Fracking drives economy, future climate concerns

As gas prices continue to plummet to levels that many people never dreamed they would see again in their lifetime, it might come as...

NASA Begins Search for Life on Europa

Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa, has been the focus of many scientists since the first high-resolution image revealed its icy surface. After 36 years, the...

Students Join in Heart Health Month

February is National Heart Health month, and  heartfoundation.org  encourages Americans to take control of their health by getting tested and monitoring their hearts. Heartfoundation.org reported...

Obamacare Slashes Student Workers’ Hours, Pay

In 2013, amid the debate about the already passed Affordable Care Act, an influential MIT economist Jonathon Gruber, one of its primary designers, was...

Human Trafficking, Not Just A Global Issue

Modern-day slavery, today going by the slightly more sterile euphemism “human trafficking,” is a growing issue not only in America, but also in Mississippi,...

Obama declares union strong, economy on upswing in 2015 address

President Obama gave his first 2015 State of the Union Address Tuesday night. States of the Union addresses are, historically, a platform for the...

Minimum Wage Increases Impact College Students

Michael Kavitz As of Jan. 1, the minimum wage has increased in 20 states and in the District of Columbia. According to USA Today, the increase...

Appeals Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for same-sex marriage in the South pressed on after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held a hearing Jan. 9. Mississippi, Louisiana...

State Dept. issues global travel caution

After major terror attacks in recent months, the U.S. Department of State has issued a Worldwide Caution as of Jan. 9. The department’s caution...

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,...

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