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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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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus community today, USM President Rodney Bennett informed faculty, staff and...
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Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.

USM grants four-year extension to Athletic Director

The University of Southern Mississippi announced the four-year extension contract of Athletic Director Jeremy McClain. The contract runs through...

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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus...

Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.