The Daily Mississippian

Online version of the Daily Mississippian, student newspaper for the University of Mississippi in Oxford since 1911

News

Local and student entrepreneurs to showcase ideas in competition

Innovate Mississippi is bringing Startup Weekend Oxford back to campus this weekend. The Ridgeland company is offering Ole Miss students and Oxford locals a three-day competition to create a viable business plan in a high-energy environment. The weekend kicks off with the Discovery Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Oxford Conference Center. In addition to this 54-hour business building competition, the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship on campus is also hosting Innovation Bootcamp, which begins at 3 p.m. in Holman 38, two hours before the first round of Startup Weekend. The Bootcamp...

Sports

Rebels lose late lead, fall to Auburn Tigers 65-60

Shandricka Sessom gets double teamed by Jazmine Jones and Jessica Jones of Auburn Thursday night. (Photo by: Ariel Cobbert)

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team lost in an SEC nail biter to the Auburn Tigers Thursday night.  The Rebels led for much of the game, but a furious rally by the Tigers ended with Auburn winning by a score of 65-60.  The loss puts the Rebels at 10-14 on the season and 2-9 in the SEC, and marked the Rebels fifth straight loss. Shaquila Jones battles with Erica Sanders and Jessica Jones of Auburn...

Lifestyles

Valentine’s Day date ideas

Feb.14 — a day you either love to love or love to hate. It only comes once a year, but the day can make you want to tell all your Instagram followers how much you love your significant other— or make you want to cringe and stay in bed all day. Whether you have a date with that special someone, are doing something fun with friends or hanging out by yourself, we have the perfect ideas if you haven’t yet tackled your Valentine’s Day plan. 1. Indulge in something for yourself Whether that be shopping for a new outfit or just doing something that you want to do for once, make today all about...