Local

Shawn Chambliss, lead singer of the new band The DLX, sings at the band's first live performance last night at the Historic Hattiesburg American Building. Opening for The DLX were bands Dream Cult and Devil Music Co. -Kara Davidson

‘Burg-Based Band The DLX Enthralls Audience

Shawn Chambliss, lead singer of the new band The DLX, sings at the band’s first live performance last night at the Historic Hattiesburg American Building. Opening for The DLX were bands Dream Cult and Devil Music Co. -Kara Davidson Well over 100 show-goers pressed themselves together against the historic Hattiesburg American building’s stage in expectation

National

George Zimmerman sits in Seminole circuit court during his trial in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool)

Police Brutality Must Stop: Commentary on the Zimmerman Case

George Zimmerman sits in Seminole circuit court during his trial in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool) More than 60 unarmed people of color have been killed by police or authority figures who

State

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Southern Miss Professor Helps to Fight Sex Trafficking

In December 2014 Gov. Phil Bryant created a state-wide task force focused on human trafficking. “We’ve got to stop it,” Bryant said. “(Victims) should not be put through the human trafficking corridor that passes through the state of Mississippi.” Entrusted with bringing together various agencies and coordinating the effort to fight human trafficking in Mississippi,

International

Obama’s Summit Opens Anti-Extremist Debate

At an anti-extremism summit in Washington Feb. 19, sponsored by the White House, Barack Obama declared an advocacy to end all terrorist activities, including those by the Islamic State. International officials, religious and spiritual leaders and police officials from the United States and throughout the world attended the summit in hopes to unify world governments

Science & Technology

The Point Sur vessel USM purchased from the San Jose State University Research Foundation.

USM Buys Research Vessel from San Jose State

The Point Sur vessel USM purchased from the San Jose State University Research Foundation. The State College Board approved The University of Southern Mississippi’s $1 million purchase of a research vessel from San Jose State Feb. 25. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality provided USM the grant to buy the “Point Sur” vessel from the

Arts & Entertainment

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Music Department Brings New Life to Classic

Nostalgia can be a powerful influence on a person’s memory. Say you go to a carnival every year as a child. That’s where you saw your first clown, rode your first “big kid” ride and the first memory you have of throwing up. As an adult you visit this carnival again only to realize the

Sports

Junior Cody Carroll pitches for the Golden Eagles as the Men's baseball team wins two of the three games against Troy in Alabama this weekend.-Courtesy Photo

McMahon’s Complete Game Shutout Clinches Series

Junior Cody Carroll pitches for the Golden Eagles as the Men’s baseball team wins two of the three games against Troy in Alabama this weekend.-Courtesy Photo The Southern Miss Golden Eagles traveled to Alabama for a weekend series against Troy, resulting in a series win over the Trojans. In game one, Troy quickly jumped ahead

Opinion

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Tensions Brew in House of Cards Opener

Alan Rawls – Managing Editor Unlike the last two seasons, I plan on savoring each season three episode of “House of Cards” by watching one episode at a time. That being said, I really wanted to watch four or five more after that first episode, because I’m wondering what in the world this season will

SGA Fails to Consider Social Aspect of Smoking

To the editors of The Student Printz: I would like to comment on the proposal to make USM smoke-free in fall 2016. While the idea is that this will make the campus healthier for non-smokers and perhaps encourage smokers to quit, there is little evidence to support this.  First, almost all studies of secondhand smoke

house-of-cards-seaosn-2__1406032348151

Tensions Brew in House of Cards Opener

Alan Rawls – Managing Editor Unlike the last two seasons, I plan on savoring each season three episode of “House of Cards” by watching one episode at a time. That being said, I really wanted to watch four or five more after that first episode, because I’m wondering what in the world this season will

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