Facebook algorithms combat fake news

Have you ever wondered what spreads fake news? Well, algorithms are part of it. According to BBC.com, juicy- yet-false stories that grow popular can be pushed...

Mizzou can unite on grounds of race

“Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech,”...

‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is well worth your time and tears

John Green’s first stand-alone contemporary novel since 2012 has finally arrived, and to no one’s surprise, it’s yet another terrific piece of fiction. Turtles...

Hattiesburg’s Best Cafes

The Hub City offers a seemingly never-ending list of music venues, comfort food and year-round sporting events. With the popularity of coffee chains such...

Abortion protest: opposing views

Caption: An anti-abortion protester stands in Shoemaker Square a few weeks ago when students and women’s rights advocates spoke out against the demonstrators. -...

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...

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So an interesting thing happened not too long ago. When you’re an easily amused and paranoid hijabi with far too much free time and...

Sia’s Album Excels with Deep, Personal Lyrics

In July, Australian pop artist Sia debuted her sixth studio album, titled “1000 Forms of Fear,” after a four-year stint recording and writing for...

‘Fifty Shades’ portrays fantasy, not reality

On Friday, Feb. 10, the second film in the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trilogy by E.L. James, “Fifty Shades Darker” was released to theaters. Though...

Fall playlist suggestions for music lovers

With autumn steadily approaching, here are a few of my favorite songs to listen to during the fall. Fall, for me, tends to lend...

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