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Making A Difference: The World of Giving - US Charitable Giving Surpasses All Past Records in 2014

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

It feels like 2007...at least in the nonprofit world as that was the height of the philanthropic contribution levels. And yes, seven years after the devastating recession, charitable donation levels have exceeded the banner year of 2007 for the first time.

American Sniper: Students Debate Film's Quality and Impact

Dan Reimold | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

Amid the debates and staggeringly strong ticket sales, student journalists nationwide are weighing in with their own reviews of American Sniper and commentaries on its political and cultural significance.

VIDEO: College Student Raps About Alleged Theft Of Zoo Flamingo That Later Died

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.14.2014 | Crime

A Mississippi college student is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing a flamingo from a zoo in a fraternity prank that ended in the death of...

Student Journalist's Story on Same-Sex Wedding Spurs Backlash, Pulitzer Nomination

Dan Reimold | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Dan Reimold

Last month, a University of Southern Mississippi broadcast journalism student also on the local newspaper staff wrote a front-page story for the paper...

Twister Strikes University Of Southern Mississippi

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and JANET MCCONNAUGHEY | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Jeff Revette ran from his car and lay face-down in the grass next to the red-brick wall of a church as a tornado roared tow...

Tornado Causes Significant Damage In Mississippi Town

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and JANET MCCONNAUGHEY | Posted 04.12.2013 | Green

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A tornado tore through Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that downed trees, damaged buildings and in...

University Of Southern Mississippi Students On Probation After Blackface Incident

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | College

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi has placed six of its members on probation for dressing in blackface t...

Facing the Oil: Women of the Louisiana Delta Nourish Hearts and Souls

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

A few years back I was in Tokyo for a Japanese P.E.N. conference on art and disaster. The theme focused on how art flows from the human response to ca...