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Twerking was recently added to the Oxford Dictionary (R.I.P. English): “to dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.” See Miley Cyrus. According to my pop culture-following friends, no one really knows who she is anymore. Starting...

President Obama’s proposed U.S. military intervention in Syria, based off of Bashar al-Assad’s usage of chemical weapons, would be equivalent to meekly swatting a hornet’s nest then climbing the tree in which it hangs. This comes as no surprise, as lately the president has been so busy trying to land on the right side of diplomatic history that he has done nothing...

Being a black woman is hard here at the university. In my four years here, I have had experiences that run the gamut between good and bad. During most...

Remember the disastrous situation when Mrs. Doubtfire, aka Robert Williams, first started cleaning and cooking for his recently divorced wife and their...

This week, we recognized Labor Day, a national holiday that has become increasingly apolitical as people see it as just a day off work and a prime time...

This week, the role of the United States in the Syrian civil war has taken a new direction. The Syrian civil war, a largely sectarian conflict waged between...

If you have paid the slightest attention to news outlets and pop culture in recent years, you have noticed that the news constantly changes. However, one...

Yes, my first article is going to be about religion. And, yes, about religion and the LGBT community.  Specifically, Christianity in Mississippi. I wish...

Fifty years ago almost to the day, Martin Luther King Jr, civil rights leaders and hundreds of thousands of Americans participated in the March on Washington...

Mississippi is no stranger to innovative energy production. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics, Mississippi boasts the...