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The Chosen Ones: The Life of a Lost Girl

-Morgan Barber, contributing writer The “lost boys and girls” of Sudan is a foreign topic to some Mississippi College students as well as many Americans. A recent movie called The Good Lie staring Reese Witherspoon informs the ignorant about these thousands of lost children orphaned by war. They walked across three countries with many obstacles … Continue reading

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MC to offer new electrical engineering degree

Tiffany Babb, Contributing Writer Mississippi College consistently strives to offer its students the best career opportunities and the most technologically advanced majors. The most recent addition to this is the new electrical engineering degree coming fall 2015. MC decided to incorporate this degree to cater to the specific environment, experiences, and opportunities that are available … Continue reading

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Cadet Whittington and MC Mortar Board receive national awards

-Megan Cole, Reporter Mississippi College is proud to announce two awards being received this October. One of MC’s Army ROTC cadets, Grant Whittington, received the National Honors Award, and MC’s Cap & Gown chapter of Mortar Board received the Silver Torch Award. Grant Whittington, a senior kinesiology major, is an award-winning cadet of Mississippi College’s … Continue reading

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Genesis Food Bank hosts food drive on campus

James Osborne The Global Dimensions of Business classes are working with the Genesis Food Bank in collecting nonperishable food goods on campus. Decorated barrels are on campus for donations to be placed in Self hall and the Caf. Nonperishable food items include canned goods, boxed goods, peanut butter, flour, and canned meats. Donations will be … Continue reading

Follies: This Year and Back
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Follies: This Year and Back

-Megan Cole, Reporter Follies is a Homecoming week tradition that marks the nearing end of the pledge process for Mississippi College’s clubs and tribes. Tribes and clubs have been performing these skits for quite a while, and this year’s 2014 Follies is the 30th production in MC history. “Something Old, Something New, Something Gold, Something … Continue reading

Traumatic Brain Injury in Football
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Traumatic Brain Injury in Football

-Candice Smith, contributing writer According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, football contributed to 46,948 head injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2009, second only to cycling. Traumatic brain injury occurs when an external mechanical force causes brain dysfunction, resulting from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body, according … Continue reading

Rush, Squeal, and Pledge: The Search for Authenticity
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Rush, Squeal, and Pledge: The Search for Authenticity

-Benny Warnick, A&E Editor, and Stephen Collier, Contributing Writer The MC rush process is in full swing after squeal day announcements and first meetings for pledges with their new clubs and tribes. Rush’s importance in the social and emotional prosperity of MC students plays a huge role in how students go about their lives at … Continue reading

Fall Festivities in Olde Towne
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Fall Festivities in Olde Towne

-Abbie Walker, Editor Mississippi College students don’t have to look far this fall to find something to do. Clinton’s Olde Towne will be hosting several events throughout the coming months, many of which are available for college students. One option is the Dinner and a Movie presented by Main Street Clinton. Upcoming features include: Frozen … Continue reading

Fall Scenes
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Fall Scenes

- Megan Cole, Staff Reporter  Falling leaves, hot pumpkin spice coffees, flowing scarves, and cool weather! Fall is coming, and Mississippi College students are embracing the season through their love for theatre and the arts. The Communication Department is hosting Fall Scenes, one of the annual Aven Little Theater Productions. This year’s scenes include short … Continue reading

“Destined to Make an Impact: An In-Depth Look at Bungie’s ‘Destiny’”
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“Destined to Make an Impact: An In-Depth Look at Bungie’s ‘Destiny’”

Benny Warnick, A&E editor Mississippi College students love their electronics. From their iPhones to their Netflix accounts, students regularly take to technology as a means of entertainment and relaxation when the work day is over. In the video game area of the electronics world, the release of a game called Destiny has sparked the interest … Continue reading

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New clinic student hours at the Baptist Healthplex

Alexis Rodgers, Contributing Writer This fall, the Baptist Medical Clinic welcomed back Mississippi College students with new student hours. For the first time since the clinic’s establishment, hours for MC students have been extended to the regular clinic hours. The change was brought about at the notice of an increase in MC’s student population upon … Continue reading

DOT Products educate children around the world
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DOT Products educate children around the world

-Tiffany Babb, Contributing Writer Around the world, thousands of children everyday go uneducated and are forced to remain in poverty as they mature into adults because their parents and home governments are not able to fund their educations. However, there have been recent efforts to change this epidemic, some stemming from Mississippi.             Hallie Darphin, … Continue reading

Lighting of the Quad brings Christmas cheer to MC’s campus
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Lighting of the Quad brings Christmas cheer to MC’s campus

-Alexa Jenkins, Copy Editor The Campus Activities Board welcomed Mississippi College students to a “Candyland Christmas” themed Lighting of the Quad on Dec. 2. Guests were welcomed by CAB members to walk among Christmas trees and through a gingerbread house for cocoa and cookies. This year, for the first time, Lighting of the Quad was … Continue reading

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IEP (Intensive English Program)

-Sultan Almusam, Contributing Writer Each year students enroll themselves in the Mississippi College Intensive English Program. Its mission is to train international students about the English language so that they can easily achieve their goals in completing their undergraduate and graduate studies. This program aims to enable international students with English skills needed to attend … Continue reading

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Classic Christmas Movies for College Students

-Benny Warnick, A&E editor Many college students often complain that Christmas movies get pretty cliché pretty quickly. If college students can’t think of a movie without thinking of its commonplace, overused nature, chances are they will not watch it. With that thought in mind, many big-name Christmas movies still satisfy the entertainment desires of the … Continue reading

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Students seek to spread laughs through ‘A Very MC Christmas’

-Cole Angel, contributing writer ‘Tis the season to be goofy, and that’s exactly what a number of Mississippi College students are doing through their involvement in “A Very MC Christmas,” a Christmas album consisting of classic Christmas songs covered by MC students and sung with MC-themed lyrics. The idea came to MC sophomore Benny Warnick … Continue reading