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UWF Bioarchaeologist to speak at USA Archaeology Museum

UWF Bioarchaeologist to speak at USA Archaeology Museum

USA Archaeology Museum

February 16, 2018


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The University of South Archaeology Museum and Student Anthropological Society announce Dr. Kristina Killgrove, bioarchaeologist from the University of West Florida will deliver a lecture, “Death comes to Oplontis: victims of Vesuvius reveal life in 79 A.D.”  The lecture is scheduled to take pl...

Cartoon: STDs

Cartoon: STDs

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

February 11, 2018


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Club Spotlight: Friends of Internationals

Club Spotlight: Friends of Internationals

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

February 11, 2018


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Missionary leaders Jim and Mary Mather came to the University of South Alabama in 1998 after receiving a phone call to help international students on campus through the student and community organization, Friends of Internationals. The husband-wife duo met in Pennsylvania and married in 1985. Since...

Debutantes: A Mobile Tradition

Debutantes: A Mobile Tradition

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

February 11, 2018


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In this day and age of women’s liberation, the term debutante conjures images in the popular imagination of wealthy young women being presented on the marriage market. However, according to two University of South Alabama debutantes, Emma Brown and Janie Chow, the tradition of holding debutante balls...

Author Michael Knight to visit USA

Author Michael Knight to visit USA

Krisha Amin, Web Editor

February 4, 2018


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Renowned author and University of Tennessee Knoxville English professor Michael Knight will give a public reading on Thursday, Feb. 8 in the University of South Alabama Student Center Terrace Room. Born and raised in Mobile, Knight is the author of six works of fiction. His latest short story collecti...

#HireAJag Career Fair

#HireAJag Career Fair

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

February 4, 2018


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The University of South Alabama is planning to host the #HireAJag Spring Career Fair in the Mitchell Center Globe Grand Lobby from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The career fair plans to host companies and organizations from various industries interested in hiring students for co-op, internship and...

Mardi Gras: a Mobile tradition continues

Mardi Gras: a Mobile tradition continues

Evy Savoie, Reporter

February 4, 2018


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Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a local Catholic holidayturned-cultural-phenomenon wherein participants engage in Carnival celebrations the day before Ash Wednesday. This year it will be held on Feb. 13. Mardi Gras is the culmination of the month-long Carnival season and is a massive celebration...

Cartoon: Adulting

Cartoon: Adulting

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

February 4, 2018


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Cartoon: Back to school

Cartoon: Back to school

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

January 29, 2018


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Many More Miles

Many More Miles

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

January 29, 2018


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The University of South Alabama is partnering in the Baldwin Bone and Joint P.C.’s “Many More Miles” campaign, a charitable drive to provide shoes to the homeless. This is the campaign’s 15th year and USA’s fifth year supporting the campaign. MMM is a campaign to collect used running shoes...

Free stress workshop

Free stress workshop

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

January 29, 2018


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The University of South Alabama Counseling and Testing Services plans to host a series of Stress GPS (Gaining Practical Skills) workshops beginning Wednesday, Jan. 31. The Stress GPS workshop series will focus on stress, relaxation, mindfulness, assertiveness, sleep and other related topics to help students...

Penny-drop fundraiser adds up

Penny-drop fundraiser adds up

Patricia West, Reporter

January 29, 2018


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University of South Alabama’s Dance Marathon Executive Board plans to announce the winner of its week-long penny-drop fundraiser for USA Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Dance Marathon is a nationwide program that fundraises throughout the year for Children’s Miracle Network...

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