Public universities define ‘space’ for firearms

The USM Faculty Senate hosted an open meeting on March 28 to discuss recent changes to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning handgun and...

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...

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...

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...

Oxford High superintendent implies segregation

On Sept. 29, Oxford High School’s newspaper The Charger published an article that took the Oxford community by surprise: “District considers opt-in school for...

The acceptance and disapproval of Syrian refugees

    Governor Phil Bryant recently announced his refusal to accept Syrian refugees into Mississippi. Bryant was one of at least 17 governors who vowed...

Mississippi radio station offers Taylor Swift’s abuser job

Before the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements became mainstream, Taylor Swift held a man accountable for inappropriate behavior. After being found guilty of assault and...

Palazzo absent at town hall meeting

On Feb. 24, members of the of the Fourth Congressional District of Hattiesburg gathered outside Congressman Steven Palazzo’s office on Main Street to hold...

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...

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...

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