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New planets distract from Earth issues

On Feb. 22, NASA announced its discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 about 40 light years away from Earth. According to NASA,...

Paleontologist visits USM

When paleontologist Neil Shubin and his team discussed the possibility of an expedition to the Canadian Arctic Islands in search of “the missing link”...

Biological science dept. hosts first Darwin Week

The study of science is brought to life as the University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Biological Science hosts its first ever Darwin Week,...

USM Darwin Day: ‘Genesis’ a parallel to evolution

This week, Feb. 6 - 10, The University of Southern Mississippi will host a series of activities in honor of Charles Darwin’s birthday. Many universities...

Students ‘cultivate’ interest in sustainable farming

This semester, The University of Southern Mississippi’s Horticulture Club founded the Southern Miss Community Garden to promote environmental advocacy and as an experiment in...

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...

Shubin to lecture at University Forum

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, University Forum will host “Your Inner Fish,” an evolutionary biology lecture by paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin. Forum organizer Andrew...

‘Star Wars’ animator visits USM

The USM Department of Art and Design hosted a discussion by renowned digital animator and Southern Miss Alumnus Ken Wesley on Nov. 17. The event...
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Students talk unconventional families

What a traditional American family looks like is a married man and woman with two and a half kids. Maybe the traditional family has a white picket fence as well. However, this is not always the case. Three college students opened up about how different their lives are due to their families not being so traditional.

Trump budget hits college students hard

President Donald Trump has proposed a new budget for 2020 where he plans to spend $4.89 trillion. Read why Dipin Subedi thinks the plan doesn't benefit college students.

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