The Daily Mississippian

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


Shuler style: Shooting guard looks to lead Ole Miss men’s basketball team

Sixteen-year-old Devontae Shuler was lying on the ground in the fetal position, waiting for the bus to take him and his Irmo High School varsity basketball teammates to a midweek game more than two hours away. When he arrived at the opposing school’s gym, the high school sophomore spent a little more time on the ground, then some by the trash can, then on the ground again. He had the flu. But when...


Weekly podcast playlist: International affairs


With the world coming together for major events such as the Olympics or the United Nations Global Summit, it’s hard to not think about what is happening in foreign countries around the globe. Though politics may or may not be highlighted at events like the Olympics, there are often salient issues not explicitly highlighted in the media, and people who can face persecution for speaking out about...


Opinion: The left has a double standard, not Mike Pence

During the 2016 NFL preseason, a movement began that has sparked such immense attention that our children might read about it in their American history textbooks. Initially, Colin Kaepernick, former 49ers quarterback, sat on the bench during the national anthem. However, he later changed his form of protesting to kneeling during the anthem. When asked about his motive, Kaepernick said, “I am not...