Monthly Archives: September 2019

Chick-fil-A Details Emerge, Students Rejoice/by Kyle Hamrick

Students of M.C. uttered a collective hallelujah when news broke in late August of a Chick-fil-A restaurant coming to campus in the near future. Instagram was alive with reposts of the glad tidings, and pictures of Dr. Blake Thompson shaking hands – or hooves – with the restaurant’s cow mascot filled students’ social media feeds.  As the celebrations shorten with

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Hammer Time: Looking Forward to the 2019 Football Season/by Meeby Ballard

The Mississippi College defensive line has a new talisman that is representative of their attitude for this upcoming season: ready to smash. The idea originally came from senior defensive lineman Kalvin Bowman. He and his friend, junior defensive lineman Michael Washington decided that the defensive line needed something special. “I said, ‘We are the D-line; we anchor the defense. We

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Sermons Without Words, New Exhibit at Gore Gallery/by Kyle Hamrick

On Sunday, Sept. 8, the Gore Gallery held an afternoon reception for two current exhibits honoring two MC artists: “Remembering a Legacy,” showcasing the work of the late Samuel Marshall Gore, and “Reflections Through the Eyes of a Servant,” showcasing the work of Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn.  It was my first gallery show experience. I appreciated art from afar, admiring

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Tryhard: The Band CAMINO Begins North American Tour/by Jared Vardaman

On a Wednesday night, Sept. 4, Mississippi College’s favorite alternative rocking, skinny jean wearing heartthrobs, The Band CAMINO, opened to a sold-out crowd of over 1,300 people at Birmingham’s Iron City. This show was the first of 35 shows to be played on their second national tour, ending in Tallahassee, Fla., on Oct. 23 of this year. The Memphis-based band

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Why Did the Chicken…? (The Case of Popeyes v. Chick-fil-A)/by Josh Little

In the month of August, Popeyes has been trending on every platform in the world about this new chicken sandwich. There’s not just one choice, but two. You can choose between mild or spicy.  This created a lot of tension with Chick-Fil-A and garnered much attention on whose was better. At the end of August, the Popeyes sandwich was reportedly

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The MAC Center Wants to Send You Across the Globe/by Austin LaBrot

Beth Stapleton wants to see Mississippi College students enrich their educational careers around the world.  Announced in Spring 2019, the Edward McMillan ‘MAC’ Center for Education Abroad houses all study abroad programs under one roof. The program was officially launched Aug. 1, with Stapleton as Director. Mississippi College began a $2 million campaign to fund the newly formed center. “One million will

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Meet MC’s New Media Technology Coordinator: Madison Brown/by Marquisha Mathis

Madison Brown takes to heart the words of Matthew 6:34, “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” “I have to live by this, because I worry a lot. You can’t worry about what you can’t see,” Brown said.  Brown graduated from MC in Spring 2019 with a

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