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The Order of Omega Greek honor society has selected senior Margaret Ann Morgan to be a student board member on its board of directors. Morgan was nominated by the Omega Theta chapter here at The University of Mississippi and then selected through an application process. She represents all collegiate chapters...

With the presidential election a little more than 30 days away and the deadline to register to vote in Mississippi set for Saturday, students at The University of Mississippi are encouraged to register today and Friday in the lobby of the J.D. Williams Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students may register to vote in Lafayette County rather than by absentee ballots in their...

The scrapbooks of newspaper clippings Robert “Bob” Herring III recently donated to the J.D. Williams Library Archives and Special Collections immortalize daily media accounts of the events surrounding James Meredith and the integration of The University of Mississippi in 1962. The three scrapbooks, composed of various news sources including the Oxford Eagle,...

With this week’s integration celebration events coming to a close, the Ole Miss community is challenged to continue working toward change. This past Thursday at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College convocation, Chancellor Dan Jones said The University of Mississippi, as well as the country, have made many strides with race relations but are not where they need...

When most of us think of October, we think of crisp mornings in the Grove, the pumpkin patch on the Square, vibrantly colored leaves, amusing festivals and a plethora of happenings occurring in the area. All of these things bring joy to my day. October is filled with packed days, events and deadlines. Along with the hustle and bustle of October, I think about Aunt Cathy,...

“I believe in segregation like I believe in Jesus.” The previous statement is entirely fictitious. Admittedly embellished, as well, yet it embodies the ideology of some of those who were strongly opposed to James Meredith enrolling in classes at The University of Mississippi. Meredith had to overcome more than Ross Barnett’s personal rejection to the...

I imagine Ole Miss herself singing in my ear about her problems with racial equality when I hear the song “Ooh La La” by the Faces: “I wish that I knew what I know now … When I was younger.” In middle school I wrote a report on James Meredith detailing his admission to The University of Mississippi. I was old enough to be writing about a...

  After head coach Hugh Freeze announced on Monday that the quarterback race was back open, the competition between sophomore Bo Wallace and junior Barry Brunetti heated up. Wednesday was another good day for Wallace and Brunetti, as the duo again split reps during practice.    “They looked good. They’re competing hard and trying to do things...

1. Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC, 1st last week)   For the first time all season, Alabama trailed when Ole Miss took a 7-6 lead early in the second quarter. The Crimson Tide rebounded and went on to win 33-14 over the Rebels to remain undefeated.   This week: OPEN   2. LSU (5-0, 1-0 SEC, 2nd last week)    For the second straight week, LSU didn’t...

  With a four-game road swing behind them, the Ole Miss women’s soccer team will host Georgia on Friday night and Kentucky on Sunday afternoon.   During the two-week, four-game road swing, the Rebels (9-4, 2-4 SEC) split with Missouri and Alabama, then were swept by Florida and Auburn this past week.   “We’re happy to be back at home,”...