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  • Rebuilding lives after Timber Ridge fire

    Rebuilding lives after Timber Ridge fire

    Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

    May 18, 2017

    Five USA students lost their homes and belongings in a fire at Timber Ridge Apartments on April 23, according to USA Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Michael Mitchell. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and property damages are estimated to be approximately $3.5 million, acc...

    The Timber Ridge fire impacted the lives of several USA students.

    Briana Cunningham

  • Chi Omega raises more than $1,200 for Make-a-Wish Foundation

    Chi Omega raises more than $1,200 for Make-a-Wish Foundation

    Krisha Amin, Life Editor

    April 10, 2017

    University of South Alabama sorority Chi Omega raised over $1,200 this past Thursday during their second annual spring fundraiser, ChiHop. All of the proceeds went towards their national philanthropy, Make-a-Wish foundation. As the name insinuates, ChiHop is Chi Omega's interpretation of the "breakfas...

    Chi Omega hosted a pancake luncheon to raise money for Make-a-Wish.

    Briana Cunningham

  • Jeremih plays at Mitchell Center

    Jeremih plays at Mitchell Center

    Richard Narramore, Reporter

    April 10, 2017

    USA students, faculty and community members packed the Mitchell Center arena Saturday night for the Spring Concert. Eager to get good seats, several students arrived early and lined the concrete ramp leading up to the entrance. It was a pre-party consisting of laughter, after-concert plans and shu...

    Jeremih played the Mitchell Center on April 8.

    Jake Cannon

  • Got parking tickets? Forgiveness Day April 19

    Got parking tickets? Forgiveness Day April 19

    Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

    April 10, 2017

    Parking Ticket Forgiveness Day will return to USA on April 19, giving students the opportunity to have one parking ticket forgiven in exchange for a charitable donation. Only certain tickets are eligible for forgiveness. They are: Out of zone parking Parking in staff space No permit ...

    Ticket Forgiveness Day is on April 19.

    Shannon Lundgren

  • SGA election winners

    SGA election winners

    Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

    April 10, 2017

    SGA announced the winners of their annual election at a call-out party in the Student Center Amphitheater on April 5. Carl Thomas, Jr. won the presidential race, and Elizabeth Hernandez won the vice-presidential race. “This win is for the African-American community,” Thomas said in his accep...

    Pictured (from left to right) is Treasurer-elect Kevin Aria, Chief Justice Taylor Davis, President-elect Carl Thomas, Jr., Vice President-elect Elizabeth Hernandez, and Attorney General-elect Josh Robertson.

    Briana Cunningham

News

Rebuilding lives after Timber Ridge fire

Rebuilding lives after Timber Ridge fire

Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

Five USA students lost their homes and belongings in a fire at Timber Ridge Apartments on April 23, according to USA Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Michael Mitchell. The cause of the fire has not yet been determ...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Ivey sworn in as governor

Ivey sworn in as governor

Krisha Amin, Life Editor

On Monday, April 10, Kay Ivey was sworn in as Alabama's 54th governor after Governor Robert Bentley resigned a step shy of impeachment. Bentley resigned after the release of a barrage of convictions regarding his alleged...

April 17, 2017No Comments

Got parking tickets? Forgiveness Day April 19

Got parking tickets? Forgiveness Day April 19

Shannon Lundgren, Reporter

Parking Ticket Forgiveness Day will return to USA on April 19, giving students the opportunity to have one parking ticket forgiven in exchange for a charitable donation. Only certain tickets are eligible for forgiveness. They are: ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

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Life

If USA buildings were your friends

If USA buildings were your friends

Krisha Amin, Life Editor

As my first year of college comes to an end, I often find myself trying to compartmentalize the details of every encounter I've had into various different nooks and crannies. From the historic buildings to new construction, ...

April 24, 2017No Comments

  • Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Roberts April 24, 2017
  • Mud mayhem at Oozeball April 24, 2017
  • Spectrum to host second chance pride prom April 17, 2017
  • DayZero attends nationals April 17, 2017

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Sports

South defeats Mississippi State

South defeats Mississippi State

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

South Alabama baseball took down No. 11 Mississippi state on April 18 at Stanky Field. USA right-handed pitcher, Sean Trimble tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing just two hits, earning his se...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Inside Athletics: JagNationTV.com

Inside Athletics: JagNationTV.com

April 24, 2017

To the coach who ruined the sport I loved

To the coach who ruined the sport I loved

April 24, 2017

Pitcher of the week: Thomas Huston

April 17, 2017

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