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Trouble follows Disney’s new disability policy

Shannon Barbin, SM2 Reporter | November 9, 2022

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Ethics and Health Humanities, located in the Gonzales Auditorium, held a panel discussion regarding to the disability accommodations in relation to...

USM Raises Minimum Wage for Campus Employees

May 20, 2022

Protestors marching from Shoemaker Square. Photo| Sean Smith By: Kyra Lampley The University of Southern Mississippi is raising the minimum pay for campus workers 2 weeks after labor union, United...

Payne Center continues to grow, add services for campus recreation

Payne Center continues to grow, add services for campus recreation

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | April 21, 2022

After enduring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, USM’s rec center has enjoyed the return of students amid more normal operations and has enacted future plans to renovate and build onto the facility. The...

AASO hosts blood drive at USM

AASO hosts blood drive at USM

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | April 7, 2022

By: Kyra Lampley Mississippi Blood Services Collection Truck outside USM Student Union. 45 minutes is the lowest estimated time of blood donation and can result in saving up to 3 lives.  On...

Eagle Esports player-coach talks teams success, programs future

Eagle Esports player-coach talks team’s success, program’s future

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | March 29, 2022

When Joshua Mackie joined USM’s esports team, Eagle Esports, as a freshman in 2020, he was the only player to participate in the Rainbow Six Siege team’s tryouts. A year later, he led the team to...

Rhyan Jones studies in the Cook Library. (Photo/Garret Grove)

Freshman preparedness for college further impacted by online learning

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | March 29, 2022

Amid an extended bout with online classes, many education experts and advocates were worried about the effects of online learning on high school graduates. With the freshman class of 2025, the effects...

Golden Eagle Spotlight: VP of Communications moves on to SGA President

Golden Eagle Spotlight: VP of Communications moves on to SGA President

This week’s Golden Eagle Spotlight goes to the Southern Miss Student Government Association Vice President of Communications Ashley Lankford, who serves as the 2022-2023 SGA president elect.  Lankford...

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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...

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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...

(Photo/Huey Turlich)

Wonderfully Woman: Women’s History Month celebrates women’s accomplishments

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | March 23, 2022

The implementation of Women’s History Month challenged the patriarchal society of America to recognize the success of women throughout history.  In February of 1980, former president of the...

USM history faculty reacts to war in Ukraine

USM history faculty reacts to war in Ukraine

Simeon Gates and Simeon Gates | March 23, 2022

Since February, Ukraine and Russia have been engaged in the largest conflict Europe has seen since the second World War. The conflict has inspired international uproar, including reaction from professors...

Golden Eagle Spotlight: Miss Hattiesburg writes curriculum and book inspired by her brother

Golden Eagle Spotlight: Miss Hattiesburg writes curriculum and book inspired by her brother

This week’s Golden Eagle Spotlight features Southern Miss graduate student Vivian O’Neal, who created a curriculum, wrote a children’s book and serves as Miss Hattiesburg 2022 The Miss Pine Belt...

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