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Trans Day of Rememberance honors lives lost

The Trans Day of Remembrance is an annual national event to honor the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender sentiments. The Southern Miss PRISM center held an event in their office in conjunction with the day.

Faculty discusses the creation of schedules

Every semester, students at Southern Miss sign up for the next semesters’ classes. What they often fail to realize, however, is how much work faculty and staff put into the creation of the class schedules

Students ditch plastic to help environment

Now more than ever, sustainability has become a trending topic worldwide. Issues ranging from climate change and pollution to deforestation and water conservation have sparked passionate support and debates about if and how people can help the environment.

Students turn to Eagle’s Nest for basic needs

To bring awareness to food insecurity, the Student Association of Social Workers and the Eagle’s Nest hosted an event on Nov. 14 to kick off the 2019 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

UPD believes report of attempted kidnapping at Scianna Hall is inaccurate

An attempted kidnapping outside of Scianna Hall did not occur Tuesday night, according to the University Police Department.

Sports

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 defeat Southeastern Lady Lions

The Southern Miss Lady Eagles women’s basketball team (1-1) took on the Southeastern Louisiana University Lady Lions (0-1) from Hammond, Louisiana, Nov. 13. Coming off a tough loss against the No. 10 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, the Lady Eagles looked to improve their record to 2-1.

Student-athletes work toward benefitting from likeness, name

How will the NCAA's decision affect student-athletes at Southern Miss? Basketball and football players and their coaches discuss.

USM sports through the decade

2010:  Baseball – Conference USA tournament champions, NCAA regional For Scott Berry’s first season as...

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Mississippi grads, students discuss brain drain

Mississippi ranks close to last, if not last, in several categories. But the state is tied for number one for something: gross brain drain.

Features

Freshmen reflect on fall semester

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

Independent tattoo artist discusses growth, community

A flat bright yellow building sits at the corner of Hardy Street and I-59 in Hattiesburg. One half of the building belongs to the Ra Shop; the other half belongs to The Ink Company. Three independent tattoo artists, all with different backgrounds, perspectives and art styles, make up the shop.

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.

Entertainment

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.

Printz staff lists best movies of the decade

As the 2010s come to a close, it is time to look back and reflect on what movies have stood out amongst the rest.

Hollywood hates cops: ‘21 Bridges’ based on myths

“21 Bridges” is a new police film that hits home to those working as first responders as well as their families. Though the portrayal of financial struggles many officers encounter is spot on, the ending of the movie inaccurately suggests the multitude of crooked cops in the U.S.

Valve announces new ‘Half-Life’ game

“Half-Life” fans everywhere can finally be excited for another entry into the series. On Nov. 18, Valve announced a new “Half-Life” game “Half-Life: ALYX.”

‘Jedi: Fallen Order’ redeems ‘Star Wars’ video games

Overall, “Jedi: Fallen Order” is the best “Star Wars” game of this generation, if not the best game of the franchise.

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ captures Mr. Rogers’ essence

Brilliant is the best way to summarize “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”

Opinion

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.

Funny fat friend trope loses appeal

When watching a movie or TV show, you know the character and their lines after the first scene. They crack stupid jokes and talk about food nonstop. Their romances are failures or nonexistent, and their physical movements are terrible.

Thanksgiving represents more than food, football

Thanksgiving represents more than food and football.

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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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Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Break

Comic by Darius Harris.

Breaking Points comic

In this week's issue, Darius Harris draws about the infamous end of the semester breakdown.