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USA Professor chosen for prestigious Parkinson’s Faculty Program

USA Professor chosen for prestigious Parkinson’s Faculty Program

Joy Washington, USA Marketing and Communications

August 27, 2018


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More than one million Americans have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but research has shown vigorous exercise can improve function and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s. Dr. Blair Saale, assistant professor and assistant director of clinical education in the department of...

USA cross country 2018 season preview

USA cross country 2018 season preview

USA Jaguars

August 20, 2018


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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of South Alabama Cross Country teams will face strong competition during the 2018 campaign as the Jags will travel to two prestigious meets during the season in the schedule released on Friday. South is also slated to have three meets, including the Sun Belt Conference...

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...

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...

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...

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


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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...

USA Tuition Rises, Graduation Rates Remain Steady

USA Tuition Rises, Graduation Rates Remain Steady

Jason Ruffin, Life Editor

October 7, 2016


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Schools across the state, including the University of South Alabama, have consistently increased tuition and have done so again for the 2016-2017 academic year. Can USA justify the increases when graduation rates have not risen along with the cost of tuition? USA still has one of the lowest tuition rate...

Does the smoking ban really curb smoking?

Travis J. Knee, Contributing Writer

February 29, 2016


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The smoking ban and the University of South Alabama is outrageous, hilarious, harmful to the students, harmful to the school, and against the very spirit of who we are. This smoking ban makes cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigs, vapes, and hookahs against school rules. The ban further goes on to cover...

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