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News

Ole Miss religion professor receives diversity award

(Photo by: Xinyi Song)

Ole Miss religion professor Willa Johnson was one of the many honorees in this year’s diversity awards being recognized for the work they do to bring more inclusion to every type of student on campus. Ole Miss religion professor Willa Johnson. (Photo by: Xinyi Song) Johnson, as well as Hamed Benghuzzi, professor and chair of clinical health sciences at UMMC, was recognized at the ceremony, which...

Sports

Ole Miss welcomes No. 24 UNC-Wilmington

David Parkinson

Another weekend brings another ranked opponent for Ole Miss baseball as it dives into its treacherous non-conference slate. The Rebels will welcome the 24th-ranked North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks to town for a three-game set at Swayze Field. Here are five things you should know about them: The Seahawks return seven of nine starters from a team that won 41 games and made some noise at the Columbia,...

Lifestyles

Predictions: 89th annual Academy Awards

Illustration by Jake Thrasher

Illustration by Jake Thrasher The 89th Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday night, and this year’s slew of nominees is stellar. From red carpet fashion to inspiring (or infuriating) acceptance speeches, it’s a night for the stars to shine and for us to admire their contributions. Unfortunately, given the current political climate, it also means we can expect an indignant reaction sometime...

Lifestyles

Predictions: 89th annual Academy Awards

Illustration by Jake Thrasher

Illustration by Jake Thrasher The 89th Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday night, and this year’s slew of nominees is stellar. From red carpet fashion to inspiring (or infuriating) acceptance speeches, it’s a night for the stars to shine and for us to admire their contributions. Unfortunately, given the current political climate, it also means we can expect an indignant reaction sometime...

Opinion

Trump is making a mistake on fake news

Mikala Turner

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple weeks, you probably are aware of Donald Trump’s already poor relationship with the media has broken out into an all-out war. Trump has made a reputation for himself by condemning sources like CNN, National Public Radio and MSNBC, which tend to have a more liberal bias toward news, for being “fake” news sources. Trump has even been...