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News

Golson’s possible transfer not reason for bashing

Grove Bowl

Mississippi offensive lineman Austin Golson (73) gets honored before the Grove Bowl game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, April 5, 2014. (photo/Ignacio Murillo) It’s happening again. Some Ole Miss football fans are showing their asses on social media, embarrassing all of us. Usually, it happens around National Signing Day. Here’s a very toned-down example of what a tweet may say. “Hey (insert recruit’s...

Sports

Ole Miss track hitting its stride as season ramps up

Ole Miss Open

Ricky Robertson competes during the 2014 Ole Miss Open on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Oxford, Miss. (Photo/Ignacio Murillo) With less than a month left until the SEC Championships, Ole Miss will send its No. 11 nationally ranked men to the A-State Red Wolves Open in Jonesboro, Ark., and the women to the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, this week. Only two weekends of competition remain before the...

Lifestyles

Pho Night with UM Vietnamese Student Association

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Courtesy of the Vietnamese Association The University of Mississippi’s Vietnamese Student Association will host its Fourth Annual Taste of Vietnam Pho Night at the Jackson Avenue Center tonight from 6 to 9. All proceeds will go to support the association’s philanthropy project, One Body Village, which helps to prevent sex trafficking in Vietnam and other southeast Asian countries. “The UMVSA...

Opinion

Burdened by division

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As you may have heard, Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson made some offensive and absurd comments this week about diversity on the Square. Patterson told NewsWatch 99: “ If there were Dollar Generals and Family Dollars out there, you’d have a different demographics [sic].” He went on to say, “There’s a big diversity, ‘diversity,’ push right now, that I think is, for the most part, silly.” There...