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Laurel Thrailkill

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Protesting shelter-in-place puts others in danger

In response to shelter-in-place orders being implemented across the country, some Americans took to the streets in protest.

Southern Miss student workers adjust to changes

When Southern Miss announced in February that on-campus classes would be held remotely through the end of the semester due to COVID-19 concerns, it wasn’t that surprising. What was less obvious was what would happen to Southern Miss’ on-campus student workers.

Biden leads in Super Tuesday results

March 3 was Super Tuesday, the day when 14 states hold their primary elections for the Democratic presidential nominee. As far as delegates go, Biden won 628 national delegates while Sanders won 545 as of March 8.

Southern Miss students share mixed views on Sen. Sanders

Bernie Sanders, a Democratic senator from Vermont, is turning heads in light of his landslide victory in Nevada. The New York Times and other publications have awarded Sanders the title of nominal frontrunner. Even in Mississippi, support for Sanders can be found.

Southern Miss students celebrate Mardi Gras

When New Orleans was established in 1718, Mardi Gras was celebrated not with elaborate parades and bead-throwing, but with elegant balls and parties. Though times have changed since the 1700s, annual celebrations of Mardi Gras are still going strong in many areas of the U.S.

Money shouldn’t matter on Valentine’s Day

Though you may feel pressured to go big this Valentine’s Day, money should not be the deciding factor in what makes the day special. Read Laurel Thrailkill's opinion.

Students deserve more than Southern Station

While the addition of Southern Station will undoubtedly be a welcome one for the university, it will also be a costly one. There are several other projects on campus that the money could have gone towards. Read Laurel Thrailkill's opinion.

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.

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Reopening Must Be Reconsidered

The recent coronavirus spikes have, however, suggested this decision has backfired lethally and should not be pursued further.

President announces August Commencement has been cancelled

A message from President Rodney Bennett, Ph.D...
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