Facebook algorithms combat fake news

Have you ever wondered what spreads fake news? Well, algorithms are part of it. According to BBC.com, juicy- yet-false stories that grow popular can be pushed...

McDaniel’s stance on women’s rights irrelevant

Unsurprisingly, a post from a Mississippi state senator’s Facebook page is accumulating thousands of outraged comments and has been shared more than 20,000 times. Sen....

Black Bloc embarrasses activists with violence

After Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20, the Black Bloc, an anti-fascist group with more than 500 members, went out into the streets of...

‘Feminist icon’ stays home during Women’s March

After failing to attend the Women’s March hosted in Washington, D.C., pop singer Taylor Swift now has some “bad blood” with her fans on...

USM online degree programs rank among nation’s top

Affordable Colleges Online recognized The University of Southern Mississippi as one of the Best Online Master’s Degree for 2016. Southern Miss ranked sixth among thousands...

Education secretary nominee needs schooling

Several of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet have all been highly controversial, including Ben Carson, General James Mattis and now Betsy DeVos as the...

Chelsea Manning: Punishment unfitting of crime

On Tuesday, President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning. Manning is a transgender woman currently serving time in an all-male army prison. In 2010...

Carey claims ‘malfunction’ at NYC NYE

Mariah Carey’s team may be busy after her jaw-dropping performance on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” While many were waiting for...

2016: The Year of Realizing Things

After an unbelievable election season, tons of celebrity deaths, the release of amazing albums and a sudden interest in animal rights, 2016 has certainly...

‘Moana’ more than a princess story

Disney’s latest animated feature “Moana” follows the company’s recent trend in rejecting romance-centered stories. The film also separates itself from other big-budget pieces by...

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