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October 29, 2012

 
One of many bright spots this season for the Ole Miss football team is the emergence of freshman huskie Mike Hilton. The Fayetteville, Ga., native came out of Sandy Creek High School as a highly-touted offensive player, but found himself on the other side of the ball at the college level. 

 
One of many bright spots this season for the Ole Miss football team is the emergence of freshman huskie Mike Hilton. The Fayetteville, Ga., native came out of Sandy Creek High School as a highly-touted offensive player, but found himself on the other side of the ball at the college level. 
 

October 23, 2012

 
Ole Miss announced on Saturday that women’s basketball head coach Adrian Wiggins was placed on administrative leave and two of his staff members, Kenya and Michael Landers, were terminated, in light of an ongoing joint investigation between Ole Miss and the NCAA over “impermissible recruiting contacts and academic misconduct.”

 
Ole Miss announced on Saturday that women’s basketball head coach Adrian Wiggins was placed on administrative leave and two of his staff members, Kenya and Michael Landers, were terminated, in light of an ongoing joint investigation between Ole Miss and the NCAA over “impermissible recruiting contacts and academic misconduct.”
 

June 12, 2012

Getting healthy and staying in shape is something that seems to be constantly in the minds of college students across the nation, especially here at Ole Miss.

 
Getting healthy and staying in shape is something that seems to be constantly in the minds of college students across the nation, especially here at Ole Miss.
The freshman fifteen. Everyone has heard of it, and some people are having a difficult time overcoming dreaded college weight gain.
Changing your diet and mentality can be hard on your own. If you are looking for some guidance in becoming healthier, look into Ole Miss’ new program, New Beginnings.

April 23, 2012

Alan Jack Pinnow, a senior at Oxford High School who loved and performed theater throughout his life, died at his home in Oxford on Sunday, April 15. He was 18.

 

 

 

Alan Jack Pinnow, a senior at Oxford High School who loved and performed theater throughout his life, died at his home in Oxford on Sunday, April 15. He was 18.

Pinnow had been battling a cancerous brain tumor for the last nine months.

Born in Cleveland, Miss., Pinnow spent most of his life in Oxford. 

April 4, 2012

It has been almost a year since artist Brittany Bass left Athens, a city she grew to love. But setting up shop in Oxford wasn’t such a big transition; Oxford is often considered a smaller version of the city that has become known as the poster child of music and art in the South.

 

It has been almost a year since artist Brittany Bass left Athens, a city she grew to love. But setting up shop in Oxford wasn’t such a big transition; Oxford is often considered a smaller version of the city that has become known as the poster child of music and art in the South.

Bass, who graduated in May with her bachelor’s of fine arts from the University of Georgia, had visited Oxford and Mississippi before, but said that moving to Oxford was a big a change, especially considering the size of the town.

March 29, 2012

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist, poet and cancer survivor, has researched the connection between human rights and chemical contamination in the environment.

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist, poet and cancer survivor, has researched the connection between human rights and chemical contamination in the environment.
Steingraber spoke to University of Mississippi students Wednesday evening with a lecture entitled “Environmental Human Rights from Silent Spring to Fracking Shale.”

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 22, 2012

“Viktor & I,” a documentary about famous Austrian psychologist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl and his logotherapy theory, will be shown Wednesday in the Brevard Hall Auditorium at 5:30 p.m.  

 

“Viktor & I,” a documentary about famous Austrian psychologist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl and his logotherapy theory, will be shown Wednesday in the Brevard Hall Auditorium at 5:30 p.m.  

Alexander Vesely, a grandson of Viktor Frankl and a Vienna-based filmmaker, along with the film’s executive producer Mary Cimiluca, will be there to showcase the documentary and also answer questions.  

October 25, 2011

A new online poker site created by an Arizona State University student that is targeted specifically at college students is set to launch at 160 universities across the nation within the next two weeks, including the University of Mississippi.

 

A new online poker site created by an Arizona State University student that is targeted specifically at college students is set to launch at 160 universities across the nation within the next two weeks, including the University of Mississippi.

Yourcollegepokerclub.com was started by junior Chandler Bator. He said the inspiration behind starting the site came after noticing that many students were using illegal offshore gambling sites. Bator realized there was a need for a safer alternative after a friend’s experience. 

October 12, 2011

Kevsar Ermin first came to Oxford from Eskisehir, Turkey, while her sister was working with the University of Mississippi. The visits she made to the campus helped convince her to come to the university to study.
Ermin first started with the intensive English program before getting her master’s degree in exercise science. Ermin was working on getting her doctorate in nutrition and kinesiology at the time of her death Friday, following an accident with a vehicle while riding her bicycle.

Kevsar Ermin first came to Oxford from Eskisehir, Turkey, while her sister was working with the University of Mississippi. The visits she made to the campus helped convince her to come to the university to study.
Ermin first started with the intensive English program before getting her master’s degree in exercise science. Ermin was working on getting her doctorate in nutrition and kinesiology at the time of her death Friday, following an accident with a vehicle while riding her bicycle.

October 9, 2011

The candidates in this year’s elections for Homecoming Queen, Colonel Reb and Miss Ole Miss spoke to The Black Student Union this past week.

 

The candidates in this year’s elections for Homecoming Queen, Colonel Reb and Miss Ole Miss spoke to The Black Student Union this past week.

Maggie Day and Robin Walker are running for Homecoming Queen. Meghan Litten, Emily Monsour and Mary Alex Street are running for Miss Ole Miss. Davis Gates, Alex Langhart and Logan Rush are running for Colonel Reb.

Each candidate spoke in front of the BSU executive council for five minutes this past Thursday to seek the group’s endorsement.

September 19, 2011

 

After Saturday’s loss, fans were not the only ones embarrassed and upset by the performance of their Rebels. 

University of Mississippi athletics director Pete Boone, who watched the closing minutes of the game from field level at Vanderbilt Stadium, was not pleased either. 

 

After Saturday’s loss, fans were not the only ones embarrassed and upset by the performance of their Rebels. 

July 14, 2011

 

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Almost as soon as it began, former baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial ended Thursday - in a mistrial the judge blamed on prosecutors and said a "first-year law student" would have known to avoid.

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton left the question of a new trial up in the air. But he called a halt to the trial under way after prosecutors showed jurors evidence that he had ruled out - videotaped revelations that a teammate had said he'd told his wife Clemens confessed to using a drug.

June 13, 2011

The three-year wait for Sarah Palin’s emails came to a close on Friday when the State of Alaska released 24,199 pages to awaiting journalists in Juneau. 

The request for Palin’s emails dates back to Sept. 8, 2008, only ten days after McCain chose Palin as his running mate. Mother Jones, a liberal news magazine that won the 2010 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, was the first to request that “all emails sent and received by” Palin during her term as governor be released. 

May 3, 2011

Linebacker C.J. Johnson is set to arrive at Ole Miss on May 30, and that date couldn’t come any sooner for Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt and his staff.  

The Rebel defense took a serious hit on April 11 when star linebacker and team leader D.T. Shackelford suffered a torn ACL during spring drills.

With Shackelford likely out for the fall, Johnson – the most coveted player in Mississippi for the class of 2012 – is expected to help fill Shackelford’s void.

April 12, 2011

Chelsea Caveny, senior in public policy, lives the life that many consider to be normal for a college student at Ole Miss. She goes to class, studies, works and socializes on the Square.

Chelsea Caveny, senior in public policy, lives the life that many consider to be normal for a college student at Ole Miss. She goes to class, studies, works and socializes on the Square.

But when Caveny was a freshman she met with her advisor who told her about a philanthropy project located in the Delta. The project is called the Sunflower County Freedom Project, and helps children in the poverty-stricken Mississippi Delta by teaching them to read better and instructing them in history and public speaking.

April 6, 2011

For nearly 30 years, the University of Mississippi has been the home of the personal letters of Margaret Mitchell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Gone with the Wind.”

For nearly 30 years, the University of Mississippi has been the home of the personal letters of Margaret Mitchell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Gone with the Wind.”

These historic letters were presented to the J.D. Williams Library by the sponsors of the Brickell Collection, a respected historical collection of literature and personal works of deceased authors.

March 4, 2011

Chick-fil-A executive Bill Dunphy, who is director of coastal operations for the company, spoke to University of Mississippi students Thursday night about the company and practicing ethics in business.

Chick-fil-A executive Bill Dunphy, who is director of coastal operations for the company, spoke to University of Mississippi students Thursday night about the company and practicing ethics in business.

Dunphy said he believes that businesses should be about purpose and people.

He said Chick-fil-A in particular wants to know its customer base.   

“Leadership is about serving, not being served,” Dunphy said.   

February 27, 2011

 

Arab League boss Moussa to run for Egypt president 

Arab League chief Amr Moussa, a popular career diplomat, said Sunday he plans to run in Egypt’s presidential election expected later this year.

Moussa, a former foreign minister, declared his candidacy a day after a constitutional reform panel appointed by the country’s new military rulers recommended far-reaching reforms that relaxed eligibility rules governing who can run for president.

February 9, 2011

 

The University of Mississippi’s Associated Student Body president Virginia Burke met with Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant in Jackson last month.

“We (the Mississippi Student Body Presidents Council) went to thank our legislators for their support of higher education and remind them how important higher education is for the future of Mississippi,” Burke said.  

October 25, 2010

The School Around Us gives “non-traditional” students the opportunity to learn about different professions.

The School Around Us gives “non-traditional” students the opportunity to learn about different professions.

The mission of the program is to provide experiential learning opportunities for students by exposing them to real life vocations as professionals in the field practice those vocations.

October 19, 2010

Sitting outside High Point Coffee, there are three guys enamored by an older gentleman wearing both suspenders and a belt. He looks sharp, and the guys know it.

 

Sitting outside High Point Coffee, there are three guys enamored by an older gentleman wearing both suspenders and a belt. He looks sharp, and the guys know it.

 

October 19, 2010

 

The quiet Veterans Home of Oxford was woken up with a visit from the Marine and Navy ROTC students on Thursday. The annual visit is part of the ROTC’s philanthropy plan.

 

The quiet Veterans Home of Oxford was woken up with a visit from the Marine and Navy ROTC students on Thursday. The annual visit is part of the ROTC’s philanthropy plan.

 

October 17, 2010

 

The local Young Life organization uses their ministry to help work in the lives of Oxford and Lafayette high school students by creating relationships. 

 

The local Young Life organization uses their ministry to help work in the lives of Oxford and Lafayette high school students by creating relationships.