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New streamlined FAFSA runs into bugs and delays

New streamlined FAFSA runs into bugs and delays

Simeon Gates, Multimedia Journalist | February 7, 2024

There’s a new version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and it’s causing problems for students and families across the country. Congress passed the FAFSA Simplification Act in 2020,...

ACLU speaks out against Hyde-Smiths comments

ACLU speaks out against Hyde-Smith’s comments

Conrad Acosta and Conrad Acosta | November 28, 2018

On Monday, Nov. 20, the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi held a public education event entitled A Front Row Seat, a Discussion of Racism in Mississippi and America in light of controversial...

Trump campaigns for Hyde-Smith in Mississippi

Trump campaigns for Hyde-Smith in Mississippi

Makayla Puckett and Makayla Puckett | November 27, 2018

President Donald Trump went to great lengths to encourage Mississippians to elect incumbent U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith by holding two campaign rallies in the state on Nov. 26. During the day’s second...

Congressional candidate speaks to potential voters

Congressional candidate speaks to potential voters

Benjamin Roark and Benjamin Roark | September 27, 2018

The College Democrats hosted Democratic nominee for the fourth Congressional District of Mississippi Jeramey Anderson for the “Let’s Make a Difference” event Wednesday, Sept. 26 to encourage fellow...

Senator John McCain dies of brain cancer

Senator John McCain dies of brain cancer

Alyssa Bass and Alyssa Bass | August 25, 2018

Republican senator from Arizona John McCain died at 4:28 p.m. today with his family by his side, according to a statement from the Office of Senator John McCain. He was 81. McCain had been diagnosed...

Stormy Daniels scandal not worth the attention

Stormy Daniels scandal not worth the attention

Will Veazey and Will Veazey | April 3, 2018

A “60 Minutes” interview with Stormy Daniels aired with Anderson Cooper as the interviewer on Sunday, March 25. The interview goes through the entire scandal from Daniels’ perspective, starting from...

‘Marlon Bundo’ parodies children’s book

‘Marlon Bundo’ parodies children’s book

Lanie Leach and Lanie Leach | March 27, 2018

Charlotte Pence’s “Marlon Bundo’s: A Day in the Life of the Vice President” debuted in March 2018. The book highlighted what the Bunny of the United States does on a regular day of following around...

Flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), President Donald Trump delivers his Joint Address to Congress at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., Tuesday February 28, 2017. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump threatens another government shutdown over immigration

Vivian O'Neal and Vivian O'Neal | February 13, 2018

America was built on the idea of achieving the American Dream: creating a better life for yourself and your loved ones through opportunity and hard work. However, for hundreds of thousands of undocumented...

Republicans release dull Nunes memo

Republicans release dull Nunes memo

Jarrod C. Colley and Jarrod C. Colley | February 6, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a memo written by staffers for Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA22). This memo alleges that the Obama-era FBI abused...

Should a high school student be suspended for protesting?

Should a high school student be suspended for protesting?

Natalie Buckley and Natalie Buckley | October 17, 2017

The first words out of one of my friend's mouth when I told him that a high school girl had been suspended because she sat through the Pledge of Allegiance was, "Wait, is that even legal?" The answer is...

Low voter turnout in elections affects Hattiesburg

Low voter turnout in elections affects Hattiesburg

Ashley Hobson and Ashley Hobson | October 10, 2017

When Toby Barker was elected as Hattiesburg’s new Mayor in June of 2017, he did so in an election that saw only 35 percent of voters turnout. This translated to 5,681 citizens voting for Barker and 3,797...

Petraeus delivers Dale Distinguished Lecture

Petraeus delivers Dale Distinguished Lecture

Hiba Tahir and Hiba Tahir | October 3, 2017

General David H. Petraeus, U.S. Army, Ret., spoke on topics of international security and global policy Tuesday to a full house at the Historic Hattiesburg Saenger Theater. Petraeus is four-star general...

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