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Faculty in Plane Crash

On Thursday night, a TWA jet crashed on takeoff at Kennedy International airport, containing forty-five passengers and crew members aboard, with five people reported dead.

Aboard the plane were two professors from Blackwater state college. They were both returning from separate conferences in New York city, and both managing to escape any injury.

Meeman Speaks

“You can’t be a great writer by imitating styles of prize-winning authors. You’ve got to get out and sample life, learn how other people live, and then let your inner feelings pour out. These parodies they assign in college English courses are a bunch of hogwash” Meeman said.

Meeman is known for his book, My Life as Far as It Goes, which won him the nobel prize two years ago.

On Sunday, the notable author, Meeman, winner of the Pulitzer prize, spoke to an audience of 67 students at the William Oxley Thomas Memorial Library at 4:30 p.m. in Room 111.

Professor Wins Award

The Freedom Foundations at Valley Forge announced its annual George Washington Honor Medal winners at the ceremony in Pennsylvania last week.

Among the 32 winners was Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture. He was cited for his essay, “Plan for Peace”, in which he urged distribution of free packets of red, white and blue flower seeds in foreign nations.

BOE Meeting

All members of Hattiesburg Board of Education met Sunday morning to discuss various topics, focusing on the drastic decline in enrollment and what that means for the schools future.

“This is the third year we’ve lost enrollment. The future looks bleak” assistant superintendent, Max Hoemmedldorfer said.

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