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SGA elections moved online due to COVID-19

Voting for the Student Government Association executive elections is being held online until April 1 at 7 p.m.

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.

Students fear lack of experience in switch to online learning

On March 13, the College of Education and Human Sciences announced the possibility of practicums and student teachers not being able to meet anymore due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Program leaders discuss university trip cancellations

Southern Miss announced the cancellation of all university sponsored trips on March 9, including the Italian study abroad trip and the Center for Community Engagement’s trip to New York City.

‘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.

Hattiesburg launches ‘Don’t Be a Litterburg’ campaign

On March 6, Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and other city officials held a press conference to launch a new initiative against littering. The campaign, “Don’t Be a Litterburg,” is a part of a partnership with the Great American Cleanup.

Lack of internet access hinders some students

With Coronavirus, or COVID-19, rapidly expanding into a pandemic, many colleges and universities across the country have decided to relegate their students to virtual learning.
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