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...

Civil rights leaders speak at USM

Several notable civil rights activists and speakers presented the Black History Month Forum: “Past Struggles, Current Challenges” at the LAB on Feb. 16. The Center...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

‘Where do we go to be safe from this point forward?’ USM professor relives...

As a tornado hit the Pine Belt- area in the early morning of Jan. 21, the community was torn apart both physically and emotionally....

Tornado devastates Hattiesburg community

On Feb. 10, 2013, an EF-4 tornado ripped through the Pine Belt and caused a historic amount of damage to buildings and residences. Early Saturday...

Mr. Eddie: A Museum’s Hidden Treasure

While visiting a new museum can be intimidating for anyone, Mr. Eddie at the African American Military History Museum (AAMHM) makes it a point...

USM, Hattiesburg collaborate in health initiative

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services granted $910,000 to the city of Hattiesburg and the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Social Work...

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