The Daily Mississippian

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


SFA brings conversation to the welcome table


Food brings people to the table, it brings people to Mississippi, and this weekend it brings them to Oxford. This weekend Oxford and the University of Mississippi will host the 17th annual Southern Foodways Symposium, titled “Who is Welcome at the Welcome Table?” “We stage a symposium that’s really academically grounded, journalistically sound and playful at the same time. Our belief is that...


Predictions from opposing sports editors: LSU


The Daily Reveille Sports Editor Trey Labat When third ranked Ole Miss rolls into Baton Rouge Saturday, they will be expecting to beat a 25th ranked LSU team that has struggled against top-notch Southeastern Conference opponents this season. Oh, how the tables have turned. The Tigers (6-2, 2-2) will have to prove their recent conference-winning streak isn’t merely the beneficiary of playing the...


Opera Theatre opens first show of the year tonight


Students perform in the dress rehearsal of L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) in Meek Auditorium on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (DM Photo | Phillip Waller) The University of Mississippi Opera Theatre opens its fall production, “Journeys” tonight. The performance is a collection of scenes from opera and musical theater — sources...


My experience with microaggressions


Microaggressions are described as exchanges where a member or members of a dominant race says or does something that belittles or mocks a member or members of a marginalized race. I had an encounter at the Grove about three weeks ago and certain events have been turning in my head ever since. My roommate’s parents brought a friend to their tent. She was an older, white woman, who for the sake of...