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News

Nepal disaster affects UM students

Survivors and evacuees  bring out their belongings and personal property from the collapsed houses  in Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 29, 2015, five days after the powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit.  According to the Nepalese government, the massive quake has killed more than  5,000 people and nearly 10,000 people have been injured. The death toll is expected to rise because a rescue work has been unable to reach mountanious areas.   ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

Survivors and evacuees bring out their belongings and personal property from the collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 29, 2015, five days after the powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit. According to the Nepalese government, the massive quake has killed more than 5,000 people and nearly 10,000 people have been injured. The death toll is expected to rise because a rescue work...

Sports

Rebels travel to Missouri to face Tigers in weekend series

Colby Burtles steps off the plate to throw at the April 15 game.

Colby Burtles steps off the plate to throw at the April 15 game. The Ole Miss baseball team will travel to Columbia this weekend to face Missouri for a three-game series. Ole Miss comes into the game with a 24-22 overall record and 10-11 in Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss is coming off of a midweek win against in-state rival Mississippi State and have won five of their last seven games. The...

Lifestyles

Early Bird Catches the Worm: Why you should wake up at dawn to ace your exams

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Finals Survival Guide: I know what you’re probably thinking: Why would I wake up early for my exam after I’ve studied all night long for it? If you remember last semester, I tried to stress the importance of NOT pulling an all-nighter and getting as much sleep as possible. And I stand by that. What I’m saying now is to get to bed nice and early, so you wake up at sunrise and get motivated....

Opinion

Bruce Jenner is braver than you’ll ever be

Bruce Jenner. (courtesy | http://theoasisphoenix.com)

Bruce Jenner. (courtesy | http://theoasisphoenix.com) My experience with the Kardashian family and the global phenomenon that is their lives is a bit limited. Not, mind you, out of any high-minded opposition to reality TV and celebrity gossip. On the contrary, I generally choose to waste my time on cooking-centric reality shows, and when I read celebrity gossip it is nearly always about musicians....