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After weeks of contention surrounding the university’s attempt to stop students from chanting “the South will rise again” during football games, the fight to keep “From Dixie with Love” in the Ole Miss Band’s repertoire has become the primary concern of many students, administrators and alumni.

The Associated Student Body (ASB) is discussing resolutions concerning crosswalks on campus, recycling bins and “the South will rise again.”

An employee of Rock Star Taxi and Limo services was arrested Tuesday night for driving under the influence, speeding and possession of a concealed weapon.

Wood*, an University of Mississippi honors student deployed in Afghanistan, is urging people to donate winter clothing and toys to help children in Afghanistan.

Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson and the Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to require all Oxford city taxis to post rates in order to cut down on rider confusion over the taxi cost.

With the nation’s economy in a freefall, some University of Mississippi education, psychology and nursing majors believe they’ll probably have to leave the state to find suitable jobs at competitive salaries.

Fox News anchor and former Ole Miss student Shepard Smith released a video to the university community Tuesday encouraging the student body to stop chanting “The South will rise again” during the Ole Miss Band’s performances of “From Dixie With Love.”

Mississippi’s cotton and soybean farmers have experienced a devastating loss in crop production due to the amount of rain and flooding in September and October, resulting in a financial loss of approximately $485 million, said Mississippi State University Agricultural economists John Anderson and John Michael Riley.

Graduate students at the University of Mississippi will have the opportunity to teach literacy to underprivileged children thanks to a $250,000 grant.

The Ole Miss division of the Lafayette-Oxford-University (LOU) United Way Chapter hopes to reach its fundraising goal of $130,000 this year with the help of faculty and students.

Two days after suffering a neck injury against Ole Miss, Auburn safety Zac Etheridge was released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, and that news is especially meaningful for Rebel running back Rodney Scott.

For many, tipping is nothing more than a general courtesy offering, usually left to the customer to decide how much is the appropriate amount.

The University of Mississippi is preparing to launch a new version of WebMail for faculty, staff and students.

The Mississippi Department of Health is now offering free H1N1 vaccinations through county health departments statewide.

The Cardinal Club, a historical school spirit organization that existed at the University of Mississippi from 1927 until 1969, was reinstated this summer as a student spirit organization.

Ole Miss cross country athlete Barnabus Kirui became a champion this weekend after nabbing first place in the SEC Cross Country championships.

Chancellor Dan Jones said if University of Mississippi students continue to chant “the South will rise again” during football games, he will have to ask the Ole Miss Band to stop playing “From Dixie With Love.”

The University of Mississippi physical plant cited excessive rain as the cause of
last week’s incident outside of Weir Hall when student Lindsey Neyman was injured on the street after she fell into a tunnel when the street crumbled beneath her.

More than 200 friends, family members and students kicked off Diabetes Awareness Month with a three-mile walk for a healthier Mississippi at the annual Diabetes Walk on campus this weekend.

Students for a Green Campus (SGC) is working to increase awareness about climate change in the Oxford area.

While many college graduates are feeling the impact of the economic downturn, the University of Mississippi’s School of Accountancy is excelling at placing students in the job market.

The Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center was one of three winners selected in the Children’s Miracle Network Xbox giveaway contest.

The Associated Student Body is hosting a project to help foster children in Mississippi.

Tickets are sold out for the 12th annual Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) Symposium, which will be held at the University of Mississippi and various Oxford locales this weekend.