Features

Summer Safety

Caroline Karrh | Features Editor  For those going to the beach this summer, it’s important to know how to stay safe in the ocean. One of the most dangerous things to look out for is a rip current. Here’s a few helpful tips for being safe in and around rip currents. ...

Summer Favorites 

Jennafer Bowman | Editor-in-Chief    Summer has come and between the heat, new Netflix drops and poolside pictures, it’s hard to sit down and go through review after review to find the best products. That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of some of our favorite...

Your Next Great Summer Read

Your Next Great Summer Read  Whether you're relaxing on the beach, or enjoying some free time after your internship, summer is always a great time to pick up a good book. Caroline Karrh | Features Editor    Unsure of what to read this summer? Don’t worry, we’ve...

Jennafer Bowman: EIC 2022-2023

Behind-the-scenes of Alice The Media Planning Board elected Jennafer Bowman to serve as Alice Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief for the 2022-2023 academic year. Bowman will represent Alice at the Spring National College Media Convention from March 9-12 in New York City. ...

Women in Afghanistan

By Evy Gallagher Imagine if tomorrow, all the women at the University of Alabama were told to go back to their hometowns to live with their parents, unable to attend school or have a career, and were forced to wait until their elders found them a suitable husband.  In...

6 Ways to Keep the Spark Alive

865 miles away By: Jennafer Bowman As the spring semester came to an end (thank goodness), I was mentally exhausted and homesick. I was excited to be reunited with my family and hometown friends, but as my partner and I drove to the airport, I realized they wouldn’t...

Life as an Au Pair

By Emily Benito Let's be honest– most of us young women want to travel. Seeing the world is one of those activities that broadens your world and brings so many fun opportunities and experiences into your life.  Being an au pair can give you traveling experience while...

Must Watch Rom-Coms for the Independent Gal

By Lauren Murray Romance is in the air, even more than usual with couples spotted in every nook and cranny, reminding some that they are not in relationships. But have no fear, Valentine’s season is no longer just for infatuated couples. It is for all our single...

Take a Break: Mindfulness Techniques

 toBy Lauren Murray Life seems to never slow down. Everything seems to move a mile a minute with no chance for a break. Now more than ever, people are adding a substantial amount of activities to their plates and letting them pile up to a never-ending amount of...

Eating Through San Francisco: Take Out

By Schuyler Rosson   I, like other college students, was looking forward to coming home for winter break and indulging in my favorite foods and restaurants with family and hometown friends. My Yelp page was filled with bookmarks, tagging new places to try with...

Hometown Series: Santa Cruz, California

Two Days in the Santa Cruz Sunshine By Emily Benito With the pandemic looming over everyone, people have had to get creative with things to do. My small, beachy hometown of Santa Cruz, California offers a multitude of things to do. From the waves crashing on the shore...

Ready. Set. Hike.

By: Emily Benito There is significant turmoil in the world today. If you’re anything like a normal human being, you’re overwhelmed, nervous, stressed out. How do you relax?  Hiking. That’s how you can de-stress. Let’s start this off with a reason to get out and hike:...

A Seat at The Table

Sara Beth Bolin and Mikelah Luke Mallory Hagan grew up on the stage. After competing in pageants for years, she found herself crowned Miss America in 2013, representing the United States with a glittering tiara placed on her head and crowds cheering her...

Behind the Ink

By Rachel Wilburn In August of 2015, I spent a week in the hospital for a traumatic injury and resulting complications. After over a year of outpatient testing and treatment, I finally found the time and emotional bandwidth to process the turmoil and...