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University medical center receives $1.9 million grant


The University of Mississippi Medical Center has received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health which will be used to fund research on the effects of environmental factors on children’s growth and development. The award will be dispersed over a four-year period to build a framework for research at the medical center. This will allow for more pediatric clinical trials in Mississippi,...


Young Ole Miss defense making strides as season rolls on


The Ole Miss defense has had a trial by fire in the first four weeks of the season. The team lost a lot of key contributors from the Sugar Bowl winning defense last season and have endured a rash of injuries, as a result a lot of inexperienced players have had to step up for the Landshark defense. Although there have been some struggles, the defense showed marked improvement against Georgia last...


‘Pink’ exhibition examines gender and femininity in multiple forms

Libby Rowe, Meek Gallery

Libby Rowe’s exhibit, “Pink,” in Meek Gallery. Photo by: Zoe McDonald “Pink” is an art display 20 years in the making for artist Libby Rowe. She arrived in the South to a chorus of “sirs” instead of “ma’ams” and thusly began to evaluate the definition of feminine. Her experiments led to an interactive exhibit of art into which the viewer can insert themselves, turning...


Arnold Palmer was an American treasure

Patrick Waters is a sophomore accounting major from St. Louis, Missouri and the 2016-2017 opinion editor. Patrick has been working at The DM as an opinion columnist since his freshman year. His hobbies and interests include golf, politics, and Ole Miss football.

As a boy, I had the chance to go to the Arnold Palmer Invitational, an annual PGA Tour event held at Bay Hill Club and Lodge, Arnold Palmer’s second home in Orlando, Florida. It was a magical experience to be in the company of the game’s greats, but even more special to be on the grounds of golf’s greatest ambassador. During the week, I noticed something. I had been to PGA Tour tournaments...