Mississippi celebrates bicentennial in 2017

Mississippi celebrates two- hundred years of statehood in 2017. According to the official MS Bicentennial website, the celebrations officially began with the Mississippi Bicentennial...

Counter-protesters oppose MS state flaggers

On Sunday, Aug. 20, counter- protesters made their presence known to the recurring group of Mississippi state flag supporters on The University of Southern...

Jefferson Davis County narcotics bureau discovers four acres of marijuana

Last Thursday, Aug. 17, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics found Last Thursday, Aug. 17, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics found over four acres worth...

Bennett proves students remain at the top of his agenda

Donates pay raise to USM scholarship University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney Bennett announced to the university community on July 6 that he would be...

Jackson named the fattest city in America

Flat Tummy Tea, waist trainers, Herbalife – all things that many Americans claim help them get fit, but the question is, does any of...

Students share concerns over financial aid

Due to higher tuition and laws against stacking state grants, students and non-students are looking for external sources to receive money to pay for...

Miss. Rising Coalition protests state holiday

Several members of the Hattiesburg community celebrated Confederate Memorial Day through a peaceful protest outside of the Forrest County Circuit Courthouse on April 24. Members...

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...

State misses mark with Confederate Memorial Day

In 2016 Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate History Month. On March 31, 2017, Bryant declared April 24 Confederate Memorial Day,...

State eliminates ‘stacking’ grants

The Mississippi Legislature recently passed a new rule that students will no longer be able to stack state financial aid in fall 2017. Mississippi Today...

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