The Daily Mississippian

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


How to survive Black Friday shopping madness

Black Friday — a consumer’s dream and a retail employee’s nightmare. No matter if you are a fan of the holiday or someone who runs for cover from the bargain shoppers and early risers, it’s hard to escape the promotional signs that are plastered all over storefront windows. If you are one of the shoppers who dare to venture into the shopping centers, it’s important to know the “Do’s...


Opinion: ‘Free the ballot box’

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Due to felony disenfranchisement laws, an estimated 6.1 million United States citizens cannot exercise their right to vote, according to the Sentencing Project, a nonpartisan criminal justice advocacy organization. Its recent report, “6 Million Lost Voters,” shows Mississippi, one of only 12 states enforcing a lifetime felon voting ban, claiming “the second highest felon disenfranchisement...