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Cartoon: Adulting

Cartoon: Adulting

Clay Lolley, Cartoonist

February 4, 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...

Club Spotlight: Animal Rights Alliance

Club Spotlight: Animal Rights Alliance

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

January 28, 2018


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The Animals Rights Alliance is a student organization at the University of South Alabama advocating for the rights of all animals. The group’s mission is to raise awareness about the inhumane treatment of animals by humans. According to their Facebook page, they plan to “guide, lead, and inspire...

Student Spotlight: Shaun Holloway

Student Spotlight: Shaun Holloway

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

January 28, 2018


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Shaun Holloway, a junior strategic communication major, moved from Camarillo, California to Mobile, Alabama to find his place at USA. Holloway enjoys being involved in providing a positive experience to other students at USA. Holloway said his favorite experiences at USA include helping students find...

SAE to host second annual JagPine Derby

SAE to host second annual JagPine Derby

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


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University of South Alabama’s chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers plans to host their second annual JagPine Derby on Jan. 27 at Shelby Hall. The JagPine Derby is open to kids and adults. To participate, each group (four people maximum) or solo racer will buy a materials kit for $20. Lunch...

Volunteers needed for Camp Kesem

Volunteers needed for Camp Kesem

Elaine Russ, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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University of South Alabama students can sign up to volunteer for Camp Kesem’s 2018 summer camp for children of parents battling cancer. To sign up, go to [email protected] For over ten years, kids have come to Camp Kesem at one of their 105 locations across 40 states. As of 2017, over...

Humans of USA

Humans of USA

January 22, 2018


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Humans of USA: “There’s more to a person than meets the eye.” It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from or what you have. Everyone has a story and Humans of USA wants to capture it. “...But I started thinking about it and I don’t want to go anywhere else. I would be miserable and I wo...

LGBTQ life on campus

LGBTQ life on campus

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


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The University of South Alabama offers several resources for LGBTQ students, such as student led organizations, faculty training and university initiatives to be more inclusive. Dr. Michael Mitchell, vice president of students affairs and dean of students, believes USA offers a safe and inclusive...

Students have options for textbook shopping

Students have options for textbook shopping

Ben Morris, Contributing Writer

January 15, 2018


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Every year, college students are faced with preparing for the upcoming semester, which means buying supplies and, more importantly, textbooks. Purchasing textbooks is a heavy financial burden for the average student. However, it is important to consider that the financial burden of book buying can be...

USA promotes global engagement

USA promotes global engagement

Emma Royal, Contributing Writer

January 15, 2018


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Global USA Office Aims for Increased Global Engagement. “We want our international students engaged with the local community, and that’s how culture sharing happens, you know if you stay in the little pockets that you are familiar with you are not going to learn outside ideas or perspectives and...

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