“All serious daring starts from within.” Those words, which appear near the end of Eudora Welty’s “One Writer’s Beginning,” are the inspiration for a thematic branding being undertaken by The W.
It’s a song every member of the Long Blue Line knows, “Serene as the Dawning.” Today, it’s known as the alma mater, but few know its history, or its secret: Who wrote the song we all know?
Transfer students Tabby Braswell and Malinda McBride and freshman Taracious Carter all have something in common. As students at Mississippi University for Women, they are pioneers—the first in their families to go to college.
Since its construction, Poindexter Hall has hosted a President, two future-governors, and countless world-famous musicians. Now entering its second century, having just completed an extensive renovation, Poindexter returns to its rightful spot as the musical heart of our historic campus.
It went on record as the second-largest tornado outbreak ever experienced in the Eastern United States: 76 tornadoes reported in two intense days over 17 states. It was later known as “The Veterans Day Outbreak.”
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