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The student body were lined up in excitement, waiting for the food to be served.

SMAC hosts annual Crawfish Fest

Sarah Grace Meyn, Photojournalist | April 23, 2024

The Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) hosted the annual Crawfish Fest on April 16 at Spirit Park. Students gathered to eat the delicious crawfish and show how much of a community we have within...

Coffee with an Entrepreneur features USM alums

Nishrenika Pokhrel, SM2 Content Creator | November 6, 2023

The Southern Miss College of Business and Economic Development recently hosted an event titled ‘Coffee with an Entrepreneur’ with Southern Miss alumni Jamie Messengale and Drew Wooton. The event had...

Students were welcomed for the new school year by participating in the traditional Golden Eagle Welcome Week, or GEWW. GEWW has become a staple of the Golden Eagle experience for years now, with the famous Painting of the Eagle Walk being the most notable event. Seymour greeted students at the Eagle Walk on Aug. 17 to paint the Eagle Walk and welcome students to their new home.

Fall semester kicks off with GEWW

Ja'Terrica Wilson, Content Creator | August 30, 2023

Welcome back, Golden Eagles! Students on the Hattiesburg campus of The University of Southern Mississippi have started the new semester off with eagerness and excitement. There were recent activities...

SAPAs calendar of events during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

USM’s SAPA bringing change to campus during SAAM

April 12, 2023

  The University of Southern Mississippi’s Sexual Assault Prevention Ambassadors (SAPA) is hosting Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The entire month of April will be full of events to help raise awareness...

USMs Guys and Dolls cast.

‘Guys and Dolls’ debuts

Makayla Stapleton, SM2 Reporter | November 16, 2022

The School of Music at The University of Southern Mississippi presents “Guys and Dolls” Nov. 10-12 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center in Hattiesburg. The show was rec-ognized as the first full-scale...

USMs Center for Behavioral Health hosts fundraiser

USM’s Center for Behavioral Health hosts fundraiser

Shannon Barbin, SM2 Reporter | November 16, 2022

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) is hosting a fundraiser throughout the month of November in effort to increase access to autism services. Recent statistics...

Mold found lining the vent in the Luckyday dorms on campus.

Mold a major problem in campus dorms

Cullin Rogers, SM2 Reporter | November 16, 2022

Mold has become a significant issue on the University of Southern Mississippi's campus. In this semester alone, complaints have been issued from every dorm on campus, as well as complaints from several...

USM Art Department hosts Open House

Makayla Stapleton, SM2 Reporter | November 9, 2022

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Art and Design department welcomed all to view their annual Open House event this past Friday.   The event informed any incoming or prospective students...

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company will perform Guys and Dolls Nov. 10-12.

‘Guys and Dolls’ runs through Nov. 12

Van Arnold, University Communications | November 9, 2022

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) presents the “perfect musical,” Guys and Dolls, November 10 -12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mannoni Performing...

The Wellness Center on the USM campus.

Faculty Senate blindsided by USM statement on Volleyball Gym Welfare Scandal

Simeon Gates, SM2 Reporter | November 9, 2022

Late last week there were new developments in the alleged welfare fraud scandal. USM released a statement announcing their intentions to use campus facilities "for the benefit of Mississippi families and...

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

USM Campus Demands More Answers from Officials

Abigail Troth, SM2 Staff | November 9, 2022

National attention has been on Southern Miss for a few years now, all of it stemming from one thing: the Mississippi welfare scandal.   It’s a broken record at this point. Brett Favre, Nancy New,...

Rosary on a statue of Mary at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. | Brooke Parker, SM2 Reporter

Students Members of local Catholic Church walk to pray over neighborhood

Brooke Parker, SM2 Reporter | November 2, 2022

Rosaries in hand and nothing but dim streetlights as a guide, student members of Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church have been praying over neighborhoods for years.    Every Monday, students and...

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