Education Worldwide: Literacy and Service Lead The Conversation at South

By: Dustin Petridge | Lifestyle Editor Photo Courtesy of Movemeback.  On March 25, Laureen Fregeau of the University of South Alabama hosted a live conversation with Dr. Kimberly Smith about distributing literature and the power of reading to children internationally.  … Continue reading Education Worldwide: Literacy and Service Lead The Conversation at South

The New “Normal” for Graduation

By: Morgan Davis | Contributor Just short of a year ago, COVID-19 was declared a national emergency. The following months were filled with several changes and updated procedures to ensure everyone’s safety.  For South, graduation ceremonies had to be altered right away. “It definitely wasn’t how I have always pictured graduation to be like,” Drew Golfos, USA Fall 2020 graduate said. In cooperation with COVID protocol, South determined that it would be safer for everyone to not permit any guests to speculate during the ceremonies. They were allowing only graduating students to participate while social distancing and wearing masks. Golfos … Continue reading The New “Normal” for Graduation

Racially offensive photos resurface from Halloween Party

By: Ebonee Burrell | Editor in Chief South Alabama responded to controversial photos posted on social media that included three USA administrators in the Mitchell College of Business, two posing with a noose and whip and one dressed as a confederate general.  The photos were uploaded back in October 2014 after a Halloween party on campus and recently reappeared on the internet, causing a lot of concern from students. “As a general rule, any article of clothing, object or symbol that reflects oppression, war, or terror should not be the butt of any joke or costume,” said senior Chanel Ray. … Continue reading Racially offensive photos resurface from Halloween Party