Monthly Archives: March 2022

Choctaw Baseball Finds its Groove Amid Fielding Position Changes / Caroline Hunt

Cooper Gadman No. 18 gingerly walked onto the mound at Frierson Field mid-sixth inning on a Tuesday night game when the Choctaws faced William Carey in a baseball matchup. With bases loaded, Gadman took the reins from Clark Presley, who had been the third pitcher subbed for the Choctaws that night.  Stuck between a rock-and-a-hard-place, with the Choctaws leading only

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MC Athletic Directors Attend Landmark NCAA Convention / Charles Williams

The past months have been some of the most eventful in NCAA history, as multiple big changes have changed the landscape of college sports across all levels. Due to these changes, the NCAA deemed it necessary to make changes to its constitution to keep up. On Jan. 20, the new constitution was passed, instituting changes that would affect every athletic

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Choctaw Track and Field Rewrite Record Books in 2022 Indoor Season / Caroline Hunt

Photo: The men’s distance medley relay team poses for a first-place picture after their race at the 2022 South Carolina Invitational; from the left: Gabe Hodson, Cole Benoit, Hunter Kurz, and Jake Russell. They finished the race with a time of 9:47.93. (Photo by Brock Kelly) Mississippi College’s track and field team traveled to Columbia, SC at the end of

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Jenna Ergle: From BC to MC / Jace Aymond

Photo: Avery Barnett (#16) is encouraged by Jenna Ergle (#33, center), Jordan LaFosse (#6), and Brooke Fagan (#9, right) during their game against Lincoln Memorial in Huntsville, Alabama. For athletic programs in the Gulf South Conference, and across the entire Division II landscape, transfer athletes are invaluable because of their matured mindset and previous collegiate playing experience, no matter what

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Student Dining Options Change & Expand / Gracie Lee

Throughout the last few years, MC’s campus dining has changed drastically. Students who were freshmen in 2018 or 2019 have seen the decline of Pimentos and their beloved 1826, as well as the emergence of Einstein’s and Chick-fil-A. As a result, the fast-food scene on campus has transitioned from those MC trademarks to chain restaurants.          Despite their new surroundings, many

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Jackson and Student Safety / Evan Espinoza

Caption: Officer Travis (left) checks in with MC student Nathanael Smith (right). Officer Travis works with the Office of Public Safety on campus and regularly communicates with students like Nathanael to create a comfortable level of trust. Many students at Mississippi College do not confine themselves to the boundaries of Clinton. Many students frequently visit the Jackson area for many

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Local Musician and MC Student Naomi Taylor Releases Debut E.P. / Caroline Hunt

Naomi Taylor sits across the table in a vintage denim jacket bedecked with cloth patches that tell a story as rich as her music. She details her start in music, her spontaneous, flowing writing process, and how she balances the life of a creative with her full-time job and student responsibilities at Mississippi College.  The Lucedale, Miss. native laughingly jokes

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Black History Month Celebrated at MC / Rachel Faulk

 Photo: Camryn Johnson showcases one of her favorite books in one of the library’s Black History Month displays. Johnson worked with Heather Moore to coordinate several book displays in the library to celebrate Black History Month. Over the course of the month of February, MC students and organizations celebrated Black History Month in a variety of ways. A number of

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Alpha Psi Omega Hosts New Theatrical Events / Gracie Lee

         Alpha Psi Omega, Mississippi College’s national theatre honor society, hosted a dramatic competition titled “Build a Play” on Feb. 11-12 . Students built teams consisting of a writer, director, and actors to produce a 15-minute play overnight. They met in Aven Hall Friday night to register and receive themes and props. Each team could choose their members or be assigned

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