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President announces August Commencement has been cancelled

A message from President Rodney Bennett, Ph.D was posted on The University of Southern Mississippi Facebook page on June 26. The message...

LeBlanc’s unwavering vision for SGA stands strong

Olivia LeBlanc, 21, is a junior psychology/Spanish double major from New Orleans, LA. On April 1, she shared her emotions when realizing she won the Vice Presidency position running for it her second time.

Prompt Protests Against Petal Mayor’s Racist Remarks

On Wednesday, May 27, Petal Mayor Hal Marx made a series of racist public statements online regarding the death of George Floyd.

Southern Miss Protest in Solidarity for Black Lives Matter

On Wednesday, June 5, the Southern Miss student body, faculty and staff stood amongst one another in The District of USM’s Hattiesburg Campus to support Black Lives Matter in protesting racism and police brutality.

Petal BLM Protest May 2020 Photo Gallery

Members of the Petal-Hattiesburg community joined together for three days on the Petal City Hall lawn to remember George Floyd and peacefully...

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.

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.
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Two map turtles species move one step closer to Endangered Species Act protection in Mississippi, Louisiana

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to decide on Endangered Species Act protection for Pascagoula and Pearl River map turtles by Oct. 29, 2021.

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 was posted on The University of Southern Mississippi Facebook page...

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Two map turtles species move one step closer to Endangered Species Act protection in Mississippi, Louisiana

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to decide on Endangered Species Act protection for Pascagoula and Pearl River map turtles by Oct. 29, 2021.

Reopening Must Be Reconsidered

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

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