Free apprentice program to teach skilled trades

TUSCALOOSA | Nine adult students leaned in as the Rev. Anthony Gary explained why carpenters ...

Homecoming 2014: Sophisticated Unlimited fashion show set for Nov. 5

If you like fashion, you may want to see the display of fall styles at Stillman’s Sophisticated Unlimited Modeling Troupe’s homecoming show at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Warner Presentation Room of the Cordell Wynn Fine Arts Center on campus. Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Whittaker-Davis, revived the troupe 19 years ago, [...]

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BLOG: Loving from a distance

Simple things mean the most. Every girl dreams of a prince charming — guy who will sweep her off her feet and treat her like a princess. But in reality a girl will settle for a guy who does the most for her by doing the simplest of things. Whether you’re male or female, in a [...]

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Opinion: Scars from bullying can run deep

As a child, I used to run home to my mother and cry because of the teasing and other things kids did to me at school. I was bullied all through grade school because I was different from other kids. Bullying is a term used for things that many people see as common child play. [...]

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Ebrary gives up-to-date method for gathering information

The Ebrary is an online database of more than 119,187 digital books from hundreds of scholarly publishers housed for use at the Sheppard Library on campus, Stillman College’s website says. The database is updated with books monthly. Illustrations are included. Users can browse, view, search, copy and print. The books are full text, which means [...]

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BLOG: Inside-Out

Complacency is definitely not a trait of people who succeed. In life we must not be fearful of new challenges and circumstances to succeed, and those people who give in to complacency are ones who choose not to seek new horizons and adventures. Many college students, for example, don’t take the initiative to change their [...]

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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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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 in the Nov. 4 election. Currently serving as Tuscaloosa County chief deputy in the Sheriff’s Office, Abernathy  plans to focus on the following efforts: establish a street-level drug unit that will work to reduce the sale and abuse of illegal [...]

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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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