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Ole Miss psychology professor Laura Johnson is about to embark on a nine-month adventure, thanks to the grant she received as a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholar.

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood issued a scam warning, urging bankers associated with BancorpSouth to be wary of fraudulent activity.

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.

 

In-state students are about to see their tuition increase a few hundred dollars over the next few years, while out-of-state students watch theirs rise by the thousands.

 

Verizon Wireless sets the standard for data downloads on campus this fall, launching 4G LTE coverage exclusively to Verizon students.

Parking on the Square is a struggle that city residents and students alike face every day. Earlier this month, the Board of Aldermen held a public hearing to discuss a new change that could very well happen to Oxford’s historic downtown – paid parking on the Square.

 

As he prepares to head for New York, former Associated Student Body President Taylor McGraw looks back on his term with no regrets.

Students from around the world came to Ole Miss on May 23 for the Physical Acoustics Summer School (PASS) 2012. Once every two years, graduate and post-graduate students meet to discuss a wide array of topics concerning physical acoustics.

As one of the most medically underserved states in the country, Mississippi has 8.3 doctors per 10,000 residents, compared to the national average of 12.8 physicians per 10,000 residents. It must add 1,330 primary care physicians to its health care system to meet the national average of doctor count per capita. 

Baptist Memorial Hospital will soon be relocated just west of its present location. 

The University of Mississippi is known nationally for its beautiful campus. Currently, there are projects expanding the campus and more are set to begin this summer.

Theater junior Lavada Johnston volunteered to speak at World Religion Day on the Ole Miss campus when her religion professor, Caleb Simmons, asked for interested students. Her religion of choice: Wicca.

Having a job after graduation has become a dream for most college graduates. For University of Mississippi students Camille Lessig, Brannon Miller and Meghan Litten this dream has come true.

As of May 1, the Oxford School District has an overall student population of 3,723. The current blueprint of the high school is barely big enough to hold the number of students it has now. 

Brandi LaBanc was not hesitant to express her passion for students and her desire to serve them as vice chancellor. 

With the recent faltering economy and use of technology that displaces workers, recent graduates are finding it difficult to find gainful employment.  

The Board of Aldermen passed a motion Tuesday night allowing the City of Oxford to purchase two 2000 Gillig 40 foot low floor buses for $18,000 each. 

Kaitlin Howell

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Kindles, Nooks and other types of e-readers are gaining popularity as people, especially teens, embrace technology, and the local libraries have taken notice.

Tuition at Ole Miss may increase by nearly seven percent next fall for residents and more than 10 percent for non-residents.

The idea of cycling as a mode of transportation may seem absurd to some, but to several Ole Miss students, it is the most convenient and productive way of travel.

Vice chancellor of student affairs candidate Edward Whipple described Ole Miss simply as “a beautiful campus and great people.”

A new bill facing the Mississippi Legislature could allow certain areas to create state-funded private schools.

Find somewhere to live, buy books, get food. These are the necessities each semester requires, and as this semester comes to an end, it’s time to think about ordering a meal plan for the fall.

Tobin Maginnis, president of Ole Miss Gun Safety Club, sat down with Cain Madden to talk about gun safety. Maginnis said he believes that anyone who owns a gun, especially students, should be aware of how dangerous the firearms are and how best to utilize gun safety.