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Homecoming queen turned dolphin trainer

Homecoming queen turned dolphin trainer

Rachel Goodman, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2018


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USA senior Rachel Chamberlain, landed her dream job training dolphins at Dolphin Quest in Oahu, Hawaii. After graduation, Chamberlain has a job waiting for her as an Apprentice Marine Mammal Specialist for Dauphin Quest. This facility in particular has sentimental importance to Chamberlain. During...

PASSAGE USA expected to grow

PASSAGE USA expected to grow

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Preparing All Students Socially and Academically for Gainful Employment at the University of South Alabama is preparing to expand with a two-year, non-degree certificate program designed for students who need extra support to be successful in our community. Project Director Dr. Abigail Baxter said...

New restaurant coming to University Blvd.

New restaurant coming to University Blvd.

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Students at USA may have another meal choice when Cook Out makes its new home in the local community. According to Vallas Realty, the real estate agency that helped negotiate the sale, Cook Out will be located at 116 S. University Blvd., replacing the PDQ. Cook Out has locations in Auburn, Huntsville...

Gas price conspiracy

Gas price conspiracy

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

February 25, 2018


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USA almunus shares culture one plate at a time

USA almunus shares culture one plate at a time

Elaine Russ, Reporter

February 25, 2018


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Former University of South Alabama student Salam Singh Lama opened his restaurant doors to share Nepalese culture. Lama owns and operates Yak: The Kathmandu Kitchen, which serves food from his native Nepal. Lama said he wanted to open a Nepalese restaurant after he attended the Mobile International...

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 Alabama 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 t...

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...

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