Harris claims 2018 Miss Black Mississippi title

At 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 in Grenada High School, junior public relations major Imani Harris competed in the 2018 Miss Black Mississippi Scholarship...

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...

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...

Music festival takes deadly turn

Festival goers received a gruesome surprise March 13 when a drunk driver plowed through a crowded street killing two people and injuring up to...

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...

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...

Gov. Bryant signs anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

On Monday, the Legislature sent the Religious Freedom Bill, House Bill 1523, to Gov. Bryant to be reviewed. That same day, protesters gathered outside...

University police remove Mississippi state flag as demonstrators arrive

University of Southern Mississippi police removed the Mississippi state flag from the pole in front of the Hattiesburg campus and replaced it with an...

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...

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