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Jonette Shurden did not expect to find herself back in Starkville after graduating from Mississippi State University, yet Shurden is grateful to live in the Starkville community. Even at an 8 a.m. interview, her excitement for life spilled over her steaming cup of coffee and penetrated the e…

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Thrift and resale shopping has skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years, leaving the industry’s mark evident from Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” blaring through every adolescent’s speakers, to statistics released through the Association of Resale Professionals confirming resale “continues…

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Modern awareness of bias and bigotry are difficult to ignore when doing a period piece. Starkville Community Theatre kept that focus in mind with their production of "Moonlight and Magnolias." Christopher Walrath directed this comedic interpretation that depicts the bizarre creation of one o…

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Many people have a sour taste in their mouth for the word "fermentation." After bearing witness to the kombucha craze this year, I decided to visit the second annual Fermentation Fair put on by Starkville's Homestead Education Center. The fair took place this past Friday at the education cen…

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Mississippi State University's mascot may be a Bulldog, but MSU's campus is thriving with cats. Found all over campus, these felines linger around the shrubs of buildings as students and faculty stroll to class. Most everyone has seen, and possibly even pet, the cats that lounge around campu…

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Mississippi State University's Gender Studies Program will host its sixth annual Feminist Film Festival at 6 p.m. from Nov. 4-7 in the Turner A. Wingo Auditorium in Old Main.

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Halloween 2019 calls for fewer tricks and more treats as Mississippi State University will host a brand-new event called Trick or Treat Yo Self. The event is filled with activities that are themed in the spirit of Halloween. Trick or Treat Yo Self will be held on the Drill Field on Oct. 31 f…

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In a flash of swirling colors and lights, “Taj Express: A Bollywood Musical Revue” burst onto the Bettersworth Auditorium stage Sunday night as a part of Mississippi State University’s Lyceum Series.  

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October marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall festivities which, in turn, brings about corn mazes, hot apple cider and most importantly, haunted houses. 

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Whether students enjoy a daily drive down Highway 12 or simply exit their residence halls to stroll to class, commuting is a part of every college student's morning and Mississippi State University offers several ways to go from home to campus and back again.

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Rock Eupora is the Nashville-based indie rock project of Eupora, Mississippi native Clayton Waller. The band plays a mix of indie pop and rock, and they recently released a new extended play called "Twirlin" last month. The band's website describes their music as "gritty rock and shimmery po…

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Mississippi is a state full of unique breweries and places to try local beers. As a recent member of the "21 and over" club, I have been dabbling in the different facets of alcohol in general, and beer is a favorite of mine. Through my trials and tribulations, I have noticed some of my favor…

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Across comic books and movies, through each characterization or backstory change, the core of the Joker is that he is always an agent of chaos, committing violence to create hysteria and disorder. Past iterations of the Joker have furthered this idea by obfuscating the character’s past, maki…

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The Last Page is a comic book store in downtown Starkville which, for the last year and a half, has sold comics and other forms of memorabilia for all who may be interested.

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Being a college student this day and age has many financial drawbacks such as impending student debt. However, student discounts are one positive aspect that provides an ease on expenses. Since Starkville is a college town, one would think there would be a wide variety of local eateries whic…

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William Hunter Jarrell, senior biological engineering major, is an iconic figure on Mississippi State University’s campus. Known to his friends as “Billy,” “Mr. Billy Lonesome” or “Candyhands," students across campus may know him simply as the man in overalls and no shoes. Although he is a f…

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The Beaches, a Canadian girl band, performed this year in the Bulldog Bash lineup. The band is comprised of sisters Jordan Miller (lead vocals, bass) and Kylie Miller (guitar), Leandra Earl (guitar, keyboards) and Eliza Enman-McDaniel (drums, percussion). All the band members were decked out…

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At first glance, it is easy to see why analysts had pegged “Downton Abbey” to earn a mere $16-20 million domestically in its opening weekend. It does not have a racially diverse cast; the audience at my screening was entirely white. The film is essentially a continuation of the television sh…

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Plant-based diets have grown in popularity over the past few years with those who identify as vegan increasing by at least 600%, reported by GlobalData.

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Lauren Sink, a freshman majoring in communication at Mississippi State University, released an extended play (EP) titled “Shadow of Your Wings” today. This is Sink’s first ever EP and features a collection of songs inspired by the story of the beginning of her spiritual journey. She chose so…

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Donna Tartt’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Goldfinch,” finally made its way to the silver screen this weekend. The book received overwhelmingly positive acclaim upon its release for its endearing cast of characters and unique story about a catastrophic event that changes the life …

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Blake Adams, senior agribusiness major, has a knack for creating chalk bags and leather hiking products through his small business, Salt and Chalk Co., out of his apartment here in Starkville. 

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The 20th annual Bulldog Bash took place this past Friday in downtown Starkville. The night was full of good music, great vibes and an overall fun atmosphere for the Mississippi State University family. Friday was filled with festivities for students, faculty, alumni and the Bulldog community…

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“If you think this is going to be a stiff period piece, think again. It’s loony and silly,” said the Director of "Pride and Prejudice" and Mississippi State University English professor, Michele Crescenzo

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and many other scientists have gathered data on the changing conditions of the Earth. Between the global temperature rise, retreating ice caps and many more indicators, much research supports that the Earth is being altered by humanity…

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Kassidy Adams, a junior majoring in chemical engineering at Mississippi State University, is not only involved in many things on campus, but is also described by many to be kind-hearted.

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Mississippi State University Dining Services offers a variety of meal plans for students. This year, a new meal plan has been made for commuter and upperclassmen students called the Meal Kit. This meal plan offers a combination of 30 block meals, $180 flex dollars and $120 Home Chef Kits.

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Starkville Community Theatre is kicking off its 42nd season with the show, “Pride and Prejudice,” a twist on the Jane Austen classic written by Kate Hamill. The show will open Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m., with additional performances on Sept. 18-19, Sept. 24-27 and Sept. 29, along with an additio…

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An Urban Outfitters pop-up shop has arrived to Mississippi State University’s Barnes and Noble bookstore. This shop is part of a company-wide initiative between Barnes and Noble and Urban Outfitters to get students more involved with both companies. 

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In 2017, “IT Chapter One” took the world by storm, becoming a record-breaking horror movie (grossing $700 million worldwide on a $35 million budget) and cementing itself as a cultural phenomenon that has not quite died down. Pennywise and Losers Club memes littered social media, and the forc…

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In recent years, streaming has overtaken radio, and even iTunes downloads, as the public’s preferred method of listening to music. Ever since the rise of Spotify and Apple Music, any song a person could ever think of is ready to be streamed at a moment’s notice. According to Business Insider…

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Taylor Swift gifted her fans, once again, with a new musical diary last Friday, Aug. 23. The album was practically a surprise, as it dropped this summer and serves as a break from her traditional fall releases.

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For Mississippi State University’s opening football season weekend, students can experience a taste of tradition at Starkville’s annual Night Market. A part of New South Weekends, the Night Market offers pop-up vendors, craft beer tastings, live music and more. The event is open to all touri…

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Welcome to another year of college. Some students are new, and others know Starkville better than their hometown. Unfortunately, many find college completely overwhelming at the beginning of the semester. Figuring out class locations, navigating campus and working out the best path can be di…

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Buying textbooks can feel awful, especially after looking at the receipt total. No one knows if the book is even going to be used enough to justify the small fortune paid in exchange for it. Luckily, there are a variety of options to know if the books are required and to get the best price i…

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Throughout a semester, college students endure a number of stressful situations. With lengthy papers piling up and another test always around the corner, mental health can become a lesser priority.  For times like these, Mississippi State offers more services than an overwhelmed student migh…

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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…