Monthly Archives: December 2019

Lou Holtz Speaks at Athletics Fundraiser/by Kyle Hamrick

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, friends of MC reunited in Anderson Hall to observe the Dr. Don Phillips Mississippi College Athletics Dinner. This evening of feasting, fundraising, and fellowship has been held annually since 2002, and is one of the major fundraising events for MC’s athletics department, raising over $2 million over the past 17 years.  As guests in suits and

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For the Culture Week: a Social Justice Club Event/by Megan Brown

“Make America _____ Again.”  It’s an attention-grabbing title, but that’s nothing out of the ordinary for the MC Social Justice Club (SJC).  “Make America _____ Again” is the name they created for their immigration panel held on November 14th.  It was one of the events in For the Culture Week, and included Professor Lingshan Song, Nga Truong, Johannes Damaschke, and

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A Season to Remember: Undefeated at Home in Sport and Spirit/by Kyle Hamrick

On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Mississippi College Choctaws defeated the Delta State Statesmen in their annual rivalry football game. For the first time since 1993, the Heritage Bell trophy crossed Robinson-Hale field, ringing victory as ecstatic team members carried it home.  The second and final MC Preview Day of the semester preceded the groundbreaking kick-off. Choctaws present and future congregated

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New Faculty Joins MC School of Nursing/by Meredith Stratmann

The fall semester of 2019 has brought considerable changes to Mississippi College’s quaint campus: Chick-fil-A, faculty leaving, and the closure of Ratliff Hall. This season of changes has not passed over one of MC’s most talked about programs—the School of Nursing (SON). MC has prided itself on an excellent School of Nursing since the program started in 1969. This year,

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Sleeping on the Source Material: A Review of “Doctor Sleep”/by Jared Vardaman

As a self-proclaimed horror movie connoisseur, when I heard that Doctor Sleep, the sequel to Stephen King’s 1977 horror bestseller The Shining, would be making its way to the big screen, my inner nerd leapt in excitement. I read the novel version, released in 2013, my senior year of high school, and to this day it is one of my

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MC Cross Country: A Program on the Rise/by Elliot Reeder

  Cross country might be the most uniquely challenging sport in terms of early mornings, rigorous training, mental trials, and both literal and figurative rough terrains. The Mississippi College Cross Country coach Matthew Reneker believes that there is a sweet spot in terms of balancing training hard enough and not training too hard to where you burn your body out.

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