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  • BMD student wants to be a star

    BMD student wants to be a star

    Rachel Goodman, Opinion Editor

    August 21, 2017

    Dear Debbie: I am going to be a sophomore next year at South. I'm a Biomedical Sciences major, but only because my parents pushed me to be. My grades are fine, but I hate the course material. I have always wanted to become an actress. I really want to move somewhere, like New York or Los Angeles, wh...

    Laidlaw Theatre puts on several productions a year.

    Briana Cunningham

  • “Constellations” debuts at USA

    “Constellations” debuts at USA

    Krisha Amin, Web Editor

    August 21, 2017

    Girl meets boy; boy meets girl; they meet at a barbecue, fall in love, get married and live happily ever after; end of story. Wrong. The Broadway renowned play “Constellations” made its debut this past weekend at Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, and it was the complete antithesis of this ste...

    “Constellations” is a romantic comedy with sci- elements.

    Muqit Asif Khan

  • USA’s response to Charlottesville

    USA’s response to Charlottesville

    Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

    August 21, 2017

    A “Unite the Right” rally turned violent when protesters clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday, Aug. 12, a.m. The day before, marchers carried torches around the University of Virginia chanting slogans such as “White Lives Matter” and “Blood and Soil.” The slogan “White Lives Matter” is in di...

    Stewart Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church held a prayer vigil for the victims of the Charlottesville protests.

    Briana Cunningham

  • Meet Mayoral Candidate Anthony Thompson

    Meet Mayoral Candidate Anthony Thompson

    Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

    August 20, 2017

    When citizens of Mobile vote for mayor on Tuesday, one of the candidates they can vote for is Anthony Thompson. Thompson sat down with The Vanguard to discuss his campaign platform. A licensed practicing nurse, Thompson said he initially ran for mayor to alleviate Mobile’s HIV problem. However, he sa...

    Anthony Thompson is a candidate for mayor of Mobile.

    Muqit Asif Khan

  • Semmes statue still stands

    Semmes statue still stands

    Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

    August 20, 2017

    When hacktivist group “Anonymous” threatened to tear down Mobile’s statue of Admiral Raphael Semmes, former USA SGA President David Toifel came to its defense. “Anonymous” announced their plans to tear down several Confederate statues across the country, including the statue of Admiral Semmes...

    David Toifel, former USA SGA president, showed up to defend the Semmes statue from “Anonymous.”

    Shannon Lundgren

News

USA’s response to Charlottesville

USA’s response to Charlottesville

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

A “Unite the Right” rally turned violent when protesters clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday, Aug. 12, a.m. The day before, marchers carried torches around the University of Virginia chanting slogans such as “Whi...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Meet Mayoral Candidate Anthony Thompson

Meet Mayoral Candidate Anthony Thompson

Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

When citizens of Mobile vote for mayor on Tuesday, one of the candidates they can vote for is Anthony Thompson. Thompson sat down with The Vanguard to discuss his campaign platform. A licensed practicing nurse, Thomp...

August 20, 2017No Comments

Semmes statue still stands

Semmes statue still stands

Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

When hacktivist group “Anonymous” threatened to tear down Mobile’s statue of Admiral Raphael Semmes, former USA SGA President David Toifel came to its defense. “Anonymous” announced their plans to tear down several...

August 20, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

BMD student wants to be a star

BMD student wants to be a star

Rachel Goodman, Opinion Editor

Dear Debbie: I am going to be a sophomore next year at South. I'm a Biomedical Sciences major, but only because my parents pushed me to be. My grades are fine, but I hate ...

August 21, 2017

How to get your “beach bod”

How to get your “beach bod”

August 14, 2017

50 Tips for Academic Success from a USA professor

August 14, 2017

Biting the bullet with Bullet Journaling

Biting the bullet with Bullet Journaling

August 14, 2017

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Sports

USA Volleyball starts new season

USA Volleyball starts new season

Ryann Guy, Reporter

The South Alabama volleyball team dives into a new season with a tournament Aug. 24th in Houston, Texas. As a veteran team, there are 12 letterwinners returning to the Jaguar Gym this year and f...

August 21, 2017No Comments

South Alabama starts ‘Clear Bag Policy’

South Alabama starts ‘Clear Bag Policy’

August 21, 2017

Sexual harassment in sports reporting

Sexual harassment in sports reporting

August 14, 2017

Soccer kicks off season with exhibition game

Soccer kicks off season with exhibition game

August 14, 2017

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