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  • Steve Campbell to succeed Joey Jones as head football coach

    Steve Campbell to succeed Joey Jones as head football coach

    Charles Harrison, Reporter

    December 9, 2017

    USA athletics director Joel Erdmann named University of Central Arkansas head coach Steve Campbell as successor to former Jaguar head football coach Joey Jones on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Campbell, a native of Pensacola, Fla. comes to the Jags fresh from a four year stint at Central Arkansas where he lead ...

    Steve Campbell addressed the press on Friday, Dec. 8.

    AL.com

  • The Mighty Ducks of Mobile

    The Mighty Ducks of Mobile

    William Chandler, Contributing Writer

    December 1, 2017

    The 2017 hurricane season was a particularly rough one for the south, especially for the residents of Texas. Hurricane Harvey was potentially the most damaging hurricane of this season and one of the worst to strike at Houston, Texas in living memory.  Harvey left Houston devastated with floods, entire ...

    Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Ducks.

  • Free Thanksgiving Food Giveaway

    Free Thanksgiving Food Giveaway

    CaNisha Lacey, Contributing Writer

    December 1, 2017

    Animal Rights Alliance presented a vegan Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 7, to encourage students and visitors to sample Tofurkey and other non-meat treats. During this fest, they served samples of your favorite Thanksgiving themed food, including Daiya mac-n-cheese, dressing with stuffing, biscuits, pumpkin...

    Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Magazine.

  • Head coach Joey Jones and USA football announce their plans

    Head coach Joey Jones and USA football announce their plans

    Charles Harrison, Reporter

    November 21, 2017

    University of South Alabama Football head coach Joey Jones and the USA Athletic Department released a statement saying Jones intends to resign following the completion of the 2017 regular season. Jones, the ‘Father of Jaguar Football’ was named head coach at the inception of the team in 2007, and is the...

    Head coach Joey Jones resigns.

  • Letter from the Editor

    Letter from the Editor

    Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

    November 20, 2017

    At the end of this semester, journalism instructor and former Vanguard advisor John Sellers will retire. This marks the end of an era for him and for the students who were fortunate to have been taught by him. As a professor, Sellers taught his students the principles of journalism: AP style, editin...

    John Sellers is hereby named Advisor Emeritus of The Vanguard. Photo courtesy of John Sellers

Controversial posters found at USA

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

November 20, 2017No Comments

Students found posters stating “It’s okay to be white” on several of the academic buildings around campus on Wednesday, Nov. 19. They have since been removed. The slogan “it’s okay to be white” originated o...

Higher Ed Day participation reduced

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

Alabama’s fourteen public universities come together in Montgomery on Higher Education Day to stand before state lawmakers and rally for one-third of the Alabama Education budget. The event was open to all students in the...

Health care reform law changes lives

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

Alabama passed House bill 284 in March 2017 requiring insurance companies to cover applied behavior analysis care to autistic children. The mandate for insurance plans will not take effect until December 2018, but it is ...

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Letter from the Editor

Shannon Lundgren, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017

At the end of this semester, journalism instructor and former Vanguard advisor John Sellers will retire. This marks the end of an era for him and for the students who were f...

What I learned from studying abroad

What I learned from studying abroad

November 20, 2017

Senate candidate accused of abusing young girl

Senate candidate accused of abusing young girl

November 20, 2017

USA responds to hazing deaths

USA responds to hazing deaths

November 20, 2017

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Steve Campbell to succeed Joey Jones as head football coach

Charles Harrison, Reporter

December 9, 2017No Comments

USA athletics director Joel Erdmann named University of Central Arkansas head coach Steve Campbell as successor to former Jaguar head football coach Joey Jones on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Campbell, a...

Orth’s first play for the Jags

Orth’s first play for the Jags

December 4, 2017

Head coach Joey Jones and USA football announce their plans

Head coach Joey Jones and USA football announce their plans

November 21, 2017

Head football coach Joey Jones resigns

Head football coach Joey Jones resigns

November 20, 2017

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