Mississippian Noah Harris Elected as Harvard’s First Black Student Body President

Mississippian Noah Harris has been elected as the first-ever Black student body president of Harvard University. Noah Harris of Hattiesburg recently announced the news via his Twitter. It’s hard for me to put into words how grateful I am to be elected Harvard Student Body President with my partner in crime Jenny Gan!! I will … Continue reading “Mississippian Noah Harris Elected as Harvard’s First Black Student Body President”

11/18 Remote: GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

It was a gorgeous day in Cleveland as both The JT Show, hosted by Steve Azar, and Good Things with Rebecca Turner were LIVE from the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. In case you missed it, or if you just want to re-live the day, you can find all of the interviews from Wednesday below. Billy Nowell, … Continue reading “11/18 Remote: GRAMMY Museum Mississippi”

Gloria Peterson, a staple to USM, joins Good Things

Last Friday, Gloria Peterson retired from her position at The University of Southern Mississippi, and if you’re not familiar with who that is, you absolutely need to be! Peterson, who worked in the cafeteria for nearly 30 years, worked passionately in her position, getting to know as many students and fellow staff members as possible. … Continue reading “Gloria Peterson, a staple to USM, joins Good Things”

Miss USM 2020 joins Good Things

Currently balancing both a full-time job in the nation’s capital and the responsibilities that come along with being Miss Southern Miss, Vivian O’Neal continues to prove that she’s a jack of all trades. Oh yeah, and on top of all of that, she has founded CapABLE, a disability inclusion program that has already reached over … Continue reading “Miss USM 2020 joins Good Things”

Good Things: Be a Henry

On Monday’s episode of Good Things with Rebecca Turner, local blogger Debbie Edwards joined the conversation to talk about her recent piece called “Be a Henry.” Edwards wrote “Be a Henry” as a tribute to her old UPS delivery man, who recently retired. In the article, she challenges others to be more like Henry—someone who … Continue reading “Good Things: Be a Henry”

What would you take to the moon?

Steps are being taken to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon in 2024, and NASA wants to know: what would you pack for a trip to the Moon? NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center intern, Trevor Brownlow, took part in the social medial challenge and joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to … Continue reading “What would you take to the moon?”

Do you remember the fake telegram from President Ford during the State/Alabama game (75′)?

We are calling all Mississippi State fans circa 1974/1975! Do you remember the “Mary Tyler Moore” hoax (74′) and the fake telegram from President Ford during the State/Alabama game (75′)? Rebecca Turner, the host of Good Things, caught up with the culprit behind the notorious mayhem, Bob Raymond and Howell Purvis, the Secret Service agent … Continue reading “Do you remember the fake telegram from President Ford during the State/Alabama game (75′)?”

Election Night snacks from TODAY Show’s Elizabeth Heiskell

Of course the elections are important and all, but you know what else is important? What food you’ll be enjoying as results come in. Whether you’re going to a social distanced watch party or taking it easy, TODAY Show Food Editor Elizabeth Heiskell has got you covered with the best snacks for Election Night. Check … Continue reading “Election Night snacks from TODAY Show’s Elizabeth Heiskell”

Mississippi sees first ninja training academy

American Ninja Warrior has finally found its way to Mississippi…well, kind of. Thanks to Autumn and Hunter Stallings, the Magnolia State now has its first ninja training academy, which offers individuals the opportunity to make it on the hit NBC television show. After countless nights of watching American Ninja Warrior, the Stallings decided to delve … Continue reading “Mississippi sees first ninja training academy”

Mississippi’s Real Men Wear Pink Team Rank in the Top 10

Real Men Wear Pink = Men Fighting Breast Cancer. Breast cancer affects everyone, women, and men. That’s why we’re recruiting men to fight breast cancer through Real Men Wear Pink. This distinguished group of community leaders is determined to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society’s mission and save more lives than … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Real Men Wear Pink Team Rank in the Top 10”

Talking Halloween with columnist Rufus Ward

Local writer Rufus Ward, who currently writes a weekly column on history for The Dispatch, recently joined Good Things to talk about the history surrounding Halloween. To hear about how Halloween came about, plus a few Mississippi ghost stories, check out the full interview with Ward below, and to read his story on the tradition … Continue reading “Talking Halloween with columnist Rufus Ward”