Space Tyger, and his band took the stage of Singin’ River Live in Florence to celebrate the release of Space Tyger’s new album, “Bittersweet.”
On Nov. 1, 2019 country super-star Miranda Lambert released her seventh studio album, “Wildcard.” This fourteen-track album features a decent hand of songs.
Based on a novel of the same name, written by John Green, “Looking for Alaska,” released in October of 2019, is a captivating Hulu mini-series that follows the life of Miles Halter and his urge to seek “The Great Perhaps.”
One thing that never fails to unite people is food. It even inspires new holidays like national pancake day. People tend to have their palettes set to specific tastes for the brands or items they know and love, but sometimes there can be a need to try something outside of routine.
A year ago, North Alabama guard Jamari Blackmon became a fresh arrival to the men’s basketball team with a start to a new portion of his playing career. After going through his first year, one thing was certain that Blackmon could score. But in year two, the goal is to become the best all-ar…
Beatles legend Ringo Starr released his twentieth solo album on Oct. 25, 2019. “What’s My Name” features an array of moments that will make any Beatles fan swoon as well as some unsurprising filler content.
New music from various artists has hit all major music and streaming platforms recently. From hip-hop to pop to country and more, records of various genres have been released in the past week, and there is even more to look out for over the next month.
Coming from a generation obsessed with self-expression, and rightfully so, we have more freedom to express ourselves than we ever have. It has never been a question to me whether or not I should or shouldn’t let my thoughts, feelings and personal ideas display in and around my life. At least…
You may not know the name Dermot Kennedy, but recently the Irish singer/songwriter has burst onto the scene with his hit songs “Outnumbered” and “Power Over Me.” His debut album “Without Fear” was released on Oct. 4, 2019. In styles that range from alternative rock, to pop, to folk, to hip-h…
During the finale of the sixth season of ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise,” fans of the show were left disappointed after the announcement of the newest bachelor. It is no secret to anyone familiar with the Bachelor universe that there have only been two racially diverse love interests: Rachel Li…
On Sept. 20, 2019, the American punk-rock band Blink-182 released their ninth studio album, entitled “NINE.” This album is the second the band has released since front man Tom DeLonge’s departure in 2015. Blink 182 is currently composed of original members Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker as we…
The Culture Fest returned to UNA on Tuesday, Sept. 24.Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity (ODIE), Diversity Student Ambassadors (DSA) and the University Program Council (UPC) sponsored the event.
I was so excited for this album. Brittany Howard, frontrunner for Alabama Shakes, released “Jaime” on September 20th, 2019. Her band’s last album “Sound & Color” had awakened in me a love for music that is still thriving. Unfortunately, this work did not have as great of an impact.
“IT Chapter Two,” released on Sept. 6, is nothing short of a satisfying sequel to its infamous predecessor. However, be forewarned, this movie is nearly three hours long. For a movie at such length, I really expected more. The movie has many good things going for it, such as the characteriza…
“Hollywood’s Bleeding” is the follow up to Post Malone’s highly successful album “Beerbongs and Bentleys” that released in the spring of 2018. In this album, the Utah native discusses being a new resident in the city of angels.
Festival lit up the Shoals at McFarland Park. From 9 a.m. to just after 2 p.m., people from different organizations, schools, churches, and other groups formed teams and took to a day of food, fun and friendly competition.
In her newest music video, Melanie Martinez highlights sub-par coping methods and the dysfunctional behaviors of modern day schools. This month, Martinez released her newest album entitled, “K-12,”but she did not simply release thirteen tracks. After writing and directing her own hour and a …
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?