Renowned actor, director discusses growing Miss. film industry

Filmmakers actively seek places with established resources and competitive economic incentives when making movies, which has contributed to the boom the Mississippi film industry...

Attorney general takes on Google

The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood official permission to resume his crusade against Alphabet, Inc. and Google...

Education Board Scolds Legislature

Last week, the Clarion-Ledger reported several harsh comments made by the Mississippi Board of Education regarding the state legislature’s attitude towards education reform. The remarks...

McDaniel’s stance on women’s rights irrelevant

Unsurprisingly, a post from a Mississippi state senator’s Facebook page is accumulating thousands of outraged comments and has been shared more than 20,000 times. Sen....

Religious freedom bill revamped

UPDATE: JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant on Thursday signed Senate Bill 2681, the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This law mirrors the federal Religious Freedom Restoration...

State Legislature Reaches $6.26 Billion Budget Agreement

The Mississippi House of Representatives and Senate reached an agreement on a $6.26 billion state budget last week. The new budget agreement will allow...

Senate bill could allow legal discrimination

Update: In an effort to quell both state and national opposition to the bill, the Mississippi House of Representatives Civil Subcommittee voted Wednesday to...

Senators pass unnecessary hate crime bill

On Thursday, Jan. 26, Mississippi senators passed the “Blue, Red and Med Lives Matter Act” in a vote of 37 - 13 to protect...

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,...

The Point Sur: USM’s Opportunity to Advance South Mississippi

Recently, I had the opportunity to experience a significant milestone in the growth and development of The University of Southern Mississippi’s research program as...

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