Gaga receives unjustified praise at Super Bowl

During Super Bowl 51, Lady Gaga performed during the half-time show. Almost immediately after her performance, conservatives praised Gaga for a nonpolitical, unifying show....

USM participates in recycling competition

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Sustainability will participate in RecycleMania 2017 on the Hattiesburg campus from Feb. 5 - April 1. According to...

Twenty-eight days not enough for black history

Since 1976, the United States has celebrated Black History Month during February. While the month-long “holiday” is certainly well-intentioned, the value and significance of...

SAE National Office assigns various sanctions to 25 fraternity men

Police report states five witnesses attest to sexual assault The University of Southern Mississippi completed its review of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, according to...

USM student stranded overseas due to executive order

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Jan. 27 that will suspend new refugee admissions for 120 days and will ban travelers from the...

Facebook algorithms combat fake news

Have you ever wondered what spreads fake news? Well, algorithms are part of it. According to, 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...

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