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The Pride Wins Major Awards in Ireland

The Pride of Mississippi enjoyed a successful trip to Ireland over spring break, as they were awarded the title of Best Overall Band at...

Ukraine Conflict Nears Cease Fire, USM Professors Discuss Issues

Since April 2014, the number of fatalities in the Ukraine-Russian conflict has surpassed 6,000, according to the United Nations. However, a cease-fire deal has...

Obama’s Summit Opens Anti-Extremist Debate

At an anti-extremism summit in Washington Feb. 19, sponsored by the White House, Barack Obama declared an advocacy to end all terrorist activities, including...

Congress Divided Over AUMF

One week ago Congress finally got what it had been waiting for: President Barack Obama requested that they grant him a three-year Authorization for...

USM Launches ‘Panama Bilingue’ Initiative

Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela implements “Panama Bilingue,” a project that will create opportunities for citizens to be bilingual in Spanish and English. -Courtesy...

Islamic Faith: Extremists’ Violence Do Not Reflect Religious Teachings

While misguided followers terrorize the globe, the USM community reacts to extremists and discuss Islamic myths. As upperclassmen college students, most remember the fateful morning...

‘Hunger Games’ fictional symbol becomes reality in Thailand

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” opened recently worldwide to the biggest boxoffice numbers of the year, but the protest filled dystopian film...

ESA gathers vital data from comet landing

Spacecraft Philae History was made on Wednesday when a European rover landed on a comet for the first time. The spacecraft, called Philae, had traveled...
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The Suffocating Anger George Floyd’s Life Sparked

I wish I wasn’t writing this piece, but was compelled to do so. I’m sick and tired of being a young black man always watching my back out of fear for incidents like this, where George Floyd had a knee on his neck for 8 minutes, as if he was a dog and not human.

Petal Protest May 2020 Photo Gallery

Members of the Petal-Hattiesburg community joined together for three days on the Petal City Hall lawn to...

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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The Suffocating Anger George Floyd’s Life Sparked

I wish I wasn’t writing this piece, but was compelled to do so. I’m sick and tired of being a young black man always watching my back out of fear for incidents like this, where George Floyd had a knee on his neck for 8 minutes, as if he was a dog and not human.

Petal Protest May 2020 Photo Gallery

Members of the Petal-Hattiesburg community joined together...

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