Hattiesburg scores low in human rights

Hattiesburg scored two points less than last year on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, according to its 2016 report. The Municipal Equality Index...

Jill Stein visits University of Miss., preaches politics

Physician and Green Party nominee for president of the United States Jill Stein visited the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., regarding the defining...

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...

Oxford High superintendent implies segregation

On Sept. 29, Oxford High School’s newspaper The Charger published an article that took the Oxford community by surprise: “District considers opt-in school for...

Mississippi tied for second in obesity

A new report from the Trust for America’s Health entitled “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” showed that Mississippi is...

New bills en route to Bryant’s desk

The state legislature recently passed a multitude of bills ranging from issues related to domestic violence all the way to the Protecting Freedom of...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Social workers against HB 1523

The Religious Liberty Accommodations Act will not promote liberty but instead will ensure the denial of services and resources to many of Mississippi’s vulnerable...

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...

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