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Thrift or treat: Fall fashion at an affordable price

The season is changing and so are fashion trends. The prices on awesome clothes — as well as leaves from the trees — should definitely be falling this autumn. Second-hand shops or thrift stores in Tuscaloosa are great places for college students at Stillman, the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College to shop [...]

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First person: Lady Tigers run at Montevallo

The Lady Tigers cross country team ran its fifth and last meet of the season prior to the start of conference competition in a 6k meet, the Falcon Classic, Oct. 18 at the University of Montevallo. Working in the five meets in for the Lady Tigers was a challenge. The team struggled with having enough [...]

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Religious Emphasis Series focuses on societal challenges

The theme of the Oct. 16 and 17 Religious Emphasis series was on challenges facing African-Americans in today’s society. Rev. Billy Joy, pastor of Valley View Baptist Church in Taylorville, spoke in both convocations held in Birthright Alumni Hall for the series. In his first day’s address, Joy elaborated on the importance of wisdom. He [...]

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Blog: Loving from a distance

Saying goodbye and keeping it together. When your time together has come to an end and you have to say goodbye for a while, do not cause a scene. It is sad that your time together has to end but just remember it is only temporary. Make sure you spend your last day or couple of [...]

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Mismatched Ball embraces diversity in culture, race — and costume

The first Mismatched Ball held at the Tuscaloosa River Market last night attracted people of all ages, backgrounds and stripes — and polka dots, red tutus and mismatched socks. Unity Tuscaloosa hosted the free gathering of more than 300 goers that featured R&B artist Hayward Rashad and refreshments donated by Five Restaurant, Sweet Cupcakes and [...]

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The Stillman football team will host Tuskegee University in a 1 p.m. game Saturday at Stillman Stadium. Both teams are undefeated in conference play. Staff file photo by Timmel Hayes.

Stillman anticipation high for Saturday’s game with Tuskegee

Members of the Stillman Tigers football team anticipate a fast-paced game against Tuskegee’s Golden Tigers at the 1 p.m. game Saturday in Stillman Stadium. And the Stillman fans are behind the Tigers all the way, from all accounts on campus. Part of the excitement comes from the memory of the victory over the Golden Tigers [...]

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Festivals, concerts, haunted houses abound for fall fun, Halloween

As Halloween slinks closer every day, excitement over it grows on campus and in the community too. All during the month of October, schools, churches and social organizations organize fall festivals, haunted houses, parties and get ready for neighborhood kids to trick-or-treat. A lot of students plan to go to at least one Halloween party, [...]

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Stillman to host Halloween trick-or-treaters

Every Halloween, Stillman opens its gates to kids dressed in costumes of all varieties, from princesses to super heroes to monsters, mobsters and ghouls for fun on its campus. This year, children will be treated with candy from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, from student hosts set up on the stones [...]

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Perspective: Columbus Day means awe for some, shopping for others

For all South American countries, the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus in 1492 remains a celebrated day to look back 500 years in history. But U.S. citizens have a more ambivalent view towards the federal holiday this week on Oct. 13. How do people of North and South America differ in their views [...]

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Movie review: ‘Annabelle’ a horror to thrill for

The highly anticipated horror film, “Annabelle” opened Oct. 3 in most movie theaters nationally and is the prequel to the supernatural horror flick, “The Conjuring.” Diehard fans are not disappointed at its scary suspense. As with “The Conjuring,” it’s important to have a chair arm to grab hold of and have a friend alongside you [...]

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