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...

Miss. ranked fifth in prescription opioid abuse

Mississippi came in fifth place in the nation last year with its use of opioids. According to The Associated Press and the Center for Public...

Students walk to the polls

A group of students walked from Centennial Lawn to the voting station at Hub City Masonic Lodge Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. to vote...

Miss. universities to increase tuition

In the wake of reduced state funding for Mississippi universities, The University of Southern Mississippi will see a rise in the cost of tuition...

Mississippi’s future depends on funding MAEP

Few times in history do we get the opportunity to change our state for the better. We have that chance Nov. 3 when we...

Rec sports ‘climbs’ to the top

Southern Miss Recreational Sports officially opened its climbing wall and fitness stations at a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon in the Payne Center atrium. The...

Thirsty Hippo hosts Americana in Miss. Tour

Downtown Hattiesburg restaurant and bar The Thirsty Hippo will host the Americana in Mississippi Tour March 10. Coordinated by Visit Mississippi and Visit Hattiesburg, the...

Vargas speaks at University Forum

“If people from ICE are here, can you at least wait to deport me until after I speak,” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and immigration rights...

Gunn Proposes Common Core Reform

Last week Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn introduced a bill that would make some changes to the current system of education standards in Mississippi,...

McDaniel legal battle ensues

Almost two months after losing to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran in the Republican primary, State Senator Chris McDaniel has entered the courts to rectify...

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