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

News

UPD receives 5th sexual assault report on campus this semester

In the two months since classes began five sexual assault have been reported on campus — three in dorms and two in fraternity houses. The most recent report was a sexual assault that occurred in Stockard Hall. The assault was reported at 3:32 a.m. Saturday. “This crime is always concerning,” Jeff McCutchen, Oxford Police Department major of operations, said. “As a father and a police...

Sports

Rebels struggle to contain Tiger ground game, drop 3rd SEC game

Shea Patterson walks with Aubrey Wilson during the Walk of Champions prior to the game against LSU. Photo by Billy Schuerman In a game accentuated by poor run defense, Ole Miss lost the Magnolia Bowl and its starting quarterback Saturday night. With more than 64,000 fans in attendance for the first nighttime home game of the season, tensions between the two sides were high, and Vaught-Hemingway...

Lifestyles

Misbits featured artist highlights ‘techno-sublime’ through immersive exhibit

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Misbits, a new media art space, is featuring artist Eric Valosin in a show that explores the intersection of technology and the divine. This immersive experience, “For(Loop) {Meditations;},” is named for both how a computer views an image and how people conduct meditation on prayer beads. As the computer moves pixel by pixel to perform specific functions, one moves bead by bead in prayer. “The...

Opinion

Opinion: Mississippi, a political opportunity

I can’t think of a better way to salvage the presidency of Donald Trump than with a federal investment plan for the most impoverished regions of the country, starting with the state of Mississippi. The poorest state is also home to one of the poorest regions in the country — the Mississippi Delta. Making America great again surely should start with chronically poor regions. There are many ways...