Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy More from Kennedy, who also previews Saturday’s game against No. 4 Florida (6 p.m., ESPNU), and sophomore guard LaDarius White, who talks about the injuries and his role on the team in tomorrow’s Daily Mississippian print edition.     ...

  Photos from the 2013 Parade of Beauties pageant on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Kyndal Hayes was crowned Most Beautiful 2013. Photos by Phillip Waller and Thomas Graning.   ...

Raise your hand if you owned or knew somebody who owned a Blackberry three years ago. Now, think about the number of people you know now who own a Blackberry. Compare that to the number of iPhones surrounding you right now. The Blackberry used to be the premier smart phone, especially for businessmen, but now its market share in America has plummeted. While many variables...

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is two short weeks away. Do you and your significant other have an interesting, unique or sweet as sugar love story? Was it love at first sight? Could you not stand each other at first? The Lifestyles section of The Daily Mississippian will be featuring the love story of one student couple and one faculty couple; whether dating,...

The Ole Miss lacrosse team is hosting a tournament Saturday in memory of Sarah and John Wheat, who were killed in a car accident last October. The lacrosse team is hosting a tournament called “The Wheat Memorial Game” on Saturday in memory of Sarah and John Wheat. The two students were killed in a head-on collision on Oct. 27, 2012. Sarah, 24, and her brother, John,...

With the start of the spring semester, Greek organizations are preparing for spring recruitment. The National Pan-Hellenic Council held its Greek Forum last night, while the Interfraternity Council has an open bidding process and spring recruitment for the Panhellenic Council is uncommon. Few Greek organizations participate in formal spring recruitment. However, all three...

After accepting student and faculty nominations, the Common Reading Experience committee has narrowed its list of contenders down to six books. The final decision will be made in about two weeks. The Common Reading Experience committee is in the process of selecting a book for this fall’s incoming freshmen at The University of Mississippi. The committee will be choosing...

Building permit reports published by the city of Oxford point to a recovering economy, as the number of building permits more than tripled and commercial permits doubled from 2011 to 2012. Year-end reports published by the city of Oxford indicate that the city issued 224 building permits for the construction of single-family homes in 2012, which is more than three times...

When Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the end to the ban on women in combat roles on Jan. 24, I was stunned. I watched and re-watched his Pentagon press conference, making sure that I had heard every word correctly. Even though a series of modifications to the existing rule had opened 14,000 previously off-limits jobs in early 2012, I was not expecting a complete...

As used car prices skyrocket, it’s not as bad an investment as it used to be to buy a new car.  However, before you throw down 30 grand or finance the car for what seems like 20 years, it would be wise to do some research, and this guide is a great start. The vehicles of 2013 are organized by class and rated on both objective (price, performance, etc.) and subjective...