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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...

SGA seeks new applicants

SGA seeks new applicants

Richard Narramore, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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Campaign season is on the horizon for SGA hopefuls. Applications opened up on March 2 and close March 16 at noon. To apply for a senate position, students must have a 2.0 GPA and be a sophomore by the end of the spring semester. Students may only run for a senate seat in the college they are enrolled...

Students thank USAF

Students thank USAF

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

March 12, 2018


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Students with research assistantships thanked the University of South Alabama Foundation for their financial support at the USAF meeting last Thursday. According to the USAF website, the board has provided more than $168 million in support of the University for scholarships, faculty support and academic...

Students question safety

Students question safety

Shannon Lundgren, Marissa Mason, and Rachel Sullivan

March 12, 2018


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The recent shooting at The Grove apartments has left some residents of The Grove wondering whether or not they are safe in their own apartments. “Honestly, I've never felt safe there and this just makes me and a lot of other people feel worse,” one resident, who preferred to stay anonymous, s...

Investigation of Grove shooting continues

Investigation of Grove shooting continues

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2018


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Police are continuing to investigate a shooting at The Grove,  which hospitalized, a non-USA student on Thursday, March 8, according to Bob Lowry, USA director of communications and media relations. The Grove is a privately owned and operated student residence facility on the southwest corner of the ...

National parks – study abroad at home

National parks – study abroad at home

Evy Savoie, Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Partners in the Parks, an annual outdoor learning program where students study in national parks, is an opportunity now available to University South Alabama students. Prices for Partners in the Parks vary from project to project, but the organizers of the program, the National Collegiate Honors Coun...

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