Obesity: a consistent silent killer in Mississippi

Mississippi has the second highest rate of adult obesity in the United States, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Many Mississippians suffer...

Both parties win in midterms

The 2018 midterm elections took place Nov. 6, as voters across the country cast their ballots to determine a multitude of state and local...

Michael Aycox speaks to pre-law students

Michael Aycox, Mississippi’s first openly gay congressional candidate, spoke to Southern Miss students about his campaign and his advice for students on Thursday, Nov....

DOD contracts Southern Miss for $4.73 million

Southern Miss’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security announced a $4.73 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Domestic Preparedness Support...

Students walk to the polls

A group of students walked from Centennial Lawn to the voting station at Hub City Masonic Lodge Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. to vote...

Trump campaigns for Hyde-Smith in Mississippi

President Donald Trump went to great lengths to encourage Mississippians to elect incumbent U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith by holding two campaign rallies in the...

Hurricane Nate makes landfall on Gulf Coast, minimal damage

Hurricane Nate made landfall on October 7 at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern side of Louisiana as a Category 1...

Hattiesburg named third most visited city in MS

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is known to many by its nickname, “the Hub,” which stems from its proximity to the coast, Jackson and New Orleans. Hattiesburg...

Poverty in Mississippi: what’s being done about it?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 20.8 percent of Mississippians live in poverty. This statistic leads one to wonder why poverty is an issue...

Mississippi House passes equal pay amendment

Mississippi is currently one of two states that does not have equal pay laws in their state books. Rather than passing a bill dedicated...

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