News

Chancellor signs Climate Commitment on Earth Day

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Chancellor Dan Jones signs the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment Tuesday. Photo: Aditya Khare, The Daily Mississippian. Tuesday morning at the Chancellor’s formal office, The University of Mississippi joined a number of other schools in the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. This Earth Day, Chancellor Dan Jones stated that it is...

Sports

The beauty of NHL playoffs and hockey’s popularity in the South

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The NHL playoffs are in full swing, with all eight first round match-ups in the peak of their action and drama. There are many intriguing match-ups, including Boston vs. Detroit, St. Louis vs. defending champion Chicago and New York vs. Philadelphia. Growing up in Connecticut, I never played hockey, but I grew to love the Boston Bruins and the passion that surrounds the NHL. When I started school...

Lifestyles

Pho Night with UM Vietnamese Student Association

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Courtesy of the Vietnamese Association The University of Mississippi’s Vietnamese Student Association will host its Fourth Annual Taste of Vietnam Pho Night at the Jackson Avenue Center tonight from 6 to 9. All proceeds will go to support the association’s philanthropy project, One Body Village, which helps to prevent sex trafficking in Vietnam and other southeast Asian countries. “The UMVSA...

Opinion

What about the slaves?

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At times The University of Mississippi may seem like a hotbed of racial tension, which is sharply felt and regretted by many. I encourage the redirection of this outrage from the history of slavery to modern slavery, which is on the rise in every state in America, is preventable and is made up of 27 million people who are forced into sexual and manual servitude globally. In today’s world we are...