A&S in the News

A&S in the News – August 5-11

What if we never named the shooters? NBC 9 (Denver, Colo.) – Aug. 6 It’s a question that psychologists and journalists increasingly wrestle with: Are the people who engage in public violence trying to become famous, and would it help if the media stopped naming and showing them? … There are many theories about the… Read more »

A&S in the News – July 29-August 4

Everglades Restoration Effects, Greenhouse Gases Under Study Fondriest.com – Aug. 1 The Everglades is a special ecosystem, comprising the largest subtropical wetland system in North America. But beyond its size, it is also home to an astounding array of plant and animal life, including the American alligator, American crocodile and 73 threatened or endangered species,… Read more »

A&S in the News – July 22-July 28

UA intern focuses on food, community health (Jasper) Daily Mountain Eagle – July 24 The following is the final article in a five-part series the Daily Mountain Eagle will publish this week on interns from New College at the University of Alabama spending the summer working on projects in Walker County. Ally Siegler, a native… Read more »

A&S In the News – July 15-July 21

Five options for Sen. Jeff Sessions after Trump’s VP pick Anniston Star – July 15 This week, Alabama almost actually mattered in a presidential general election. Until Republican nominee Donald Trump picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions seemed a likely pick as Trump’s potential vice president. Trump may… Read more »

A&S In the News – July 8-July 14

To Live and Die on Facebook The Atlantic – July 11 The present remains quite grim. “It’s an extremely tragic moment in American life,” according to Utz McKnight, a professor of political science at the University of Alabama. For the Philando Castiles of the world, if there’s any solace to be found in these moments… Read more »

A&S in the News – July 2-July 8

Dig deeper into Old Cahawba history Selma Times-Journal – July 5 Old Cahawba Archaeological Park is giving visitors a chance to dig deeper into the history of Alabama’s first state capitol. The park will hold archaeological days on July 21-23 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. On Friday, July 22 Dr. Virgil Beasley,… Read more »

A&S in the News – June 25-July 1

Australia Banned the Deadliest Guns 20 Years Ago and Hasn’t Seen a Fatal Mass Shooting Since The Science Explorer – June 27 Why can’t we? No matter what side of the gun debate you are on, there are some statistics that are worth taking a look at. First, according to a 2015 study by Adam… Read more »

A&S in the News- June 18-24

UA professor’s film earns award Tuscaloosa News – June 20 “Service to Man,” University of Alabama theatre professor Seth Panitch’s first feature-length, earned the grand jury prize for best film Sunday at the 20th American Black Film Festival in Miami. The film was one of 25 selected to be showcased at the festival, which is… Read more »

A&S in the News- June 11-17

‘Here I Sit, Brokenhearted’ play on bathroom graffiti to debut at UA Tuscaloosa News – June 11 Of the four actors in “Here I Sit, Brokenhearted: A Bathroom Odyssey,” three admit it’s the oddest premise they’ve yet performed. “I did a show with Russians, speaking in Russian, and didn’t understand a word,” said Ian Anderson,… Read more »

A&S in the News- June 4-10

Alabama heads to Theatre Row in New York City Al.com – June 4 Director Seth Panitch and his production company, Poor Yorick Productions, are making their way to city that never sleeps with “Here I Sit Brokenhearted: A Bathroom Odyssey” at the Samuel Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row in New York City. The production is… Read more »