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News

Ole Miss student’s viral comment leads to community protest

Dominique Scott, Allen Coon, and Makala McNeil draft a letter to Vice Chancellor LaBanc stating the purpose the protest.

UPDATE: After nearly five hours of occupying the Lyceum on campus, the UM NAACP finally got an answer from Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter. More than 100 students attended the occupancy, including the president of the Associated Student Body, Mr. and Miss Ole Miss, as well as numerous members of other student campus groups like Pride and Students Against Social Injustice. Vitter released this...

Sports

Ole Miss volleyball falls to Florida, Missouri

Volleyball

The Ole Miss volleyball team kicked off the Southeastern Conference by battling the No. 6 SEC Team, the Florida Gators, in four sets, only being able to take one set from the Gators (26-­24,12­-25,15-­25,16-­25). Sophomore Kathryn Cather shined on backside against Florida Gators earning 16 kills Friday at The Pavilion. She gave most of the credit to their practice and blockers, who...

Opinion

Campaigning has become a version of trash talking

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Seemingly gone are the times which presidential candidates try to sell voters on their platform and merit. Slanderous advertisements and outright bashing of the opposition at speeches or rallies are what appear to be the norm for campaigning, especially in the current presidential election. Both parties have taken a liking to telling the general populous why they should not vote for the other candidate,...