The Daily Mississippian

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


Thousands celebrate, remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy 50 years after assassination

MEMPHIS — The eyes of the world were on the balcony in front of Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel on Wednesday just as they were 50 years ago when the shot that ended the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life rang out across America. Thousands from all across the United States and world gathered at and around the motel, which is now home to the National Civil Rights Museum, where King was assassinated...


No. 11 Rebels bounce back after dropping weekend baseball series

After a lengthy road trip that saw the Rebels drop consecutive series against SEC teams, Ole Miss Baseball got back to its winning ways and improved its midweek record to 11-0, which is the best mark in school history. A 10-3 win over Arkansas State continues a hot streak for the Ole Miss offense. Coach Mike Bianco feels that the offense is a big reason for the midweek record. “They show up every...


Oxford Commons screens documentary “Jackson” in response to recent abortion legislation

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The greater Memphis area branch of Planned Parenthood will host a free screening of the Mississippi-made documentary “Jackson” at 6:30 tonight at the Malco Oxford Commons Cinema Grill. “Jackson” is a documentary about the only health center that provides abortions in Mississippi, located in the state’s capital. It follows the lives and decisions of the health center’s director, an anti-choice...


Opinion: Is globalization really just Americanization?

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Over spring break this year, I visited my good friend Sergio in Seville, Spain. He is a Colombian-American who moved to Seville in September to attend medical school for a fraction of the cost he would’ve paid in the U.S. We spent 10 days exploring the city – strolling through Plaza de España and the Moorish royal palace, chatting over tapas and beer, visiting art museums and galleries and touring...