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Around 6:30 p.m. Thursday night, four gun shots rang out near Chadwick Place Apartments on East Lee Boulevard.

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Over the course of the summer of 2020, Colby Freeman, a senior biological engineering major at Mississippi State University, founded BECReative — a student organization with the purpose of pursuing a feasible method for carbon capture, sequestration, clean, renewable energy and overall reduc…

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Starkville and Mississippi State University's S.M.A.R.T. bus system has various bus schedules that operate Monday through Friday during the semester. The system serves as an affordable and efficient way to help students and Starkville residents maneuver around campus and Starkville. However,…

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Beyond Arrests: Rethinking Systematic Oppression, or BARS, is a club new to campus this semester. The club is open to anyone interested in helping combat prison injustices and hoping to spark a conversation about prison reform.

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In 2018, Raylon Johnson walked into a room of girls who did not look like her. Her first thought was "Why is everyone wearing tennis skirts?" Before that year, she had never even heard of Chi Omega sorority — much less known how to pronounce it. Two years later, she became chapter president,…

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Students at Mississippi State University are no stranger to the construction and new additions on campus. However, with changes always happening around campus, many students also notice when issues arise that are inconvenient or impossible to avoid.  

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On a cold and gray Friday afternoon, a crowd of medical freedom protestors gathered by the flagpole on the Drill Field to voice their disapproval of Mississippi State University's recent federal mandate of the vaccine that was passed down to the university from the Mississippi Institutions o…

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Protests broke out on the campus of Mississippi State University Wednesday night in front of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house. Around 11:30 p.m., approximately 50-100 individuals stood on the sidewalk in front of the house and shouted their frustrations into the damp night air. 

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On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, Mississippi State University faculty and staff, along with various unaffiliated members of the community, took to MSU's Drill Field to protest a vaccine mandate handed down by the Institutions of Higher Learning the day before.

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"Hayden represents everything that (Mississippi State University) stands for — she embraces differences, is eager to grow and willing to serve. She embodies the type of kindness that we should all strive for," said Kylie Forrester, director of orientation and events at MSU, in an email to th…

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Those who know Smith Lyon, the 2021 Mississippi State University homecoming king, describe him as the embodiment of compassion.

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"I suspect Reese is a good candidate for these types of awards because he has a great attitude about what he does, and he does everything to a level that people want to emulate," said Matthew Priddy, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University. 

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"I'm married to the woman. And I couldn't even tell you every extracurricular activity that she does, but regardless of how strung out she is and how tired she is, she is perpetually concerned with the condition of others and how she can go out and help others," said Cade Hixson of his wife …

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The 25th annual Magnolia Film Festival will take place Feb. 24-26, 2022, in downtown Starkville, serving the community as a memorable experience for filmmakers and audience members. Nicknamed "The Mag," it is the longest-running film festival in Mississippi.

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Since last Tuesday was Voter Registration Day, legislative process and political behavior classes taught by assistant professor Thessalia Merivaki took the day to learn more about the voter registration process and register people to vote on Mississippi State University's campus.

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Thursday night, a car hit a pedestrian on campus on Hardy Road, near the new Kent Sills Band Hall on the south side of Mississippi State University’s campus. The pedestrian, who wishes to remain anonymous, was leaving State Singers’ practice at about 7:45 p.m. when the accident occurred. 

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At the beginning of the spring 2020 semester, recently-graduated students created Hands & Feet, a service-based organization which allows students to serve the Mississippi State University campus, Starkville community and others in need.

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In their Sept. 10 meeting, Mississippi State University's Robert Holland Faculty Senate passed a resolution 20-15 calling on the university administration to petition the Institute of Higher Learning's Board of Trustees to pass a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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When students returned to campus at the commencement of the fall 2021 semester, COVID-19 cases heavily increased in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.  However, due to an increase in vaccination rates among Mississippians, case numbers are slowly starting t…

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Since the new school year at Mississippi State University began, on-campus traffic has been a concern for many people due to the overflow of automobiles in central areas. To many students, the root of this issue appears to be a lack of parking accommodations and on-site traffic guidance. How…

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The Mississippi State University Speech and Debate Council placed third in the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Championship Tournament, and Mia Robertson is the varsity division champion. Eleven members of the team competed in the debate tournament, and four members a…

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Since the late 19th century, women have been fighting for equal treatment and equal rights. Many people still feel that a woman's place is to be quiet, but every day, women choose to stand up and change that narrative. 

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On March 23, hundreds of people from Starkville and Mississippi State University had the rare opportunity to see an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile on Main Street.  

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The Mississippi State University Police Department daily reports have displayed one entry over and over again during the past several months: "Employee reported fraudulent unemployment claim filed in his name."

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Approximately 40 students were in attendance at the Colvard Student Union for a Student Association panel dealing primarily with community law enforcement relations on Monday. The panel consisted of officers from the Starkville and Mississippi State University police departments and were rep…

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This past Saturday, the cloudless sky and peaceful pastures of Mississippi State University's dairy farm were occasionally disrupted by the roaring of rockets and the sight of propelled projectiles.

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To celebrate Earth Week at Mississippi State University, the Office of Sustainability partnered with the Student Association to host multiple virtual and in-person events emphasizing the importance of making MSU a more sustainable and eco-friendly campus.

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On Friday, Mississippi State University landscape architecture students enrolled in the Design II class unveiled their proposals for a park downtown at the corner of Jackson Street and East Lampkin Street. Students were given a number of weeks this semester to plan and design a proposal for …

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Mississippi State University organizations have come together across campus to recognize the month of March as Women's History Month. By looking at important and impactful figures of the past and innovative, powerful women of the present, MSU is empowering and encouraging women in recognitio…

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Although prom is in the past for most college students, one student organization at Mississippi State University is dedicated to giving girls the perfect prom dress at no cost. Dresses of Hope (DOH) is a group that takes gently used prom dresses and redistributes them to local girls in need.

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Last Tuesday morning a student was hit by a vehicle as she was crossing the street via a crosswalk on Mississippi State University's campus.

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The southern region of the U.S. was blanketed in a snow and ice storm during the week of Feb. 14-20, disrupting many facets of everyday life with some states still having issues related to the storm. Starkville was no exception, with the town and its citizens being affected in a variety of w…

 

 

 

 

 

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