Author: RaeAnne Alexander

The World Games are coming to Birmingham in just a few days. Here’s how you can get prepared. About the games If you somehow haven’t heard, The World Games are a multi-day sporting event compiling all the major oddball sports that aren’t in the Olympic Games. The World Games kick off on July 7 at 7 p.m. with an opening ceremony at Protective Stadium. From there, a variety of sporting events, such as bowling, archery and drone-racing will take place around Birmingham from July 8 until July 17. Our own UAB campus will host several games, including boules, lacrosse, racquetball,…

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On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, putting an end to 49 years of federally protected abortion rights. The decision will allow states to enforce their own abortion laws. 22 states, including Alabama, have immediately put laws into effect that will either heavily restrict or entirely ban abortion. UAB students have joined the scores of voices speaking out on this landmark decision. “I’m afraid for women all over the country and I’m afraid they will take away more rights from marginalized groups,” said Lily Elena, an incoming freshman. “It feels as if they overturned it to…

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Chill out during finals week with these mellow favorites. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4ZdCsNiva1i46sy1hWv6fb?si=be6a16ef55fd4f75 Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Lewis Bruce, Kena Cheatham, Celia Shepard, Eziyah Bishop and Madison Prim contributed to this playlist. Additionally, UAB students Rose Albert, Taikeria Adams and Halee Stewart contributed to this playlist.

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Listen along to these mellow tracks we have on repeat this month. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7HfmrtNw7ZFtbUPUyEsePD?si=9e2ff1a4b9ab4d63 Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Hannah Richey, Javoris Hubbard, Celia Shepard and Campbell Bryan contributed to this playlist. Additionally, UAB students Taikeria Adams and Jonathan Baker contributed to this playlist.

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This week, revisit your emo phase with these punk rock favorites! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6LpF4XnajkAzYUzo5A0RPG?si=586ec7c949c84db1 Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Lewis Bruce, Hannah Richey, John Glenn, Celia Shepard, Disney Bagwell, Kena Cheatham, Parker Henson, Madison Prim and Caleb Wood contributed to this playlist.

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Tracks for those days when life feels like a movie. This week, our playlist features favorites from Remi Wolf, COIN, SZA, and more! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2pnhJVesi4gU6zn96G2axP?si=6a260d907e0046b0 Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Lewis Bruce, Hannah Richey, Kena Cheatham and Campbell Bryan contributed to this playlist. Additionally, UAB student Kinsey Smith contributed to this playlist.

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This week, our Weekly Wednesday playlist celebrates all your favorite songs from film and television! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4hXBopAqi3KFJUhNjns8bl?si=fc37fecc44b143db Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Lewis Bruce, Celia Shepard, Madison Prim, Disney Bagwell and Jhana Mosley contributed to this playlist. Additionally, UAB student Holden Griswold contributed to this playlist.

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Don’t worry, we won’t tell your friends you listen to these guilty pleasure favorites. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6FeViGZAwdrfY80zCK0RW1?si=f2bec0e189f247d4 This playlist was contributed to by Kaleidoscope members Rae Alexander, Lewis Bruce, Kena Cheatham, Parker Henson, Madison Prim and Campbell Bryan. Additionally, it was contributed to by UAB student Kyla Cowan.

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