The Vanguard

Tropical Storm Gordon Approaches Gulf Coast

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

September 3, 2018


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Hurricane Warning in effect for the Gulf Coast from Sept. 3, 04:19 P.M. CDT.   UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA: Affirmed normal operation on Tuesday, Sept. 4 in an email sent to JagMail accounts at 7:45 p.m. BALDWIN COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS: All schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept...

Changes to Pell Grant announced

Changes to Pell Grant announced

Patricia West, Reporter

April 23, 2018


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The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration announced that the Senate’s version of the Labor, Health, Human Services and Education 2018 school year funding bill included a proposed $100 increase to the maximum Pell Grant award. “We recently were informed that the Pell Grant...

Pride Fest takes over Cooper Riverside Park

Pride Fest takes over Cooper Riverside Park

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 23, 2018


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The 2018 Pride Fest, a community focused festival that celebrates the LBGTQ and allies community in the Mobile and Baldwin counties, took place in Mobile this past Saturday at the Cooper Riverside Park. Hundreds of people gathered on a bright sunny day for live music, magic shows, diverse vendors...

USA bookstore vendor change

USA bookstore vendor change

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


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The University of South Alabama Campus Bookstore launched a sale this week in preparation to switch over to a new vendor, according to Director of Communications and Media Relations Bob Lowry. All regular merchandise is 50 percent off while computers and some electronics are 25 percent off. New Apple...

Starbucks on USA campus to remain open May 29

Starbucks on USA campus to remain open May 29

Krisha Amin, Web Editor

April 23, 2018


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The Starbucks located on the first floor of the Marx Library will remain open on May 29, despite nationwide shutdowns for racial bias training. Starbucks recently announced they would be closing 8,000 company-owned stores on May 29 to conduct racial-bias training for over 175,000 employees. Starbucks’...

Mock mass casualty drill

Mock mass casualty drill

Richard Narramore, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2018


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Physician assistant and nursing students received emergency response during a mock mass casualty drill at the University of South Assistant Director of USA Simulation Program Lori Moore said the drill was designed to train future medical professionals on how to deal with mass casualty events and how...

The Vanguard’s publication cycle.

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2018


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Monthly publication of The Vanguard is being discussed, but no decision has been made. We will keep you informed as our plans progress

Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

Shannon Lundren, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2018


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University of South Alabama Police Department Chief Zeke Aull shared some summer safety tips as students start to slide into summer. Aull suggested students prepare for any upcoming road trips by making sure they have a small tool kit in their car, as well some extra oil. USAPD plans to host their...

Avoiding Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Leah Horn, Will Baron, Annie Suggs, and Jesi Pruett

April 16, 2018


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Everyone has been told to turn their music down at some point or another. At times it feels like the equivalent of “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Most of us know that being exposed to loud sound for an extended period of time can damage our hearing, but the details may not be apparent. How...

Student Spotlight: Grace Newcombe

Student Spotlight: Grace Newcombe

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

April 9, 2018


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Grace Newcombe is living by her family’s motto of doing more as she prepares to lead USA’s student body as SGA president next year. Newcombe said her inspiration to lead stems from her father. “He has motivated me my entire life,” Newcombe said. “No matter what it is, he told me to ‘go...

SGA elections party results

SGA elections party results

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The SGA announced the winners of the 2018 SGA elections at the call-out party on Wednesday, April 4. Grace Newcombe won the bid for the president’s seat. “I am so excited to be putting my platform to work,” Newcombe said. “I believe my opponent would agree that this has been a tough, hard...

College of Arts and Sciences to offer new minor

College of Arts and Sciences to offer new minor

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2018


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Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, the University of South Alabama College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new minor in Jewish and Holocaust Studies, according to JHS minor director, Dr. David Meola. The minor will draw from courses across a variety of disciplines, including history, philosophy,...

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