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News

Negotiations continue; no resolution reached Friday

Jim Borsig talks to the media after an executive session at the Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees meeting Friday. Borsig said the board will not discuss ongoing contract negotiations to the media. (Photo by: Logan Kirkland)

JACKSON – Following a meeting Friday, the Institutions of Higher Learning confirmed there are discussions between Chancellor Dan Jones and the Board of Trustees on his contract. However, the negotiations are not going to be shared with the media. “As long as discussions are continuing we are not going to communicate through the press and we are not going to talk to the press,”...

Sports

Middle Tennessee knocks Ole Miss out of WNIT

Mississippi women's head coach Matt Insell, left, hugs his father and opposing  head coach, Rick Insell, right, of Middle Tennessee, before an NCAA women's college basketball WNIT game Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The game is believed to be only the second father-son coaching matchup in Division I women's basketball history. (AP Photo/Daily News Journal, Helen Comer)

Mississippi women’s head coach Matt Insell, left, hugs his father and opposing head coach, Rick Insell, right, of Middle Tennessee, before an NCAA women’s college basketball WNIT game Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The game is believed to be only the second father-son coaching matchup in Division I women’s basketball history. (AP Photo/Daily News Journal, Helen...

Lifestyles

Conference for the Book visits Thacker Mountain Radio

Courtesy: Thacker Mountain Radio

Courtesy: Thacker Mountain Radio Thursday night’s Thacker Mountain Radio, which occurred in conjunction with the Oxford Conference for the Book, featured three authors – two more than are usually present, and four musical acts. “Tonight’s event is really special,” Savannah Coleman, sophomore International Studies major, said. “There are so many different authors and artists on the show...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

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Editor’s Note: This letter is in response to O.U.T. of options, published March 17, 2015.   Mr. Jonathan de Steuben: The Oxford University Transit system is a quasi-governmental company that delivers cheap transportation services to The University of Mississippi’s students and Oxford residents. You are being less than honest by implying O.U.T. is not providing transportation. To quote you:...