The Delta Statement

Sex-ed curriculums across the South have been called out for comparing sexually active students to chewing gum and dirty chocolate.

Birds, Bees and Dirty Chocolate?

Kelly Foster, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2023

Public schools in Mississippi still operate under the amended Section 37-13-171 of the Mississippi Code of 1972. This code has a few strict requirements, including emphasis on abstinence as the “standard”...

Pages from the current Mississippi Constitution, annotated by attorney Mike Carr

Echoes of the Past: The Mississippi Constitution from 1890 to Present

Kelly Foster, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2023

Remarkably, Mississippi still operates under its 1890 Constitution—a document which was never ratified by Mississippi citizens. Instead, the state organized a constitutional convention of 134 male members,...

Mississippi writer Willie Morris, who died in 1999, is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City, Miss.

A Son Immortalizes his Father’s Love

Justin Porter, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

On April 29, 2022, David Rae Morris published “Love, Daddy: Letters from My Father” with University Press of Mississippi. Morris, a writer, photographer and filmmaker, is the son of Mississippi...

The hidden notes from the events and an artists depiction of the aliens.

The Pascagoula River Aliens

Collin Crosby, Literary Journal March 11, 2022

Pascagoula, Miss.: in the year 1973, the lives of two local shipyard workers, Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker, would be changed forever.  There is a great deal of controversy surrounding whether...

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Trump’s Fight to Eliminate HIV and AIDS in America

Hollie Williams, Publisher April 16, 2019

President Trump announced, during the State of the Union, that by the year 2030 the epidemic of HIV and AIDS will be alleviated. "In recent years we have made remarkable progress in the fight against...

Endangered, Close to Home

Endangered, Close to Home

Hannah Roberson, Publisher April 9, 2019

We know that the conservation of plant and animal species is important; however, some speculate that the new proposals by our administration will weaken the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act.   Species...

Greenville, Miss. streets during the Great Flood, taken from Miss. Archives

Mississippi’s Professional Theatre Aims to Keep the Culture of the State Alive on The Stage

Eli Inman, Copy Editor March 16, 2019

New Stage Theatre provides a professional level of theatre that is used to entertain and educate a diverse audience about the craft itself and the rich history of Miss.   New Stage Theatre,...

October Fest

October Fest

Najawon Wilson October 23, 2016

Students Voice Their Opinion About Upcoming Election

Students Voice Their Opinion About Upcoming Election

Penny Bedford October 19, 2016

There has been plenty of talk about the upcoming presidential election. The candidates Donald J. Trump and Hilary Clinton have been receiving critical and supportive feedback from people all across the...

The Last of a Dying Breed

The Last of a Dying Breed

Aallyah Wright October 16, 2016

Every graduating senior, whether in college or high school, has foregone what is called “senioritis”. According to, senioritis is the crippling disease that strikes high school...

Photo by Jimmieria Chillis

Remorseful Rage

Jimmieria Chillis September 15, 2016

I cannot speak now; Civility is at rest. quiet is no more Desire revealed the Silence ever prevails-- quieted Restraint  

Photo by Najawon Wilson


Najawon Wilson, Photographer September 13, 2016

Throughout the week, I'm a full time student and part time worker. Also, I dedicate some weekends working part time at the lone skating rink in town called Spinners. Ice cream is one of the many...