Secretary of State, Delbert Hoseman, encourages students to vote

By Audrey McDonald | Staff Writer The nation is taking to the polls for the upcoming midterm elections held on November sixth. Midterm elections are held every four years in the middle of each President’s term in office. Mississippi currently has four representatives in the House and two senators in the Senate. On October 23, …

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Uproar staff experiment shows lack of sleep affects academic performance

By Katie King | Editor-in-Chief Every single morning teenagers drag themselves out from their warm oasis called a bed into the cold world. Then they drag themselves to school and try their hardest not to fall asleep during class. The ironic thing is that the very thing that is keeping them from sleeping is the …

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The evolution of fall: students’ views change from children to young adults

By Jillian Russell | Social Media Manager As the leaves change and the state fair comes and goes, fall arrives and MC students reminisce on their fall traditions. Fall events around Madison are centered around family fun, but is there a difference between going as a child or as a teen? Some events in Madison …

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Chronic absenteeism rates rise with funding on the line

By Kaitlyn Sills | Editor-in-Chief Recent Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) statistics have proven the necessity and urgency of a modified attendance campaign across the state. The department has begun to advocate for a “Strive for less than five” motto, with a goal of encouraging students to miss no more than five days during the …

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