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Re-examining Hattiesburg’s history: Leaders discuss inclusivity

Hattiesburg is well known as a Civil Rights city and considered to be quite progressive to many of its residents, but to others, there is an undercurrent of racism and prejudice that cannot be overlooked.

Gulf South holds black history lecture

Associate professor of history at St. Francis College and author Sara Rzectuek, Ph.D., presented a special lecture Thursday, Feb. 7. This event was part of...

1964 Freedom Summer Trail reopens in Hattiesburg

The city of Hattiesburg reopened the 1964 Freedom Summer Trail with the help of the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission and the Forrest County Board of...

Civil Rights Activists’ Legacy Lives On

Prominent historical figure and author of the dynamic memoir “Coming of Age in Mississippi,” Anne Moody, 74, died Feb. 5 in her home in...

USM Students Weigh in on Gay Marriage Ruling in Alabama

A federal court ruling has determined that a Mobile County probate judge can not deny a marriage license to a same-sex couple in a...

Students to Revitalize Black Studies Alliance

A group of students and faculty at The University of Southern Mississippi look to revive a student organization that focuses on celebrating black culture...

‘Selma’ Deserves More Than Oscars Snub

Historical drama “Selma” came out of its first weekend at a little over $11 million, a far cry from Eastwood’s “American Sniper” debut, which...

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Opinion: Carole Baskin’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ appearance is underwhelming

‘Dancing with the Stars’ has long capitalized on stunt contestants to increase ratings. Season 22 had Donald Trump’s ex-wife Marla Maples, Season 28 had former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and now, Season 29 has added ‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin to its roster.
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Opinion: J.K. Rowling’s transphobia is on full display in her new novel

Ever since her June 10 essay explaining ‘Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issues’ dropped on her website, fans and critics alike have rightly condemned J.K. Rowling for her transphobic views.

DuBard School to Offer Virtual Training Programs

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is currently offering a series of virtual learning options for professionals.

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Opinion: Carole Baskin’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ appearance is underwhelming

‘Dancing with the Stars’ has long capitalized on stunt contestants to increase ratings. Season 22 had Donald Trump’s ex-wife Marla Maples, Season 28 had former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and now, Season 29 has added ‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin to its roster.

Opinion: J.K. Rowling’s transphobia is on full display in her new novel

Ever since her June 10 essay explaining ‘Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issues’ dropped on her website, fans and critics alike have rightly condemned J.K. Rowling for her transphobic views.