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Residents prepare for medical marijuana vote

In November, Mississippi residents will vote on the legalization of medical marijuana.

New vaping laws pose pros and cons

With new restrictions on tobacco products, questions have been raised on how the changes will affect teenagers, young adults and vape shop owners.

iTech begins process of upgrading Wi-Fi

Southern Miss’ iTech began the process of upgrading the Wi-Fi with an estimated completion between the end of the spring semester or the fall semester.

Sports

Behind the Xs and Os: wives share struggles, triumphs

It is said that behind every great man is a strong woman. What is not said is that behind every great coach is an independent woman. For coaches Jay Hopson, Buster Faulkner and Tim Billings that is exactly who is behind them.

Men’s basketball beats cross town rival

The Golden Eagles earned their second win of the season with a final score of 83-64.

Southern Miss falls in final home game

The Golden Eagles (7-4, 5-2 C-USA) fell to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (7-4, 5-2 C-USA) in a final home conference matchup 28-10.

Lady Eagles win over Ole Miss

The Lady Eagles basketball team (4-1, 0-0 C-USA) defeated the Ole Miss Rebels (2-2, 0-0 SEC) Nov. 19.

Cross country concludes 2019 season

The Southern Miss cross country team ended its season at the NCAA DI South Regional Championships in Tallahassee, Florida, Nov. 15. Seven runners qualified for the race after the team placed second in the Conference USA meet on Nov. 2.

Lady Eagles lose third straight game

The Southern Miss women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-4 C-USA) lost its third consecutive game to Middle Tennessee Jan. 25.

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Syphilis remains prominent Mississippi risk

Mississippi is the state with the highest rate of STIs and is ranked third in syphilis cases.

Residents prepare for medical marijuana vote

In November, Mississippi residents will vote on the legalization of medical marijuana.

Features

Custodian shares day in the life

Veronica Jackson has been a custodian with the Physical Plant at Southern Miss since Feb.18, 2019. With Jackson focused on being a good employee, student and mother, she has set high goals for herself and others around her.

Student filmmaker talks post-production process

The psychological thriller, aptly titled “The Archangel,” is to be the peak of Garrett Stone’s filmmaking education.

Freshmen reflect on fall semester

Freshmen students tend to struggle to figure out how to answer when their families ask how college is going.

Entertainment

‘The Witcher’ declares itself as next big fantasy series

There are rare moments in pop culture when a fantasy novel series is allowed to enter the...

‘Dolittle’ lacks coherence, does too much

Compared to previous adaptations, this film is the worst attempt at revamping a past production. Read Meghan Fuller's review of "Dolittle."

‘Terminator Resistance’ delivers surprisingly fun experience

“Terminator Resistance” is better than it has any right to be. Read William Lowery's review.

Oscar nominations remain predictable

The Oscar nominations remain generic and predictable. Read Kaylyn Jones' opinion.

Selena Gomez evolves with ‘Rare’

Selena Gomez is giving you a peek into her diary with her new album "Rare." Read Jack McCallum's review.

Writers reflect on songs of the decade

These are the top five of the Student Printz writers’ favorite songs released in the past ten years.

Opinion

Bias against Markle divides the royal family

Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to leave their positions as senior members of the royal family is unquestionably tied to racism.

Charitable celebrities should expect backlash

While fires raged in Australia, social media users raged about celebrities’ charitable...

‘Terminator Resistance’ delivers surprisingly fun experience

“Terminator Resistance” is better than it has any right to be. Read William Lowery's review.

Victoria’s Secret surrenders its wings

There will be no angels this holiday season except for the ones on top of trees. In late November, L Brands announced that the Victoria’s Secret 2019 Fashion Show was canceled.

The Republican Party lacks ideological diversity

With Donald Trump and his supporters getting most of the media coverage, it would be easy to make the mistake of assuming that he and his platform are the only things to be taken seriously as 2020 Republican contenders, but that is not the case.

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Cassettes gain popularity in Hattiesburg

Picture this: it’s the middle of summer break. You and your friends hop on your bikes and ride to the mall. You grab an Orange Julius and head for the arcade, but suddenly stop when a music store’s sign catches your eye: “There’s a revolution.”

Painted rocks brighten strangers’ days

When thinking of unexpected treasures, painted rocks do not come to mind, except for Jackie Hickman.

Students search for deals this Christmas

Southern Miss students are facing the embarrassment of gift-giving, or lack thereof, this holiday season. While some are working multiple jobs, others simply can’t afford to buy their mom the espresso machine she desires.

Beyond Meat creates a buzz in Hattiesburg

The popularity of plant-based meat alternatives is exploding this year, and one of the frontrunners in the industry, Beyond Meat, is leading the charge by securing partnerships with high-profile restaurant chains.

Students participate in No Shave November

Each year, many take part in No Shave November by growing out their facial hair in order to raise cancer awareness, and many go as far as to make bets in order to raise money for the cause.

‘OK, boomer,’ draws the ire of older generations

Check any recent social media postings from millennials or Generation Z, and chances are there’s at least one meme posting with the phrase “OK, boomer.”

Employment opportunities rise for college graduates

After years of hard work, all one can hope is that it pays off in the form of a job. Here is the good news for university seniors: the job market is on an upswing.

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