The acceptance and disapproval of Syrian refugees

    Governor Phil Bryant recently announced his refusal to accept Syrian refugees into Mississippi. Bryant was one of at least 17 governors who vowed...

Mississippi gets ‘D-’ in state integrity

Mississippi received a “D-” in the latest state integrity investigation conducted by the Center for Public Integrity. This score placed the state of Mississippi...

University police remove Mississippi state flag as demonstrators arrive

University of Southern Mississippi police removed the Mississippi state flag from the pole in front of the Hattiesburg campus and replaced it with an...

USM’s online program best in Miss.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s online education program was recently distinguished as the best among Mississippi colleges and universities in 2015- 2016, according to...

Crowds protest Miss. flag in Jackson

Supporters of the Flag for All Mississippians Act—Initiative 55— participated in a march and rally on Sunday at the state capitol in Jackson for...

IHL commissioner submits budget request

On Sept. 22, Commissioner of Higher Education Glenn Boyce presented a budget request from all Mississippi universities, asking for more financial resources to improve...

Mississippi no longer most obese state

According to the State of Obesity website, Mississippi broke a two-year streak of being the most obese state in America. Mississippi has moved down...

Mississippi’s future depends on funding MAEP

Few times in history do we get the opportunity to change our state for the better. We have that chance Nov. 3 when we...

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,...

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