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First phase of reopening should include food courts, construction, farm businesses

Stores that offer services for food cultivation, farming, livestock and fishing should be able to resume their service in the preliminary phase of reopening.

Raising minimum wage isn’t just nice, it’s necessary

Now that COVID-19 has shown the importance of essential workers to everyday life, there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to raise the minimum wage.

Mississippi artists share hope during COVID-19

While the spring is usually filled with concerts, festivals and markets for fans to attend, the pandemic has unfortunately put that all on hold.

Fear mongering is more contagious than virus

In the current pandemic, it is now more difficult than ever to not succumb to fear and paranoia.

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.

LIVE gives life to local musicians, closed venues

LIVE: From a Safe Distance, offers bands the chance to still perform for audiences through live streaming. The live streams give musicians a chance to perform for their fans again, and for fans to watch a live show from the safety of their homes. 

Peripheral sports in danger during COVID-19

2020 is a bad year for sports. It’s a bad year for anything other than “Call of Duty: Warzone” and Joe Exotic. But sports are especially taking a hit.

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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.
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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...

NCAA and Conference USA ban championship events in Mississippi over state flag

On June 19, the NCAA Board of Governors announced a ban on any championship events from being held in Mississippi until the Confederate symbol is removed from the state flag.

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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...