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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.

Pine Belt community unites to create masks

For example, JMH Graphics of Oak Grove is allowing local businesses and everyday folk alike to make use of their leftover materials to make masks.

LIVE gives life to local musicians, closed venues

LIVE: From a Safe Distance, offers bands the chance to still perform for audiences through live streaming. The live streams give musicians a chance to perform for their fans again, and for fans to watch a live show from the safety of their homes. 

USM students discuss impact of Easter tornadoes

Families scattered across the Pine Belt hunkered down in their homes April 15. Various EF4 and EF5 tornadoes hit the region last week with wind speeds reaching 70 miles per hour with golf ball sized hail.

COVID-19 changes the work landscape

Many students pursue internships in their junior or senior year to help gain valuable experience in the workfield. However, many of these opportunities have been put on pause this year due to COVID-19.

Advocates raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Southern Miss organizations are participating in SAAM to raise awareness and provide education about the dangers of sexual violence throughout Hattiesburg.

Pandemic leaves questions regarding job search

With all of Southern Miss being pushed online, many students fear what their job search will entail once they graduate.

Tabella’s Healthcare Heroes serves meals to hospital workers

Local Italian restaurant Tabella launched Tabella's Healthcare Heroes program, which is aimed at providing meals to healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Media students try to stay positive about post-grad future

Over 1.3 million students across the country prepare for graduation, the biggest challenge they face is finding work in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Caution is not enough for students to return

The only way many students will feel comfortable is by rule enforcement to ensure the spread of COVID-19 is put at a halt.

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