SMC Administrator

This user hasn't shared any profile information

This weekend, Ole Miss Theatre took a tragic turn with the opening of “Oedipus Rex.” The epic Athenian tragedy features a brooding king trying to solve a mystery that not only greatly affects himself but also his constituents. As Oedipus continually attempts to eradicate the terrible happenings in Thebes, he also finds disturbing occurrences in his own life that affect...

Hozier, pictured above, is one of the many musicians coming to Beale Street Music Festival this May. (Courtesy Hozier.com) Beale Street Music Festival...

In a battle between teacher and student, Ole Miss head coach Matt Insell finally got the best of his teacher in a 67-59 upset win over No. 13 Kentucky at Tad Smith Coliseum on Monday night. It marked the Rebels’ first win over a top-15 team since 2009-10, as well as the first time they have won two games over a ranked opponent since 2009-10. “What a great win...

I had a class that I really enjoyed last semester. I completed the assignments early, got great grades on them and legitimately enjoyed the lectures – a rare and beautiful occurrence. But at the end of the semester, my score was dropped half a letter grade, and my cumulative GPA dropped two tenths because I missed one class too many. I was told that I was let off easy...

  With Black History Month coming to a close, the time has come to look back and reflect on the meaning of it. Many of us might be tempted to think only of the civil rights movement in the ‘60s and ‘70s or the historic events that took place on this very campus when James Meredith integrated the university in 1962. This evening, one group of Oxford artists and...

The nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced on Thursday, Jan. 15. This is a highly anticipated day, both for movie lovers and Hollywood, because a nomination for this prestigious award is the highest honor of an actor’s or filmmaker’s career. Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and beloved comedian Steve Carell (Foxcatcher) both received...

Patton Oswalt, a self-proclaimed film-buff, discussed his new book with Jack Pendervais at Off Square Books last night followed by a stand-up performance at The Lyric. Oswalt published his second book, Silver Screen Fiend, early this year. Within the pages, Oswalt writes about his life and obsession with films. Oswalt said his first introduction to the world of film was...

Emotion is the key to performing and writing music, according to Andrew Lippa, and he brought plenty of it to the Living Music Resource (LMR) on Jan. 23. Lippa is a composer, lyricist, playwright and performer. His works include writing the music and lyrics for Big Fish and The Addams Family, writing The Wild Party and I Am Harvey Milk and being the music director for...

As part of the Eat Real! Food Day events this week, Students for a Green Campus, Student Dietetics Association, Environmental Studies Minor, Office of Sustainability, and Real Food Rebels sponsored a screening of Fed Up, a documentary about the food industry. The film was shown at the Overby Center on Wednesday, October 8. “”Fed Up” is in tandem with what these...

[View the story “Reaction to university’s action plan” on Storify] ...