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‘Orange is the New Black’ actress, activist talks to students

“Orange is the New Black” actress and activist Selenis Leyva visited Southern Miss on March 11 for an event sponsored by SMAC.

Student advocates for sexual assault prevention

Selma Newbill has many things to be proud of. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar, an ambassador for the Honors College and a 2020 finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Selfie filters highlight the worst of social media

It’s no secret that social media can be harmful to mental health and self-esteem. Posts usually show the best parts of people’s lives and aren’t a true reflection of life, but it can be easy to forget that. The popularity of selfie filters and photo editing apps only exacerbates this problem.

Graphic design students break record at Addy Awards

At the local level Addy Awards Feb. 8 at the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, Southern Miss students broke a new school record by winning 60 awards.

Hattiesburg celebrates soul food, black history

The City of Hattiesburg held its annual Celebration of Soul Food on Tuesday Feb. 4 at the Hattiesburg Train Depot as part of Black History Month.

Valentine’s Day encourages wasteful consumerism

Valentine’s Day is an overrated and wasteful holiday that puts unnecessary pressure on impressing your romantic partner and emphasis on material gifts. Read the rest of Morgan Usry's opinion.

City council approves Project NOLA partnership

The Hattiesburg City Council approved a plan to partner with Project NOLA to implement a citywide camera system Jan. 21.

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...

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Students receive opportunity to request grade changes, accept pass or no pass

Students will have the opportunity to request to permanently change their grade at the end of the semester.

Students travel to dorms for essentials, apply for longer stay

On Monday, the Southern Miss Department of Housing and Residence Life emailed residents notifying them that they have until Friday at 8:59 a.m. to pick up essential belongings from their residence halls.
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