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One hundred and two University of Mississippi faculty members have signed a letter expressing their concerns with how the university handled the disturbance that happened on election night. The letter was sent directly to Chancellor Dan Jones this past Friday. The letter, which was initially drafted by political...

On election night, communication sciences and disorders senior LaQuoyia Murray posted a response to the disturbance on campus that followed the reelection of President Obama on her Facebook page. “It basically just said how disgusted I was with the people that participated in the quote, unquote riots that happened that night,” she said. “I felt disgusted that students...

I hesitate to write a column concerning the racial incident on campus this past week, but ultimately I feel compelled to add my opinion to the discussion, despite the abundance of more qualified analyses that already exist. The events of last Tuesday will forever remain somewhat unclear and inevitably influenced by individual perspective, but that does not mean they can...

Leading up to the election, and even after, the opposition to common-sense voter protection laws has increased. The argument, however, has not been framed around a problem with the policy; rather, the focus has been on trying to explain that such legislation is not necessary. I often hear opponents to voter identification laws claim that such laws are unnecessary because...

  It’s that time of the year where few players are completely, 100 percent healthy.    That is the case for Ole Miss and was the reason sophomore quarterback Bo Wallace sat out the majority of Tuesday’s practice. Wallace has dealt with a shoulder bruise and soreness for most of the season.    “It’s not a structural deal,...

  Redshirt freshman middle blocker Ty Laporte had a frustrating start to her college volleyball career. On the second day of practice last season, she tore her ACL and was forced to sit out the entire year and rehab her knee.    “It was really disappointing because I was already a rookie and really raw in volleyball,” she said. “It put...

Courtney Davis, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), is working to improve diabetes patients’ care through a national, multi-site program called Project IMPACT: Diabetes. The purpose of the program, funded by the American Pharmacists Association Foundation, is to implement better diabetes care in areas...

Jeffrey Jackson, associate professor of sociology at The University of Mississippi, was recently selected as the Mississippi Humanities Council’s 2012 Teacher of the Year. The Humanities Teacher Awards recognize the contributions of humanities faculty at each of the state’s colleges and universities. Nominations are made by the college president or humanities dean,...

The Christian Science Monitor of Nov. 7 reported that youth voters once again influenced the outcome of the presidential election. Citing data from the National Exit Poll, The Monitor reported that millennials aged 18 to 29 made up 19 percent of the electorate in this election cycle, up one percentage point from 2008, which was already a record-breaking youth vote turnout. President...

The Law School Student Body (LSSB) and the Black Law Student Association will be volunteering at the Mississippi State Veterans Home of Oxford for its annual Veterans Day ceremony today from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Katelyn Harrell, LSSB chair of community service and third-year law student, said the idea for the law students to serve the veterans came from a friend. “One...