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College can feel overwhelming at times, but downloading the right apps can help life be more organized, less stressful and cheaper.

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Upon arrival at Mississippi State University, new students will start hearing strange jargon from older students who are more experienced with the meal plan vocabulary. Fellow classmates will use words such as “block” and “flex” as if everyone knows these words and can transfer them to the c…

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University life is much different than community college. It can be difficult to adjust, especially considering students have to reestablish themselves all over again on a bigger campus. All this considered, many transfer students have found the transition to Mississippi State University to …

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Established in 1878, Mississippi State University is full of incredible history and tradition. Campus statues, stadiums and even sidewalks tell stories of past students, professors and events which have shaped the university into what it is today. It seems like everyday one can discover a ne…

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“The Streetcar,” Mississippi State University’s student-run literary journal, was founded in 2012 and has been providing a unique creative platform for MSU students ever since. On April 15, they released their seventh journal. Volume Seven is much larger than the previous edition and feature…

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Fashion Board hosted its fourth and final fashion show of the academic year on Wednesday. The shows hosted by the student organization are a campus-wide favorite. Located in the Cotton District, the fashion show’s theme was “Candyland” and featured bright, summer ready outfits, ranging from …

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With the dimming of the lights, the magnificence of the stage and a bombastic introduction, the audience of McComas Hall fell eerily silent. They remained still throughout the entire production, reacting solely with outbursts of awe and gales of laughter.

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Khalid, who is known for his unique R&B sound, released his new album "Free Spirit" April 5. This is Khalid’s third album release and has scored the highest for him on Billboard 200, but fans have a different story. Songs such as "Location," "Young Dumb and Broke" and "American Teen" cha…

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The Shackouls Honors College and Honors Seminar in Fine Arts presents "Acting Through the Ages." The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. April 17 in Mississippi State University's Griffis Hall Forum Room. The event is free and open to anyone who wants to attend.

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"Pet Sematary" is the second adaptation of the 1983 Stephen King novel of the same name. The film follows a family as they move from Boston to Ludlow, Maine. When the father is tricked into finding a burial ground behind their house, strange, supernatural things begin to occur.

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The International Fiesta is an annual event on the Drill Field every spring semester at Mississippi State University. This event celebrates various cultures from around the world, bringing in many different booths and arranging them onto the Drill Field.

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DC movies have a tendency to lack a certain captivating aspect Marvel movies possess. Whether it is a good storyline, strong character development or something else, DC’s movies have been missing something since the "Batman" trilogy.

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Diana Outlaw wears many hats in her life: associate professor of biology at Mississippi State University, evolutionary bird expert and the status as "bird lady" on MSU’s campus. However, the one thing that most remember about Outlaw has nothing to do with her resume. It is about her daughter.

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Proving Hollywood still holds nothing sacred, "The Twilight Zone" was rebooted, again. Offered as an exclusive to CBS All Access (another useless streaming service), this rendition aims to bring more nostalgia into 2019.

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Billie Eilish, a new age pop star, is a 17-year-old musical genius. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eilish released her first single in 2016 with the help of her brother, producer and co-writer Finneas O’Connell. Eilish later released an EP including "Bored," which was featured on the Netfli…

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Onlookers stare as a student zooms down the hill, gracefully weaving his way through the morning crowd on his board. Once the student reaches his destination, he stops with ease, picks up the wooden board and heads into the building for class. He is a regular student with faster transportati…

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The 13th annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival along with the Gatsby Fashion Gala is coming to Mississippi State University this Thursday through Saturday. The weekend-long event will take place in the Mitchell Memorial Library in the Templeton Museum.

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An exciting week of events is planned to lead Mississippi State University into Starkville Pride 2019. Primarily hosted by the LGBTQ+ Union, these various activities are open to everyone at MSU.

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Marvel’s latest film, "Captain Marvel," provides surges of disappointed expectations. The 21st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has entertaining moments, but ultimately offers a mediocre experience. This bland and forgettable entry absolutely baffled me, reminding me of ‘Phase One’ fil…

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For Mississippi State University junior Kendra Sanders, chemistry does not conjure up memories of barren classrooms, but rather reminiscences of breathtaking waterfalls and lush landscapes. Sanders, a biological sciences major, participated in MSU’s faculty-led Alternative Energy Iceland and…

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Rachel Nix, a senior at Mississippi State University, studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain, in the spring of 2017. While many students choose to travel abroad through summer excursions offered by MSU, Nix wanted to find a program that allowed her to spend ample time in the Spanish-speaking country.

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Garret Green, a junior civil engineering major at Mississippi State University, spent his summer 2018 studying abroad. Green travelled to different parts of Europe while with the MSU study abroad program.

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Before I launch into my review of the 50th Masterworks Concert by Starkville-MSU symphony from Saturday night, I would like to insert a personal anecdote: when I was a small, four-foot-something sixth-grader, I was introduced to the world of orchestra.

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One of the most glorious things that came into the world is binge watching. The Magnolia Film Festival is an annual event in Starkville, and one of the best things about it for students is that it is basically the definition of binge-watching.

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The Mississippi State University College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a series of lectures and panels focusing on public humanities research beginning at 12:30 p.m. March 4 in the Honors forum room on the fourth floor of Griffis hall.

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Expect a slew of unique motion pictures, incredible popcorn and an endless amount of creativity to be on display at the Magnolia Film Festival this weekend. Held at the Hollywood Premiere Cinema, multiple nights of intimate film will be showcased throughout the event.

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Last Friday, Nine-Twentynine Coffee Bar hosted the second annual U40 art exhibition reception created by the Starkville Area Arts Council. Multiple artists’ submissions are currently hanging in the basement lounge area of the coffee shop.

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While hover boards similar to "Back to the Future" never arrived in 2015, there is an exciting development within the longboard community at Mississippi State University. Electrically Modified-Boards is one of the latest projects to receive funding through MSU’s E-Center. Called "EM-Boards" …

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The X Ambassadors came to the Mississippi State University’s Horse Park last Friday night thanks to Music Makers Productions. The DLX, a band based in Hattiesburg opened and got the crowd pumped, ready for the main act.

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Critically-acclaimed poet and musician Joy Harjo will bring a taste of Native American culture to Mississippi State University this week as a part of the A&S Institute for the Humanities’ Writer-in-Residence program.

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The Streetcar, Mississippi State University's student-run creative arts journal, hosted their first open mic event of the semester this past Monday at the DawgHouse.

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I have a soft spot for cheesy horror flicks where the singular goal is to entertain the audience. Last year, when I watched "Happy Death Day," I enjoyed it so much it ended up taking space on my shelf. The original follows the protagonist, Tree, in a "Groundhog Day"-style slasher in which ev…

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Mississippi State University's Department of Music's 12th annual Poetry and Song Program, co-directed by MSU instructor Karen Murphy and MSU professor emeritus Nancy Hargrove, filled Old Main Academic Center's Turner A. Wingo Auditorium with an astounding amount of talent, song after song.

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Mississippi State University, in partnership with the Montgomery Leadership Capstone Project, is putting on its first annual toiletry drive. Students, faculty and community members can donate items to the toiletry drive to help the homeless around Mississippi.

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Born in Llandrindod Wells, Wales, 24-year-old Ffion Price stands out among Mississippi State University students.

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Mississippi State University's Health Promotion and Wellness will host a sexual health program from 10 to 2 p.m. today and tomorrow in the Colvard Student Union Dawghouse.

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The Lotus Group, a new discussion series affiliated with Mississippi State University's Department of Health Promotion and Wellness and the Collegiate Recovery Community, is a group seminar designed to encourage self-acceptance across campus.