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August 20, 2012

Students across the state of Mississippi and the country are feeling the pressures of student loan debt even before they graduate from college.

Students across the state of Mississippi and the country are feeling the pressures of student loan debt even before they graduate from college.
 

June 27, 2012

The United States Senate passed the appropriate measures to avoid the doubling of interest rates on new subsidized Federal Direct Stafford loans for undergraduate students from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on Tuesday.

The United States Senate passed the appropriate measures to avoid the doubling of interest rates on new subsidized Federal Direct Stafford loans for undergraduate students from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on Tuesday.
 

March 26, 2012

The Dickie Scruggs hearing was adjourned early yesterday afternoon following the testimonies of six witnesses, including that of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. The hearing is scheduled to resume today when the defense will question more witnesses.
Scruggs, previously one of the premier trial lawyers

The Dickie Scruggs hearing was adjourned early yesterday afternoon following the testimonies of six witnesses, including that of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. The hearing is scheduled to resume today when the defense will question more witnesses.
Scruggs, previously one of the premier trial lawyers in the nation, is accused of allegedly using his relationship with retired Sen. Lott to influence Judge Bobby DeLaughter to take his side on a trial involving Hurricane Katrina deposition claims DeLaughter was ruling over.

February 17, 2012

The Associated Student Body candidates got in front of a crowd at the Overby Center for Southern Politics and Journalism at the University of Mississippi on Thursday night to debate. 

The Associated Student Body candidates got in front of a crowd at the Overby Center for Southern Politics and Journalism at the University of Mississippi on Thursday night to debate.  
Candidates running for each position pitched why they should be elected, and the vice presidential and presidential candidates took questions from students.

October 23, 2011

 

To the Editor:

 

The Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate believes that John Woods’ recent column in The DM leaves readers with a number of false impressions that require public correction. 

July 5, 2011

 

Welcome to public humiliation 101 taught by former Rep. Anthony Weiner and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. In this class, you will learn how to make terrible decisions, leave tracks to get caught and ultimately be utterly humiliated in front of billions of people. Everyone qualifies for this class and anyone can be publicly humiliated if they take these quick and easy steps. 

July 3, 2011

 

More than 200 students in the state of Mississippi will have to find new ways to help pay for college. On April 14, the U.S. Congress passed legislation concerning the national budget. Several programs did not receive the funding they needed to continue operations, including the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship. 

March 24, 2011

There is liberalism in this world, and there is liberal-fascism. One believes in social equality and equality before the law of all people. The other believes that absolute equality should be instituted and forced onto people. One is rational and sane. The other, less so. I am one. Dan Blazo, ASB Senator from the Graduate School, is the other.

There is liberalism in this world, and there is liberal-fascism. One believes in social equality and equality before the law of all people. The other believes that absolute equality should be instituted and forced onto people. One is rational and sane. The other, less so. I am one. Dan Blazo, ASB Senator from the Graduate School, is the other.

November 4, 2010

The midterm elections are finally over. 

 

The midterm elections are finally over.