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After a historic election season, President-elect Donald Trump has some serious work to do and serious tasks to overcome, including appointing his new cabinet. This past week, Trump chose Steve Bannon to become the new chief White House strategist and senior counselor, and I must say that this choice is a...

Can community activists successfully transition into politicians? Can they retain their community-based interests over self-interest and ensure that the...

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 will be a date we will forever remember. As students, many of us voted in our first presidential election. I cast my ballot; I was very proud and excited to be a part of the process. Much has been made about the winner of this year’s election. I think that we should all take a moment to step back and look at what led to the election of Donald J....

Although I am still in a state of bewilderedness, I can say I have never been so pumped to be a part of the change needed. When I dove into this convoluted...

Dear editor, In our sociology class, we learned that nearly 35 percent of all full-time workers in the state of Mississippi make less than $30,000 a year,...

We are kicking people out of the workforce too early. This might be odd to think about, as most of us are only beginning to enter the workforce, but even as young adults, we should be concerned. According to 2015 US Census Bureau data, the average age of retirement in the United States is 63. As the average life expectancy in 2015 is 81.2 years for females and 76.4 years...

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Lafayette County Literacy Council, we want to send our deepest gratitude toward the participants of ‘Book it to the Pavilion’...

Dear Editor, I was the academic director of the Sarah Isom Center from 2004 to 2011. This fall, the directorship of the Isom Center has rotated, so I would...

I come from a part of the country where the racial divide around the Confederate flag is nearly nonexistent because of a lack of diversity. I have been...

Dear Editor, This letter is responding to Ethan Davis’ opinion piece, which advanced a series of confused claims clustered around the idea that racism...