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News

BREAKING: Attempted armed robbery on Rebel Drive

The suspects were last seen heading east on Northgate Drive towards Sorority Row.

The suspects were last seen heading east on Northgate Drive towards Sorority Row. The University of Mississippi Police Department received a report of an attempted armed robbery Saturday, at approximately 12:30 a.m. The incident was reported to have occurred on Rebel Drive in front of Kincannon Hall, according to the crime alert released by UPD via email early Saturday morning. In a statement to...

Sports

Lady Rebs drop heartbreaker to Mississippi State 64-62

Mississippi forward Shequila Joseph (11), Mississippi State forward Ketara Chapel (13) and forward Victoria Vivians (35) battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (Photo/Thomas Graning)

Mississippi forward Shequila Joseph (11), Mississippi State forward Ketara Chapel (13) and forward Victoria Vivians (35) battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (Photo/Thomas Graning) Remember last season’s game-winning tip-in from former Ole Miss forward Kenyotta Jenkins to beat Mississippi State 87-85 in overtime...

Lifestyles

Andrew Lippa performs for Living Music Resource

Emotion is the key to performing and writing music, according to Andrew Lippa, and he brought plenty of it to the Living Music Resource (LMR) on Jan. 23. Lippa is a composer, lyricist, playwright and performer. His works include writing the music and lyrics for Big Fish and The Addams Family, writing The Wild Party and I Am Harvey Milk and being the music director for Kristin Chenoweth. The Living Music Resource, a program put on by the university that “takes a 21st Century approach to classical vocal music research,” was honored to have the Tony and Grammy nominated artist as a guest. “It’s...

Opinion

Zemir Begić and convenient whiteness

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The concept of “whiteness” is probably foreign to a lot of people. Race, as we popularly view it, is something simple. Unambiguous. Either you have white skin, or you don’t. In reality, who or what qualifies as “white” is far more complex. The George Zimmerman verdict shined a very public light on this concept. Was George Zimmerman a white man, as the prevailing narrative described? Or...