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USM history faculty reacts to war in Ukraine

USM history faculty reacts to war in Ukraine

Simeon Gates and Simeon Gates | March 23, 2022

Since February, Ukraine and Russia have been engaged in the largest conflict Europe has seen since the second World War. The conflict has inspired international uproar, including reaction from professors...

Letter to the Editor: Lies, Hubris, and Imperial Overreach: Vladimir Putins Ill-Advised War in Ukraine

Letter to the Editor: Lies, Hubris, and Imperial Overreach: Vladimir Putin’s Ill-Advised War in Ukraine

Written by Dr. Brian LaPierre, associate professor of history, The University of Southern Mississippi School of Humanities Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is a cynical, brutal, and inhumane example...

International students at USM request more involvement from university

International students at USM request more involvement from university

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | January 26, 2022

Amid a pandemic and uncertainty about the future, this has caused many universities across the country and the world to reassess the experience and services provided for their students. For many international...

International student talks university life pre- and post-COVID

International student talks university life pre- and post-COVID

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | December 1, 2021

Most students at the University of Southern Mississippi have gone on a unique path to reach college. Fewer students have charted a path to thriving in college. Maegan Williams, a biochemistry student...

Annual International Education Week helps student express culture

Annual International Education Week helps student express culture

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | November 17, 2021

The Study Abroad Office at the University of Southern Mississippi successfully launched and concluded their annual International Education Week (IEW).   IEW, which spanned from Nov. 8 to...

Study abroad adapts to traveling amidst COVID-19 restrictions

Study abroad adapts to traveling amidst COVID-19 restrictions

Photo Courtesy of Study Abroad The University of Southern Mississippi’s study abroad program returned this semester with new regulations after the COVID-19 pandemic created many travel restrictions...

The Lucas Administration Building on an overcast day.

“A Bitter Disappointment”: IHL Decision Undercuts Faculty Push for Vaccine Mandate

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | September 29, 2021

The Faculty Senate of the University of Southern Mississippi will move forward on a vote in mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students and employees on campus despite recent rulings from the Mississippi...

The cover for ABBAs upcoming Voyage album

ABBA returns after 40 year hiatus

Morgan Lawrence and Morgan Lawrence | September 15, 2021

ABBA, a Swedish pop group that formed in 1972, is returning to the spotlight after a 40 year hiatus.  The group is most popular for their songs “Dancing Queen”, “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!”...

Why the Syrian airstrike was a great move

Why the Syrian airstrike was a great move

Will Veazey and Will Veazey | April 17, 2018

On Friday, April 13, 2018, President Donald Trump faced the nation and detailed a United States airstrike to condemn Assad’s chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria. The operation was condensed to only...

Students of the Hattiesburg campuse supports the International Food Fair.
Photo: Abhishek KC

International food fair gallery

Abhishek KC and Abhishek KC | February 28, 2018

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2018 Pyeongchang Olympics brings unity

2018 Pyeongchang Olympics brings unity

Will Veazey and Will Veazey | February 13, 2018

On a frigid night in Pyongchang, the winter Olympics opening ceremony took place. The 2018 Olympics have been riddled with controversy as the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was in attendance...

Impactful science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin dies

Impactful science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin dies

Carlton Mcgrone and Carlton Mcgrone | January 30, 2018

World renowned science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin died at age 88. Not only was she responsible for award-winning works such as The Left Hand of Darkness, The Word for World is Forest, the Earthsea...

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