Event Archive

2019 Events

Thursday, October 10 — Mississippi Today and Barrelhouse hosted the only Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party in town as candidates Jim Hood and Tate Reeves squared off at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The debate was on the big screen while attendees played debate bingo with door prizes. The Mississippi Today political team was on-hand for analysis following the debate.

2018 Events

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for America

The Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski: Live at the Ford Center event at Oxford University Friday, September 14, 2018.

Friday, September 14, 2018 — Mississippi Today hosted a dynamic conversation with Joe and Mika and author Jon Meacham, where Joe and Mika took questions from the audience during an hour-long program at the Gertrude C. Ford Center on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford. Welcoming remarks were given by Andy Lack.

2017 Events

May 12, 2017 — The inside scoop with Jon Meacham and Andrew Lack in partnership with The Meek School of Journalism and New Media and the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi.

2016 Events

May 2, 2016 — Our inaugural celebration was one for the books!  To the more than 300 people who were in attendance, including more than half a dozen elected officials and three governors of Mississippi (current and former!), we thank each of you for being there to celebrate with us as we officially launched Mississippi Today.