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...

On-campus stadium faces setback

On-campus stadium faces setback

Richard Narramore, Editor in Chief

August 27, 2018


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The City of Mobile voted 4-3 against the proposal to provide financial aid to the University of South Alabama in building an on campus stadium on Tuesday, Aug 21. The proposed deal, if approved by the City Council, would have provided USA with $10 million over 20 years. Levon Manzie, C. J. Small,...

South joins ’15 to Finish’ campaign

South joins ’15 to Finish’ campaign

Bob Lowry, USA Marketing and Communication

August 20, 2018


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The University of South Alabama today announced a partnership with the Mobile Area Education Foundation and nearby community colleges to enhance enrollment, retention and completion rates. The initiative is called “15 to Finish” and is supported by Bishop State Community College, Central Alabama...

USA Health launches new emergency air service

USA Health launches new emergency air service

Casandra Andrews, USA Marketing and Communications

August 13, 2018


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USA President Dr. Tony Waldrop and Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson christened a red EC 130 helicopter emblazoned with USA SouthFlight during a ceremony Wednesday, July 25, 2018, on the helipad at USA Medical Center in Mobile. About 15 minutes before the christening, a flight crew lifted off with simulated...

CREED hosts conference at USA

CREED hosts conference at USA

Tricia West, Web Editor

August 13, 2018


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The 2018 Gulf Coast Real Estate & Economic Education Conference was hosted in the Student Center Ballroom by USA’s new Center for Real Estate and Economic Development Center on Aug. 8. “The Gulf Coast Real Estate and Economic Education Conference was made to provide continuing education and...

Winn-Dixie continues remodeling streak

Winn-Dixie continues remodeling streak

Elaine Russ, Reporter

August 13, 2018


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Winn-Dixie unveiled their fifth remodeled store at 9948 Airport Road on August 8, 2018. Other locations that have been remodeled are their locations on Grelot Road, Government Street, Highway 90 West and in Foley. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to commemorate the grand opening of the store...

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

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