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April 22, 2012

The No. 16 Ole Miss women’s tennis team had their run for a Southeastern Conference championship end Saturday against top seed No. 3 Florida in a 4-0 loss. The Rebels had plenty of chances to turn the momentum in their favor but were unable to capitalize.

 

SATURDAY: No. 1 FLORIDA 4, No. 4 OLE MISS 0

The No. 16 Ole Miss women’s tennis team had their run for a Southeastern Conference championship end Saturday against top seed No. 3 Florida in a 4-0 loss. The Rebels had plenty of chances to turn the momentum in their favor but were unable to capitalize.

“The doubles point was crucial,” head coach Mark Beyers said. “We had match point for the doubles, and I think in situations where you get that opportunity, you’ve got to be able to take it.”

April 17, 2012

Whether it’s helping to improve the state test scores in public schools or implementing an after-school tutoring program, newly elected Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey has a lot on his plate. 

 

Whether it’s helping to improve the state test scores in public schools or implementing an after-school tutoring program, newly elected Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey has a lot on his plate. 

April 15, 2012

United States Senator Roger Wicker’s political career began approximately 40 years ago when he became an Associated Student Body senator at The University of Mississippi. Friday, he returned to his alma mater to speak to a panel of journalists about his thoughts on several hot topics in the nation.

United States Senator Roger Wicker’s political career began approximately 40 years ago when he became an Associated Student Body senator at The University of Mississippi. Friday, he returned to his alma mater to speak to a panel of journalists about his thoughts on several hot topics in the nation.

April 12, 2012

 

Ole Miss practiced for the 11th time on Thursday afternoon and afterward, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze was pleased with the effort but still troubled some by the offense.

 

Ole Miss practiced for the 11th time on Thursday afternoon and afterward, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze was pleased with the effort but still troubled some by the offense.

April 3, 2012

Due to increased enrollment, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College is expanding to accommodate students. The Institutions of Higher Learning has approved the plans for the college to double its square footage.

 

Due to increased enrollment, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College is expanding to accommodate students. The Institutions of Higher Learning has approved the plans for the college to double its square footage.

“The expansion is a response to the growth of the honors college,” said honors college associate dean John Samonds. “The growth has been phenomenal, and space is getting more dear to students as far as study and public space and space for socializing.”

March 27, 2012

People have always said there is a special connection between twins. Supposedly, twins speak their own “language” and are able to connect with each other like no one else can.

People have always said there is a special connection between twins. Supposedly, twins speak their own “language” and are able to connect with each other like no one else can.

Things are no different for senior men’s tennis players and twins, Marcel and Chris Thiemann.

The Lehrte, Germany, natives have played tennis all their lives and knew they had great potential in the sport.

March 5, 2012

 

Dear Editor,

Response to “Some ASB elections were won on empty promises”

February 23, 2012

Mississippi stereotypes have been embedded in the brains of children and adults alike all over the United States. 

 

Mississippi stereotypes have been embedded in the brains of children and adults alike all over the United States. 

One very prevalent stereotype is that Mississippians are illiterate.

In 2011, the Mississippi Department of Education released statistics claiming that Mississippi has more than 50 percent of its students in each grade scoring in the proficient or advanced categories. 

February 9, 2012

The Inn at Ole Miss achieved a personal best, hosting 441 events in a six-month period.
On average, The Inn hosts more than 70 events and 4,200 people a month.

The Inn at Ole Miss achieved a personal best, hosting 441 events in a six-month period.
On average, The Inn hosts more than 70 events and 4,200 people a month.
“We have over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, and on some days we use all of it in one day, sometimes up to five different groups in house,” said Pablo Corona, director of sales at The Inn. “These groups can consist of maybe 300 for dinner, 60 for a meeting and 20 for a seminar.  

November 14, 2011

 

To the Editor: 

 

If the proponents of the Green Fund have their way, tuition costs will increase nearly $400,000 per year (16,000 students X $12 X 2 semesters)… but they promise that the Green Fund will save us money? Something doesn’t smell right here.

October 11, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street protests and the protests that have stemmed from this movement in various cities across the nation have left many people scratching their heads.  
Who is this group?  Where did they come from? And what do they want?

October 3, 2011

The University of Mississippi Athletics Department has been hitting the streets since it unveiled its Forward Together campaign on Aug. 10.

 

The University of Mississippi Athletics Department has been hitting the streets since it unveiled its Forward Together campaign on Aug. 10.

In just under two months, the group has reached a miniature milestone, topping $25 million in donations.

The Forward Together capital campaign is a $150 million fundraising effort to build a new basketball arena and expand the football stadium. 

The construction of the Forward Together project will be completed over a two-phase plan for both venues.  

September 6, 2011

 

As the University of Mississippi student population grows, campus dining options are expanding to include a mobile Subway.

September 1, 2011

 

This weekend the Ole Miss volleyball team continues its season-opening road trip and travels to Louisville for its second tournament of the year, the Crowne Plaza Cardinal Classic. 

The Rebels (0-2) are coming off a tough weekend at the Burnt Orange Classic in Austin, Texas, where they faced three top-notch teams, including the Israeli National team in an exhibition.

July 20, 2011

 

So, say I was a media outlet. I don’t even have to be reputable, just popular.  

Let’s say that I want information that no one else has. I have to say that deleting the voice mails of a missing teenage girl to make room for more would probably not be my highest priority.  

So, I’m not sure why the now-defunct News of the World did this very stupid thing. 

June 23, 2011

 

I watched “Pocahontas” for the first time in years last weekend while I was home visiting family, and it struck me how early our generation was exposed to ideas of sustainability and caring for the planet.  

March 27, 2011

There was a moment Friday afternoon at the Palmer/Salloum where Ole Miss women’s tennis coach Mark Beyers thought his team was going to shock the entire college tennis world.

There was a moment Friday afternoon at the Palmer/Salloum where Ole Miss women’s tennis coach Mark Beyers thought his team was going to shock the entire college tennis world.

But in the end against Friday’s opponent, No. 1 Florida, they proved why they’re the top team in the country as well as why they’ve won 19 straight Southeastern Conference regular season matches.

The No. 1 Gators (16-1, 5-0 SEC) defeated No. 29 Ole Miss (8-6, 1-4 SEC) 7-0 in a match with a score that doesn’t indicate how close it truly was.

February 22, 2011

Accounting major Jessie Austin is an accomplished person.

Accounting major Jessie Austin is an accomplished person.

The 21-year-old senior is the director of student involvement in the Associated Student Body, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and president of the Rebels for United Way organization.

He was also recently inducted into the Hall of Fame.

“It’s still kind of surreal, even though it is a couple of days after the fact,” Austin said.

February 17, 2011

After 22 years on the Square, Downtown Grill will close its doors for good in April.

After 22 years on the Square, Downtown Grill will close its doors for good in April.

Co-owner Patty Lewis, along with her partners Louis Brandt and George Falls, said they decided the time was right to sell the centrally located piece of property on the Square.

“It was just time,” Lewis said. “We aren’t getting any younger, and none of us have children in the industry to pass it on to.”

January 25, 2011

 

MTV’s “Skins”

We have a dire situation on our hands, America – MTV is importing “Skins.”  

November 14, 2010

As is normal for the season, the housing market in Oxford is slowing down. 

 

As is normal for the season, the housing market in Oxford is slowing down. 

 

November 14, 2010

“I always wanted a small place like this. Nothing real big, nothing too complicated, just something where I could make the dishes I really wanted to do,” Laurie Stirratt, owner of Tallulah’s Kitchen, said. 

 

“I always wanted a small place like this. Nothing real big, nothing too complicated, just something where I could make the dishes I really wanted to do,” Laurie Stirratt, owner of Tallulah’s Kitchen, said. 

 

November 8, 2010

Ever wonder if skipping that 8 a.m. class is a good idea? 

 

Ever wonder if skipping that 8 a.m. class is a good idea? 

 

November 5, 2010

The University of Mississippi now educates just fewer than 20,000 students. 

 

The University of Mississippi now educates just fewer than 20,000 students.