Years before Akias Wimbish came to Stillman’s Blue Pride Marching Band as a snare drummer, the gifted percussionist had worn out several drum sets — and a few skillets. As a baby, he started banging on pots and pans. At age 5, he got his first drum set and by 7, he got first real [...]
In late November, Plant Operations workers stood in a pickup bed and carefully placed the ...
Nearly silent steps starting up the long center aisle in Birthright Alumni Hall Sunday evening ...
Once upon a Christmas, a toy drive started at Stillman College for children and teens ...
Stillman College will soon be offering more degree options. Among several to be added to the curriculum are music business, environmental science, chemistry and criminal justice. The major in criminal justice, to be offered through the history department, is one that several students have anticipated eagerly. The criminal justice degree will be a bachelor of [...]
BIRTHRIGHT ALUMNI HALL | Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams fought hard as both teams came out with victories on Saturday at home. The Lady Tigers (3 – 6) won in overtime against University of Montevallo (3 – 4), 75 – 66, and the Tigers (4 – 6) won 75 – 71, over the [...]
Plenty of great inspirational basketball movies have made it to the big screen, and whether or not basketball season is your favorite, some of the movies made about them are dead ringers in universal appeal. A few of them are extra special to me as a longtime basketball player. “He Got Game” “Love and Basketball,” [...]
Another year, another Assassin’s Creed game. Ubisoft has been putting these games out about as often as it snows in Alaska. It’s a strategy that certainly helps the company’s bottom line, but with the tepid critical response to Assassin’s Creed III, a lot of people were wondering if the series should take a break. But [...]
What is Christmas without sharing your favorite family stories? That question can simply be answered. Take a good look at the 1983 classic film, “A Christmas Story” directed by Bob Clark and based on stories by author Jean Shepard. The movie explores 9-year-old Ralph “Ralphie” Parker’s obsessive and imaginative yearning for a Red Ryder BB [...]
Holiday gatherings at Stillman and in the Tuscaloosa and Northport communities can take the edge off studying for final exams, which start at Stillman Saturday, Dec. 7, and go through Dec. 12. Here are some ways nearby to celebrate the season: Dickens Downtown – Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Victorian-style Christmas in downtown Northport, with music, [...]
To college students, Spanish is the leading lady among the romance languages — French, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian – all with roots from Latin. It tops the list of all foreign language courses offered at schools and colleges and is increasingly spoken in the United States, says the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign [...]
Stillman College is starting to form a search committee for the college’s sixth president, the college’s Board of Trustees announced yesterday via an email message. Former president Ernest McNealey’s resignation was also announced yesterday. He took leave a few weeks after the fall term started in August. Peter Millet, provost and vice president of academic [...]
Traveling far from my homeland, Argentina, to study at Stillman College has changed my life. I’m writing about my experience studying abroad, in part, because I hope that doing so will encourage others to try expand their horizons and attend a school in a different part of the world, at least for a summer or [...]