Monthly Archives: February 2022

The news from Ukraine does affect MC students / Chloe Newton

The “MC Bubble” can create a blinder to what is happening in the world beyond campus and the Clinton community. Homework, tests, extracurriculars, and weekend plans send students involuntarily down the rabbit hole of total Mississippi College immersion. For any college student, either at MC or at another university, it is easy to be roped into one’s immediate surroundings. Yet,

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Redeeming Love creates opportunities for gospel conversations / Chloe Newton

“My love isn’t a weapon, it’s a lifeline, reach out and take hold, and don’t let go.” This quote is undoubtedly from a love story. Anyone could picture a young man speaking this to the love of his life. Yet, the love story this quote derives from is unorthodox. This love story is centered around a prostitute, which seems to

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Softball Set for 2022 After Multiple Postseason Finishes / Jace Aymond

Photo: Avery Barnett delivers a pitch against the AUM Warhawks in the 2021 GSC Championship game. It was the first time the Lady Choctaws played in that game since the 2017 season. For most teams, it is extremely tough to string together multiple “successful” seasons in a row, extending beyond the regular season. But for the Lady Choctaw softball team,

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The Rise of a King: Brian King Joins MC Athletic Staff / Michael Long

Photo: Brian King (on left) discusses workouts with Assistant Track & Field Coach Joe Snyder (on right). The unexpected move took place over December of 2021. Mississippi College’s former Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Marcus “Mak” Makovicka unexpectedly left to accept a position at Arizona State University. As a result of that move, Brian King was promoted into the assistant

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 Like father, like son: Gavin Greene, son of NFL Hall of Famer, motivated by faith, family, and football / Caroline Hunt

Photo: Gavin Greene stands for a picture in Robinson-Hale Stadium at Mississippi College, his alma mater. Greene wears his father Kevin Greene’s Hall of Fame Induction Class of  2016 cap and Pittsburgh Steelers t-shirt, the team his father chose to present his Hall of Fame ring to him. It’s 10:30 a.m. on a cold day in Rome, Georgia when the

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Speed Library’s Open Hours Extend until Midnight / Gracie Lee

         MC students often fall into two categories: the ones who study in the Commons and the ones who study in the library. For those who frequent Leland Speed Library, a welcome change has occurred. In contrast to its usual closing time of 9:30 p.m., students can now access the building between 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30

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Art Moves East / Evan Espinoza

Photo: Auditorium at East Campus as of 1/24/2022. The renovations will see the auditorium and surrounding former junior high buildings become the re-imagined Gore Arts Complex. Mississippi College’s East Campus, home to the old Clinton Junior High building and Gore Arts Complex, is well underway of being remodeled. Since the spring of 2021, the art department at MC has planned

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The Pandemic Nearly Two Years Later / Kienna Van Dellen

How are students dealing with the global pandemic nearly two years later? I am sure that is a question many of us thought we would never be asking ourselves. The current student body on Mississippi College’s campus have all been through different seasons of life during the pandemic, whether it’s graduating high school amidst quarantine, getting sent home from MC

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