News

Ole Miss ASB announces four-day-long mascot vote

The student vote on the potential mascot change will now take place over a four-day period. Instead of closing at 7 p.m. Tuesday night alongside the campus personality elections, the vote between the Landshark and Rebel the Black Bear will wrap up at 7 p.m. Friday night. ASB President Dion Kevin III announced the new voting schedule in a letter to the Ole Miss community Monday night. The vote on...

Sports

Dear Hugh Freeze, your apology is well-received but goes half the distance

Dear Hugh Freeze, This past weekend, you apologized to the Ole Miss family with an open letter about your failings and hopes for the future. The apology was a well-formed statement from a downtrodden coach who could have stayed in the dark, living off the riches success at Ole Miss provides. To your credit, you didn’t. You said you believe you owe the Ole Miss family an apology for the...

Lifestyles

This week in Oxford: Sept. 25-30

This week in Oxford: Monday 8:30 a.m. – Yoga in the Gallery – UM Museum Tuesday 6 p.m. – Big Gay Art Show – Powerhouse 8 p.m. – Deep State – Proud Larry’s Wednesday 6 p.m. – Remembering LQ Ivy – William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation 6 p.m. – Oxford Art Crawl – The Square Thursday 8 p.m. – CBDB – Proud Larry’s 8...

Opinion

Opinion: What to do with the statue? Just ask Germany

As I was traveling through Germany waiting for my study abroad program to start, I couldn’t help but notice all the monuments, memorials and museums dedicated to the victims of the Nazi regime. I only stayed in Berlin for a few days, but it was hard to walk far without finding a monument, memorial, museum or other remembrance of those affected by the Holocaust. The symbols of hate — the swastikas...