Marijuana legalization progresses

On Oct. 20, the fourth of nine steps was taken to create an official ballot initiative for the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in...

Cochran, Childers square off in midterm elections

With the midterm elections approaching for a new senator to represent the state of Mississippi on Nov. 4, it might be important for students...

Resident tells rendition of shock wave

About two miles before the locked gates to Tatum Salt Dome lied a dirt-road entrance to Tom Breshears’ home he has inhabited since 1974. A...

Nuking Mississippi: Remembering the “shot felt ‘round the world” in 1964

Tom Breshears remembered that eerie morning in October 1964 when the Earth shook in silence from his parents’ home near Baxterville, Mississippi. The whole community...

Challenge to Miss. ban on same-sex marriage

Caption: Many arguments of those who oppose same sex marriage can be harmful and filled with contradictory logic. Photo Illustration by Michael Kavitz/Printz Two same-sex couples...

Group pushes for legalization of marijuana

The debate over the legalization of marijuana is affecting many states across the U.S., including Mississippi. Recently, a group banded together to create a ballot...

Dunaway named Young Bankers Leadership Scholar

Blake Dunaway, a junior finance major, was awarded a $2,000 2014 Mississippi Young Bankers (MYB) Leadership Scholarship. Dunaway was nominated for this award by...

AMBER ALERT-Sept. 20, 2014

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Zane Alexander Walters and his 17-year-old mother Erica Leeanne Walters. They were...

Polymer Institute encourages industry growth

The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) at The University of Southern Mississippi helped to create 36 job opportunities in Mississippi, from creating aerospace composites to...

Amber Alert: Katelyn Beard

  The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing an Amber Alert for Katelyn Beard.She was last seen accompanied by the suspect, Dewayne Thompson. They were last...

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