The Daily Mississippian

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


Honors college convocation initiates 376 freshmen


Dr. Camille Paglia speaks to the Honors College at the Ford Center in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (DM Photo | Ariel Cobbert ) The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College accepted 376 freshmen during the honors college fall convocation Tuesday. The students hail from 27 states and 3 foreign countries with 54 percent being Mississippi residents. “Tonight we recognize brilliant scholarship...


SEC Football Power Poll


1. Auburn- The Tigers had a bye week in the third week of the season. They face their first real test when they travel to Manhattan, Kansas, to play 20th ranked Kansas State. Wildcat head coach Bill Snyder will have something up his sleeve against Auburn. 2. Alabama- No problems last week for the Crimson Tide where they defeated Southern Miss 52-12. The Florida Gators come to Tuscaloosa this weekend...


Hill Country Records at Proud Larry’s


Courtesy Of: HILL COUNTRY RECORDS A collection of bands from Hill County Records will come to Proud Larry’s Thursday. Blues, gospel, country, rock ’n’ roll and soul music from the heart of Mississippi will be at Proud Larry’s, Thursday, Sept. 18 for the Hill Country Records showcase. Talented musicians and singer/songwriter’s from all over the state will be performing, including Tyler Keith,...


Disciplining kids: when is the line crossed?


In today’s society, child abuse is taken very seriously, contrary to the not-so-distant past when parents were allowed to chasten their children in their households past the limit of what could have been considered reasonable punishment. It was common in the early to mid-1900s for parents to hurt and beat their children as a form of discipline. But what is the standard custom now? What is considered...