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Author: Jeff Martin The UAB football team held their annual spring game on Saturday. This game meant much more though, as this was the team’s final game to be played in Legion Field. The spring game proved to be interesting for everyone involved as the White Team defeated the Green Team 6-0 by scoring only two field goals. What some may see as an unimpressive offensive performance was the result of a lack of depth on that side of the ball. “If you look at our depth chart, we’re down about four tight ends and about two receivers which certainly has an effect on our quarterbacks,” said head coach Bill…

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by Lucy Graves Good Games UAB held their first in-person event in over a year, Blazercon, a gaming convention at the Student Hill Center where students could win scholarships and prizes.  Good Games UAB, according to their own definition “fosters a community of students with diverse backgrounds who actively engage in numerous esports and technological initiatives and activities,” from the organization’s Instagram @gg.uab. In previous years, they used to rent out the entirety of the Hill Center for Blazercon, hosting hundreds of people. This year they had to follow the new guidelines. “It’s very different. We’ve always been used to having 70, 80 person events in ballrooms with all of our PC…

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by Daniel Morales The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 does not provide enough relief to combat the economic damage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This inadequate aide comes at a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged our country, killing over 500,000 people. It has been around two months since taxpayers last received stimulus checks for $600, meaning that people who file their taxes individually have only received $1800 in economic stimulus since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This bill provides stimulus checks of $1400 for individual taxpayers earning under $75,000 per year with other criteria for married…

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