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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.

COVID-19 changes the work landscape

Many students pursue internships in their junior or senior year to help gain valuable experience in the workfield. However, many of these opportunities have been put on pause this year due to COVID-19.

We should be turning to billionaires to save us

Billionaires, previously assumed to be hoarding riches without regard for those struggling, are now suddenly seen as messiahs for the poor.

Advocates raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Southern Miss organizations are participating in SAAM to raise awareness and provide education about the dangers of sexual violence throughout Hattiesburg.

ODA students search for balance working from home

Students who use the Office of Disability Accommodations, however, have more reasons for struggling with schoolwork, especially in these hard times.

Fast-food workers aren’t treated like essential employees

If fast-food employees are being treated terribly, working in poor conditions and still being underpaid for their hard work, then they should not be listed as essential employees.

COVID-19 panic can learn from Spanish flu

History repeats itself. More than a hundred years ago, the global outbreak of Spanish flu in 1918 infected more than 500 million people worldwide

Thrifted Gold: DIY masks

Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker issued an executive order requiring business employees in the city to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, since masks can be hard to find these days, why not make your own?

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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.
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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...

Southern Miss Baseball historic season over after loss to Ole Miss in super regional

A historic season with so many highs and lows ends on a low note as Southern Miss is swept...

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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...