The Vanguard

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...

USA Spectrum to host Pride Prom

USA Spectrum to host Pride Prom

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Life

University of South Alabama’s LGBTQ and allies group, USA Spectrum, is planning to host Pride Prom on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 7 - 11 p.m. in the Student Center Terrace Room. Pride Prom is an event where members of the community can come together, dance and celebrate their sexual orientation and...

PASSAGE USA expected to grow

PASSAGE USA expected to grow

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Life

Preparing All Students Socially and Academically for Gainful Employment at the University of South Alabama is preparing to expand with a two-year, non-degree certificate program designed for students who need extra support to be successful in our community. Project Director Dr. Abigail Baxter said...

Celebrating hairitage

Celebrating hairitage

Richard Narramore, Assistant Managing Editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under News

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...

V-Day returns to USA

V-Day returns to USA

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under News

The University of South Alabama plans to host V-Day for the fifth year on Feb. 27-28. V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls through creative events to “increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations,” according to vday.org. The...

Club Spotlight: Friends of Internationals

Club Spotlight: Friends of Internationals

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase

Missionary leaders Jim and Mary Mather came to the University of South Alabama in 1998 after receiving a phone call to help international students on campus through the student and community organization, Friends of Internationals. The husband-wife duo met in Pennsylvania and married in 1985. Since...

AASA to celebrate 50th anniversary

AASA to celebrate 50th anniversary

Evy Savoie, Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The University of South Alabama’s African-American Student Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a luncheon in the Student Center Terrace room on Feb. 22, according to AASA president Chelsia Douglas. This event will give AASA students the opportunity to dine with AASA’s...

Club Spotlight: Animal Rights Alliance

Club Spotlight: Animal Rights Alliance

Natasha Spradlin, Reporter

January 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase

The Animals Rights Alliance is a student organization at the University of South Alabama advocating for the rights of all animals. The group’s mission is to raise awareness about the inhumane treatment of animals by humans. According to their Facebook page, they plan to “guide, lead, and inspire...

Volunteers needed for Camp Kesem

Volunteers needed for Camp Kesem

Elaine Russ, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase

University of South Alabama students can sign up to volunteer for Camp Kesem’s 2018 summer camp for children of parents battling cancer. To sign up, go to [email protected] For over ten years, kids have come to Camp Kesem at one of their 105 locations across 40 states. As of 2017, over...

V-Day to return to USA

V-Day to return to USA

Rachel Sullivan, Reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The University of South Alabama plans to host V-Day, a movement aimed at ending violence against women, for the fifth consecutive year Feb. 27-28. This is the third year under the coordination of Dr. Krista Harrell, assistant Dean of Students. V-Day is a global movement to end violence again...

Org to Support Pre-Med Minority Students

Org to Support Pre-Med Minority Students

Hannah Clayton, Contributing Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under News

Malik McMullin, a second-year medical student at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently founded Minority Association for Premedical Students (MAPS) with the goal of improving support for minority students in health related fields. McMullin, who completed his undergraduate degree...

USA Tabletop Club

Jaccob Hearn, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Life

This month the USA Tabletop Club became an official member on the list of student organizations here at the University. The USA TTC’s mission is to bring together people from different majors to meet and socialize, according to Club President Cody Martin. “I find that board games are a goo...

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