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July 11, 2012

Feel free to leave messages and condolences for friends and family of Caroline Bartley and her parents.

Ole Miss biology sophomore Caroline Bartley and her parents have been confirmed dead after a plane crash south of road 4111 in Prentiss County Sunday, July 8, according to the Daily Journal. 
 
Prentiss County EMA Director Ralph Lauderdale told the Daily Journal a thunderstorm in the area during the time of the flight may have caused the plane to crash. 
 
Lauderdale said the family of three and their dogs were traveling from their vacation home in Andrews, N.C., to Oxford before the plane crashed. 
 

July 10, 2012

Ole Miss biology sophomore Caroline Bartley and her parents have been confirmed dead after a plane crash south of road 4111 in Prentiss County Sunday, July 8, according to the Daily Journal. 

Ole Miss biology sophomore Caroline Bartley and her parents have been confirmed dead after a plane crash south of road 4111 in Prentiss County Sunday, July 8, according to the Daily Journal. 
 
Prentiss County EMA Director Ralph Lauderdale told the Daily Journal a thunderstorm in the area during the time of the flight may have caused the plane to crash. 
 
Lauderdale said the family of three and their dogs were traveling from their vacation home in Andrews, N.C., to Oxford before the plane crashed. 
 

June 20, 2012

The Southeastern Conference announced earlier this month that it will assemble a research group to study the effects of head injuries in college sports. Ole Miss will play a major role in the process as Chancellor Dan Jones will chair the research group. 

The Southeastern Conference announced earlier this month that it will assemble a research group to study the effects of head injuries in college sports. Ole Miss will play a major role in the process as Chancellor Dan Jones will chair the research group. 

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 22, 2012

The week after Spring Break 2011, I wrote a column regarding the talk therapy offered on campus at the University Counseling Center, located across the street from Bishop Hall. 

 

The week after Spring Break 2011, I wrote a column regarding the talk therapy offered on campus at the University Counseling Center, located across the street from Bishop Hall. 

That piece came at the height of a Pink Floyd phase, and, naturally, I used “The Wall” as an analogy for the isolation we often willingly suffer through to protect ourselves from the world.

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.

November 4, 2011

The Red Cross is often there to help people in need, so when they needed help, members of the Sigma Chi fraternity returned the favor.    

 

The Red Cross is often there to help people in need, so when they needed help, members of the Sigma Chi fraternity returned the favor.    

Thursday, the pledge class of Sigma Chi helped the Northwest Chapter of the Red Cross move in to its new location just west of campus.  

The new office, located at 2706 West Oxford Loop, covers 17 counties in Northwest Mississippi.

October 19, 2011

 

The Occupy Wall Street Movement has been edging closer to Oxford, as protests began in Memphis in the past two weeks, and the protest is going global, as far away as Brussels, the capital of Belgium. 

This speedy world-wide spread of protests started with just over a thousand people protesting the greed of Wall Street investment bankers and has grown to include hundreds of thousands of protesters in 900 cities around the world, according to “The Atlantic” magazine.

October 16, 2011

The Grove has always been considered one of the top tailgating traditions in the country, but for those who need some more validation, Parade and Tailgater Monthly magazine are here to help out. 

Parade magazine took an inside look into the tailgating atmosphere, featuring the Grove on its cover. 

Parade, which is included in more than 600 Sunday newspapers across the country, has a circulation of 32.2 million and readership of nearly 70 million weekly, according to its website.

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 14, 2011

 

It’s the second year of Hillel on the University of Mississippi campus. 

Many people wonder why the Ole Miss campus needs another religious organization, but this one is different.

Founded in 1923, Hillel has become the largest Jewish student organization in the world, boasting over 550 chapters worldwide. 

The organization focuses on the Jewish community of Oxford, along with the community at Ole Miss. 

September 11, 2011

The Ole Miss volleyball team swept away the competition this past weekend on the way to their fifth consecutive Magnolia Invitational title.
The Rebels (4-4) opened play with Arkansas-Little Rock Friday afternoon, winning three straight sets: 25-19, 26-24, 25-21. The Rebels were led by junior Courtney Cunningham and senior Regina Thomas on offense, who put down 11 and 10 kills, respectively. Senior Morgan Springer and junior Amanda Philpot, who added 10 digs a piece, also provided solid play for the lady Rebels.

September 6, 2011

 

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

September 6, 2011

Senior Morgan Springer has provided consistent play for the Ole Miss Rebel volleyball team throughout her career. 

The libero has become what one could call the “dig master,” after recording her thousandth career dig last season. For the past two seasons, Stringer has started every match at the libero position. 

The libero in volleyball is a defensive specialist position that wears a different-colored jersey from her teammates, remains in the game at all times and is not limited by substitution rules that other players are.

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.