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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...

Parking tags phasing out

Parking tags phasing out

Elaine Russ, Reporter

March 4, 2018


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License Plate Recognition will change the way parking is enforced on campus, according to the University of South Alabama Police Chief Zeke Aull. “Next year, instead of having students that write tickets for us, we’ll have cameras mounted on cars,” Aull said. “ We’ll drive through the p...

USA trauma center receives funds to expand

USA trauma center receives funds to expand

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

March 4, 2018


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Bert Meisler donated $5 million dollars to the expansion of the University of South Alabama Medical Center’s Trauma Center. The trauma center will be renamed to Fanny R. Meisler Trauma Center, in honor of Meisler’s late wife. This donation comes after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s $4 million in grant...

Democracy & Dialogue

Democracy & Dialogue

Patricia West, Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Students turned the Student Center Amphitheater into a classroom in celebration of the University of South Alabama’s Democracy Day on Friday March 2. Students discussed issues and democracy in the United States. This year  topics included Media & Democracy, Immigration & Policy, Black Lives ...

Rally for Higher Ed Day

Rally for Higher Ed Day

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

February 25, 2018


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Advocates from Alabama’s fourteen public universities heard from Governor Kay Ivey in Montgomery on Thursday for Higher Education Day, an annual event organized by the Higher Education Partnership. Ivey told students she was proud of the $6.6 billion education budget she proposed to legislatures....

Celebrating hairitage

Celebrating hairitage

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

February 25, 2018


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Women of Excellence crowned Kiera Lynch the winner of their first hair show, titled Hairitage: Celebrating The Versatility of Our Crowns. The hair show was held at the Student Center Ballroom Friday, Feb. 24. Lynch is the owner of the hair salon #HairistheKe and was awarded a plaque naming her the...

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