Mississippi can no longer look the other way

In 1894, the Mississippi state flag was adopted to represent the state’s heritage and highlight its patriotism. During the past week, several celebrities have voiced...

‘Chemistry Queen’ heads to N.J.: Roberts to represent state in Miss America Pageant

Miss Mississippi Hannah Roberts proudly displays her sash in front of the Aubrey K. Lucas Administration Building. Just a month after being crowned Miss Mississippi,...

IFC Receives 11 Regional Awards

(Back row, left to right): Hunter Hawkins (Pi Kappa Phi), Matthew McMullan (Sigma Phi Epsilon), Will Allen (Sigma Chi), Adam Miller (Sigma Alpha Epsilon),...

SGA Senator Pursues House Seat

Ever wanted to run for office? One Southern Miss student did, and he decided to do so even while still in school. Austin Howell,...

Students Give Feedback on House Bill for Disabilities

The Mississippi legislature passed a bill March 31 to provide a higher chance of employment for people with disabilities. The legislature adopted H.B. 836, which...

Gov. to Sign Concealed Carry Bill

A new law allowing concealed carry of a gun in a purse, handbag, satchel or briefcase, was passed by the Mississippi House last week. The...

The Point Sur: USM’s Opportunity to Advance South Mississippi

Recently, I had the opportunity to experience a significant milestone in the growth and development of The University of Southern Mississippi’s research program as...

State Legislature Reaches $6.26 Billion Budget Agreement

The Mississippi House of Representatives and Senate reached an agreement on a $6.26 billion state budget last week. The new budget agreement will allow...

Gov. Bryant Signs New HIV Testing Law

Gov. Phil Bryant signed several bills into law last week. Among them is a law that now makes it legal to run a DNA...

Mississippi Joins Workforce Training Project

Gov. Phil Bryant announced March 23 a federal program to get people trained, employed and out of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Mississippi is...

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