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Southern Miss reacts to approval of new state flag

After 126 years, the state officially retired the flag in June and formed a committee to choose a new flag design.

Medical Marijuana Campaign reflects on efforts provide compassionate care to suffering patients

In the Nov. 3 election, Mississippians will decide whether to amend the state constitution with Initiative 65, which would legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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.

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.

Petal BLM Protest May 2020 Photo Gallery

Members of the Petal-Hattiesburg community joined together for three days on the Petal City Hall lawn to remember George Floyd and peacefully...

Mississippi Musicians Day event explores history of music

On March 7, the Hattiesburg Cultural Arts Center held Mississippi Musicians Day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in and around the former Hattiesburg American building on Main Street. The event, held annually in March, is an official celebration of Mississippi Musicians.

Mississippi needs to ban plastic bags

Plastic bags are a well known environmental problem. Americans will use 100 billion plastic bags over the span of a year, and plastic has been known to cause environmental problems. So why is Mississippi afraid of banning them?

Southern Miss students share mixed views on Sen. Sanders

Bernie Sanders, a Democratic senator from Vermont, is turning heads in light of his landslide victory in Nevada. The New York Times and other publications have awarded Sanders the title of nominal frontrunner. Even in Mississippi, support for Sanders can be found.

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Southern Miss shows off firepower to sweep series against UAB

Southern Miss (21-9, 8-3 Conference USA) showed the full range of its firepower as it swept UAB...
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Social media shouldn’t be considered a public utility

The United States Supreme Court recently dismissed a case that claimed former president Donald Trump violated the...

SAPA will “Walk A Mile” to raise money for crisis intervention

In an effort to raise money for the Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention, the Sexual Assault Prevention...

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Southern Miss shows off firepower to sweep series against UAB

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