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Re-examining Hattiesburg’s history: Stories unknown, retold

John Wesley "Wes" Fairley is not a civil rights hero, but he has left his mark on Downtown Hattiesburg.

Student-athletes work toward benefitting from likeness, name

How will the NCAA's decision affect student-athletes at Southern Miss? Basketball and football players and their coaches discuss.

Hillcrest cafeteria closing upsets residents

Some Hillcrest residents are protesting their cafeteria's closing due to both access and security reasons.

French Association of Southern Miss hosts French National week

The Association Française held French National Week to bring attention to French culture at Southern Miss Oct.28-Nov. 1.

Re-examining Hattiesburg’s history: Leaders discuss inclusivity

Hattiesburg is well known as a Civil Rights city and considered to be quite progressive to many of its residents, but to others, there is an undercurrent of racism and prejudice that cannot be overlooked.

Black full-time faculty account for 3%

Associate professor Cheryl Jenkins, Ph.D., has heard she is someone’s first black professor annually since she started teaching at Southern Miss in 2008.

Dixie Darling earns Miss USM title

On Oct. 26, Vivian O’Neal earned the title of Miss University of Southern Mississippi, granting her the opportunity to represent Southern Miss, advocate for what she believes in and compete for Miss Mississippi in the summer.

Tupelo Trump rally photo gallery

View a gallery of photos from President Donald Trump's rally in Tupelo Nov. 1.
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Bias against Markle divides the royal family

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Cassettes gain popularity in Hattiesburg

Picture this: it’s the middle of summer break. You and your friends hop on your bikes and ride to the mall. You grab an Orange Julius and head for the arcade, but suddenly stop when a music store’s sign catches your eye: “There’s a revolution.”

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