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195 UMMC Employees Lose Job And 85 Positions Eliminated

Due to a 32.7 million dollar budget cut initiated by Governor Phil Bryant, UMMC was forced to let go 195 employees and eliminate 85 unfilled positions. The job cuts were spread throughout UMMC, and a number of faculty members took pay reductions as well. “The people who lost their jobs are good,hardworking people who …Read More

Issa Rae and “Insecure” Return to HBO This Summer

Issa Rae announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter that season two of her series “Insecure” will be making a return to HBO on July 23. When the show took a hiatus from last November, fans were left with a so many questions: Will I still be forced to declare #TeamLawrence or #TeamIssa? Was Lawrence just trying to …Read More

Whitney Houston Documentary Set to Premiere At Tribeca Film festival

Tribeca Film Festival announced 82 of the 98 films that will play in this year’s annual festival. Among the entries are “Gilbert,” Neil Berkeley’s documentary about the comedian; “Elian,” the Alex Gibney-produced documentary about the famous Cuban boy; “Frank Serpico,” Antonino D’Ambrosio’s film about the 1970s New York police officer; and the Houston documentary “Whitney: …Read More

Dave Chappelle Is Back With New Netflix Specials

Dave Chappelle is set to complete two comedy specials for Netflix.  This will be his first since 2004.  Netflix announced Thursday that they’ll begin streaming the two specials, both from the comedian’s “personal vault,” March 21. Netflix revealed the news in a tweet that also features a black and white clip of the comedian smoking …Read More

Trump Is Skipping White House Correspondent’s Dinner

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not be attending the White House Correspondents Event. In a seemingly random tweet, the commander-in-chief announced on Saturday that he will not be attending this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner in April, a traditional event for press and politicians.  The only president in history to miss …Read More

Court Documents Show After Shooting Roof Planned On 2nd Attack

According to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday, Dylann Roof, who was convicted of killing nine church members at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, exited an interstate and drove approximately 30 miles northwest toward the Branch AME Church in Summerville.  This was based on GPS evidencethat showed Roof shut off his GPS device most likely …Read More

HUD Senior Advisor Fired For Trump Criticism Prior To Election

Shermichael Singleton, a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development was fired for an article he wrote before the election that criticized then-candidate Donald Trump, according to CNN. “We allowed that hostile takeover to happen on our watch,” he wrote. “This individual recognized a moment of great disparity in the Republican base …Read More