Election 2014: Law enforcement veterans to vie for sheriff’s race

Republican Ronald Abernathy will face Democrat James Taggart in the race for Tuscaloosa County Sheriff ...

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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Stillman to host health seminar Friday, 5k run and walk Saturday

Stillman College will host a free health seminar Friday, Oct. 24, and a free 5k run/walk on Saturday morning, Oct. 25,  the college’s first such race. The twin events are part of the college’s health initiative announced last year by Stillman President Peter Millet. Registration for Saturday’s 5k run/walk is set for 7 a.m. The 5k will start [...]

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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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BLOG: Tiger Hoop Mix- Midnight madness

At 11:30 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Stillman men’s and women’s basketball teams will host a Midnight Madness in Birthright Alumni Hall. Midnight Madness generally refers to a massive pep rally that many schools hold on the first day of basketball practice in mid-October. Several years ago, a lot of big programs began staging big public practices [...]

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Movie review: ‘The Maze Runner’ keeps a fast pace

“The Maze Runner” is a fast-paced film that has its viewers going in circles from the second the movie starts to its end. Based on the first of a three-part book series by James Dashner, the film is what readers say they expected it to be. The teen film was released on Sept. 19 and [...]

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