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October 24, 2012

I was unaware that Greenville, Miss., is the “Hot Tamale Capital of the World,” but all of Camp Looking Glass found this out last Saturday afternoon when we attended the town’s Hot Tamale Festival.
At Camp Looking Glass, each counselor is paired with a camper at functions. Mine is Antoine, a familiar face for a lot of people in this part of the Delta. The “First Annual” Hot Tamale Festival was a meet and greet for him; he rendezvoused with cousins, friends, church members and so on all day.

October 18, 2012

Have you noticed the incessant Facebook posting and tweets regarding this year’s Presidential election? For some reason, a larger portion of the general public and in my opinion, a larger portion of our generation, is paying greater attention to the elections this year. While I think it’s awesome that so many citizens are thinking about who will run the country, I also think there are a few general thoughts or guidelines that people should consider when discussing politics or thinking about the upcoming elections.
First of all, don’t take politics personally.

September 26, 2012

This year, the Croft Institute for International Studies at The University of Mississippi awarded scholarships to eight freshmen: six from Mississippi, one from Louisiana and one from Texas. The scholarships are funded through the Joseph C. Bancroft Charitable and Educational Fund and gives $8,000 per year for four years.

This year, the Croft Institute for International Studies at The University of Mississippi awarded scholarships to eight freshmen: six from Mississippi, one from Louisiana and one from Texas. The scholarships are funded through the Joseph C. Bancroft Charitable and Educational Fund and gives $8,000 per year for four years. “I knew that I wanted to be in Croft because they have such intensive and specialized programs,” said scholarship recipient Mackenzie Breeland.

May 30, 2012

Lafayette County Youth Court saw an increase in the number of crimes committed from 2010-11. The youth court staff and non-profit organizations like the Exchange club are looking to decrease the number of underage crimes in 2012.

 

Lafayette County Youth Court saw an increase in the number of crimes committed from 2010-11. The youth court staff and non-profit organizations like the Exchange club are looking to decrease the number of underage crimes in 2012.

Located in the Chancery building in downtown Oxford, the youth court is where adolescents are put on the stand to face the consequences of their crimes. Coming from all backgrounds and households, these adolescents are often victims of the environment around them, Youth Court Counselor Jennifer Bullard said.

April 26, 2012

Brent Paterson, a candidate for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs, gave a presentation to students and faculty Thursday afternoon in the Triplett Alumni Center.

 

Brent Paterson, a candidate for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs, gave a presentation to students and faculty Thursday afternoon in the Triplett Alumni Center. Paterson overviewed his personal and professional background and his philosophy of student affairs.

In prospects of becoming the university’s next vice chancellor for student affairs, he outlined how he envisions the role.

Paterson said part of the  vice chancellor role is to keep focus.

January 25, 2012

Though privacy and advancement are not often thought of together, the two will soon fall under the same banner of education.
The U.S. Department of Education’s recently announced that regulations have passed, and they will perform a dual function. First, they will safeguard student privacy. The regulations are also meant to give schools the flexibility necessary to share school data that can be helpful government investments in education.

Though privacy and advancement are not often thought of together, the two will soon fall under the same banner of education.
The U.S. Department of Education’s recently announced that regulations have passed, and they will perform a dual function. First, they will safeguard student privacy. The regulations are also meant to give schools the flexibility necessary to share school data that can be helpful government investments in education.

March 30, 2011

Jake Wilson leads two different lives.

Jake Wilson leads two different lives.

In one, he travels the country as a model for Abercrombie and Fitch. In the other, he is a freshman with a double major in marketing and art. And, like many of his peers, Wilson has struggled to adapt to college life.

After his friend Brad committed suicide on their senior trip in the summer of 2010, Wilson was plagued with debilitating panic attacks.

August 26, 2010

Dude, we’ve been in school for the full week now and I already miss the summer.

 

Dude, we’ve been in school for the full week now and I already miss the summer.

 

Not.

August 23, 2010

The University Counseling Center kick-started a program this year that offers free, walk-in counseling to Ole Miss students.

 

The University Counseling Center kick-started a program this year that offers free, walk-in counseling to Ole Miss students.

 

The new program, called Let’s Talk, provides informal consultations to students at several locations on campus. 

June 23, 2010

 Summertime is here, and it’s extremely hot.

 

Summertime is here, and it’s extremely hot.

 

April 29, 2010

Gnawed pencils, bitten fingernails, an overload of caffeine and makeshift textbook-pillows may sum up finals week for many students.

Gnawed pencils, bitten fingernails, an overload of caffeine and makeshift textbook-pillows may sum up finals week for many students.

 

To some students, the gym may be something that can easily be cut out of their already busy schedules, leaving more time to crack open the books and cram.