State

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Challenge to Miss. ban on same-sex marriage

Caption: Many arguments of those who oppose same sex marriage can be harmful and filled with contradictory logic. Photo Illustration by Michael Kavitz/Printz Two same-sex couples have filed a federal suit against the Mississippi ban on same-sex marriage. According to The Times-Picayune, the couples, two women seeking to have the state recognize their marriage license issued in Maine

National

MLB: ALCS-Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City Royals

Giants’ rotation will make them a dynasty

Caption: Oct. 14, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (6) hits a single against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning in game three of the 2014 ALCS playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. John Rieger/USA TODAY Sports Major League Baseball probably is not happy with the World Series matchup

International

USM students react to ISIS-related arrest

Southwest suburban Bolingbrook resident Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, was arrested by authorities at the O’Hare International Airport for attempting to join ISIS, a terrorist organization that has beheaded citizens of countries such as the U.S. and Great Britain. On Oct. 6, Khan appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Cox after being charged with one count

Arts & Entertainment

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‘Fury’ depicts reality, harshness of war

Lately, it seems that the trend in films based on wars is to glorify the conflict and to glance over the harrowing truths of what life in a war is actually like. Let me assure you that “Fury” does no such thing.  From the onset of the film, “Fury” reminds the viewer over and over

Sports

MLB: ALCS-Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City Royals

Giants’ rotation will make them a dynasty

Caption: Oct. 14, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (6) hits a single against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning in game three of the 2014 ALCS playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. John Rieger/USA TODAY Sports Major League Baseball probably is not happy with the World Series matchup

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Gilbert shows steady improvement with head injury

Southern Miss senior baseball player Michael Gilbert incurred a head injury during a team conditioning session on Hattiesburg campus Thursday morning, according to a USM sports press release.  He was taken to Forrest General Hospital and transported to University Medical Center in Jackson. Bill and Melissa Gilbert, parents of Michael Gilbert, said their son moved out of

Kevin Love’s arrival changes the East landscape

Fans, along with the media world, went crazy when superstar LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers after Miami based its draft implications around James’ wishes, taking Shabazz Napier in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft. Roughly two months after the draft, another team has found itself in a similar situation. However, this

Southern Miss Golden Eagles running back George Payne signals touchdown as he goes in for the score from five yards out against the North Texas Mean Green during the third quarter at Apogee Stadium. Southern Miss handed North Texas a  30-20 loss. 
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USM notches first conference win

Caption: Southern Miss Golden Eagles running back George Payne signals touchdown as he goes in for the score from five yards out against the North Texas Mean Green during the third quarter at Apogee Stadium. Southern Miss handed North Texas a 30-20 loss. Ray Carlin/USA Today Sports  A strong offensive performance and critical defensive stands

Taylor sets school record in double overtime draw

The Southern Miss soccer team played a tough game Saturday, but just could not break through as they tied Louisiana Tech 0-0 in double overtime on senior day. La Tech controlled the pace of the game from kickoff until the final whistle blew, but Golden Eagles sophomore goalkeeper Brittany Taylor had easily the best game

Hogue announced as softball’s new head coach

Two weeks ago, Southern Miss Athletic Director Bill McGillis entered what has become familiar territory for him since he came to USM from the University of South Florida. He was tasked with once again having to fill a head coaching vacancy, this time for the Golden Eagle softball team. Co-head coaches Kirsten Voak and Jon

USM track and field alumnus added to staff

Southern Miss track and field coach Kevin Stephen added former track and field standout Jeb Meschke to the staff to assist in training the jumpers. The Garden City, Kan., native received All C-USA honors and was a national qualifier in 2004 after placing fifth at the Mideast Regional Meet. “Jeb brings to the table championship

Sophomore Stephany Purdue defends against Rice. The Lady Eagles were defeated by Rice at their game on Friday, September 26, 2014. -Jesisca King

USM stays hot in conference play

Southern Miss welcomed two conference opponents to Reed Green Coliseum this weekend. On Friday, the Golden Eagles faced off against North Texas and finished the weekend with Marshall. USM and North Texas came out firing in the first set trading point after point. The largest lead of the first half was a five point advantage

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