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The Red Zone

The Red Zone

Marissa Mason, Managing Editor

August 27, 2018


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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


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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...

Student spotlight: Deborah Fetherland

Student spotlight: Deborah Fetherland

Shannon Lundgren, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2018


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Deborah Fetherland’s path to attending the University of South Alabama began at the University of Kentucky in the 1980s, when she decided to leave UK for a hitchhiking journey across the country with her partner, much to her parents horror. Fetherland’s partner will be called Chad, to protect...

Discussion and Food at the Muslim Student Association’s Festival of Sacrifice Dinner

Discussion and Food at the Muslim Student Association’s Festival of Sacrifice Dinner

Joel Goode, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2016


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Amidst the clamour of almost 350 guests, Muslim Student Association president Mahmud Yusef welcomed Muslims and non-Muslims alike to the MSA's annual Eid-al-adha, or "Sacrifice Feast," free dinner in the Student Center ballroom on Sept. 22. Aside from celebrating the Islamic holiday, the dinner provided...

Student Spotlight: Piwat Klomkaew

Student Spotlight: Piwat Klomkaew

Megan McDowell, Copy Editor

October 3, 2016


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Not many people in the world can say that they’ve found a cause or subject that they are willing to dedicate all their time, work, and passion towards. The people who can are the people that make our world a better place. Piwat Klomkaew, a third year chemical engineering student at the University of So...

USA Study Abroad, student shares experience

Vanity Washington, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2015


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Imagine packing your bags, leaving home and travelling to a foreign country of your choice all for the sake of your college education. Some travel with fellow students, some travel alone, but all travel with the hopes of learning new things in a distant country. Of course the thought of travelling to a ...

Student, professor win award seven years apart

Mitchell Kahalley, Managing Editor

September 7, 2015


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Laura Crawford walked into Dr. Justin Litaker’s 19th Century philosophy course after learning she won first place in the Alabama Philosophical Society’s undergraduate essay contest, the same contest that Litaker won seven years ago as a student at South Alabama. Litaker was the first student from the Univers...

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