Meet the Millsapian: Derrick Dupuy

Meet the Millsapian: Derrick Dupuy

by Courtney Cleveland features editor   This week’s Millsapian is Derrick Dupuy, a freshman double major in quantitative economics and mathematics. He also plans to double minor in secondary education and psychology.  Dupuy serves as a Presidential Ambassador and a member of Greek life on campus.    The Purple and White: What made you come to Millsaps?   Derrick Dupuy: […]

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Meet the Millsapian: Dierra Myers

Meet the Millsapian: Dierra Myers

by Asia Allen Features Contributor Dierra is a junior biochemistry major from Petal, Miss. She currently serves as captain of the Millsaps cheer team. She loves hot Cheeto puffs, but despises regular Cheetos.     P&W: What made you come to Millsaps?   Dierra Myers: I liked that it had a small-school vibe.  I knew the classes would be smaller and I’d have one-on-one time with my teachers. […]

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Tordella-Williams Receives Award for Creative Work

Tordella-Williams Receives Award for Creative Work

By Courtney Cleveland Features Editor Kristen Tordella-Williams received the Richard A. Smith Award for Excellence in Scholarship for Creative Work at the Academic and Student Life Awards Day, which was held in the Academic-Complex Recital Hall on April 26, 2017. “The award is given once a year to faculty members who distinguish themselves through their research or creative practice. It’s not necessarily […]

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Millsaps Sociology Professor Wins Oliver Cromwell Cox Award

Millsaps Sociology Professor Wins Oliver Cromwell Cox Award

by Courtney Cleveland Features Editor Dr. Louwanda Evans received the 2017 Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting, held this year in Montreal, in August. The award recognizes the author(s) of the best research article in the sociological study of race and ethnicity published in the past three years, according to the American Sociological Association. “Oliver Cromwell Cox was an […]

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Meet the Millsapian: Casey Park

Meet the Millsapian: Casey Park

by Courtney Cleveland features editor   Casey Park is a senior Biochemistry major from Greenville, Miss. You’ll find her on campus serving as a presidential ambassador, Foundations director or participating in Greek Life. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, trying out new foods and reading. She also enjoys learning about different cultures.   The Purple and White: What made you come to Millsaps? […]

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Millsaps Cancels 2017-18 Lacrosse Season

Millsaps Cancels 2017-18 Lacrosse Season

by Adria Walker Editor-in-Chief In an email sent out to students and faculty on Wednesday morning, Donnie Brooks, director of athletics, announced the cancellation of the 2017-2018 lacrosse season for both Millsaps’ men’s and women’s teams. Brooks cites insufficient roster size and coaching turnover as the reasons for the program’s termination, however, last semester, the […]

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