The Daily Mississippian

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


A hero remembered never dies: Local officers remember fallen brother


There was not a dry eye in Paris-Yates Chapel Friday during the 10-year commemorative service for one of University Police Department’s fallen officers. The service for Robert M. Langley brought nearly 100 friends, family and fellow officers together in remembrance. Langley was killed on Oct. 21, 2006 during a campus traffic stop. He left behind a widow, Lisa Robertson, and two sons, who were present...


Magnolia Bowl: The history of the Ole Miss, LSU rivalry

Ole Miss defensive line reacts to  snap during a game against LSU last season in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Ole Miss won 38-17. (Photo by Ariel Cobbert)

This Saturday’s Magnolia Bowl will be the 105th game played between the Rebels and Louisiana State University. The rivalry began with a 26-6 win for Ole Miss on Dec. 3, 1894, in Baton Rouge, only one year after the Rebels’ football team was formed. Chad Kelly looks for an open receiver last season game against LSU. (Photo by: Ariel Cobbert) The first Magnolia Bowl, with that title, was played...


Letter to the editor: Mary Carruth


Dear Editor, I was the academic director of the Sarah Isom Center from 2004 to 2011. This fall, the directorship of the Isom Center has rotated, so I would like to record publicly my administration’s legacy, which could not have happened without the vision of Provost Emerita Carolyn Stanton, the work of former directors Skemp and Barker, committed faculty, staff, administrators and students. When...