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Miss. universities to increase tuition

In the wake of reduced state funding for Mississippi universities, The University of Southern Mississippi will see a rise in the cost of tuition for the 2015-2016 school year by 3.2 percent, according to the Hattiesburg American. Mississippi’s College Board recently voted to approve increases in tuition at universities across the state. Southern Miss will increase

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ADHD meds pose problems for colleges

Balancing school work and the freedom of living on one’s own can make any first-time college students feel unorganized, distracted and overwhelmed. This is natural, but when symptoms persist semester-after-semester and get in the way of thriving in college, some students discover they have had an underlying cause for it all along. “In high school,

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‘Hunger Games’ fictional symbol becomes reality in Thailand

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” opened recently worldwide to the biggest boxoffice numbers of the year, but the protest filled dystopian film has had a much larger impact beyond its economic figures. The three-finger salute that “Hunger Games” protagonist Katniss Everdeen uses to symbolize her solidarity with the beaten down masses of the

Arts & Entertainment

The Weeks, Apache Replay to perform at Thirsty Hippo

As students brace themselves for the coming of finals week, Southern Miss Radio and Jackson-based entertainment company Ardenland are teaming up to prepare an opportunity for everyone to get their noses out of the books and cut loose to the sounds of The Weeks and The Apache Relay. The show will be hosted at the

Sports

Balanced scoring leads USM past NDSU

Coming off of Southern Miss’ worst offensive showing since 2005, the Golden Eagles shot 64.4 percent from the field as they beat North Dakota State 78-65. Five different players scored in double figures for USM with Matt Bingaya leading the way with 15 points followed by Chip Armelin with 14 and Rasham Suarez with 13.

Robinson, Kline shine in Fall World Series

The Southern Miss baseball team held its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fall World Series for the third year over the weekend. In a three-game series, the Golden Eagles were divided into a black and a gold team with all donations made over the weekend going to research for breast cancer. The World Series was the

Balanced scoring leads USM past NDSU

Coming off of Southern Miss’ worst offensive showing since 2005, the Golden Eagles shot 64.4 percent from the field as they beat North Dakota State 78-65. Five different players scored in double figures for USM with Matt Bingaya leading the way with 15 points followed by Chip Armelin with 14 and Rasham Suarez with 13.

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USM drops final game 45-24 to UAB

Caption: Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens runs past the UAB defense as the Golden Eagles host their last home game of the season.  USM loses 45-24. – Susan Broadbridge/The Student Printz The Southern Miss Golden Eagles fell 45-24 to the UAB Blazers in a game that never felt all that close. The Golden Eagle defense

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Golf finishes seventh at Grove Intercollegiate

Caption: Sophomore Ryan Argotsinger shot a 75 to tie for 15th-place at seven-over par, his second straight top 20 finish and the fourth of the season at the Grove Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon. – Courtesy photo The Southern Miss men’s golf team traveled to College Grove, Tennessee for the Grove Intercollegiate tournament to close out the

Southern Miss drops final home games

Southern Miss concluded its home schedule with losses to Marshall, 3-1, and Western Kentucky, 2-0, over the weekend. Kelly and Kristine Culicerto combined for all three of Marshall’s goals Friday as the Thundering Herd raced to a 3-0 lead. Kristine scored the first goal in the 26th minute, while Kelly padded the lead in both

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

USM drops final regular season games

Freshman Kelsey Chambers jumps for the ball as senior Jasmine Crowell and junior Mary Pursell look on. RICE defeats Southern Miss on Friday Sept. 26. Jessica King/Printz Archives Southern Miss failed to get wins at home against University of Alabama-Birmingham (8-23) and on the road against Charlotte (17-16), ending the season 20-13 overall and 9-7

Opinion

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Ferguson: Opposing viewpoint

Red-hot protest can spur change Alan Rawls In the name of peaceful protesting, thousands upon thousands of people participated in the 1963 march on Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his legendary “I have a dream” speech, stressing the importance of non-violent protesting and meeting hatred with love. But, as Howard Zinn pointed out in his

Hungergames

‘Mockingjay’ delivers best action yet

“Mockingjay – Part I” has the perfect balance of action, adventure and romance, and it’s filled with emotional impact. The film created and broke boundaries within the franchise, and Gale finally had more than one scene. The first two “Hunger Games” films simply prefaced a massive revolution, but the third installment took its symbolism and

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