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News

New sorority to join Ole Miss panhellenic

Alpha Phi hands out buttons to promote their arrival on campus. (PHOTO BY:ARIEL COBBERT)

Alpha Phi hands out buttons to promote their arrival on campus. (PHOTO BY:ARIEL COBBERT)   This fall will mark the addition of an 11th sorority to the National Panhellenic Association’s growing presence on the Ole Miss campus.  Alpha Phi, which has 164 chapters across the US and Canada will begin its Ole Miss colonization during this year’s recruitment week, although its involvement in...

Sports

Rebels secure 500th win for head coach McRoberts

The Lady Rebels take down the McNeese Cowgirls Tuesday morning. (PHOTO BY: ARIEL COBBERT)

The Lady Rebels take down the McNeese Cowgirls Tuesday morning. (PHOTO BY: ARIEL COBBERT) Fans gathered at Gillom Center Tuesday morning to witness the Rebels take on McNeese State and watch head coach Steven McRoberts earn his 500th career win.   After winning the Magnolia Invitational over the weekend, the Rebels came into the match with a 3-0 record, one similar to the undefeated start of last...

Lifestyles

Of Montreal to perform at The Lyric tonight

COURTESY: OfMontreal.net | Chad Kamenshine

Some bands write songs with lyrics that evoke raw emotion and tell stories that cause extreme connection between the musicians and listener, and other groups play music characterized by a contagious beat and pleasantly mind numbing flow. Of Montreal possesses the unique ability blend both approaches, allowing listeners to follow and empathize with the stories of the musicians, but with beats so catchy,...

Opinion

America’s atrophic foreign conscious

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The LA Times reported a story of a truck on the side of the road in a small town in Austria on Aug. 28 of this year. The refrigerated cargo transport had been abandoned, it seemed. But the flat tire and other abuses against the truck might have been preferred to authorities when they discovered the source of the stench inking from its sealed doors. The suffocated, decomposing bodies of 71 men,...

Cartoon

Great Wall of Trump

The Great Wall of Trump

Donald Trump believes the United States has a problem, and that problem is illegal immigration. Trump has proposed that we fix this problem by erecting a wall on the border between Mexico and the United States. First, however, we will deport all the illegal immigrants that are currently living in the United States. I would like to address several logistical problems with this plan. The first problem...