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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...

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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...

Southern Miss community reacts to university presidents resignation

Southern Miss community reacts to university president’s resignation

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | January 26, 2022

Executive Editor Kyra Lampley and SM2 News Director Charlie Luttrell contributed to this report. University President Rodney Bennett announced in an email last week to all students, faculty and staff...

Southern Miss officially joins Sun Belt Conference

Southern Miss officially joins Sun Belt Conference

Dima Mixon and Dima Mixon | October 26, 2021

Photos by: Sean Smith Southern Miss has formally accepted an invitation to join the Sun Belt Conference (SBC).  The official announcement came through a joint press conference with Director...

USM scientists make discovery on search for World War II shipwreck

USM scientists make discovery on search for World War II shipwreck

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | October 13, 2021

A group of marine scientists at the University of Southern Mississippi recently completed an expedition attempting to find the long-lost shipwreck of a vessel sunk in the Gulf of Mexico during World War...

The Lucas Administration Building on an overcast day.

USM’s MBA program receives accolades amidst significant growth

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | October 10, 2021

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development recently received recognition for its Masters of Business Administration program.  The college’s MBA program,...

A snippet of the 2019 National Juried Painting Exhibition

Southern Miss hosts annual National Juried Painting Exhibition

Mary Murphy and Mary Murphy | October 6, 2021

The University of Southern Mississippi held its annual National Juried Painting Exhibition last month from Sept. 9 to Oct. 1. On the eve of the exhibit’s end, guest artist Susan Palmisano selected the...

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!”...

Southern Miss deals with new NIL rules

Southern Miss deals with new NIL rules

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | September 15, 2021

Photo by: Sean Smith Since the NCAA announced its policy change to allow student-athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness (NIL), athletes across the country, including at Southern Miss,...

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