Monthly Archives: September 2020

Editorial: One History, Under Trump/by Kyle Hamrick

“Tell all the Truth but tell it slant, Success in Circuit lies.” This line by Emily Dickinson seems particularly fitting in light of President Trump’s forthcoming executive order: an initiative for “patriotic education” to teach American school children to love their country unconditionally. At a conference given inside the National Archives Museum on Sept. 17, Trump said, “We must clear

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Marching Band Adapts, Prepares for Return of Football/by Austin LaBrot

No Choctaw football means no marching band to perform at halftime. MC’s newest band addition has been spending its first year gearing up for the years to come.  Duncan Goff, director of the marching band, said, “As football was cancelled for the fall semester, it was decided that the marching band would move to spring and symphonic band.” “One exception

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The Arrowhead Opens Submissions/by Arrowhead Staff

It’s that time of year again! The Arrowhead, Mississippi College’s own in-house literary and arts magazine, is accepting submissions for its 2021 edition. The magazine is calling all writers, poets, artists, and graphic designers in any department across campus to submit their best work, and is accepting submissions until the end of the Fall 2020 semester.  This prestigious collection of

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No Scholarships for Remote Students/by Austin LaBrot

Coming back to campus in August created some concern among students and parents. Colleges are hotspots for easy transmission of any disease – not just COVID-19. Many people confined in small spaces while  interacting constantly means MC could easily become a petri dish.  This concern was noted by administration, specifically the Fall Opening Task Force co-chaired by Jonathan Randle and

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Administration Encourages COVID-19 Testing/by Austin LaBrot

From the “Mask Required” signs across campus, to entering buildings through certain doors, COVID-19 does not seem to be going anywhere any time soon. One way MC is attempting to keep the coronavirus from spreading across campus quickly is through “random testing.”  Beth Stapleton, Campus COVID Coordinator, sent an email on Sept. 1 informing the MC family about this new

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