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What Mardi Gras means to students

Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday” refers to a celebration that takes place beginning on or after the Christian feasts of Three Kings...

Which Mardi Gras is better?

It is that time of the year again: Mardi Gras. On a campus with numerous students from either side of Mississippi, the debate wakes...

Seventh annual Caerus Parade rolls through the ‘Burg

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Caerus Mardi Gras Parade Group held their seventh annual parade in the city of Hattiesburg. Roughly 40 floats rolled in...

The millennium of Mardi Gras

With Mardi Gras approaching rapidly, we ready ourselves for a week of drinking, eating and merry-making. We book our hotels or Airbnb in New...

Restaurants bring Mardi Gras to Hattiesburg

Each year the southern parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama gear up for Mardi Gras, a celebration dating back to 1699 that precedes the...

Seize the Season on a Budget

Mardi Gras season is upon us. This means it’s time to either bring out your most elegant formal gown or it’s time to run off...

Students Find Alternatives to NOLA’s Hectic Festivities

A parade watcher dresses up in bright colors as he waves to catch beads in the upcoming decorated float. The Krewe of Mid-City contains...

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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.
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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...