The Vanguard

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,...

Communication Department to screen American Civil War film

Communication Department to screen American Civil War film

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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The University of South Alabama’s Department of Communication will premiere a film based on the book Journey to the Wilderness: War, Memory and a Southern Family’s Civil War Letter written by the USA writer in residence Frye Gaillard. The film is scheduled to premiere on Thursday April 5 at 6 p.m....

Library fine amnesty

Library fine amnesty

Elaine Russ, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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Marx Library is celebrating Fines Amnesty Week from April 8-14, 2018 as part of National Libraries Week. The amnesty week is to encourage students to use the library and regain missing materials, said Dr. Angela Rand, head of circulation at Marx Library. “Fines Amnesty Week is one week of library...

SGA elections

SGA elections

Richard Narramore, Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


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Polls for the SGA 2018-19 elections open April 2 and close April 4. There will be runoffs for the position of SGA president, studentat-large and treasurer. SGA vice president, attorney general and chief justice are unopposed. Zorrya Kelley and Grace Newcombe are SGA presidential candidates. Kelley’s...

Pike raises money for cerebral palsey

Pike raises money for cerebral palsey

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

March 19, 2018


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“I would contribute the majority of Pikefest’s success to the support of the sororities,” Wilson said.

University of South Alabama adds Jag Fitness Trail

Joy Washington, USA Department of Marketing and Communications

March 19, 2018


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More than 200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members laced up their sneakers and walking shoes and dedicated the new Jag Fitness Trail with an inaugural walk on Thursday, March 15, at the University of South Alabama. The 1.5 mile Jag Fitness Trail, located alongside USA North Drive, Aubrey...

Parking Ticket Forgiveness Day

Parking Ticket Forgiveness Day

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

March 19, 2018


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Parking Ticket Forgiveness Day is scheduled to return to the University of South Alabama on March 21, giving students the opportunity to have one parking ticket forgiven in exchange for a charitable donation to Feeding the Gulf Coast, a local food bank and hunger education non-profit organization. Parking...

USAPD answers parking questions

USAPD answers parking questions

Marissa Mason, Managing editor

March 19, 2018


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“There will be a rule change that will be rolled out during the fall. Pulling through a space or backing into a space will not longer be allowed. You’ll have to park where your license plate is visible so that as the [ticketing] vehicle goes through the lot, it’ll be able to see your license plate.”

Resolution 002 passes

Resolution 002 passes

Elaine Russ, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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SGA passed a resolution calling for an updated active shooter preparedness plan in their Monday, March 5 meeting. The resolution proposes a partnership with the University of South Alabama Police Department and it seeks to make students feel safe, according to the document. The resolution came after...

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