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News

Ole Miss students dive into Tanzanian culture

© Cady Herring

© Cady Herring The winding, cobblestone pathways of Stone Town, Zanzibar are lined with endless ancient buildings whose facades are dominated by enormous hand-carved doors remnant of times when sultans ruled the land from grand palaces. Vendors in taqiyah caps and hijabs call out, beckoning to tourists that “looking is free!” Consistent with its reputation as the “Spice Island,” you can...

Sports

Position Breakdown: Defensive backs

Mike Hilton (38) was recently recognized as the most valuable senior football player by the Jackson Touchdown Club. (Photo by: Logan Kirkland)

It’s hard to pin down exactly what the defensive backfield will look like for the Rebels next year, as several backups and young players will have their chance to emerge as key players now that safeties Trae Elston and Mike Hilton have graduated. Several experienced players return to the Rebels’ secondary, but newer Rebels will play a big role in determining how good the pass defense is next...

Lifestyles

Eight albums you might have missed this summer

Courtesy of Epitaph Records

  Courtesy Epitaph Records “Along The Shadow” by Saosin With the third full-length album by Newport Beach post-hardcore band Saosin, we find original frontman Anthony Green back in charge and leading the band towards an incredible future. Every song hits hard and gets the blood pumping. Pounding drums and sweeping guitar melodies blend perfectly with Green’s immaculate vocals to...

Opinion

Farewell: Holly Baer, former opinion editor

Over the past semester, I’ve had the joy of working as the opinion editor here at The Daily Mississippian. It has been a wonderful experience and I have been privileged to provide a platform for students’ opinions. My only issue has been the series of complaints I have received from various students which say the opinion section is too liberal. I agree. It currently does not reflect the breadth of opinions on our campus. It leans heavily to the left, but that’s not my fault. Instead of complaining about the opinion section, I need you to submit conservative opinions. I published almost...