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Week of Welcome offers students friends, fun and a Solo Circus act

Caitlin Smith, Staff Reporter

August 17, 2015

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South Alabama’s Week of Welcome is designed to ease freshman students into the exciting campus life and the new school year. Finding your place in college can be overwhelming but WOW gets you out of your dorm and into campus...

Port City Mini Gold brings a classic game indoors

Natalie Franklin, Life Editor

August 17, 2015

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Do you ever feel like there is a shortage of activities to do in Mobile? Yes, there are great restaurants and cute boutiques for fashion lovers, but there aren’t many businesses that can offer everyone a genuinely “fun”...

Get involved at Get On Board Day

Natalie Franklin, Life Editor

August 10, 2015

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As a first year student, you may be a little over- whelmed when it comes to getting involved on campus and in the Mobile community. With over 200 student organizations on campus, there are numerous clubs to choose from....

Fresh Food Company, Rec Center team up to keep students healthy with fitness plan

Caitlin Smith, Staff Reporter

August 10, 2015

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All college kids hear horror stories of the dreaded freshmen 15. Many factors can cause weight gain in college: stress, lack of sleep, busy schedules, or living on your own. Fighting that weight gain can be overwhelmi...

Take advantage of resources provided by South Alabama Student Services

Natalie Franklin, Life Editor

August 10, 2015

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Do you need some help in that chemistry class? Perhaps it’s time for a doctor’s appointment? Or maybe you’re looking for a little extra money to help pay for school. South Alabama can help you with all three. ...

Freshman first week dos and don’ts for navigating college

Natalie Franklin, Life Editor

August 10, 2015

Filed under Life

Freshman year is both exciting and scary. For the majority of you, you’re on your own for the first time, and you may not know exactly how to navigate the new world of college. Hopefully these do’s and don’ts ca...

Cameras flashing: AASA Fashion show a hit

Brianna Ervin, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2014

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The African-American Student Association kicked off their Instagrammy's Fashion Show Saturday, April 5 in the new student center ballroom without a glitch. The show was open to anyone who wanted to attend and tickets were only...

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