The Daily Mississippian

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BREAKING: Attempted armed robbery on Rebel Drive

The suspects were last seen heading east on Northgate Drive towards Sorority Row.

The suspects were last seen heading east on Northgate Drive towards Sorority Row. The University of Mississippi Police Department received a report of an attempted armed robbery Saturday, at approximately 12:30 a.m. The incident was reported to have occurred on Rebel Drive in front of Kincannon Hall, according to the crime alert released by UPD via email early Saturday morning. In a statement to...


Rebel basketball falls to TCU 66-54

Things finally seemed to be clicking for the Ole Miss Men’s Basketball team, until they ran into TCU. The Rebels (5-2) fell at home to the Horned Frogs (8-0) 66-54 in what did not look like the same Ole Miss team that knocked off Creighton and Cincinnati in the Emerald Coast Classic. “There was no rhythm (offensively),” head coach Andy Kennedy said. “We’re really searching for options offensively. Defensively, I thought we were locked in early. It’s hard to maintain a certain intensity on the defensive side when you’re so inefficient offensively, and it just spreads throughout.” The...


Books to read by the fire: new releases over the holidays


Let’s face it, you can’t read during the semester. Between classes, homework and those of us who have other commitments – jobs, Greek life, clubs, sports – there isn’t much time to sit down with a good book. Luckily, our favorite authors have just the stash to revive you over Christmas holidays. Marissa Meyer’s “Lunar Chronicles” series has taken over the young adult genre with new...


Zemir Begić and convenient whiteness


The concept of “whiteness” is probably foreign to a lot of people. Race, as we popularly view it, is something simple. Unambiguous. Either you have white skin, or you don’t. In reality, who or what qualifies as “white” is far more complex. The George Zimmerman verdict shined a very public light on this concept. Was George Zimmerman a white man, as the prevailing narrative described? Or...