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On-campus stadium faces setback

On-campus stadium faces setback

Richard Narramore, Editor in Chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under News

The City of Mobile voted 4-3 against the proposal to provide financial aid to the University of South Alabama in building an on campus stadium on Tuesday, Aug 21. The proposed deal, if approved by the City Council, would have provided USA with $10 million over 20 years. Levon Manzie, C. J. Small,...

It’s time for college football to change

It’s time for college football to change

August 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Football is possibly America’s most violent sport, on and off the field. Players and coaches alike are constantly becoming involved in issues such as domestic violence,drug abuse, gun violence and sexual assault. This time, Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer cycling through the...

Bringing “Darkness into Life” with the USA Archaeology Museum

Bringing “Darkness into Life” with the USA Archaeology Museum

Albert L. Terry, III, Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Life

The University of South Alabama’s Archaeology Museum debuted its newest exhibit, “Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors through Photography and Art”, on Sept. 6. The exhibit follows the stories of 20 Holocaust survivors living in Alabama from their origins in eastern Europe through their h...

Spring Fest celebrates eclectic cultures at South Alabama

Spring Fest celebrates eclectic cultures at South Alabama

Alyssa Newton, Editor-In-Chief

April 4, 2016


Filed under Life

The International Spring festival, hosted by the Council of International Student Organizations, showcases a multitude of cultures from around the world to South Alabama’s campus. CISO was created in 1987 in order to provide “a stage for people with different cultural backgrounds to exchange ideas...

Student political organizations face new restrictions during election year

Student political organizations face new restrictions during election year

Alyssa Newton, Editor-In-Chief

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

South Alabama is working on a new policy that will define how politically-affiliated groups are able to express themselves on campus due to the election season. Currently, the political groups on campus include: Students for Bernie Sanders, USA Students for Marco Rubio, South Alabama College Dem...

2015 Mobile Heart Walk storms South’s campus

Caitlin Smith, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2015


Filed under Life

For some, Saturdays are for sleeping in and college football but for over 100 supporters of the American Heart Association, it began with a lively three-mile-run around South Alabama’s campus. The annual Heart Walk was held Saturday, Sept. 12. and began at the Moulton Tower. Several student organizations...

Depression walks among us in many forms

Oliver Karcher, Contributing Writer

August 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Forty-four percent of American college students reported feeling symptoms of depression according to Psych Central, one of the largest and oldest online mental health social networks. Some students might already be aware of their depression before they begin at South. However, the cases that are t...

University launches interactive campus map

Alyssa Newton, Editor-In-Chief

August 17, 2015


Filed under News

Just in time for the new school year, the university has made some much needed updates to the online campus map. After the additions to the physical kiosk maps and signs were placed throughout the campus, the university now offers an online version that is responsive and works in cohesion with the ...

Get involved at Get On Board Day

Natalie Franklin, Life Editor

August 10, 2015


Filed under Life

As a first year student, you may be a little over- whelmed when it comes to getting involved on campus and in the Mobile community. With over 200 student organizations on campus, there are numerous clubs to choose from. Luckily there is one event that allows students to learn about these various...

South’s “top 50 safest campus” title comes with a catch

Alyssa Newton, Editor-In-Chief

August 10, 2015


Filed under News

Just three years after being named one of Business Insider’s 10 most dangerous campuses, another publication is lauding the University of South Alabama’s campus safety. In July, South Alabama was named as one of the top 50 safest colleges in the United States, according to a report fr...

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