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Hillary Clinton speaks at former Ole Miss provost’s memorial service

Carolyn Ellis Staton’s life and legacy extended beyond Ole Miss and Oxford, leaving a lasting impression on former Secretary of State and presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. A memorial service for the first female provost and vice chancellor took place Monday at Ole Miss in the Paris-Yates Chapel. Along with Staton’s brother and son, Clinton eulogized their friendship   from the fall of 1969...


Ole Miss golfers poised for post-season run

The Ole Miss men’s golf team wrapped up regular-season play at the SEC Men’s Golf Championship in St. Simons, Georgia, on April 24. This season, the No. 21 Rebels found consistent success, led by the NCAA’s sixth-ranked golfer, Braden Thornberry. Thornberry has maintained a 69.75 stroke average after competing in 12 tournaments to date; if he maintains this mark, he will surpass Jonathan Randolph for the university’s lowest stroke average in a season. In only his second year with the team, Thornberry has already secured a place in Ole Miss history by crushing previous school records for...


Letter to the editor: Tom Baker

Here’s to you, Brandon Niemeyer Brandon Niemeyer’s staff photo from when he served on The Daily Mississippian editorial board. Brandon Niemeyer matriculated at his beloved Ole Miss in the fall of 2000. He wrote for The DM from September 2000 until June 2005, starting as a columnist and ending on the editorial board as The DM’s opinion editor. In that time, he published frequently. His first...