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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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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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AKA Week

AKA Week

The Mu Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is hosting their AKA week March 20-25 on the University of West Alabama's campus. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is the first national black sorority. The Mu Eta chapter was chartered in 1978. AKA...

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We want more housing

We want more housing

As the University of West Alabama grows its student body, the ability to house these students becomes difficult. On campus, there are six main housing buildings for students: Hoover, Reed, Selden, Stickney, Gilbert and Patterson. Gilbert was built in 2012, becoming...

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UWA Brings Back Last Chance “Prom”

UWA Brings Back Last Chance “Prom”

When recollecting on favorite high school memories, most students reminisce on when they got to dress up in their best gowns and sharpest suits for a night full of dancing and friends. Others look back and wish they would have attended their junior or senior prom. No...

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