Author: Nicole Leva

Harrison Cohen

Harrison Cohen Position: Photography Team Class: Junior Major: Aerospace Engineering Hometown: West Chester, PA Harrison is a junior aerospace engineering student and is also in the STEM program at UA. He is from West Chester Pennsylvania and is a lifelong Eagles fan (Go Birds). When Harrison has free time or is away from school, he likes to play the piano, fish or sail. He has very little experience with photography but is a quick learner and eager to learn. After college Harrison plans on sending stuff to space or designing...

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Annie Hughes

Annies Hughes POSITION: SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR CLASS: JUNIOR MAJOR: MARKETING AND POLITICAL SCIENCE HOMETOWN: BIRMINGHAM, AL Annie Hughes is a junior hailing from Birmingham, Alabama studying Marketing and Political Science. She dreams one day of possibly practicing law, moving into a row house in Washington, D.C., or joining the team at Dunder Mifflin. Annie has an obsession with her two dogs, a boxer and a dachshund, and when she is not with them, she is usually running the Riverwalk, taking a True 40 class, or consuming large amounts of dark chocolate and Diet Coke. She is also a French enthusiast and is on her way to becoming a fluent speaker. On campus, she is a member of Kappa Delta sorority and is the Director of Alumnae Relations for the Student Government Association....

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Anna Peebles

Anna Peebles   Major: Communicative Disorders Class: Junior Hometown: Montgomery, Alabama Anna Peeples is a junior from Montgomery, Alabama. A few of her favorite things include long walks around town, sweet potato fries, and of course her perfect labradoodle (who often seems more human than dog), Hallie. Her go-to dessert is an Icedream Cone from Chick-fil-A. That sometimes makes Sundays pretty tough. Anna is currently majoring in Communicative Disorders with a minor in Spanish. The exact career path is not decided, but she knows she wants to work in pediatrics. Anna spent this past summer studying in Spain, and has also visited other Spanish speaking countries such as Mexico, Honduras, and Costa Rica. She hopes to be as fluent as possible and able to use it in her career. ¡Mucho gusto,...

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Afan Swan

Afan Swan Position: Writer Class: Junior Major: Microbiology Hometown: Fairhope, AL   Afan is a junior from Fairhope, AL studying microbiology. She plans to go to graduate school for Public Health. Working for the CDC would be her dream come true! Afan is happiest on a beach, especially if she has a good book. On weekends, Afan loves to cheer on the Tide in Bryant Denny or go home to see her two...

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From the Classroom to the Runway

STORY BY Jordan Nenni PHOTOS BY Effie Guenther DESIGN BY Nicole Leva  Diana Vreeland, former editor-in-chief of Vo g u e once said, “Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.” This idea is cultivated and reinforced by the Fashion for Life show, put on annually by senior students registered for the CTD 450 Advanced Apparel Design course at The University of Alabama. All proceeds from the fashion show are donated to...

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Queer

STORY BY Cora Kangas PHOTOS BY Cora Kangas DESIGN BY Nicole Leva  Being a part of a marginalized community can be daunting no matter where you end up. This is true of the LGBTQ+ community, where identity can be hidden and feel suppressed. The University of Alabama, however, is a rather supportive place. Among a variety of groups and organizations, young queer people on campus can quickly find a group to rely on. Overall, the LGBTQ+ community is optimistic as they head into the future of what the LGBTQ+ experience will be like both on and off all college campuses. They...

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