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‘Harriet’ sanctifies title character

“Harriet,” the first film about the abolitionist heroine since 1978, premiered Nov. 1.

Hillcrest cafeteria closing upsets residents

Some Hillcrest residents are protesting their cafeteria's closing due to both access and security reasons.

Kanye West uses religion as a prop

Religion, and by extension, Christianity, has become a prop and publicity tool in media. Public officials utilize it as a bargaining chip with their citizens. Anti-abortionists use Christianity to promote their cause.

VSCO girls break trendsetter molds

On your way to class, you see a girl with a large bottle that belongs more on a rocket ship than a college kid’s possession. The brightly colored bottle—a Hydro Flask, you later learn—swings from her fingers. Stickers with hashtags like #savetheturtles decorate the bottle’s metal surface. You speed up, because you’re going to be late, and you notice that she wears a Pura Vida necklace, despite the weather being 50-something degrees, and the beach being more than 90 minutes away.

College students struggle to find employment

As a senior, you are an old friend of the dreaded question. It hides behind every corner and every well-intentioned smile: “What do you plan to do after graduation?”

Fan fiction offers a valid form of storytelling

The first published fan fiction was pioneered by a “Star Trek” fanzine titled “Spockanalia” in 1967. However, this instance was not the invention of fan fiction.

Southern Miss students listen to Parkland survivor, reflect on campus safety

Parkland survivor and self-described gun violence prevention activist Samantha Fuentes spoke for a University Forum Sept.17.

Slacktivism boosts egos, not donations

When checking your phone during class, you see that someone tagged you in a post, along with eleven other people. Maybe it is finally those photos from the previous weekend, or maybe it is a funny meme. Instead, it is a video filmed by a shaky hand.

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President announces modifications to Fall Semester

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has announced plans to condense the Fall 2020 semester calendar in an effort to limit student travel into and out of the region and help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
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