Monthly Archives: March 2020

1826 to Close Doors, Reopen as Event Space / By: Kyle Hamrick, Editor in Chief

As students prepare to welcome Chick-fil-A and Einstein Bros. Bagels to a renovated Commons in the Fall 2020 semester, another campus favorite will be gone by the end of this semester — 1826. According to Mike Prince, Director of Food Services, 1826, the beloved cafe on the Piazza, will close its doors “for good” as a restaurant in May. However,

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Get To Know Our New Provost, Dr. Keith Elder / By: Kyle Hamrick, Editor in Chief

This summer, Dr. Keith Elder, a professor and professional in the field of public health from Birmingham, Alabama, will succeed Debbie Norris as provost and executive vice president. Elder currently serves as the program director for the Samford University School of Public Health, a program he founded four years ago in July 2016 to teach students how to “address health

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Entertainment in the Face of Coronavirus / By: Morgan Miller, Reporter

To say that the coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on everyday life is a vast understatement. With countries instituting travel restrictions, grocery stores being wiped clean, schools closing down, sporting events cancelled, and mass gatherings of people being banned, the effects of COVID-19 have twisted the very notion of normalcy in terms of how people live their lives.

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Can You Help Us Out, Career Services? / By: Marquisha Mathis, Opinions Editor

From a very young age, we all have hopes of attending college, one day earning a degree, landing our dream job, and beginning our life. Mississippi College has provided students with the necessary tools to start making that happen. Every year Career Services gives students the opportunity to bring their resumes and dress up to have a chance to get

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On the Road: A Trip With The Lady Choctaws To The GSC Tournament / By: Elliot Reeder, Sports Editor

It was 6:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2. It was before “bright and early.” I was sitting on a bus, getting ready to travel with the Lady Choctaw women’s basketball team to Cleveland, Tenn., for a battle against Lee University in the first round of the Gulf South Conference tournament. The Lady Choctaws were going into the matchup as the

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Waters Roll Out, Students Roll In/by Kyle Hamrick

On Saturday, Feb. 22, several students from across campus volunteered with Samaritan’s Purse and helped individuals impacted by flooding on the Pearl River in Jackson and Ridgeland.  According to the National Weather Service, The Pearl River rose to its third highest recorded level on Monday, Feb. 17, cresting at 36.67 feet, eight feet above flood stage. The flooding occurred over

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Choctaw Baseball Slides into the 2020 Season with a New Field/by Kienna Van Dellen

Since Frierson Field opened in 1977 in Dickins-Scoper Baseball Stadium, it has hosted hundreds of baseball games and been home to generations of Choctaws. With multiple rainouts and constant field damage to the dirt and grass, the baseball field needed a renovation. Construction on the field started at the beginning of October 2019 and ended just six weeks later in

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