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  Keep an eye on 29   Ole Miss is going to have its hands full Saturday afternoon defending No. 29 Jarvis Jones, a junior linebacker. Jones, one of the top linebackers in the country, has been wreaking havoc on opposing offenses all season long. The Bulldogs move Jones around quite a bit and have...

  1. Does Ole Miss continue to slow down the pace of the offense, or does Hugh Freeze plan to put things in full gear and keep Georgia off balance?   Bennett Hipp (@bennetthipp): It depends on how the game goes, but I could see it being similar to last week against Arkansas. Use the quicker tempo in key spots but also try to slow things down if Georgia has...

This past Sunday, Oct. 28, was the most important feast on the Muslim calendar, Eid al-Adha festival, the Feast of Sacrifice. By commemorating this event, Muslims are following the footsteps of prophet Ibrahim, who showed willingness to obey Allah (God) in everything, even if he was to slaughter his own beloved son. What a great privilege it is to feed and help the needy...

I love it for many reasons. I love it because it helps me expand my knowledge of others’ opinions, I love it because it helps me understand the arguments for and against my own opinions, and I love it because it opens my mind to opinions different from my own and from those of my friends. I am an avid reader of Reason magazine, an unabashedly libertarian magazine...

The University of Mississippi School of Education has received five grants that total more than $5.7 million from the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation in Jackson to improve public education in the state. One grant for $1.1 million will allow the school to hire three new faculty members who will help develop a new master’s degree and undergraduate emphasis in pre-kindergarten...

The University of Mississippi Food Bank will open its doors next Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Established by a joint committee of students and faculty, the food bank will be located in the old math lab in Kinard Hall. Dr. Robert Cummings, director of the university’s Center for Writing and Rhetoric, is the faculty sponsor of the project, and the student directors are Jessica...

Oxford Police Department Chief Mike Martin is retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2013. Martin has held the chief position for almost six years, after replacing previous Chief Steve Bramlett in September of 2007. Martin was Bramlett’s assistant chief until Bramlett retired in June 2007. “I decided to retire back in April of this year,” Martin said. “OPD has some really...

  After Saturday’s game against Arkansas, the Georgia-Florida football game was playing on the TV in the bus on the way back to Oxford.    It’s safe to say that Ole Miss co-offensive coordinator Dave Werner didn’t like what he saw.    “Let me put it to you this way: After about 15 minutes of watching it, I pulled out the...

The new Lenny’s Sub Shop location at 1414 Jackson Ave. is now open. Sandwiched between Bop’s Frozen Custard and local Mexican restaurant Taqueria El Milagro, the new location opened its doors on Oct. 24.  The building at 1414 West Jackson Ave. has housed several unsuccessful restaurants over the past few years. Former...

Associated Student Body President Kimbrely Dandridge recently received emails from faculty and students who received parking citations for not having a decal after 5 p.m. “A lot of students don’t even know they can get tickets (after 5 p.m.),” Dandridge said. Director of Parking and Transportation Services Isaac Astill said in order to park on campus, one must have...