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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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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.