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The Area 4 Special Olympics organization is coming to Oxford this week, bringing with it devoted volunteers and looking for more. Courtesy Special Olympics The Turner Center will host Area 4 Special Olympics basketball Friday at The University of Mississippi. Area 4 includes the counties of Calhoun, Grenada,...

Too often dieting takes the place of healthy living, and body obsession gets in the way of self-confidence. February is National Eating Disorders Awareness month, a time for the Ole Miss community to rise up, talk about and denounce negative body images. Photo Illustration by Thomas Graning | The Daily Mississippian A negative body image is a massive issue for college...

For 2013, the Ford Fusion was completely redesigned in hopes that is could not only match, but exceed the competition. The Fusion starts out with an Aston Martin-inspired grille and headlights. Quentin Winstine | The Daily Mississippian2013 Ford Fusion The rear end is not ugly either with integrated exhaust pipes and hexagonal LED taillights. Top it all off with gunmetal...

 Ghostlight Repertory Theatre allows students to broaden their theatre horizons. Ghostlight Repertory Theatre is a student-run organization that started on campus last spring to get more students involved in the performing arts. It was named for the theater tradition of hanging a light on an unoccupied stage at night to keep the spirits of the theater happy. Ghostlight ...

Shreveport, La., band Super Water Sympathy will be bringing “water pop” to Oxford Thursday in support of its winter tour. Courtesy Super Water Sympathy   A “synthesis of classic symphonic ambience with modern rock’n’roll anthems” is how Super Water Sympathy describes its self-created genre, “water pop.” With two national tours and a...

Most people have little knowledge of what goes into the making of a successful video game, but a team of Ole Miss students has cracked the code while fulfilling a childhood dream. University of Mississippi students Ryan Rigney and Jonathan Broom have released their second video game, “Orb Combat Simulator 2019,” through their company, Utah Raptor Games. Utah Raptor...

Steeped in literary tradition, Ole Miss and Oxford look to support visual storytelling and independent movie making with a cinema minor and a fast growing film community. Tanner Marquis | The Daily MississippianMack-Arthur Turner Jr. Like digital filmmaking, the cinema minor is steadily making its mark on campus as one of the largest and quickest growing minors. Long gone...

Each year, the ASB allots funds to organizations in hopes that they will positively influence the university community. The Associated Student Body (ASB), known as the voice of the Ole Miss student body, works with administration to promote and maintain constructive student life. By providing funds for student organizations on campus, the ASB is able to continue being...

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship seeks to begin, renew and strengthen students’ walk with Christ. On Dec. 30, 2012, sophomore chemical engineering major Jamie Thomas breathed for the first time. Her soul felt enveloped in warmth, and tears rolled down her face. She forgot about her grandmother’s illness, as her mom struggled to pay bills and her education in the streets...

The Dialectic Society hashes through current social and political issues in roundtable discussion. The organization meets every Thursday in Ridge West. Every Thursday, The University of Mississippi Dialectic Society gathers in a Ridge West conference room to discuss events of the past and present, exchanging opinions and seeking new heights of knowledge. According to the...