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April 19, 2012

The New Student Media Managers have been announced: Elizabeth Beaver, The Ole Miss Editor-In-Chief; Linsdey Malley, Rebel Radio Station Manager; Stewart Pirani, NewsWatch Station Manger; and Emily Roland, The Daily Mississippian Editor-In-Chief

Elizabeth Beaver, The Ole Miss yearbook Editor-In-Chief

 

In August 2012, journalism senior Elizabeth Beaver will start her job as editor-in-chief of The Ole Miss 2013. She finished the 2011-12 yearbook as design editor and was a photographer for The Ole Miss 2011.

Every year, the yearbook staff develops The Ole Miss over a span of eight months. The fall semester is spent developing story ideas and figuring out what activities need to be covered and what is urgent. 

January 23, 2012

Amid one of the most controversial time periods in University of Mississippi history, the 2010-11 staff of the Ole Miss yearbook, The Ole Miss, came together and produced a yearbook that has since been recognized as one of the best in the country.
Each year, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association chooses finalists for its gold medal and The Ole Miss is making its first appearance on that list since the 2006-07 edition.

Amid one of the most controversial time periods in University of Mississippi history, the 2010-11 staff of the Ole Miss yearbook, The Ole Miss, came together and produced a yearbook that has since been recognized as one of the best in the country.
Each year, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association chooses finalists for its gold medal and The Ole Miss is making its first appearance on that list since the 2006-07 edition.
Alex McDaniel, editor-in-chief of The Ole Miss from 2010-11, was on her way home from New York when she heard the news.

June 7, 2011

 

While many students would love to get the opportunity to learn from someone who is at the top of their chosen profession, many don’t get that chance. During the May intersession, 12 journalism students got such an opportunity when they took a class taught by Ole Miss alumnus Shepard Smith.

Maggie Day, senior journalism major, said it was simply unreal to be taught by someone like Shepard Smith, who goes by “Shep.”

March 6, 2011

The 2011 edition of the Ole Miss yearbook is expected to grace bookshelves at the end of April, but the editor said she is keeping the theme of the annual on the hush.

The 2011 edition of the Ole Miss yearbook is expected to grace bookshelves at the end of April, but the editor said she is keeping the theme of the annual on the hush.

“The yearbook does have a theme,” said, Alex McDaniel, the editor of the yearbook. “It’s a surprise, but it has to do with the direction this university is going in and has been going in for some time.”

March 1, 2011

In 2008, she meandered into the Student Media Center doing her best to stay out of people’s way. In 2011, after a trip to Troy, Ala., she strolled into the media center carrying a plaque that read 2010 College Journalist of the Year.

In 2008, she meandered into the Student Media Center doing her best to stay out of people’s way. In 2011, after a trip to Troy, Ala., she strolled into the media center carrying a plaque that read 2010 College Journalist of the Year.

Alex McDaniel, now a graduate student, received her plaque at the Southeastern Journalism Conference in February.

February 21, 2011

At the 25th annual Southeastern Journalism Conference, University of Mississippi students took home a total of 17 awards in Troy, Ala., over the weekend. Alex McDaniel won as College Journalist of the Year.

At the 25th annual Southeastern Journalism Conference, University of Mississippi students took home a total of 17 awards in Troy, Ala., over the weekend. Alex McDaniel won as College Journalist of the Year.

Judges selected McDaniel for the top award, which was accompanied by a $1,000 prize, based on an essay about commitment and responsibility, three articles she wrote for The Daily Mississippian in her senior year and letters of recommendation.