Best of SNO

#62
2019-2020
Distinguished Sites Rank for
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
15
Published Stories for
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
in 2019-2020
#14
2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
Stories from The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
Reece: Moving Forward
Opinions

Davan Reece | November 15, 2019

In Mississippi, two things are concrete: Christianity and conservatism. It’s the cornbread and butter that I was raised on in the rolling hills of the Tombigbee. It’s the backbone of the fundamental…

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How ‘Harriet’ inaccurately portrays history
Arts & Entertainment

Cameron Thomas | November 15, 2019

The U.S. has always had a way of romanticizing its history, whether in the colorful fireworks on Independence Day or the remaining Confederate monuments spread throughout the South. 

“Harriet” is a…

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Moore: NCAA? More like N-C-won’t-pay
Opinions

Carter Moore | November 11, 2019

One of the biggest news items in college sports in the past week has been the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) “decision” to allow players to earn profit from their name, image and…

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Selena Gomez returns with 2 hits, encourages self love
Arts & Entertainment

Raven Day | November 11, 2019

Vulnerability can be a powerful thing when expressed in the right way. For a celebrity to be able to open themselves up to their fans in their work, it takes courage. Selena Gomez wears her heart on her…

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Photo essay: We got booed at a Trump rally… again
Photo

Gina Nguyen | November 8, 2019

At this age, Friday nights are known to be spent at football games, at parties or for some, at home in your bed to finally catch up on all the sleep you lost that week. But, for over 10,000 people, myself…

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The Vision editors report from the Trump rally
News

Caroline Boltz | November 8, 2019

Over 10,000 Mississippians flooded the BancorpSouth Arena for the Trump rally, vying for the chance to see the president last Friday Nov. 1. Five editors from “The Vision” were able to secure a spot in…

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Mays: Are pretty people better than us?
Opinions

Adriana Mays | November 6, 2019

Have you ever been offered a discount because of something other than a coupon? Have you ever gotten into an event despite not having a ticket? If so, then have you ever considered the fact that you might…

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Jira: TikTok “moves like a snake” onto Capitol Hill
Opinions

Violet Jira | November 5, 2019

From ridiculous jingles such as ‘Why you so obsessed with me?’ to even more ridiculous trends like making Mayonnaise jars into shoes, an unlikely app has taken the world by storm.

TikTok, known…

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Sutton: The Bush, DeGeneres problem is not a problem
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William Sutton | November 4, 2019

Picture this: a place where people of differing ideas, genders and ethnicities come together to take part in society. You are picturing what is known as the American dream, and it’s what our great nation…

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Math Superstars inspires new generation of math-lovers
News

Hua Chen | October 28, 2019

Roughly 300 elementary students from all corners of the state gathered in the Columbus Trotter Convention Center for MSMS’s fifth annual Math Superstars event last Tuesday, Oct. 22. This event is intended…

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Arnoldus: What NASA’s first fully-female spacewalk can teach us about gender inequality
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Linda Arnoldus | October 25, 2019

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir recently made history by executing the first fully-female spacewalk. The spacewalk lasted five and a half hours and was spent doing maintenance repairs on…

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Umar: We can turn the tide of climate change
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Muneebah Umar | October 17, 2019

While vacationing in Florida, a teenage girl witnessed, first-hand, the effects of plastic pollution. Turtles washed up on the shore frequently with plastic straws up their noses and plastic bags lodged…

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Bowles: In God We Trust?
Opinions

Luke Bowles | October 15, 2019

I could not be more disheartened over the new Mississippi standard-issue license plate, and it is over one phrase: “In God We Trust.” Many Mississippians do not believe in any deity, let alone trust…

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Yarborough, Alums travel to New York to present Tales and Eighth of May
Features

Davan Reece | September 30, 2019

Every April, U.S. History students don their historical garb and flock to historic Friendship Cemetery to bring the dead back to life. In the thirty years that Tales from the Crypt has been in operation,…

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Dawe: The prevalence of sexual assault and harassment
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Fiona Dawe | September 27, 2019

When I was 12 years old, I was sexually assaulted. It was on a school bus, coming home after one of my first days at a new school. I didn’t have many friends, and I was trying to talk to this boy that…

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