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First-gen students face unique challenges

First-generation college students are defined as students whose parents do not possess a four-year college degree. Every college student faces challenges, but there is a particularly unique set of challenges that comes with being a first-gen college student.

Students working full-time at a ​disadvantage

Hard work is not a foreign concept to most college students. Homework, studying and attending classes is more than enough to fill their time. College students who work full-time jobs face a unique set of challenges, however.

South Miss hosts annual Pride Preview

On August 31st, USM's band the Pride of Mississippi, along with the Dixie Darlings and the Southern Miss cheerleaders provided a preview of their...

The Dangers, Health Risks of Binge Gymming

Freshman Keondre Cooley lifts weights at the Payne Center on the Southern Miss campus Friday afternoon as many other students work out daily to...

No Need to Deal with Depression Solo

Depression is a common occurence among college students, although many do not seek the help they need or they feel uncomfortable seeking mental health...

New Minor for Future Student Affair Leaders

For students considering adding a minor in the Fall of 2015, the options have just increased by one. The undergraduate minor in Higher Education...

Fixing the One-and-Done Epidemic

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Pelicans 74-72. Courtesy photo: Mark J....

Unlikely Source Offers Women STEM Scholarship

According to most statistics there is a significant gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. The National Science Foundation reports this...

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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.
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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.