Author Archives: The Collegian

Country Music Star Riley Green Puts on Free Concert at Mississippi State Fair / Ann Cabot Stockett

Reese Carwile was excited to attend the Mississippi State Fair. The concertgoer from Oxford, Miss. has been a fan of country artist Riley Green for a number of years and has even attended a number of his performances artist in the past. However, Green’s concert Oct. 12 at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson was unlike any of the prior

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Carver Commodore Rocks Mississippi College / Noah Drewes

Mississippi College students gathered in the bowl outside the student life center October 8 for an evening of food and music, as the university’s student engagement board booked Alabama indie rock group Carver Commodore for an evening performance.  The night opened with a stripped down seven-song-set from an MC student band led by senior Naomi Taylor. The currently unnamed trio

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Mississippi College Rebrands Towards a Connected Future / Kienna Van Dellen

Mississippi College has recently undergone intense research in order to define the institution’s personality. The process started in fall 2018 with focus groups asking students, staff, faculty, and alumni about rebranding. In spring 2021 the first part of the branding process that took place was reputation strategy. From that research, they came back to campus and did a brand reveal.

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Choctaw Sports Lose a Legend / Charles Williams

Mississippi College athletics are mourning the loss of a legend, as former head football coach and athletic director John M. Williams passed away on Sep. 2 at his family home in Byram.   Williams played football at Port Gibson HS and Copiah Lincoln CC before finishing his playing career at Mississippi College, graduating in 1957. After college, he began his successful coaching

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After Historic Season, Volleyball Raring to Go In 2021 / Jace Aymond

Before the virus-shortened spring season that occurred earlier this year, the Lady Choctaw volleyball team had not produced a winning season since 1994. Although they only played a total of nine matches in the 2020 season, it was one for the record books in multiple ways. The Gulf South Conference implemented a Spring Championship Series for fall sports that could

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