The Vanguard

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,...

The Red Zone

The Red Zone

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Life

The back-to-school season marks a new period in students’ lives, but it is also the beginning of the Red Zone – a six-week stretch where sexual assault is the most prevalent on college campuses. Sexual assault can happen anywhere, anytime to anyone. More than 50 percent of college sexual assaults...

Marx Library hosts new exhibits

Marx Library hosts new exhibits

Elaine Russ, Reporter

August 20, 2018


Filed under Life

The Marx Library is hosting two new art exhibits, “Faces of India” and “Mind’s Eye,” according to Sharon Tayler of Marx Library Administration. Both artists are from Mobile, Alabama. “Mind’s Eye” by Vanessa Quintana, a graduate of the University of South Alabama, will be displayed on...

Hallie Croom named Director of Development

Hallie Croom named Director of Development

USA Mitchell Cancer Institute

August 20, 2018


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Hallie Hollingsworth Croom has been named Director of Development for USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. A Mobile native and a cancer survivor, Croom will be responsible for directing all aspects of fundraising activities at MCI. Croom most recently served as Director of Development for Feeding the Gulf...

Mock mass casualty drill

Mock mass casualty drill

Richard Narramore, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Physician assistant and nursing students received emergency response during a mock mass casualty drill at the University of South Assistant Director of USA Simulation Program Lori Moore said the drill was designed to train future medical professionals on how to deal with mass casualty events and how...

Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

Shannon Lundren, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

University of South Alabama Police Department Chief Zeke Aull shared some summer safety tips as students start to slide into summer. Aull suggested students prepare for any upcoming road trips by making sure they have a small tool kit in their car, as well some extra oil. USAPD plans to host their...

Avoiding Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Leah Horn, Will Baron, Annie Suggs, and Jesi Pruett

April 16, 2018


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Everyone has been told to turn their music down at some point or another. At times it feels like the equivalent of “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Most of us know that being exposed to loud sound for an extended period of time can damage our hearing, but the details may not be apparent. How...

Student Spotlight: Grace Newcombe

Student Spotlight: Grace Newcombe

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Grace Newcombe is living by her family’s motto of doing more as she prepares to lead USA’s student body as SGA president next year. Newcombe said her inspiration to lead stems from her father. “He has motivated me my entire life,” Newcombe said. “No matter what it is, he told me to ‘go...

SGA elections party results

SGA elections party results

Kenyan Carter, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The SGA announced the winners of the 2018 SGA elections at the call-out party on Wednesday, April 4. Grace Newcombe won the bid for the president’s seat. “I am so excited to be putting my platform to work,” Newcombe said. “I believe my opponent would agree that this has been a tough, hard...

SGA elections

SGA elections

Richard Narramore, Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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