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...

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...

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