The Vanguard

USA Professor chosen for prestigious Parkinson’s Faculty Program

USA Professor chosen for prestigious Parkinson’s Faculty Program

Joy Washington, USA Marketing and Communications

August 27, 2018


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More than one million Americans have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but research has shown vigorous exercise can improve function and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s. Dr. Blair Saale, assistant professor and assistant director of clinical education in the department of...

Sounds of Purple

Sounds of Purple

Elaine Russ, Reporter

August 27, 2018


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“Don’t Come Easy” singer Raheem DeVaughn will be headlining at “Sounds of Purple,” a concert to benefit the Penelope House. The concert will be held on Sep. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mobile Saenger Theater. “The mission of Penelope House is to provide safety, protection, and support to...

The Red Zone

The Red Zone

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

August 27, 2018


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The back-to-school season marks a new period in students’ lives, but it is also the beginning of the Red Zone – a six-week stretch where sexual assault is the most prevalent on college campuses. Sexual assault can happen anywhere, anytime to anyone. More than 50 percent of college sexual assaults...

USA archaeology team conducts fieldwork

USA archaeology team conducts fieldwork

Joy Washington, USA Marketing and Communications

August 20, 2018


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Mobile’s historic shotgun houses, long and narrow, were built in the early 1800s and 1900s. Called “shotgun” houses because a theoretical shotgun blast through the front door of these one-room wide structures would go straight out the back door, they were popular homes throughout downtown’s...

LimeBikes race onto campus

LimeBikes race onto campus

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

August 20, 2018


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International transportation and mobility provider, Lime, partnered with the University of South Alabama and the City of Mobile to replace Jag Bikes with new rentable bikes this semester. The partnership came at no cost to USA or the City of Mobile. The Jag Bike program was purchased and maintained...

Marx Library hosts new exhibits

Marx Library hosts new exhibits

Elaine Russ, Reporter

August 20, 2018


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The Marx Library is hosting two new art exhibits, “Faces of India” and “Mind’s Eye,” according to Sharon Tayler of Marx Library Administration. Both artists are from Mobile, Alabama. “Mind’s Eye” by Vanessa Quintana, a graduate of the University of South Alabama, will be displayed on...

Hallie Croom named Director of Development

Hallie Croom named Director of Development

USA Mitchell Cancer Institute

August 20, 2018


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Hallie Hollingsworth Croom has been named Director of Development for USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. A Mobile native and a cancer survivor, Croom will be responsible for directing all aspects of fundraising activities at MCI. Croom most recently served as Director of Development for Feeding the Gulf...

LimeBikes race onto campus

LimeBikes race onto campus

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

August 20, 2018


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International transportation and mobility provider, Lime, partnered with the University of South Alabama and the City of Mobile to replace Jag Bikes with new rentable bikes this semester. The partnership came at no cost to USA or the City of Mobile. The Jag Bike program was purchased and maintained...

Can you hear me

Can you hear me

Sarah Clancy, Aryn Clark, David Shropshire, Lauren Hall, and Cammie Chick

August 13, 2018


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WHAT DID YOU SAY? When you break your arm, you get a cast. When you cut your hand, you put on a bandage. But what happens when you are exposed to dangerous noise levels? Nothing others can see, but significant change happens within your ear! The ear is made up of three areas: the outer ear, the m...

USA launches new meal plan

USA launches new meal plan

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

August 13, 2018


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The University of South Alabama will offer a new meal plan this semester which comes with a $120 voucher for Home Chef. Home Chef delivers weekly, pre-portioned ingredients for meals selected by you through its website or app. Every week the service cycles between different meals to choose from. Home...

USA researchers screen mosquitoes

USA researchers screen mosquitoes

Courtesy of Marketing and Communications

August 13, 2018


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The University of South Alabama College of Medicine recently partnered with the Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) to screen mosquitoes and determine the presence of mosquito-borne viruses in the community. With more than 50 species of mosquitoes in Mobile County, MCHD’s Vector Control recently...

Accommodation review: Mobile County Metro Jail

Accommodation review: Mobile County Metro Jail

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 23, 2018


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Many students spent the week- end studying, partying or working. I spent it in Mobile County Metro Jail. When I arrived at the front desk of the jail. at made me stress because as an out of town college student, my friends and family didn’t have phone numbers with a 251 area code. I was allowed...

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