The voice of and for USM students


The voice of and for USM students


The voice of and for USM students


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...

Christopher Sargent keeps season alive with walk-off hit against Kennesaw State

June 5, 2022

| Photo by Charlie Luttrell After last night's defeat, Southern Miss needed some boost in their emotions. First baseman Christopher Sargent gave them that advantage with a one-out RBI-single in the...

Southern Miss eliminated from Conference Tournament in semi-finals, title hopes thwarted

May 29, 2022

Story by: Dima Mixon Photo by Dima Mixon Southern Miss dropped a must-win matchup against the UTSA Roadrunners 11-2 ending their hopes at a conference title.  The achilles heel in this Southern...

Hunter Riggins shines, Southern Miss advances to semifinals after blanking FAU 5-0.

May 28, 2022

Photo by Dima Mixon By: Dima Mixon In a Conference USA tournament elimination game, the No. 14 Southern Miss Golden Eagles blanked Florida Atlantic to move onto the semifinal round in the Conference...

Southern Miss falls 7-6 to UTSA in Conference USA tournament.

May 27, 2022

By: Dima Mixon Southern Miss dropped their second game in the Conference USA tournament 7-6 to the UTSA Roadrunners. Brady Faust steals third in crucial play in B8.Photo by Austin Lindsey "Back...

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Mississippi Anti-Critical Race Theory bill sets vague precedent for state history curriculum

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | March 27, 2022

The Student Printz Executive Editor Kyra Lampley and SM2 News Director Charlie Luttrell contributed to this report. As the ink dries on Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ signature of Senate Bill...

Mississippi officially becomes 37th state to legalize medical cannabis

Mississippi officially becomes 37th state to legalize medical cannabis

Abigail Troth and Abigail Troth | February 9, 2022

After a long-awaited process, Mississippi has officially become the 37th state in the nation to legalize medical cannabis.  The Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act (SB2095) was signed into law by...

Kennard-Washington looking good.

Mississippi One Grant may impact how low income, minority students afford college

A’Darius McCormick and A’Darius McCormick | November 10, 2021

Mississippi’s Post Secondary Board unanimously voted to change the state’s financial programs, which will shift how low income and minority students pay for college.  The proposed program,...

Forbes names Southern Miss one of Mississippi’s top colleges

Forbes names Southern Miss one of Mississippi’s top colleges

Morgan Lawrence and Morgan Lawrence | September 22, 2021

Photo by: Loren Jones Forbes recently named the University of Southern Mississippi the top Mississippi college in education and sixth best workplace in the state. Forbes, an American business magazine,...

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Car enthusiasts celebrate second Tri-County Showdown

Loren Jones and Loren Jones | September 15, 2021

People who are into automobiles often attend car shows so they can meet similar hobbyists and exchange tips, experiences and stories. No matter what kind of vehicle they are into, be it antique, modern,...

Photo by Charlie Luttrell.

Southern Miss reacts to approval of new state flag

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | November 19, 2020
After 126 years, the state officially retired the flag in June and formed a committee to choose a new flag design.
Photo by Brian Winters.

Medical Marijuana Campaign reflects on efforts provide compassionate care to suffering patients

Carter Lishen and Carter Lishen | October 29, 2020
In the Nov. 3 election, Mississippians will decide whether to amend the state constitution with Initiative 65, which would legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.
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