Psychology professor Stan Kuczaj dies April 14

Stan Kuczaj, professor of psychology and director of The University of Southern Mississippi’s internationally recognized Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory, died April 14...

First lady pushes up Jackson State graduation

Jackson State University scheduled first lady Michelle Obama to give the graduation commencement speech on April 23. “We are honored and very pleased to have...

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...

‘I’m sorry, I just have a religious belief’ Bryant passes bill despite enormous opposition

Outside Gov. Phil Bryant’s mansion in Jackson on April 4, a throng of 200 or more activists gathered to defend LGBTQ+ rights from House...

Gov. Bryant signs anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

On Monday, the Legislature sent the Religious Freedom Bill, House Bill 1523, to Gov. Bryant to be reviewed. That same day, protesters gathered outside...

Public universities define ‘space’ for firearms

The USM Faculty Senate hosted an open meeting on March 28 to discuss recent changes to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning handgun and...

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...

Miss. lags in recent report

A new study from Loyola University’s Jesuit Social Research Institute reported that the five Gulf South states — Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas...

Miss. public universities face budget reductions

The University of Southern Mississippi faces budget cuts following statewide university budget reductions. According to WJTV, Gov. Phil Bryant’s deduction in the allocations of funds...

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...

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