The end of the academic year is a time where students, faculty and staff are supposed to wrap up loose ends. By now, people should know where they stand in a class and where they’re going.
By Editorial Board 30 April 2013
For me, graduation will come in eight months (December 2013). For many of my friends, graduation will occur in May, just a few short weeks from now.
Behind my bravado and jokes about how I can’t wait to escape USA, there is a healthy dose of anxiety and trepidation.
By Aldyn Miller | Contributing Writer 30 April 2013
The end of another school year is upon us. The fun part about living in Mobile is that we are just a few miles away from south Alabama’s fantastic beaches, a handful of hours away from the vibrant nightlife of New Orleans (if the downtown Mobile scene isn’t getting it done for you), and a day away from Florida’s fantastic...
By Ryan Wallace, Micah Messer | Contributing Writers and Noah Logan | Opinion Editor 30 April 2013
I am responding to a letter that was written about USA students not being as active in the SGA. I will respond to say that many of us have children, jobs, and other commitments that we cannot just drop to come to meetings.
By Z. Edwards | Contributing Writer 22 April 2013
People spend so much time trying to defy stereotypes that they end up perpetuating them.
In psychology classes, we learn that stereotyping is a cognitive shortcut.
By Editorial Board 22 April 2013
Life is full of small regrets. During my time in Texas, many weekends I driving from College Station to Dallas or Fort Worth to visit friends, go to the Cotton Bowl and, on one particularly memorable occasion, meet Pete Weber, my bowling idol. As much as I always enjoyed visiting DFW, I absolutely hated the drive.
By Ryan Wallace | Contributing Writer 22 April 2013
With the most recent pass of SB 403 in a senate committee in the state of Alabama, many questions swirl over what common core is and if it is good or bad. SB 403 is a proposed motion that would remove common core from the state of Alabama and effectively make a state level standard,
By Micah Messer | Contributing Writer 22 April 2013
The tragedy that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013 was a sickening and gut wrenching. An endless number of media outlets provided live updates and almost nonstop coverage of the events as they unfolded, and millions worldwide watched the events of the drama develop in real time.
By Aldyn Miller | Contributing Writer 22 April 2013
The London Marathon is perfect for all runners. Serious runners will relish in the competition with 37,000 other participants, the fifth largest in the world according to AIMS RUNNING and casual runners will enjoy the tourist like route in which the marathon takes the runners.
By Noah Logan | Opinion Editor 22 April 2013
University vehicles would be the target of ambulance-chasing lawyer billboards if USA had them. Driving as erratically as a tired 18-wheeler driver on the interstate, USA maintenance, departmental and even JagTrans treat the campus as an obstacle course where speed wins trophies.
By Editorial Board 16 April 2013
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Vanguard reactions to surveillance tape
The Vanguard's Cassie Fambro (Editor-in-Chief), Noah Logan (Opinion Editor), and JT Crabtree (Left of Center Editor) were able to view the surveillance tape of the events leading up to the shooting of Gil Collar. Read their reactions.More...
The next issues of The Vanguard will be published on June 4th and July 9th. Weekly printing will resume when the Fall semester begins.More...
SGA Presidential Candidate Accused of Lying About Membership in Student OrganizationMore...
The SGA Debate: Candidate Forum 2012
The SGA candidate forum held April 2, in the library proved to have its share of highlights. With Elections Committee Chair Danny Nguyen moderating, the forum took on a new format compared to years past.More...