The Vanguard

USA receives anti-Semitic messages

Richard Narramore, Editor in Chief

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Uncategorized

University of South Alabama’s President Tony Waldrop released an email from his office stating an academic department on campus received anti-Semitic messages via fax. The email stated that the faxed messages have been received by other universities in the past and did not mention USA specifically...

Lolly Gags

Lolly Gags

Clay, Lolley

April 23, 2018


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Dear Debbie: My boss is a tyrant

Dear Debbie: My boss is a tyrant

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Dear Debbie: I work as a waitress at a restau- rant and I used to love my job, but my new boss is becoming a tyrant. Over the past few months, my new manager places unrealistic expecta- tions on my coworkers and belittles them in front of other employees. Recently, many employees have quit. After speaking...

Satire: Six steps to getting a girlfriend

Satire: Six steps to getting a girlfriend

Brian Winters, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Are you tired of being the third wheel when going out with friends? Are you sick of being the only one without a date? Well, no need to fret! is guide will tell you everything you need to know to end your days of singledom and get a girlfriend. Follow these six simple steps and your romantic problems...

Volleyball wins big in Spring tournament

Volleyball wins big in Spring tournament

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of South Alabama volleyball team participated in a spring tournament on April 7 in preparation for the 2018-19 season a er nishing the regular 2017-18 season 17-10 and 12-4 SBC. In the tournament, the Jags faced o against Louisiana State Univer- sity, University of Alabama, Florida...

Jaguar marching band 2018 preview

Jaguar marching band 2018 preview

April 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of South Alabama’s Jaguar Marching Band will celebrate its 10th season during the 2018-2019 academic year. Dr. William Petersen, associate director of bands and director of athletic bands, has been with the JMB for the past six seasons. During his time with the JMB, he has seen the...

Being the child of a transgender parent

Being the child of a transgender parent

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

From an early age, I knew that my parents were keeping a secret from me. Even though I was too young to understand the full context of their words, I understood the tense conversations that stopped as soon as I toddled into a room. I certainly understood the loud voices that came later, hurling abuse...

100 Word Rant: You could say something

100 Word Rant: You could say something

Shannon Lungren, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Column, Opinion, Uncategorized

Eons ago, a former boss sexually harassed me in front of a crowd of male coworkers. In my shock, I laughed it off. Afterwards, a coworker took me aside and told me to report my boss. Fearing retaliation, I declined. “It’s your duty to prevent him from sexually harassing other women,” he said. The...

Jaguars sweep Appalachian State

Jaguars sweep Appalachian State

Charles Harrison, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of South Alabama baseball team swept Appalachian State University, in a three-game series at Stanky Field. The Jags picked up three wins to finish off spring break thanks to a strong outing from USA’s bullpen who surrendered only one run throughout the series. This was an important...

College sugar baby

College sugar baby

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Life, Uncategorized

To finance their college education, one University of South Alabama student attempted an unusual means of making money: seeking a sugar daddy. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a sugar daddy is a rich, older man who gives money, gifts, etc., to someone in exchange for sex, friendship, etc....

Library fine amnesty

Library fine amnesty

Elaine Russ, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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...

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