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Leading the Marching Pride
Leading the Marching Pride
Alex Hopper, News Editor • October 20, 2021

Sophomore Kenley Gibson wakes up with nerves - mostly excitement but with some uneasiness.  She...

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Meet the owners of Hesperia Mystique Shoppe
Meet the owners of Hesperia Mystique Shoppe
Alex Hopper, News Editor • October 20, 2021
The two owners, Sarah Benedict and Kendall Gilchrist, occupy a rarified space in The Shoals area - a connection to the “other side.” Benedict, a clairvoyant, offers tarot readings and reiki healings while Gilchrist, stocks the shop with crystals, pendulums and other divination tools for visitors to take home and try themselves. 
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The haunted history of UNA’s campus
The haunted history of UNA’s campus
Mary-Stella Mangina , Volunteer Writer • October 20, 2021

With Halloween approaching rapidly, an increasingly large number of students at the University...

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UNA hosts the 2021 Culture Fest at the heart of Main Campus, The Memorial Ampithertre, on Septmeber 23.
2021 Culture Fest at the Ampitheatre
Saddler Emory, Staff Writer • October 7, 2021

Walking into the amphitheater, one can hear and see traditional music and dance performed...

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“Lions Under the Lights” is an event that was hosted by UNA’s culinary students in honor of the late Jeff Eubanks. Columnist Lauren Odum worked behind the scenes.
One day- and one night- at East Campus
Lauren Jewel Odum, Volunteer Writer • October 7, 2021

Walking into a new environment is always nerve wracking. When said environment is equipped...

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Play Review: ‘Moon Over Buffalo’
Play Review: ‘Moon Over Buffalo’
Logan Porter, Volunteer Writer • October 7, 2021

I will be the first to admit that I did not have high expectations going into the play....

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NBA preseason opener: Lakers vs Nets
NBA preseason opener: Lakers vs Nets
Fans in Los Angeles showed their excitement to be back in Staples Center, staying the entire game despite the obvious loss. 
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Herring living his dream at UNA
Herring living his dream at UNA

Most people, when thinking of who is responsible for helping athletes perform more effectively,...

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Jon Jones domestic violence arrest
Jones, 34, is considered by many to be the best UFC fighter of all time. Despite his dominance inside the octagon, Jones has been less than perfect when stepping out of the cage. The fighter has been in trouble on multiple occasions. 
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A balloon release for my aunt
A balloon release for my aunt
Lavette Williams, Editor-In-Chief • October 7, 2021
I remember huddling in the middle of the beach and crying. Usually, the sand between my toes and the warm breeze was enough to make me forget about my troubles at home, but I could not forget this.
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Surviving my early 20s without Instagram
Surviving my early 20s without Instagram
Laura Leigh Vought, A&E Editor • October 7, 2021

I am a 22-year-old woman who does not have an Instagram account. I do not have a Snapchat,...

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The flavor of southern activism
Lauren Odum, Volunteer Writer • September 16, 2021
Food and social commentary go hand-in-hand. Be it a dinner table conversation, or a complete culinary revolution through a global pandemic, food can be an excellent probe of social climate.
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Comic - October 7, 2021
Comic - October 7, 2021
Gavin Van Devender, Ad Designer • October 7, 2021

How Do I Get There? - Kendal Coleman
How Do I Get There? - Kendal Coleman
Kendal Coleman, Volunteer Photographer • October 7, 2021

All The Best, a modern cafe located on Tennessee street in Downtown Florence, debuts “records & refreshments” as they kick off their grand opening.
“All The Best” of Florence, Alabama
Brooke J. Freundschuh and Brady Jordan September 16, 2021
All the Best really gets it right. Its no-frills formula of cold-brew and regular hot coffee presents the perfect option for everyone from the coffee bean connoisseur to the average person looking for a quick 5 minute stop for a pick-me-up.
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