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Anna Brigance/The Daily Mississippian Auditions for “Fuddy Meers” by David Lindsay-Abaire will be in full swing with Theatre Oxford at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center on the corner of Jackson Avenue and South 14th Street. Greg Earnest, a math instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College,...

The work of two committees on campus has helped give The University of Mississippi a better image in the wake of the Nov. 6 election-night disturbance The Incident Review Committee was created in response to a letter written by faculty to Chancellor Dan Jones. The letter, which was signed by 110 faculty and staff members at the university, voiced concerns about how the...

Courtesy Ole Miss Communications Ole Miss alumnus Jermaine T. Jackson died Friday in Rockville, Md., in an incident currently being investigated by Maryland State Police. Police reports said that Jackson was pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt and reportedly shot himself as the state trooper stepped out of his car. The officer called out verbal commands to an unresponsive...

Courtesy AP Photo | Scott Andrews, Pool President Barack Obama was officially sworn into his second term Monday at the White House before a crowd of more than 800,000. Obama was sworn in by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., using both the Lincoln Bible and one that once belonged to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Standing aside, Obama observed the importance of the day. “I...

What’s obvious to everyone in Oxford is now clear to the rest of the state. The University of Mississippi is continuing to grow. The Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) released the 2012 preliminary fall enrollment figures for the state of Mississippi on Monday. The preliminary numbers, including enrollment statistics at The University of Mississippi in Oxford and...

When Hunter Hitt came home from school, he couldn’t help but cry as he told his mother what had happened to him. That day, 12-year-old Hunter had received a paddling at school for fighting with another student in his class. The fight was Hunter’s first disciplinary offense at Eupora High School, and James Courtney, a coach at the school, was the instructor who inflicted...

On Nov. 6, 2010, Ole Miss junior offensive lineman Derrick Wilson found out that his mother, Jelks Wilson, had been diagnosed with cancer. Wilson was at Horn Lake High School at the time and wanted to go see his mother when he got the call. “When I found out, I wanted to go home, but my mother called and told me to stay at school,” Wilson said. As time went on, Derrick’s...

Every night before bed 21- year old Jori LaVoy washes her face, brushes her teeth and then proceeds to do something that few other college students do- she takes first of 13 pills to control her ulcerative colitis.   For many students, college is an important first step in growing up, experiencing freedom and learning how to manage one’s time. For LaVoy, however,...

One of the three newest residence halls on The University of Mississippi campus will have a new name in the coming weeks after the state college board of trustees approved the university’s request. North Ridge, one of the three new freshman residence halls that were built within the last year, will be renamed after 1937 Ole Miss graduate Lucian Minor. “We are currently...

University Trails resident and University of Mississippi student DJ Gregory has started a petition to promote more advanced security after several break-ins and a student being held at gunpoint a few weeks ago. “These apartment complexes are so close to the campus and historic Oxford Square, yet there is still so much crime and very little protection of students and...