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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...

The city of Oxford welcomes Tony La Russa as he will have a book signing tonight at 7 p.m. at Square Books. La Russa managed the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team from 1996 to 2011 and won two World Series. “One Last Strike” is a memoir in which La Russa gives the inside story behind his comeback and his career, explaining how a team with so much against it was able...

Music lovers and musicians sit nestled in a tiny, rustic cabin, located in the historic town of Hernando, Miss.  Sounds of fiddles and banjos being plucked fill the cool night air.  Slowly the little cabin is bursting with bluegrass music.  On any given Thursday night, you will find a group of musicians strumming and sharing laughs as they play a medley of bluegrass...

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin confirmed that University of Mississippi student John Howard Strickland has been arrested and charged with DUI in the car accident that killed Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheats in October. “John Strickland has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI (does not mean DUI alcohol, includes all toxicants),” Martin said. Strickland,...

Students on campus have created The University of Mississippi Food Bank to provide food for students who are not able to afford meals. “The Food Bank was launched Thursday, Nov. 8 and began serving students on Nov. 12 in the old math lab, Kinard Hall,” said Mary Margaret Saulters, co-student director of the food bank. Robert Cummings, director of the university’s...

  It was a crazy scene inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday night as Ole Miss fans celebrated the Rebels’ 41-24 win in the Egg Bowl over Mississippi State (8-4, 4-4 SEC), which snapped the Bulldogs’ three-game winning streak in the series. Students rushed the field after the win and surrounded players, coaches and the Golden Egg trophy.   “The...

  For the first time since 2009, Ole Miss will be playing in a bowl game. The bowl berth was even sweeter this season because the Rebels (6-6, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) captured it on the last game of the year against in-state rival No. 25 Mississippi State (8-4, 4-4 SEC), with a 41-24 win Saturday night in the annual Egg Bowl.    “I cannot be more...

In President Obama’s first term, 300 drone strikes killed an estimated 2,500 people. Drone strikes are a powerful tool in the war on terror, but they are also a tool without rules. The New York Times reported yesterday that in the weeks before the presidential election, the Obama administration was scrambling to create guidelines for the use of drones. These rules...

Well, it’s business as usual with a case of the Mondays. The semester’s end has come and we’ve only a bit further to go. Whether or not you’ve utilized your Thanksgiving time wisely flows as water under a bridge. Now, the proving grounds are here and despite our eventful fall let us finish strong. Over the next two weeks letter grades can be made...

The Ole Miss football team is bowl-bound for the first time in three seasons. Immediately after the win against Mississippi State on Saturday night, The University of Mississippi Athletic Association (UMAA) Foundation released the link to the ticketing website where bowl tickets can be pre-ordered. Based on a person’s priority level and ticket availability, tickets will...