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

Sports

Ole Miss basketball players split on outlook following Andy Kennedy’s departure

Six days after announcing his intent to wait to step down as head coach until the end of the 2017-18 season, Andy Kennedy announced Sunday that he was departing immediately. After a 62-79 loss Saturday extended the Rebels’ losing streak to seven games – nine losses out of their past 10 games – the camel’s back broke. After Kennedy’s resignation, assistant coach Tony Madlock was named interim...

Lifestyles

Fisk Jubilee Singers performing at Ole Miss Thursday in celebration of Black History Month

The Fisk Jubilee Singers will join the Ole Miss Choir in celebration of Black History Month on Thursday at the Gertrude Ford Center. This will be the Fisk Jubilee Singers’ first time performing at Ole Miss in the group’s 147-year history. “Fisk – to me, they are like the kings and queens of an HBCU,” said Anitria Jones, one of the choir members performing with the singers. “You have to...

Opinion

Opinion: Combatting academia’s ‘epidemic of uniform thought’

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The great American philosopher Thomas Sowell once said, “The next time some academics tell you how important ‘diversity’ is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department.” If you were to select your average student and place him or her in any one of the administrative halls here at the university, it would take him or her no longer than 30 seconds to find...