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Mississippi stays red

Mississippi voters elected Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves as their next governor on Nov. 5. Despite Mississippi’s traditionally conservative history, the National Review called the race “surprisingly competitive.”

Gubernatorial election leads to more of the same

For many people in Mississippi, this year’s election represented hope for change, not just in policy, but in political culture as a whole.

Republican teachers commit to voting for Hood

When Joseph Puckett was a substitute teacher at Vicksburg High School, he was shocked by what he saw. The product of a private school education, the sophomore teaching and coaching major at Copiah-Lincoln Community College said he saw students who lacked a stable connection with their teachers in an outdated environment.

USM Students Criticize Ted Cruz’s Candidacy

Last week Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) became the first candidate from either party to officially announce a run for the presidency. Considered a dark...

Dems Thwart Tax Cut Bill

House Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature struck down a $550 million tax measure last week. The bill was sent to the House following the Mississippi...

House Passes Plan to Nix Income Tax

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill 83-32 Wednesday that aims to phase out individual income taxes by 2030. “I am so proud of...

Congress Divided Over AUMF

One week ago Congress finally got what it had been waiting for: President Barack Obama requested that they grant him a three-year Authorization for...

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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.