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  • USA softball defeats Coastal Carolina

    USA softball defeats Coastal Carolina

    Ryann Guy, Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    South Alabama softball finished its three-game series with a 6-1 win against Coastal Carolina, improving The Jaguars season record to 19-8. South tied their doubleheader, winning the first and losing the second game on Saturday. Pitcher Devin Brown recorded her ninth win of the season against Coast...

    Savanna Mayo up to bat for the Jaguars.

    Jake Cannon

  • USA basketball player breaks block record

    USA basketball player breaks block record

    Jullian Jackson, Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    Saying Chyna Ellis is a standout on the basketball court is an understatement. The 6 feet 2 inch tall center first hit the hardwood for South during the 2014-2015 season, playing in 28 games as a freshman. She is a defensive anchor for the Lady Jags and recently claimed the title of all-time leader in...

    Chyna Ellis made the third-team and won defensive player of the year last year. Photo courtesy of USAJaguars.

  • Fit Sex Week into your tight schedule

    Fit Sex Week into your tight schedule

    Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    Spring break is over at USA, but Sexual Assault and Violence Educators’ Sex Week is just beginning. Sex Week is a week promoting healthy sexual relationships and educating students on sexual health, according to SAVE member and Sex Week coordinator Kadijah Oliver. Sex Week coming directly after the end of sp...

  • SGA campaigns begin March 24

    SGA campaigns begin March 24

    Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    Students interested in running for a position in the Student Government Association must declare their candidacy by submitting a form on OrgSync before noon on March 24. SGA general elections are April 3-5. General campaigning begins immediately after the candidate’s briefing on March 24 and la...

    Students are eager to gather information on how they can get involved with SGA.

    Shannon Lundgren

  • Students win at ACS jeopardy night

    Students win at ACS jeopardy night

    Krisha Amin, Reporter

    March 15, 2017

    On Tuesday, Mar. 7, the University of South Alabama's American Chemical Society held their 6th annual jeopardy tournament. It was the "Young'uns, the students, versus the "Old'uns," Chemistry department faculty. Last year, the faculty were the victors. This past Tuesday, however, the Young'uns re...

    Students faced off against faculty in a chemistry version of Jeopardy.

    Jake Cannon

News

SGA acquires MCATS for medical students

SGA acquires MCATS for medical students

Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

SGA voted to purchase 50 practice Medical College Admission Tests as part of the college of allied health senate project in their March 6 meeting. The American Association of Medical Colleges updated the MCAT in April 201...

March 20No Comments

SGA campaigns begin March 24

SGA campaigns begin March 24

Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

Students interested in running for a position in the Student Government Association must declare their candidacy by submitting a form on OrgSync before noon on March 24. SGA general elections are April 3-5. General ca...

March 20No Comments

New student orientation resolution passed

New student orientation resolution passed

Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

The USA faculty has decided to implement a resolution passed by SGA that called for the formation of a new student orientation advisory committee, according to Dr. David Johnson, provost and senior vice president of academ...

March 6No Comments

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Life

USA College of Medicine Gumbo Chili Showdown

USA College of Medicine Gumbo Chili Showdown

Krisha Amin, Reporter

The 2017 Gumbo Chili Showdown is scheduled to take place on April 8. Gumbo Chili Showdown is a contest among teams of five students, faculty, physicians and community members to award the best tasting gumbo and chili of the...

March 20No Comments

  • Fit Sex Week into your tight schedule March 20
  • Future of bathroom rights at USA still uncertain March 20
  • Students win at ACS jeopardy night March 15
  • Bump It like Beckham Event March 6

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Sports

USA softball defeats Coastal Carolina

USA softball defeats Coastal Carolina

Ryann Guy, Reporter

South Alabama softball finished its three-game series with a 6-1 win against Coastal Carolina, improving The Jaguars season record to 19-8. South tied their doubleheader, winning the first and losing the ...

March 20No Comments

USA basketball player breaks block record

USA basketball player breaks block record

March 20

Award-winning pitcher finds success on and off field

Award-winning pitcher finds success on and off field

March 20

Baseball takes on Cox Diamond Invitational

Baseball takes on Cox Diamond Invitational

March 6

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