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Educational scholar RoSusan Bartee became the first black individual awarded tenure and promoted to full professorship in July in the Department of Leadership and Counselor Development, but her work was for more than attention and accolades.

Election Day has arrived, and while the polls are open for voting, the work for the employees at the County Circuit Clerk's Office is far from over.

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze is ready to turn the page coming off a 37-10 loss to Georgia in Athens this past Saturday. He knows the Rebels have another opportunity to clinch a bowl berth with a win against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday. 

It wasn’t the prettiest display of basketball, but Ole Miss got a sloppy victory Monday night as they beat the Montevallo Falcons 77-62.

In his career at Ole Miss, senior forward Reginald Buckner has been a defensive force and rebounding machine, but offensively, Buckner has struggled to be consistent. 

The end of a career is something that senior athletes have to face and Ole Miss’ senior defensive end Jason Jones is doing just that. Before the season started, Jones was the recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award, which granted him the honor to wear No. 38 for his senior season.

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Our opinion editor Phil McCausland suggests that when you’re doing your civic duty and voting this morning, afternoon or early evening, consider these fun-filled activities to fill those idle minutes or hours while you wait to throw your hat in the political arena.

When reading a recent article in the New York Times about Amazon and its apparent goal of monopolizing the bookselling industry, one sentence in the story stood out as an epiphany to me.
A sentence from the article “Booksellers Resisting Amazon’s Disruption” reads: “Amazon can do many things, but it still cannot let readers examine a book before buying.”

In prior election years, the youth vote hasn’t always been much of a factor. Why don’t many young people vote? Dr. Michael Henderson, assistant professor of political science at Ole Miss, says you can blame the fact that many younger voters move around a lot.

After Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant sparked controversy by urging voters to show ID when they vote on Tuesday, Democrats in Lafayette County have been trying to get the word out that there is no law requiring an ID to vote in Mississippi.

The number of voters in the Lafayette County area is expected to be larger than usual, according to Election Commissioner Mary K. Hemphill.

When the American Consulate in Benghazi was attacked on Sept. 11, the story seemed pretty clear. Demonstrations in the capital, coinciding with the release of a poorly made video mocking the prophet Muhammad, had led to an outburst of violence that killed four Americans, including Libyan ambassador Chris Stevens.

College and your 20s are when you figure out who you are. You live and learn and form your own opinions, standards and beliefs. This self-awareness should be most prominent come Election Day.
Elections are when your voice is heard and your opinion matters. When you go to the polls, make sure it is your vote. Not the vote of your parents, your peers, the media or any other influence.

Which candidate for the 1st Congressional District is making the biggest splash on Twitter? Check out this infographic created on Visual.ly

Which candidate is making the biggest splash on Twitter?  Check out this infographic created on Visual.ly

We took the past month's worth of our political coverage and created this word cloud using Wordle.net. See what keywords made the cut!

The Ole Miss College Republicans and the newly reformed Ole Miss College Democrats offer every student on campus the chance to become active early in the political process.

The Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) Plan is currently undergoing an actuarial audit. Enrollment for 2012 has been deferred temporarily, according to the program’s website.

The large population of deer have caused several car accidents, roamed through yards, trampling and eating crops, which has prompted Oxford locals to take matters into their own hands.

ATHENS, Ga. — Ole Miss jumped out to a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter and had hopes of an upset against No. 6 Georgia, but the Bulldogs responded with 37 unanswered points as the Rebels fell 37-10 this past Saturday “Between the Hedges.”

ATHENS, Ga. — With Ole Miss up 10-7 in the second quarter, Georgia had the ball and the momentum after a 66-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Aaron Murray to senior wide receiver Marlon Brown. Then, Ole Miss and Georgia combined for four turnovers in the span of five plays, and while no points were scored off the turnovers, the Rebels missed out on a prime scoring opportunity after the first of the four turnovers.

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team tips off the season tonight at 7 p.m. in an exhibition game against Montevallo in Tad Smith Coliseum. Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy enters his seventh season at Ole Miss and is excited about the players returning this season.