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Eyes shift to next week’s faculty senate meeting at UAB

12.5.2014 by André Natta · No Comments

UAB Blaze at Bartow Arena

Both online and during comments made during Friday night’s “pep rally” on UAB’s campus green, it was apparent that attention has turned to what will happen during the university’s regularly scheduled faculty senate meeting next week. Continue reading

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Changes for a portion of 1st Avenue South on December 15

12.5.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments


It’s only a one-block stretch, but the announcement of this street conversion on the edge of Birmingham’s Southside could mean several productive developments in the area are now not that far away, including occupants for commercial spaces in a residential development. Continue reading

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UAB and the larger Division I picture (and things to keep in mind about Legion Field)

12.4.2014 by André Natta · 1 Comment

UAB students watch the announcement

A look at both the Football Bowl and Championship Subdivisions of NCAA Division I since 1995 shows a bigger picture and at least one possible option for how to start looking at possible alternatives — and then there’s the future of Legion Field. Continue reading

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Reports of UAB football’s impending demise lead to impromptu rally, more questions

12.1.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

freeUAB rally sign

Hundreds gathered on UAB’s Campus Green on Sunday evening, November 30, as a sign of support for the university’s football team. Several media outlets had reported earlier in the day that an announcement about its future could be coming this week. Continue reading

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UAB men’s soccer starts their journey down the road to Cary, NC on November 20

11.18.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

uab mens soccer

The UAB men’s soccer team earned an at-large bid to the 2014 NCAA College Cup tournament. They will host Furman for a first-round match on Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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On-street parking rates go up in Birmingham’s city center

11.12.2014 by André Natta · 6 Comments


People finding their way to downtown Birmingham in recent weeks may have experienced a noticeable increase in parking meter fees. Yes, they announced it (sort of).We figured it’s be a good excuse to show what some of our peer cities charge for on and off-street parking. Continue reading

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Full day of events, recognition planned in Birmingham for Veterans Day

11.10.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments


There is a full day of events (including the parade), pauses for reflection, and fundraisers ahead for Birmingham this Tuesday as the nation pauses to honor our military veterans. We’ve compiled a partial list of city-specific activities. Continue reading

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