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6 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

When do police open fire?

With the situation tense in Ferguson, Missouri -- students here in Mississippi wants to send a message about officer-involved shootings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

10 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

JSU to Rent Apartments to Accommodate More Students

Jackson State University will lease 444-bed apartment complex next to its campus, with hopes of buying it later to accommodate increasing enrollment.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Time Inflames Ferguson With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Article on 'The Coming Race War'

Time magazine used one of the biggest basketball stars of all time to fan the flames of Ferguson.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Time

The Coming Race War Won't Be About Race

Ferguson is not just about systemic racism-it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back Will the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student's thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century? You probably have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military, Kent State University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Yarber reflects on accomplishments, challenges

The city launches a nationally recognized program to combat troubling crime statistics at the same time a botched 911 call results in a resident's death and a police chief's resignation.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Sunherald.com

Ambrose named to post at Mississippi College

Ambrose completed a doctorate in urban higher education at Jackson State University.

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Related Topix: Mississippi College, Saint Peter's College, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Fri Aug 08, 2014

AltWeeklies

Hacking College

To live and resemble a functioning person while being in college can be tricky, but here are a few tips and hacks that might help keep your sanity and wallet in check.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Family of slain JSU student pointing fingers

The parents of a slain Jackson State University freshman said Tuesday that police have withheld details about the shooting that could help solve the case.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Advocate

Faculty challenges system chief

Southern University Faculty Senate leaders say their problems with system President Ron Mason are past the point of resolving through a sit-down meeting.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Lane College welcomes 10th president

Lane College welcomes 10th president Logan Hampton honored at birthday and welcome event at Water Tower Place on Lane's campus Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/08/02/lane-college-welcomes-th-president/13501661/ Logan Hampton, the 10th president of Lane College, and his wife, Susan, talk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lane College, Jackson, MS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It's possible

JACKSON, Mississippi - The City of Jackson, Jackson State University and Tim Bennett, owner of Overtime Sports, may begin talks in the next few weeks on the feasibility of building a baseball stadium for JSU in the Historic Farish Street District.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Thu Jul 24, 2014

AltWeeklies

Juice Me

The Jackson Free Press is Jackson's smart alternative, covering news, culture and politics for Mississippi's capital city.

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The Advocate

SU faculty spar with Mason over college finances

The leaders of Southern University's Faculty Senate say System President Ron Mason is to blame for the cash-strapped school's financial woes and other problems.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA

Philly.com

Bringing the Jazz Back

The walls are a splash of warm colors, with whimsical figures playing piano, a flowing upright bass, and a saxophone.

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Related Topix: Lawnside, NJ, Miles College, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

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