Monthly Archives: November 2021

New Athletics Program Off to Strong Start Despite Pandemic / Jace Aymond

Initiating a new athletics program for any university is challenging in and of itself. However, adding in the additional element of doing this exact thing amid a pandemic seems almost impossible. For Mississippi College’s women’s golf team, that was exactly the case. Yet, they made it through the rough year that was 2020 and are now starting their 2021 season

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Men’s Basketball Awaits Full Season Under New Leadership / Jace Aymond

Even with COVID-19 wreaking chaos on all of the sports teams on MC’s campus, the men’s basketball team was affected more than most. Even with the Gulf South Conference graciously putting together a shortened, conference only, winter season, the Choctaws played far less games that were scheduled. Out of the 20 games scheduled at the start of this past year,

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 Dear Evan Hansen: From the Broadway Stage to the Silver Screen / Gracie Lee

When lyricists Justin Paul and Benj Pasek composed and published Dear Evan Hansen in 2015, it didn’t take long for the musical to rise to national fame and win six Tony awards on Broadway’s big stage. After Ben Platt’s portrayal of Evan Hansen in the original cast, the musical continued to run and cast household names like Andrew Barth Feldman

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Up and Coming Mississippi Songwriter Releases New Album / Gracie Lee

Stephen McNeill, Mississippi singer and songwriter, released his new album, “The Art of Repair,” on all music streaming services Oct. 15. His single “Rebuild” released on Sep. 24. McNeill is Memphis-born and moved to DeSoto County after college. He, his wife, and his four-year-old twins now live in Olive Branch, Mississippi.  The album features 11 original songs. This is McNeill’s

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 MC Alum Wyatt Waters’s Artwork Inspires Locals / Gracie Lee

Wyatt Waters is a name well-known among MC students, art fanatics, and residents of Clinton. The Mississippian and MC alumnus has made a career for himself painting landscapes, buildings, and sites around the world. His art has been featured in magazines like Art and Antiques and American Artist. MC students recognize his painting of “The Teacher” sculpture in Alumni Hall’s

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MC SAPA Communicates for Change / Kienna Van Dellen

Mississippi College Sexual Assault Prevention Ambassadors (MC SAPA) started their organization on campus in fall 2020. Since then they have had an incredible amount of support flooding in from both staff and students. Within the past year, the organization has worked on expanding its reach across campus and getting more students involved, being able to spread information and resources. Their

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