One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.
Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world’s most elite institutions and for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: social media.
Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see.
A group of college students at Mississippi University for Women are working with the Department of Homeland Security to fight terrorism.
When Amber McFadden discovered that her 6-month-old Great Dane puppy, Viggo, was missing when she arrived to pick him up from her former roommate’s house, the odds of ever finding him were not in her favor.
Mississippi State holds a top social media presence among U.S. higher education institutions.
To deliver his first extensive remarks on the contentious Dakota Access oil pipeline, all the new North Dakota governor needed was a camera and a Facebook account.
As Americans feasted on turkey Thursday during the nation’s first major post-election holiday, some took to social media to describe the political gloating, loathing and subject avoiding they experienced around the Thanksgiving table.
Officials with the Columbus Arts Council told The Dispatch last week a Tupelo daycare has withdrawn from attending an upcoming artist event because of fears of violence in Columbus.
As many Mississippians struggle to understand how two of their own could allegedly fall under the influence of radical extremists’ messages, a Mississippi State University assistant professor of marketing says groups like the Islamic State group (IS) find recruiting success by selling their organization as a brand that can fill various voids in their lives.