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...

Cursive bill unnecessary for elementary curriculum

On Feb.8, the Miss. Senate passed bill SB2273, which would require cursive writing to be included in the elementary curriculum. Students are expected to “create...

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...

Syphilis, chlamidia, gonorrhea: STDs affect Southern Miss

The number of cases of syphilis tripled in the Magnolia State between 2013 and 2016, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Since the...

Judge overturns same-sex marriage ban in Miss.

U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves overturned the Mississippi same-sex marriage ban Tuesday in what some are calling a “historic” ruling. Reeves released a preliminary...

Emmett Till: Bryant admits lies

On Thursday, Jan. 26, news broke that Carolyn Bryant, the white woman who accused black 14-year-old Emmett Till of whistling at her in 1955,...

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...

USM student dies of ‘blunt force injuries’

Early Saturday, USM student and Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity member Cole Whaley died of “blunt force injuries” at the DoubleTree hotel located at 300...

Agricultural Commissioner to Replace Cochran, White House Worried

On Wednesday, March 21, Governor Phil Bryant named state Agricultural Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith as his appointment to fulfill the seat soon to be vacated...

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...

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