Mississippi Drops PARCC Testing

The Mississippi Board of Education withdrew the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortium Jan. 16, according to the...

Bill to protect names in execution process

The Mississippi Senate passed Senate Bill 2237, which will prevent the names of death row inmates from being released to the public on March...

Mississippi joins other Southern states in observing confederate heritage

Joining Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida, state Gov. Phil Bryant made headlines across America by issuing a proclamation declaring April to...

Hattiesburg scores low in human rights

Hattiesburg scored two points less than last year on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, according to its 2016 report. The Municipal Equality Index...

Ala., Miss. Fight for Right to Marry

In a groundbreaking ruling by a U.S. district judge, Alabama has become the 37th state to abolish the same-sex marriage ban. According to the site...

USM’s online program best in Miss.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s online education program was recently distinguished as the best among Mississippi colleges and universities in 2015- 2016, according to...

Mississippi Senators Combat Obamacare

In January, several bills were introduced in the Mississippi Senate that would take steps toward nullifying the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....

IHL commissioner submits budget request

On Sept. 22, Commissioner of Higher Education Glenn Boyce presented a budget request from all Mississippi universities, asking for more financial resources to improve...

Candidates vie for Miss. votes on campaign trail

The presidential primary Mississippi voters will cast their choice for the presidential nominations Tuesday night, with 40 delegates up for grabs. According to RealClear Politics,...

Southern Miss students win Cotton Merchandising Competition awards

University of Southern Mississippi business students captured four out of eight awards presented at the Mississippi Cotton Merchandising Competition held Nov. 20 at Mississippi...

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