Ferguson Indictment Awakens Protesters Nationwide

The decline of indictment of officer Darren Wilson, 28, of Ferguson, Mo., was announced on Tuesday evening by the grand jury, relieving him from prosecution for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Upon the announcement of what many believe to be...

Why We Still Love Mean Girls After 10 Years

Everyone loves a good comedy full of laughs and relatable situations. Or not. For 10 years, we have given attention to the famous “Mean Girls” teen comedy film with its unforgettable cast and now classic one-liners. From “You Can’t Sit With Us” beanies to “On...

A New Face in the ATR: Stewart Teaches and Trains

Professor Benjamin Stewart has recently joined the UWA family when he was hired in July by his mentor, and as he puts it, his “very own personal role model, Mr. R.T. Floyd.” Stewart has come to UWA not only as an educator, but as an athletic trainer as well. When...

The History of Halloween

For years and years, many have practiced the celebration of Halloween. The tradition of trick or treating, costume parties, carving Jack o’ Lanterns, haunted houses, bonfires, apple bobbing, and tales of ghost and ghouls are all associated with this popular...

Self-Defense is Self-Awareness

The University of West Alabama is now offering a new and interesting way for students to learn. This fall, UWA has provided a five-week self-defense class at the Fitness Center on Monday nights at 7:15 p.m. During the hour-long class, students are taught how to defend...
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