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Southeast Regional Director of The Archaeology Conservancy to speak at USA Archaeology Museum

Southeast Regional Director of The Archaeology Conservancy to speak at USA Archaeology Museum

USA Archaeology Museum, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


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The University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum announces Jessica Crawford, southeast regional director for The Archaeological Conservancy, will deliver a free lecture, “Alabama, the Southeast and Beyond: A Tour of Archaeological Sites Preserved by The Archaeological Conservancy.”  The lecture i...

Student Spotlight: Tristen Higginbotham

Student Spotlight: Tristen Higginbotham

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


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Senior computer engineering and electrical engineering double major Tristen Higginbotham is one of the few women at the heart of engineering at the University of South Alabama. Classes in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are known to be predominantly male with women earning only about...

College sugar baby

College sugar baby

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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To finance their college education, one University of South Alabama student attempted an unusual means of making money: seeking a sugar daddy. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a sugar daddy is a rich, older man who gives money, gifts, etc., to someone in exchange for sex, friendship, etc....

Student spotlight: Jane

Student spotlight: Jane

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

March 19, 2018


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“The most I’ve made in one night is $3,000,” Jane said.

Registration for summer and fall semesters coming

Registration for summer and fall semesters coming

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

March 19, 2018


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Student athletes register first. According to USA track athlete Jessica Matthews, this ensures courses do not interfere with practice times.

Interview with JagTran driver Marchelle Peterson

Interview with JagTran driver Marchelle Peterson

Elaine Russ, Reporter

March 19, 2018


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“I’m glad to be able to shuttle [students] around the campus because we need more productive citizens around the United States of America.”

New pub on Old Shell

New pub on Old Shell

Richard Narramore, Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


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The arrival of The Dublin Irish Pub and Eatery brings a taste of Irish culture to the University of South Alabama’s surrounding community. The Dublin is located across from the Mitchell Center on Old Shell Road and USA students now have a pub at their doorstep. The inside of the building is decked...

Books and Bouncers

Books and Bouncers

Tricia West, Electronic File Manager

March 19, 2018


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With spring break right around the corner, some University of South Alabama students may consider purchasing fake IDs to join in on the over-21 fun, without really knowing the risks of getting caught with one. Joshua Kachele is a bartender at Mobile’s Bubble Lounge, a bar located on Old Shell Rd. “I...

First Gen professors help USA students

First Gen professors help USA students

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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Students at the University of South Alabama can find First Gen stickers on the doors of professors who were once First Generation College students, all of whom have open door policies that welcome students to ask questions or seek guidance. Rasheeda Brown, a USA senior and member of USA’s First...

Student Spotlight: Kaysie Wagoner

Student Spotlight: Kaysie Wagoner

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

March 12, 2018


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Abandoned and orphaned at the age of 1 in Wuhan, China, Kaysie Wagoner’s love for the less fortunate knows no bounds. Wagoner, a junior chemical engineering major at USA, hopes to someday open a clinic in a developing country to help undeserved areas across seas. “I am a big advocate of the...

Coastal Venture Competition returns to USA

Coastal Venture Competition returns to USA

Patricia West, Electronic File Manager

March 12, 2018


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The Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is currently accepting candidates for its third annual Coastal Venture Competition in April. Applications for the competition are due March 28. The Coastal Venture Competition allows student entrepreneurs to display their business ideas to a panel...

Cartoon: Bitcoin

Cartoon: Bitcoin

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

March 4, 2018


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