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Oxford is preparing to receive the new swine flu vaccine this week, although it is still unclear which clinics, health care providers and pharmacies will be
able to provide them.

Local pharmacies including Kroger said they have placed orders for the vaccine and are simply waiting for them to come in.

The University of Mississippi Law School has been awarded over $700,000 in grants that will help projects including the Mississippi Innocence Project and assist in providing free legal aid to low-income individuals.

A Phi Kappa Psi fraternity member has been fined $305.50 after being convicted for misdemeanor domestic abuse following an incident with the University
Police Department in Spring 2009.

According to Lafayette County Justice Court records, Calvert Scott Cordella pleaded not guilty to one charge of misdemeanor domestic abuse resulting

The debate on Capitol Hill and throughout America about health care has me wondering if the people leading the opposition could pass a reading comprehension test.

Exhibit A in this case is the public option.

Apparently, when translated into Republican, this phrase becomes “mandatory government-run rationing death panels.”

Let’s break it down here.

The Community Actions Component, a Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College program, is giving volunteering a whole new meaning and members of the community are appreciating its services.

The Community Actions Component (CAC) allows honors students to serve the community while earning class credits and shining a positive light on the university.

The Oxford Humane Society hosted the 6th annual Barktoberfest at the Library Sports Bar last night and plans to have other events supporting the organization later this year.

Barktoberfest is a fundraiser in which the Humane Society raises money to
keep the humane society in business.

Hattie Alton, development director of the Oxford Humane Society, said she

Despite recent financial difficulties, Rebel Ride is once again available for University of Mississippi students in hopes of decreasing the amount of drunk driving in Oxford.

Rebel Ride is a free shuttle service that transports students from the University of Mississippi campus to downtown Oxford and provides a ride back home.

Change comes in many forms, often signifying a new beginning.

Orange-tinted leaves provide evidence that autumn is on the horizon, and in regard to sports, coaching changes are nearly always presented to the public as a
“new era.”

Ole Miss basketball player Eniel Polynice hopes that a slight alteration in his appearance will have the same effect.

Ole Miss dominated the first half against the Vanderbilt Commodores
on both sides of the ball, but a sloppy second half has some Ole Miss fans
fearing this weekend’s game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Ole Miss still
put forth a solid effort and came out of Nashville with an impressive 16-point
SEC road win, and scored relatively high on The Daily Mississippian’s report

A leader is defined as someone who influences a group of people toward the
achievement of a goal.

Co-captain Emily Kvitle of the Ole Miss volleyball team has done just that
this season.

Even though Ole Miss is on a sixgame losing streak (6-8 overall) and 0-4

The Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), the only pediatrics hospital in the state of Mississippi, is asking Ole Miss students to help the hospital win a game room for its patients.

Microsoft Corporations has teamed up with the Children’s Miracle Network to provide three pediatric hospitals the Ultimate Gameroom Experience.

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) organization is looking at ways to improve graduation and retention rates among the state’s public universities.

The IHL’s graduation task force is holding its third meeting today to listen to Kevin Crockett present survey data concerning the raising of graduation and retention rates at Mississippi universities.

As many of you may remember, last week The Daily Mississippian published daily reminders and even an advertisement in our publication promoting today’s relaunching of our Web site, thedmonline.com.

Over the last few years I have become very acquainted with politics.

I formed my views during the Bush presidency, and they have remained rather stable since then. I disagreed with just about everything George Bush did as president.

Habitat for Humanity will be celebrating National Habitat Day with a week-long fundraising event that will benefit local families and help to reshape their lives.

“This is a great opportunity that will enable you to actually see the changes you are making in someone’s life,” Bess Walker, Habitat for Humanity public relations chair,
said.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A week ago, Maria Gurrolla was celebrating the birth of her fourth child. A blue yard sign announced: “IT’S A BOY!” She visited a local welfare office that helps low-income mothers.

As Douglas Strahan was driving back from the beach with friends, her car’s air conditioning suddenly became hot.

The engine temperature gauge needle was all the way up; steam billowed from under the hood.

She immediately pulled off the road to find neon green coolant spewed over the engine.

The Ole Miss Rebels rebounded from the loss against South Carolina with a 23-7 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday.

The Rebels had a lot to prove after dropping 17 places in the rankings following the loss to South Carolina. And they did. Ole Miss led the Commodores 23-0 early in the third quarter and allowed only seven points beating Vanderbilt by a final score of 23-7.

Junior middle blocker Miranda Kitts put down a team-high nine kills and added seven blocks, but it wasn’t enough as Ole Miss (6-10, 0-6 SEC) fell to Georgia (11-5, 2-3 SEC) on Sunday by a score of 3-1 (14-25, 27-25, 18-25, 18-25).

The Lady Rebels soccer team made a big statement Sunday afternoon beating No. 7 Florida 3-2 in double overtime.
Sophomore Abbie Curran scored the game-winning goal off a Danielle Johnson free kick minutes into the second overtime to give the Rebels their second victory over the Gators in program history.

With October here and the weather cooling down the Lady Rebels soccer team finds itself heating up for this weekend’s SEC showdown at Ole Miss Soccer Stadium.

How big of an impact are the Vanderbilt injuries going to have on the game?

For Vanderbilt, a big one. We’re be missing our opening day starters at free and strong safety in Ryan Hamilton and Sean Richardson. I’m sure Ole Miss fans won’t forget Hamilton from last year when he intercepted Jevan Snead three times, including one for a touchdown.

The summer before the 2009 college football season, rumors started swirling on football recruiting message boards about a strong-legged kicker from Jackson.

The mystery man was then Jackson Academy senior Andrew Ritter who had only one out of 51 kickoffs returned and hit four field goals of over 50 yards during his
senior season.

For those longing for a source of reference concerning all things distinctly Southern, look no further than the University of Mississippi.

Since 2006, the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at Ole Miss has produced volumes of “The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.”