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  • Spotlight on Meditation and Mindfulness Club

    Spotlight on Meditation and Mindfulness Club

    Hannah Clayton, Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    Dr. Nena Nimit and Phiwat Klomkaew founded The Meditation and Mindfulness Club to “bring about more acts of kindness, peace and understanding into the world,” Klomkaew stated in an email. According to Klomkaew, meditation has many health benefits, some of which include decreased blood pressure, ...

    MMC and Southfit teach meditation on campus.

    Shelby Guidry

  • AKA spreads breast cancer awareness

    AKA spreads breast cancer awareness

    Joe McNulty, Contributing Writer

    October 16, 2017

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Breast Cancer Carnival raised $900 for South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. This year’s event, held in the Student Center, drew 200 participants and all proceeds were donated to the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute to fund breast cancer resea...

    There was a variety of booths at AKA’s Breast Cancer Carnival such as a face painting booth. Photo courtesy of USA chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

  • Homecoming is here!

    Homecoming is here!

    Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    USA will kick-off the 2017 Homecoming festivities on Monday, Oct. 16. The theme for this year is 54 Years: Roaring Through the Decades. “This year, we are able to celebrate the first graduating class from USA, so we wanted to find ways to be inclusive to the alumni as well as the current student...

    USA is scheduled to celebrate Homecoming week beginning Oct. 16.

    Shelby Guidry

  • Anthropology conducts research

    Anthropology conducts research

    Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    Dr. Lesley Gregoricka, assistant professor in the Anthropology department at the University of South Alabama, and USA students Jordan Temples and Antonia Carter are conducting research on roughly 900 skeletons from two 4,200 year old tombs located in the United Arab Emirates along with help from undergradu...

    A USA student cleans bones for the UAE.

    Briana Cunningham

  • Jags take the belt

    Jags take the belt

    Charles Harrison, Reporter

    October 16, 2017

    The Jags’ defense forced a fumble, an interception and stopped the Trojans on two fourth down conversion attempts, leading USA to a 19-8 victory in the Battle for the Belt. The USA defense also succeeded in holding a Troy offense that averaged 18 points and 339-yards a game to just 299-yards an...

    The team celebrates their belt win. Photo courtesy of Brad Puckett of USAJaguars.

News

AKA spreads breast cancer awareness

AKA spreads breast cancer awareness

Joe McNulty, Contributing Writer

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Breast Cancer Carnival raised $900 for South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. This year’s event, held in the Student Center, drew 200 participants and all proceeds were donated to the Uni...

October 16, 2017No Comments

Anthropology conducts research

Anthropology conducts research

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

Dr. Lesley Gregoricka, assistant professor in the Anthropology department at the University of South Alabama, and USA students Jordan Temples and Antonia Carter are conducting research on roughly 900 skeletons from two 4,200 ye...

October 16, 2017No Comments

Controversial fraternity to be invited to return to USA

Controversial fraternity to be invited to return to USA

Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

University of South Alabama’s Interfraternity Council voted on Tuesday, Oct. 3 to allow controversial fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon to start a probationary chapter at USA. The vote was tied, with IFC President Brendon Garr...

October 9, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Top 5 Tips for reading faster and comprehending more

Top 5 Tips for reading faster and comprehending more

DR. Mir Zohair Husain, Contributing Writer

Reading is an important aspect of your college career because it helps you understand messages, locate significant details, and evaluate concepts, just to name a few. However,...

October 16, 2017

Dear Debbie: How can I continue to eat healthily while living in a dorm?

October 16, 2017

Dear Debbie: My Boyfriend tries to control me

Dear Debbie: My Boyfriend tries to control me

October 1, 2017

Dear Debbie: My best friend is driving drunk, what should I do?

September 25, 2017

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Sports

Women’s soccer falls to Arkansas State

Women’s soccer falls to Arkansas State

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

The USA soccer team fell for the first time in conference play at home Friday night, as an early second half score by Arkansas State gave the Red Wolves the 1-0 win on South Alabama’s home field, the Cag...

October 16, 2017No Comments

Jags take the belt

Jags take the belt

October 16, 2017

Volleyball team pulls off win against Troy

Volleyball team pulls off win against Troy

October 9, 2017

Inside Athletics: Rodrick Sikes

Inside Athletics: Rodrick Sikes

October 1, 2017

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