News

ASB candidates disappointed with annual debate’s cancellation

People listen during last year’s ASB debate at The University of Mississippi Overby Center on Feb. 13, 2014. DM Photo | Thomas Graning

People listen during last year’s ASB debate at The University of Mississippi Overby Center on Feb. 13, 2014. DM Photo | Thomas Graning As candidates and their supporters hand out stickers and flyers and exchange platform ideas, some candidates see the debate cancellation due to weather as a disadvantage to their campaigns. Due to inclement weather and a campus-wide closure, the Associated Student...

Sports

Rebels produce best finish in 31 years at SEC Indoors

Sophomore Jalen Miller celebrates with the landshark during a meet. DM Photo | Dylan Rubino

Sophomore Jalen Miller celebrates with the landshark during a meet. DM Photo | Dylan Rubino It’s been a long time since the Ole Miss men’s track and field team finished with such a high placing, but the team placed 4th at the 2015 SEC Indoor Championships at Lexington, Kentucky, over the weekend. It was the best finish for the Rebels since 1984, capping off a great finish for the team at the...

Lifestyles

The last art to develop: filmmaking in Mississippi

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Dason Pettit recently wrapped his first film, “Extrication.” Pettit, an art history major and cinema minor at the university, grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and remembers when there weren’t such avenues for independent filmmakers here. “Always, growing up, I wanted to make a movie. Times were so different then and resources were so limited,” Pettit said. “It’s changed a lot. In...

Opinion

Making Lent count

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There comes this special day every year when total strangers on the OUT bus approach you, lick their thumb and reach for your forehead as they tell you, “Hey come here, you’ve got something on your face.” Ash Wednesday marked the start of the Lenten season worldwide that leads up to Easter Sunday. For many, this day is the first reminder of what they will be “giving up” for the next 40...