The voice of and for USM students


The voice of and for USM students


The voice of and for USM students


Share your love story with us to win a Valentines Day gift basket

Share your love story with us to win a Valentine’s Day gift basket

February 6, 2023

Share your love story with Southern Miss Student Media (SM2) for the chance to win a special Valentine’s Day gift basket! Submit your story on social media (Facebook or Instagram), by email to [email protected],...

Bento Sushi opens on campus

Bento Sushi opens on campus

Sariah Bonds and Sariah Bonds | October 3, 2021

Bento Sushi has come to the University of Southern Mississippi. The new sushi spot is located inside the International Building. Bento Sushi is one of the largest sushi corporations in America. Not...

Illustration by Alexandria Moore.

Media students try to stay positive about post-grad future

William Lowery and William Lowery | May 9, 2020
Over 1.3 million students across the country prepare for graduation, the biggest challenge they face is finding work in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Illustration by D.J. Reed

ODA students search for balance working from home

Earl Stoudemire and Earl Stoudemire | April 15, 2020
Students who use the Office of Disability Accommodations, however, have more reasons for struggling with schoolwork, especially in these hard times.
Thrifted Gold: DIY masks

Thrifted Gold: DIY masks

Bethany Morris and Bethany Morris | April 13, 2020
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?
Graphic by Alexandria Moore.

Campus experts offer wellness advice

Morgan Usry and Morgan Usry | April 8, 2020

While most people are preoccupied with COVID-19, it can be easy to neglect other aspects of health and wellness. This period of rapid change and self-isolation has been a stressful time for everyone,...

Photo by Bethany Morris.

Thrifted Gold: dreaming of denim

Bethany Morris and Bethany Morris | February 28, 2020
I can’t think of anything more classic that screams Americana style than denim. Denim has been a fashion staple since it was first designed as laborers’ workwear on the farms and mines of America's Western states in the late 19th-century.
Courtesy photo of Bezal Jupiter

Party of Socialism and Liberation touches base with Hattiesburg

John Hollins and John Hollins | February 25, 2020
Read about Bezal Jupiter, a sophomore political science major at Southern Miss, and an active member of the Party of Socialism and Liberation.
Illustration by Lillie Busch.

Students talk unconventional families

Kara Lowe and Kara Lowe | February 21, 2020
What a traditional American family looks like is a married man and woman with two and a half kids. Maybe the traditional family has a white picket fence as well. However, this is not always the case. Three college students opened up about how different their lives are due to their families not being so traditional.
D&D offers community distraction from stress

D&D offers community distraction from stress

Brian Winters and Brian Winters | February 20, 2020
Among college students, Dungeons & Dragons has become an outlet for creativity and a stress reliever.
Hattiesburg Mardi Gras parade. Photo by Bethany Morris.

Southern Miss students celebrate Mardi Gras

Laurel Thrailkill and Laurel Thrailkill | February 18, 2020
When New Orleans was established in 1718, Mardi Gras was celebrated not with elaborate parades and bead-throwing, but with elegant balls and parties. Though times have changed since the 1700s, annual celebrations of Mardi Gras are still going strong in many areas of the U.S.
Photo by Kailee Blackledge.

Geocaching brings people together

William Lowery and William Lowery | February 17, 2020
Geocaching brings people together
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