Samford University


Photo courtesy of Sharon Smith.

Homes in Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook, including the home of the president of Samford University in Homewood, will be on display during this year’s Legacy League Home Tour. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Carla Ward.

For the 2019-20 school year, Mountain Brook Elementary has entered into a new partnership with Samford University’s Teacher Education Program. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Congratulations to the MBHS class of 2017. Read more



Photo by Lexi Coon.

Wyndy expansion plans include allowing seasonal work for local college students home for summer. Read more



Photo courtesy of Joe Davidson.

Joe Davidson is moving back into collegiate athletics, an area where he has a wealth of experience. Read more


Laura Bush

Photo courtesy of Samantha Nelson.

If you were in the audience for former first lady Laura Bush’s visit on Thursday, you may not have noticed the Wright Center staff patrolling the press section precisely three minutes into her speech. I can assure you, though, that the Crimson did. Read more

Editor's Perspective

David Brooks weighed “resume virtues” versus “obituary virtues” as he addressed an audience at the Wright Center on Jan. 13. Read more


Former NFL star Joe Ehrmann’s will speak on “Building Men and Women for Others” at Samford University’s Wright Center on Nov. 6. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Mary Wimberley.

Caroline Boone and George Keller IV from Mountain Brook High School were chosen to attend Alabama Governor’s School at Samford University in June. Read more


Distinguished Young Women 2014

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall will host the Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County July 18-19. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Caroline Summers.

The Samford University Legacy League will hold its third annual Christmas Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 12. Read more


In August 2005 Marissa Grayson lost her father to suicide. Eight years later, she participates in an annual ritual she finds “eerily comforting” — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk. Read more


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