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A fire broke out in Olive Hall during the evening of Aug. 23, sending 5 stories of students out of the building and into the rain. Residents moved in the prior Saturday and had not yet learned the fire protocol for their dorm building.

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The fifth floor at Olive Hall became filled with puddles of water after the sprinkler system went off. Many freshman had to relocate for a few days after the flooding.

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The Eleventh Billy Reid Shindig kicked off on the afternoon of August 23. Its venue, Wilson Park, was packed with citizens ready to experience the sounds, smells and tastes of the night. For something this big to be held in what one would consider a “small town”, it is widely perceived and a…

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The University of North Alabama’s University Stadium Workgroup (USW) formulated a final report for the potential new stadium July 29. The report was based on questions provided by UNA President Kenneth Kitts.  

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Clark West and Elliott Mitchell established the scholarship in honor of Patti Sue Mathis, a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community who took her life in 1995 due to lack of acceptance.

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The University of North Alabama’s portal System, which allows students to register for classes, pay tuition, check grades, and more was upgraded over the summer in an effort to provide a better user experience. 

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The University of North Alabama’s Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion is set to open this fall, providing students with support inside the classroom and outside the classroom.

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On July 31, The Flor-Ala staff was nominated for the University of Georgia’s 2019 Betty Gage Holland Award and won for its Freedom of Information (FOI) access and reporting.

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The University of North Alabama received recommendations from Alabama Continuation of Higher Education and Governor Kay Ivey’s budget for an increase in funding.

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Special counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation of potential Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election March 22. The report will be made public but with redactions.

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The University of North Alabama formed partnerships with the Alabama Community College System and North Mississippi Health Services to aid nursing students.

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The Florence City Council unanimously voted yesterday to gift a portion of land to the University of North Alabama at the Cox Creek Sports Complex for the relocation of UNA’s baseball field, which is currently located off of Pine Street on the university’s campus.

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President Kenneth Kitts states one reason the University of North Alabama does not receive enough funding is because there is a lack of representation of the Shoals on necessary committees in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate.

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Manufacture Alabama and the University of North Alabama form a partnership that will offer increased access to higher education for manufacturers throughout the state.

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Several buildings on UNA’s campus have water damage that have caused classes to be displaced from their normal meeting places and members of sororities concerned about the conditions of their dormitories.

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The Black Student Alliance held a gala Feb. 20 in the Guillot University Center to celebrate African American culture through music, poetry and encouragement from Shoals’ Activist Camille Bennet.

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An effort to place a slavery-related monument next to a Confederate statue at the Lauderdale County Courthouse has run into opposition by the County Commission.

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Finance professor Brett King could become the third professor fired in the past two years.

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Nine students are running for election to the University of North Alabama’s Student Government Association executive council, but what are the roles of the executive council?

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With the 2020 Presidential election campaign season approaching, 11 candidates have announced bids for their party’s nomination.

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Officials said the University of North Alabama’s current enrollment of 7,650 is the largest fall enrollment in the school’s 188-year history.

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The University of North Alabama is developing two doctoral programs: Executive Doctor of Business Administration in the College of Business and Ph.D. in Exercise Science in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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The university of North Alabama held its fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and March Jan. 21. Student Engagement and the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity held the event and said it was "A Day On, Not A Day Off,” according to a press release.

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Clark West and Elliot Mitchell partnered with The Point Foundation in 2018 to offer UNA students a chance for the Patti Sue Mathis scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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The United States’ government partially shut down Dec. 22 and has not opened back. The partial shutdown began when Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach an agreement over a budget bill, which included a demand for $5.7 billion for a border wall from Trump in December.

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Betsy DeVos, secretary of education, officially released her proposed changes for Title IX processes and policies Nov. 28 and it was the first day the public had the opportunity to contribute feedback.