Student Media Center wins awards

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Mass Communication and Journalism Department recently took home multiple awards this Spring from the Southeast Journalism Conference, the Mississippi-Louisiana...

McCain library hosts Parchman Exhibit

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Library Collections hosted “Justice in the Mississippi State Penitentiary: Past Reflections, Present Challenges and Future Directions,” a Criminal Justice...

HB 1322 ‘beer bill’ passes in Miss.

On July 1, Mississippi craft breweries and beer enthusiasts will celebrate the passing of House Bill 1322, which will “authorize small craft breweries to...

Miss Mississippi visits USM, discusses platform

‘It’s never right to discourage someone from being who they are’ On March 21, Brookhaven native Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis graced the Southern Miss...

Mississippi Universities Unfairly Lose Tax Breaks

On March 8, the Mississippi House voted 57 - 56 to deny tax exemptions to public universities that refuse to fly the state flag....

Sanders leads Nissan protest

‘Why not Mississippi?’ On March 4, hundreds of people from across Mississippi gathered at the Canton Multipurpose Complex to protest poor treatment and unsafe working...

SB 2703 death endangers domestic abuse victims

On Feb. 28 pastor and Chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee Andy Gipson declared Senate Bill 2703 dead. The bill would have declared...

Palazzo absent at town hall meeting

On Feb. 24, members of the of the Fourth Congressional District of Hattiesburg gathered outside Congressman Steven Palazzo’s office on Main Street to hold...

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...

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