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How will South respond to new Title IX change?

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last August, students and faculty at the University of South Alabama received an email from Title IX coordinator Krista Harrell. “The University of South Alabama allows individuals to use the restroom or changing facility th...

Opinion Editor’s Note, adjustment from previous article

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last week, I published an article on the League of Student Voters (LoSV). Unfortunately, I made some errors in the piece, so I would like to take this opportunity to correct those mistakes.   First, the article stated that LoSV meets ev...

Suggestions for students to recognize fake news articles

Krisha Amin, Reporter

January 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Fake news is prolific but - with a healthy dose of skepticism - fairly easy to recognize. Credible news organizations often provide concrete references to support the content of the article. This allows readers to verify the or...

Dr. David Johnson Determines Funding Distribution

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

January 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This article is an extension of last week’s previous article titled “As spring blossoms, the arts and sciences wither” in issue 16 that takes a deeper look at the issue of arts and sciences funding at USA. This week, I in...

Local Review: Mobile Museum of Art

Megan McDowell, Life Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Mobile Museum of Art located on Museum Drive is an eclectic collection of American art spanning over 150 years. The museum, while normally costing $12.00 for regular admission ($5.00 more for special exhibits viewings) is...

With Shelby’s Senate Seat Contested, South Students Should Look to Local Politics

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the past week, we surveyed students at random in the Student Center on whether or not they liked to stay politically informed.Our finding is that the majority of USA students desire to become more informed, but lack knowledge...

Between the Humanities and Sciences: Perspectives on General Education Requirements from the Student Community

October 5, 2016

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The question of whether general education requirements are necessary stems from disagreements over the purpose of college. The debate separates into two sides: those who believe core requirements are necessary to fulfill studen...

Police Oversight Should Serve Citizens, Not Just Police

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Mobile City Council has approved a citizen’s oversight board for police conduct, formally called The Mobile Police Citizens Community Relations Advisory Council. The council will be comprised of eight members. Seven members...

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