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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

Cullin Rogers, SM2 Reporter | November 16, 2022

November is a month full of activities such as Dios de los Muertos, Veterans Day, Election Day, No Shave November, the well-known Thanksgiving, daylight savings time, Black Friday, and the beginning of...

No-shave November in full swing

No-shave November in full swing

Zion Cochran, SM2 Reporter | November 16, 2022

Although unknown to many, November is very significant to millions of Americans of all ages, races, religions, classes, groups and or any and every walk of life all over the United States of America. Men’s...

Oakland Raiders former punter Ray Guy walks the red carpet prior to the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement at Fawcett Stadium.

Southern Miss Legendary Punter & NFL Hall of Famer Ray Guy Passes at 73

Jack Duggan , USM Sports Information Director | November 3, 2022

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss family mourns today following the passing of Golden Eagle great Ray Guy, who died Thursday morning following a lengthy illness. Considered by many as the "greatest...

President Joe Biden.

Federal Court blocks student loan forgiveness act from moving forward

Mya Evans, SM2 Reporter | November 2, 2022

The Federal Court blocked Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness from moving forward on Friday. It will stay blocked the next court scheduling.   According to CNBC, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Flyer for National Dropout Prevention Month. | Courtesy of National Dropout Prevention Center.

National Dropout Prevention Month

Shannon Barbin, SM2 Reporter | October 26, 2022

The month of October is recognized as National Dropout Prevention Month for both high school students and college students.  The statistics surrounding drop-out students are astonishing. According...

Tower Rock on the River, as seen before the drought. | Courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation.

Mississippi River drying up from drought

Mya Evans, SM2 Reporter | October 26, 2022

The Mississippi river in the main area of the United States is at a drought. It is in a bad condition. This is the worst drought in at least a decade.    The river across the basin and dozens of...

Megan Bucher (left) and Patricia Netto (right), two members of the Lighthouse Rescue Mission stand up for domestic violence. | Shannon Barbin, SM2 Reporter

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Is Here

Shannon Barbin, SM2 Reporter | October 12, 2022

Since 1989, October has been a dedicated month to promoting domestic violence awareness and recognizing its survivors. Domestic violence can happen to anyone at any time.   Domestic violence is defined...

The USM Volleyball Team plays a recent match at the Wellness Center on the Hattiesburg campus. | Sean Smith, SM2 Photo Editor

Welfare Funding of Volleyball Center Is Bad News for USM, Former Athlete

Ja'Terrica Wilson and Abigail Troth, SM2 Reporters | October 5, 2022

The University of Southern Mississippi has been on the wrong end of a torrent of bad publicity for months after media reports, text messages, and court documents show that the USM allegedly received $5...

Protesters gathered outside of U.S. Supreme Court

Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

June 24, 2022

Protesters gathered outside of U.S. Supreme Court| Photo by Sean Smith On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the...

(Photo/Charlie Luttrell)

Senator proposes plan to get your student loans canned

College students and alumni may have a break on their wallets as U.S. Senator Patty Murray proposed a four-point plan to ease student loan payments. “I’ve heard horror stories from so many people...

Bomb threats target 20 HBCUs during Black History Month

Bomb threats target 20 HBCUs during Black History Month

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | February 15, 2022

When people think of Black History Month, they think about those who have paved the way for African Americans to gain freedom. Currently, those freedoms are being tested as historically black colleges...

MS State Legislature argues for removal of Critical Race Theory from schools

MS State Legislature argues for removal of Critical Race Theory from schools

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | February 9, 2022

The Mississippi State Legislature is under heavy criticism for recent efforts to pass legislation that could terminate the instruction of Critical Race Theory from schools across the state.  This...

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