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Community Members Rally at USM

On Nov. 14, students, faculty and Hattiesburg residents gathered at the front of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus for a peaceful rally...

Rewind: Tapes play to new generation

In the past few years, lovers and collectors of music have made clear their fascination with the recovery and redistribution of decades-old audio mediums. The...

‘Burg men break gender constraints

On a Saturday night, polished nails glimmered under The Thirsty Hippo’s waning lights and brushed against lips with every cigarette drag. There is nothing...

Pantry to open doors to USM community

On Oct. 12, The Eagle’s Nest will hold its grand opening in Union Plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The University of Southern Mississippi...

‘Blair Witch’ scares no one in sequel

“I wish people would stop doing that,” Lisa said after a fellow character reconvened with her by committing yet another fantastically loud jump scare. Those...

AMC’s ‘Preacher’ adaptation done right

Superhero comic books suck. Over- produced save-the-world-from-the- fecal-tornado blockbuster superhero movies suck. As a kid, I grew disillusioned with every adventure or fantasy narrative dealing...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Date Party reaches new students

“I can’t wait to do it again and again,” said Beastie Boys vocalist Jesse Moore. “Not a dull moment whatsoever. Legendary event.” The world fell...

GCRL casts net for curious students

Before he passed away, my father often woke in the pre-dawn hours to prepare for a journey in his aluminum fishing boat. He rattled his...

Suicide Squad: Questionable media teaches skewed values

What was once the “Suicide Squad” hate train has become something of a runaway, speeding endlessly along the tracks of social media and rolling...

Miss. punk band leaves lasting legacy

The world of Mississippi punk is a glowing fragment of the scene at large, but it doesn’t necessarily reflect that scene’s impersonal nature. Touring...

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