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Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann spoke to Mississippi State University students about his childhood experience in the Holocaust Nov. 7 in the Old Main Academic Center. Organized by Hillel, MSU's Jewish Student Association, Stiegmann’s talk consisted of his experiences in a labor camp locate…

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The Mississippi State University Climate Reality Project will host a Climate March at 2 p.m. Friday. Participants will meet at Lee Hall before marching to Unity Park. Golden Triangle NAACP chapter President Yulanda Haddix will speak at the march.

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Mississippi State University’s Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College instituted a dual-credit program on campus for local high school seniors this fall. The Early Honors Academy program was conceived as a collaborative effort between the Honors College and the Starkville Oktibbeha School D…

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The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene at the Hunter Henry Center on Mississippi State University's campus on Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to give students the opportunity to witness the Joshua Charles Miller v. State of Mississippi case as well as the appeal of William Ervin Edward…

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Thousands of Mississippians gathered at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo this past Friday for a political rally held by President Donald Trump. Although the arena itself reached max capacity, many of Trump’s supporters stood outside of the arena, clad with MAGA attire underneath the glow of …

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Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library hosts technical skills workshops throughout the year inside the Digital Media Center’s makerspace, one of which is a knitting workshop.

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Award-winning artist Victo Ngai shared her personal art journey with students, faculty and guests at Monday evening’s "Artist Talk" sponsored by Mississippi State University’s Department of Art.

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Mississippi State University’s Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College held an out-of-this-world presentation Tuesday in Griffis Hall honoring two Astronaut Scholarship recipients and featuring astronaut Fred Gregory as the keynote speaker.

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Starkville citizens are in the midst of a discussion about regulating Airbnbs and other short-term rentals in the Starkville area. Citizens voiced strong opinions on both sides of the issue at public input sessions, the most recent of which occurred on Oct. 22. 

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Mississippi State University’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology & Disability is hosting their annual Fun Run at 6 p.m. Friday. This year’s theme is “Trick or Trot” and participants are encouraged to embrace the Halloween spirit by coming in costume.

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Mississippi State University’s Joe Frank Sanderson Center offers between 50-60 exercise classes every week. The classes, covering a wide range of workout techniques, are not only attended by students but also taught by students. 

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Journalist and non-fiction author Andrew Blum visited Mississippi State University’s Fowlkes Auditorium on Oct. 24 to discuss “The Infrastructure of Weather.” The event was supported by MSU’s Department of Geosciences, with the support and co-sponsorship of the Department of Communication, D…

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Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering hosted its regional BEST Robotics Competition on Saturday at the Humphrey Coliseum. The day-long event lasted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and hosted over 500 students, who were a part of 17 teams from Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama. …

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From late August to the middle of September, Starkville was plagued by a rash of car robberies. From Aug. 15 to Sept. 15, 67 burglaries were reported to the Starkville Police Department. Since then, the volume has declined, with only 40 reported from Sept. 15 until the present, but criminals…

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At the beginning of October, the City of Starkville Board of Aldermen announced that the city is moving forward with a project to add sidewalks to sections of Highway 12. This project, which has been in the works since spring, finally had a bid approved, allowing for construction to begin. 

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Mississippi State University is collaborating with the Television Center and WMSV for “Maroon and White Tonight,” a brand-new weekly show catering to fans of MSU Athletics. The show features two co-hosts, the “Voice of the Bulldogs” and MSU sports announcer, Neil Price, and WMSV Manager Anth…

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Mississippi State University’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is hosting their first annual Jeremy Taylor Conant Memorial 5k Color Run this Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The $20 entry fee will include a t-shirt, and all proceeds will go towards the newly-established Jeremy Taylor Conant Memorial Sch…

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In addition to waterfowl and alligators found on the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, artists in Mississippi State Univeristy’s artist-in-residence program can also be found among the native cypress trees this fall.

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Mississippi State University’s Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) will be hosting events the week of Oct. 19 to Oct. 27 in celebration of National Chemistry Week. The week will begin with a tailgate held in the Junction.

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Mississippi State University’s Student Association is rolling out “Food Truck Thursdays,” a new program where local vendors set up shop on campus in-between the Colvard Student Union and the YMCA building on the last Thursday of every month. 

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Mississippi State University’s National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision is hosting an informational event in honor of White Cane Awareness Day Oct. 15. The event is taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Drill Field and will include booths, an obstacle course and…

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Mississippi State University sorority Chi Omega held their annual Limelight Competition in the Humphrey Coliseum this past Friday night.

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The Mississippi State University Esports club will host the second annual Esports Egg Bowl this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Humphrey Coliseum. Over 100 competitive gamers from MSU and the University of Mississippi will go head to head in a best-of-seven competition.  

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This past Monday, a large-scale art exhibition was opened at Mississippi State University’s Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery. The exhibition titled Unpacked: Refugee Baggage, uses three-dimensional sculpture and recordings to tell the stories of different refugees and migrants throughout the wo…

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For those tired of the typical drab restaurant surroundings, J. Broussard’s in Columbus has been trying something different. Each month, the upscale restaurant rotates in the work of a local artist, as well as hosting an “Art in the Restaurant” night with a special five-course meal where the…

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A new mental health clinic has opened in Starkville, allowing for residents of the Golden Triangle area and students of Mississippi State University to receive proper outpatient treatment for a variety of common mental health illnesses, such as depression and anxiety. 

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Mississippi State University held the 61st annual Miss MSU Scholarship Program in Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall Friday night.

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Students looking for a ride home after a night of fun have more options than Uber or a traditional taxi, thanks to the Mississippi State University Student Association. A newly bolstered SA initiative, Cowbell Cabs, offers a more financially accessible way for these students to get home safely.

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Starkville couple Lee and Jennifer Carson invite guests to step into history by staying in their recently opened bed and breakfast, The Montgomery. Located at 607 Old West Point Rd., the beautiful antebellum home has been in Starkville since 1837. The Carsons are both graduates from Mississi…

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Mississippi State University’s Department of Health Promotion and Wellness is hosting the annual Pink Dawg Walk, a free public event that raises awareness for breast cancer. The Pink Dawg Walk provides opportunities to learn about proper nutrition, exercise and self-exam tips at various educ…

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Last week, Mississippi State University fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha hosted their annual Watermelon Fest, a week-long philanthropic event that raises support and donations for Feeding America by allowing MSU’s on-campus sororities to compete in various activities for the winning title. 

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This past Tuesday, acclaimed author, public speaker and former Chicago Bulls cheerleader Erika J. Kendrick presented “Who Moved My Happy?” in the Colvard Student Union’s Foster Ballroom in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month.

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The surplus of growth at international technology company Babel Street has resulted in the opening of its new innovation center located on the top two floors of 301 East Main St. in Starkville on Thursday.

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Mississippi State University is now hosting Surface/Function, a public exhibit at the Visual Arts Center, courtesy of MSU alumnae. The exhibit, free of charge, opened on Sept. 13 and will be open Monday- Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Visual Arts Ce…

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Mississippi State University Libraries will celebrate Banned Books Week, which will begin Monday and last through Friday. Various events will be provided throughout the week, as well as banned books for students and faculty to check out.  

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The Starkville Central Neighborhood Foundation, a group of citizens dedicated to celebrating and preserving Starkville’s historic districts, is painting neighborhood crests on street intersections to enhance community identity. 

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Along with the addition of a new film minor, Mississippi State University is now home to “The Scene,” a new student organization for anyone interested in film making, acting and scriptwriting.