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Lou Holtz Speaks at Athletics Fundraiser/by Kyle Hamrick

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, friends of MC reunited in Anderson Hall to observe the Dr. Don Phillips Mississippi College Athletics Dinner. This evening of feasting, fundraising, and fellowship has been held annually since 2002, and is one of the major fundraising events for MC’s athletics department, raising over $2 million over the past 17 years.  As guests in suits and

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New Faculty Joins MC School of Nursing/by Meredith Stratmann

The fall semester of 2019 has brought considerable changes to Mississippi College’s quaint campus: Chick-fil-A, faculty leaving, and the closure of Ratliff Hall. This season of changes has not passed over one of MC’s most talked about programs—the School of Nursing (SON). MC has prided itself on an excellent School of Nursing since the program started in 1969. This year,

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MC’s Own TV Personality/by Austin LaBrot

Dr. Glenn Antizzo will make his eighth television appearance on Nov. 5, 2019, to discuss election results and offer insight to Magnolia State politics. The Mississippi College political science professor has been making appearances on ABC affiliate WAPT-16 since the early 2010s, promoting America’s second-oldest Baptist university well. “I try to put politics into plain English,” said the Cornell graduate.

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HOMECOMING 2019 IN PROSE AND PICTURES/ By: Kyle Hamrick, Editor in Chief

 The rain couldn’t keep us away, Blue and Gold is thicker than water. Past and present met that day, every MC son and MC daughter. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Mississippi College observed the culmination of its annual Homecoming Week. After a busy week of reunions and get-togethers, dinners and awards, cheer-offs and Follies, alumni and current students met in A.E.

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The Homestretch to Homecoming/by Elijah Cardenas

Mississippi College is currently abuzz with anticipation for one of MC’s most time-honored and thrilling events of the year: homecoming.  Taking place Oct. 21-26, homecoming this year will feature the return of many of MC’s favorite traditions, as well as some new events never before featured as a part of this monumental week. This year’s homecoming theme will be “Same

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Social Work Shows Out for Domestic Violence Awareness/by Kyle Hamrick

Alexis Jones, Lauren Guthrie, and other members of the Association of Student Social Workers will be raising awareness for domestic violence from Oct. 14 to 17, with different events occurring each day.  Jones and Guthrie, both juniors majoring in social work, are spearheading the awareness campaign. The pair hail from Louisiana, and both started out in biology pre-med.  Guthrie switched

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Emergency Preparedness/by Austin LaBrot

Mississippi College leaders are expanding safety measures across campus.    Incidents on the campus are so rare that buzz quickly spreads when something does happen. Two occurrences happened in the past month where non-students have come on campus property with bad intentions. Luckily for students, staff, and the surrounding community, MC Public Safety leaders were able to quickly find and apprehend

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MC Faculty and Students to Participate in Relay for Life/by Meredith Stratmann

One in three. One-third. Thirty-three percent. According to the American Cancer Society, one in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Cancer affects pretty much everyone, whether directly or indirectly.  Because of these statistics, organizations like the American Cancer Society have been formed to raise money in the fight against cancer. One such fundraiser that raises money

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Unsung Heroes of Preview Day/by Austin LaBrot

A four-member team of Physical Plant staff made Preview Day possible Saturday, Sept. 14.  From check-in at B.C. Rogers to the Academic Marketplace, Alfred Daniels and the General Service Department has a checklist to complete to make Preview Day a well-oiled event for prospective students.  The first Preview Day for the 2019-2020 school year brought together students and potential Choctaws

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