Monthly Archives: October 2019

HOMECOMING 2019 IN PROSE AND PICTURES/ By: Kyle Hamrick, Editor in Chief

 The rain couldn’t keep us away, Blue and Gold is thicker than water. Past and present met that day, every MC son and MC daughter. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Mississippi College observed the culmination of its annual Homecoming Week. After a busy week of reunions and get-togethers, dinners and awards, cheer-offs and Follies, alumni and current students met in A.E.

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CHOMPING AT THE BIT, PREPARING FOR GREATNESS / By: Kyle Hamrick, Editor in Chief

Blake Thompson strolled through the arched entry of Providence Hill Farm’s palatial barn with cool confidence, passing the rows and rows of stalls on his way to greet Ann Skogerboe, the program director of the Mississippi College Equestrian Team. Riding a horse was, somehow, far from his mind. With a little encouragement, Thompson donned a helmet and was soon astride

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The Homestretch to Homecoming/by Elijah Cardenas

Mississippi College is currently abuzz with anticipation for one of MC’s most time-honored and thrilling events of the year: homecoming.  Taking place Oct. 21-26, homecoming this year will feature the return of many of MC’s favorite traditions, as well as some new events never before featured as a part of this monumental week. This year’s homecoming theme will be “Same

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Social Work Shows Out for Domestic Violence Awareness/by Kyle Hamrick

Alexis Jones, Lauren Guthrie, and other members of the Association of Student Social Workers will be raising awareness for domestic violence from Oct. 14 to 17, with different events occurring each day.  Jones and Guthrie, both juniors majoring in social work, are spearheading the awareness campaign. The pair hail from Louisiana, and both started out in biology pre-med.  Guthrie switched

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No Laughing Matter: An Overlook of “Joker”/by Parker Brooks

Captivating and unsettling: two words to describe the performance of Joaquin Phoenix in his portrayal of the Joker in what is one of this year’s most anticipated films.  The days of cheery, good guys prevailing superhero movies have come to an immediate stop with Todd Phillips’ newest addition to the DC universe, Joker. The film opens with an introduction to

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Lady Choctaws Reach Highest Ranking in Program History/by Sydney Cannette

The Lady Choctaw soccer team has been off to a booming start this season. The Lady Choctaws finished the 2018 season with a record of 16-4 and a conference record of 12-1. The team currently stands with a record of 6-1 this season and a conference record of 4-0.  The Lady Choctaws recently reached a huge milestone for the program:

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Emergency Preparedness/by Austin LaBrot

Mississippi College leaders are expanding safety measures across campus.    Incidents on the campus are so rare that buzz quickly spreads when something does happen. Two occurrences happened in the past month where non-students have come on campus property with bad intentions. Luckily for students, staff, and the surrounding community, MC Public Safety leaders were able to quickly find and apprehend

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Musical Department to Put On Production of “She Loves Me”/by Jared Vardaman

  Musical theatre fans rejoiced to find out that Mississippi College will be putting on its first full musical since 2015! The music department will be presenting She Loves Me, a hilarious, twisting love story with music by Jerry Brock and story by Joe Masteroff. The cast is still in the finalization process, but the campus is humming with excitement

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