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In response to complaints of students struggling to find accurate S.M.A.R.T bus times on the DoubleMap feature of the university-wide Bully Walk app or on the DoubleMap app itself, the Mississippi State University Student Association passed a resolution for a new electronic bus sign to be pl…

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At a growing college such as Mississippi State University, construction is required to meet the myriad of needs that may arise as the campus population grows. Due to this growth, new students can expect to see construction completed and initiated on a range of projects during their time at MSU.

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April 12, Mississippi State University held its grand opening for the Marvin B. Dow Stitched Composites Center at the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory. The center was awarded to MSU for excellence in aerospace engineering from the largest aerospace company in the world, Boeing.

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Last Tuesday, Mississippi State University’s Holmes Cultural Diversity Center hosted the inaugural Sleep Out for the Homeless campaign in recognition  of Unity Month, a series of events designed to explore diversity and inclusion.

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Last Saturday night, Starkville was under a tornado warning, sustaining flooding and damage from the high winds and heavy rain. During the inclement weather, controversy arose from the actions taken by local bar and restaurant Bin 612, for their treatment of patrons during the tornado warning. 

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Mississippi State University is known for its diverse fine arts program, but one artist is taking a completely new approach to painting. Through MSU’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability and its EXPRESS Yourself Art! program, Kendrell Daniels has been given an opportunity to exp…

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Mississippi State University's Young Americans for Freedom campus chapter hosted speaker Tim Young, a political comedian, author and recently hired TV personality for Fox News, Thursday night in McCool Hall. Young talked about free speech on college campuses and having civil conversation wit…

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Mississippi State University is now housing a gallery exhibit inside Giles Hall that showcases physical models and 3D virtual reality renderings of architect Fay Jones’s unfinished work. The exhibit opened March 29 and will remain open until the School of Architecture's studio classes begin …

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A little over a week ago, a large yellow stain was found on the base of Mississippi State University’s iconic Bully statue in the Junction. The Mississippi State University Police Department believes the damage was caused unintentionally during a photoshoot involving smoke effects. 

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Around 10:00 p.m. Saturday night, a tornado was confirmed, causing damage and moving into Oktibbeha County. It was reported to be only 10 miles from Mississippi State University's campus. A tornado warning was issued and students were told to seek shelter on the first floor of their residenc…

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District Attorney Scott Colom announced Wednesday in a press conference that the suspect apprehended for the 2016 Cotton District murder of a Mississippi State University student pled guilty to the lesser charge of first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

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The Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in the inaugural intramural Magnolia Madness Unified Sports rivalry basketball game Tuesday night, finishing out their season as undefeated champions.

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Branded with the slogan, "Ideas were never meant for a box," Mississippi State University’s Public Relations and Integrated Student Media Agency, or PRISM, is making a permanent and impactful imprint on regional business and MSU students majoring in communication.

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Starkville PD reports the bomb threat at Walmart is cleared. According to reports at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday, police were notified of a potential bomb threat at the Starkville Walmart Supercenter. An employee called in the threat after a customer turned in a note found in a bathroom. Starkville PD…

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A local startup company, GLO, recently completed a new, innovative project—a motion-activated light strip on a downtown Starkville bridge, to benefit both Mississippi State University students and Starkville residents alike.

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The Collegiate Recovery Community hosted a breakfast Friday to give attendees the opportunity to eat and socialize for a cause. The breakfast was catered by The Veranda and was a fundraiser for the CRC’s scholarship fund and the general funding of the community, including sending students on…

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Scholars made Mississippi State University history Tuesday night as Phi Beta Kappa installed a new chapter and inducted its inaugural class of 77 selected students into the Gamma of Mississippi chapter.

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The newly-formed Mississippi State University Art Outreach Team blends creativity and service to provide artistic enrichment and socialization for various groups in the community. 

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Mississippi State University held its annual Safe Zone Ally Training Workshop this year for students, faculty and staff to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community.

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For the entire month of April, the Alumni Association and Mississippi State University's staff will prepare for the Senior Celebration. This celebration is from 5-7 p.m. April 24 at the Hunter Henry Center, and it is a way for seniors to look past graduation and to their future.

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Main Street was flooded with rainbows and flags Saturday during the second annual Pride Parade, organized by Starkville Pride.

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Looking to bring strong ideas and influential speakers to Mississippi State University, student organizers of TEDx at MSU have coordinated the university’s first TEDx conference. It will be from 4 to 9 p.m. April 5 in the Union Dawg House.

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The third annual Sprint for Super Gabe will take place at 6 p.m. April 7. The event is being put on by the Army ROTC to raise funds for epidermolysis bullosa research in honor of Gabe Valentine.

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Strange Brew Coffeehouse is one of the 10 finalists in the MWG Employer Services Business Game Changer Contest put on by Mississippi State University Athletics and its multimedia rights holder Bulldog Sports Properties.

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Mississippi State University communication lecturer and Starkville Daily News Editor Ryan Phillips tweeted about a conservative student organization being set up on the Drill Field last week comparing the group to the KKK. Since the tweet, university officials have released statements in res…

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A new generation of blood donors is needed, and students are the perfect donors to pick up the call. With an aging blood donor base, statistics show nearly 60 percent of blood donations come from people over the age of 40, and nearly 45 percent come from people older than 50. The nation is i…

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The Orrin Swayze Scholastic Awards Program is a very selective scholarship program for finance students in the state of Mississippi. Throughout the years and under the direction of Finance Professor Michael Highfield, Mississippi State University has several recipients under its belt. This y…

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The Phi Beta Kappa Society is the oldest, and arguably most prestigious honor society in the nation as over 140 Nobel Prize winners, 40 U.S. Supreme Court members and 17 U.S. presidents have been members. Now, 40 years after its first application in 1979, Mississippi State University houses …

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While one may think of Los Angeles, Hollywood or New York in association with the moviemaking industry, local filmmaker Michael Williams looks no further than his hometown of West Point, Mississippi, to pursue the cinematic arts.

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91.1 WMSV, Mississippi State University's radio station, celebrated a significant anniversary on March 21. WMSV is 25 years old, and to celebrate those cherished years of broadcasting, the station has planned something big for the fall of 2019: a festival and concert.

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The College Republicans at Mississippi State University will host a Republican primary debate in conjunction with the MSU Department of Political Science and Public Administration. The debate will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 2 in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium on MSU's campus.

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The Mississippi State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society is hosting a book drive in support of third- and fourth-grade students at Henderson-Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville.

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While she sits at her desk on the second floor in the Colvard Student Union, students walk by receiving a friendly welcome and genuine smile from Information Desk Administration Assistant Donna Maykowski.

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The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is working on getting the ball rolling for the Blackjack Road Project, which the county has worked on for several years now.

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The second annual Mississippi State New Narrative Festival and Conference will take place at The Mill on March 22 and 23. Students, faculty and members of the community alike will have the opportunity to hear from and build connections with business professionals, artists, poets, musicians a…

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Mississippi State University’s dining halls, specifically Fresh Food Company and The Perry Cafeteria, will soon hand out reusable to-go trays, rather than the paper trays currently in use. This effort is in an attempt to decrease the amount of waste MSU’s dining halls produce, as well as to …

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Originally, Jake Manning came to Mississippi State University to avoid his high school graduating class from Jackson Academy, where the University of Mississippi is teasingly called “the 13th-grade.” It did not hurt that his older brother already attended MSU and was involved in Sigma Chi, w…

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Emily Case, a progressive mind for the future of MSU’s campus life, was appointed as the Student Association’s new vice president, with 76.68 percent of the votes. The numbers show many consider her the best candidate for this position, whether because of her personality, hard work ethic or …

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The Mississippi State University student body elected junior finance major Jes Miller as the new Student Association Treasurer. Miller won with a 58.1 percent majority and 1,581 votes on Feb. 26.