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McNair takes student outreach and support role

When Delores McNair started her journey at Southern Miss, she was the office secretary. As she took on more responsibilities and duties throughout the years, the title of her position went through several changes too.

Prism Center provides training for prospective LGBTQ+ allies

Southern Miss Allies and the Prism Center of Southern Miss is providing training for students and faculty that will help them to become official allies of the LGBTQ+ community here at Southern Miss.

Joseph A. Greene building reopens doors

Joseph A. Greene Hall reopened its doors after two years of construction, and the College of Education and Human Sciences found a new home within its walls.

Dan Rather presents as part of lecture series

Legendary journalist and war correspondent Dan Rather spoke to members of the press as well as a select number of students for the Lieutenant Colonel John H. Dale Sr. Distinguished Lecture Series Sept. 12.

Hub Dance Collective presents “Re-Connect”

Hub Dance Collective presented its 7th annual fall dance concert series “Re-Connect” at the Southern Miss Theater and Dance Building Sept. 5 and 6.

Sports

Jacky Manteas leads Golden Eagles in final non-conference contest

Southern Miss soccer team (4-3) hosted Jackson State University (0-6) on Sept. 15.

Southern Miss beats Troy on the road 47-42

The Golden Eagles (2-1) traveled to Troy for a 47-42 win over the Trojans (1-1) on Sept. 14.

Golden Eagles sees three loses in home tournament

The Southern Miss Volleyball team came into the Southern Miss Classic with a record of 0-3 after losing to the University of Seattle, University of Denver and University of San Francisco in the Denver Invitational.

Crimson Tide rolls over Golden Eagles

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. – Southern Miss (2-2, 0-0 C-USA) concluded its non-conference play and road game stretch in Tuscaloosa against the Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0, 1-0 SEC). Alabama outscored Southern Miss by 42 points with a final score of 49-7.

Southern Miss retention rate below national average

Southern Miss students are more likely to drop out according to national averages. Southern Miss New Student and Retention Programs director Katie McBride said financial, academic and adjustment issues are contributing factors.
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Features

Jack’s Movie Shack keeps movie rentals alive

Southern Miss alumnus Daniel Greer co-owns Jack’s Movie Shack in Laurel with his wife Tiffany, and the two can often be found below the neon glow of an open sign in one of the last movie rental stores in the country.

Terrell lives dream through restaurant

Victoria “Vikki” Terrell’s life has not necessarily been an easy one. Growing up in Hattiesburg, Terrell was faced with the challenge of living up to the legacy of her father, Southern Miss football legend Clemon Terrell.

Mitchell plays final season in black and gold

After a 31-16 Southern Miss win over Kansas in 2010, young Jordan Mitchell found himself on the field of M.M. Roberts Stadium.

Entertainment

“IT Chapter Two” provides mixed experience

Andy Muschietti’s “IT Chapter Two” is a strange mixture of jumpscares, comedy, highly disturbing imagery and interesting character development. Taking place 27 years after the first movie, the story follows the now-adult members of the Loser’s Club as they are called back to Derry with a mission to kill the demon known as “IT” once and for all.

Football films break barriers between all Americans

Football movies show a human side of football and allow their audiences to connect with the sport in ways that they might not have before.

Five essential songs to get in the football spirit

When the stadium speakers start blaring out tunes, that is the audience’s cue to get motivated, stand up and sing along to the song as a way of supporting their favorite team.

More Missy means more enjoyable football

This year has been incredibly kind to Missy Elliott, and it is abundantly clear that celebrating her legacy at every football game is the only way to encourage attendance.

Tarantino shows white man’s fantasy in new film

Tarantino’s ninth film, “Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood” is a love letter to the golden age of 1969...

‘Euphoria’ perfectly portrays social media generation

Sam Levinson’s “Euphoria” is an edgy, stylish and wildly NSFW HBO drama that lives perfectly in the middle of...

Opinion

Students possibly benefit from mental health days

A 2013 study conducted by the American Psychological Association concluded that 41% of college students suffered from anxiety and 36% suffered from depression. You might be surprised, or you might not be if you are one of the hundreds of thousands of college students suffering from a mental illness.

College athletes should not be paid to play

The life of a student athlete comes with many perks, and getting paid for being a student athlete is not one for a reason.

Antonio Brown: How the Superstar’s Ego Is Ruining His Career

In the world of sports, superstar Antonio Brown’s story is an oddity. What many considered to be the best trade of the offseason turned out to be the most disastrous.

Pet ownership relieves college stress

College can be a stressful experience, and one way that students can ease the tension of college, work and other real-life challenges is by owning a pet. However, having a dog or cat staying in the dorm is not an easy process.

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Thrifted Gold: Groovy Headscarves

Photo by Bethany Morris Throughout the 50s and 60s,...

MLMs provide entrepreneurship, irritation

When full-time general manager Elizabeth Stewart* heard that a woman she followed on social media was making $10,000 a month selling Arbonne, she knew she wanted to give it a try.

Students support shopping Secondhand September

According to the BBC, “Secondhand September” is a campaign encouraging people to avoid buying new clothing for all 30 days of September. Many students shop at local thrift stores regularly, and they shared their tips for finding secondhand treasures.

Hattiestyle: Wardrobe Essentials

In the South, there are not seasons so much as varying degrees of heat. The seasons and changing styles of New York Fashion Week do not exist below the Mason-Dixon line. Besides chevron print, oversized t-shirts and Nike shorts, what else can be considered “wardrobe essentials” in the Bible Belt?

How to go green by living clean

College students usually have their attention divided in many different ways. Students have classes, jobs and internships to concern themselves with.

Health should be top priority while in college

Being in a new environment causes several different challenges. Dealing with stress, illness and homesickness is especially challenging during students’ first semester in college.

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9/11/19 issue comic

Comic by Darius Harris