The Daily Mississippian

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


Just talking: Correl Hoyle prepares to leave after three years of activism

Some people stop. Some people stare. But many people pass without a glance at the man who has spent the last three years creating conversations in the Lyceum’s backyard. Correl Hoyle sits in front of the James Meredith statue nearly every day holding encouraging messages written on cheap poster board and playing music on his phone. He’s used to the staring and the nods. He’ll recognize someone...


Ole Miss golfers poised for post-season run

The Ole Miss men’s golf team wrapped up regular-season play at the SEC Men’s Golf Championship in St. Simons, Georgia, on April 24. This season, the No. 21 Rebels found consistent success, led by the NCAA’s sixth-ranked golfer, Braden Thornberry. Thornberry has maintained a 69.75 stroke average after competing in 12 tournaments to date; if he maintains this mark, he will surpass Jonathan Randolph for the university’s lowest stroke average in a season. In only his second year with the team, Thornberry has already secured a place in Ole Miss history by crushing previous school records for...


Letter to the editor: Tom Baker

Here’s to you, Brandon Niemeyer Brandon Niemeyer’s staff photo from when he served on The Daily Mississippian editorial board. Brandon Niemeyer matriculated at his beloved Ole Miss in the fall of 2000. He wrote for The DM from September 2000 until June 2005, starting as a columnist and ending on the editorial board as The DM’s opinion editor. In that time, he published frequently. His first...