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After losing three of their past four games, Ole Miss men’s basketball looks to get back in the win column on the road at Texas A&M. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. and will be televised by CSS. Ole Miss (18-5, 7-3 SEC) will look to bounce back from their biggest loss of the season, a 19-point defeat at...

A bill was passed in the Senate Thursday, which would provide $8 million for voluntary preschool programs throughout Mississippi if passed in the House. The state of Mississippi could receive $8 million in funding for pre-K programs from the State Department of Education with a bill that was passed Thursday in the Senate, but the bill has yet to be passed by the House. The...

The Oxford Board of Aldermen restored 30 spaces from city-regulated 2-hour parking limit to free status last week and is considering adding bus parking for venues. Anna Brigance | The Daily MississippianCars parked on the Square Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson and the Board of Aldermen decided to remove an ordinance passed in November that added 30 spaces to city-regulated,...

Judy Hart was 15 when she and John Forester, then 17, went on their first date. It was 1979 and they both felt that, after the date, they were never genuinely interested in anybody else. “She was different from all the other girls for her age; she was so much taller,” John said. “The first time I saw her she was probably on a pair of skates, and so she even looked...

 A tornado touched down in Hattiesburg Sunday evening and swept through the University of Southern Mississippi campus, Ole Miss officials are raising awareness on campus of how to respond to emergency weather conditions. Courtesy Ole Miss Communications The University of Mississippi’s Crisis Action Team was formed in 2008 and is responsible for monitoring possible threats...

Ole Miss begins the baseball season Friday against TCU, and The Daily Mississippian baseball beat writer Matt Sigler gives five things to watch for as the season approaches. Cain Madden | The Daily MississippianSophomore center fielder Auston Bousfield Sunday Starter The Sunday starter has been one of the biggest question marks for Ole Miss going into the season. The...

New prizes and other changes are in the works for the Rebel Rewards program, which rewards fans for attending Ole Miss athletic events. File Photo (Tyler Jackson)Students in the new “Club Red” student section at a basketball game. To receive a “Club Red” shirt students had to be members of Rebel Rewards Changes are coming to the Rebel Rewards program. Rebel Rewards...

The first-round auditions of Ole Miss Idol will be on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Food Court. File Photo (Quentin Winstine)A students competes in a past Ole Miss Idol competition The ninth year of Ole Miss Idol will start on Wednesday at 7 p.m., as 43 students will compete in first-auditions in the Student Union Food Court. The Student Programming Board puts...

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced the worst flu season in a decade, The University of Mississippi has experienced fewer infections this season, according to campus health officials.   Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that Mississippi currently has a regional spread of the flu, Ole Miss seems...

A debate over the establishment of charter schools in Mississippi was held at the Overby Center this past Friday. Kayla McCarty | The Daily MississippianMississippi First executive director Rachel Canter, moderator Bill Rose and Veteran State Sen. Hob Bryan A bill that would allow charter schools to be established in certain areas of the state is currently waiting to be...