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Life after graduation

Life after graduation

For most teenagers, college is the next step in life after high school. You fill out several applications, receive a few acceptance letters, make the choice of which college or university you wish to attend and soon enough, you are are packing your bags and off to a...

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Men’s soccer auction for Josh Gurvitz

Men’s soccer auction for Josh Gurvitz

The University of West Alabama Men's Soccer team is auctioning off three 65- inch flat screen televisions as well as Manchester United Soccer Gear for the #JoshStrong fundraiser. The auction tickets will be sold for $10 each and the tickets can be purchased from any...

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Libby Hankins Memorial

Libby Hankins Memorial

Family, friends, UWA students and athletes attended Libby Hankins memorial service on April 6 hosted by Phi Mu Fraternity. Before the memorial started, Libby’s family gathered in a circle and prayed around the spot she used to cheer in. Hankins passed away due to...

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Miss Paragon Pageant

Miss Paragon Pageant

The University of West Alabama’s annual Miss Paragon pageant is coming up during the annual Springfest Week on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Bibb Graves Auditorium. Admission is one dollar. Sponsored by Blue Key Honor Society, Miss Paragon is one of the oldest and...

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Honoring Libby Hankins

Honoring Libby Hankins

With the recent passing of UWA student, Libby Hankins, many people have been motivated to continue to share her story and honor her legacy. Hankins died March 17th at Duke University Hospital in North Carolina. One year ago, Libby received a double lung transplant...

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An IMC student studies abroad

An IMC student studies abroad

Kaitlynn Beaird, a junior at The University of West Alabama (UWA) majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), discussed her experience with studying abroad in Geneva, Switzerland. The tuition for studying abroad is the same as if a student were to study at...

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Libby Hankins: Celebration of Life

Libby Hankins: Celebration of Life

A Celebration of life for University of West Alabama student, Libby Hankins, was held on March 22 at Gordo High School’s football field at 11 a.m. Hankins died on March 17 after a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 23. Hundreds gathered together to show...

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Student body elects new SGA officers

Student body elects new SGA officers

University of West Alabama students recently voted for peers to serve as Student Government Association officers for the 2017-2018 school year. Johnathan Knox is the new President-elect. He currently serves as Vice President of SGA and is majoring in business...

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Film Review: A Cure for Wellness

Film Review: A Cure for Wellness

A Wall Street stockbroker, Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), is blackmailed into traveling to the Swiss Alps to retrieve his company’s CEO (Harry Groener) from a shady sanatorium. After a car accident strands him at the center, naturally he begins to suspect that not everything...

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