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A bill was debated in the Mississippi legislature that would have allowed domestic violence to be grounds for at-fault divorce. Instead of adding this and creating a safe escape for victims of domestic violence, they allowed this bill to die on the floor. There are 10 grounds for at-fault divorce in Mississippi:...

Guest column Chances are, if you have found yourself at an event hosted by the University of Mississippi in the past six years, you have not seen one of our University’s most humble servants. No, this is not because of her height, or lack thereof, because we know her personality and can-do attitude make up for that. Chances are, you have not seen her because she has...

It seems every time the weather warms up, angry preachers decide to come to our lovely campus and disrespect our students. As I watched the preachers yelling...

Former Secretary of State and likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has created controversy in recent weeks about her refusal to release...

If I colored my soul, it’d be black and purple. Instead, I’ve covered my body in black ink and splashes of colors. I’ve littered my body with six tattoos: a cross on my left hip (a leftover from my days as a young potential missionary), a Dr. Seuss quote on my left foot, a snake blooming out of a rose on the outside of my left thigh, two symbols from different video...

I’ve heard it said my generation is obsessed with being politically correct, and this quality is a weakness. We’ll always “find something to be offended about” and we’re “entitled,” likely due to the insidious effects of one participation trophy too many. Aside from the fact that older generations have been talking down to younger ones since before we even...

The juxtaposition of two articles in Wednesday’s DM was interesting. The article about the Muslim Student Association lauded the benefits of expressing one’s faith by quoting the MSA’s faculty advisor as saying that wearing a hijab “sets boundaries for her.” “I like setting these boundaries, it helps me keep my religious practices and...

This past weekend, a series of apparent insulting, misogynistic and troubling rhetoric was said at Sigma Chi’s annual Derby Days event. The event raises thousands of units of blood for Mississippi Blood Services and undoubtedly saves lives. However, the lack of basic control of the event has unfortunately stained Sigma Chi and its brothers’ reputations. It provides...

There has been some discussion over the past few days as to why no one spoke up against the questions asked at Sigma Chi’s Derby Days during the event. Although I am not in a fraternity and did not attend the event, I have watched videos of the event and have had discussions with people who attended the event as participants and viewers, both Greek and non-Greek, all...

Dear Editor, I am writing to address the article “Allegations of ‘sexual harassment’ at fraternity event continue.” To start, the use of quotation marks was inappropriate as it implies that it did not happen or is not credible. The title already stated that they were allegations and therefore quotes should not have been used. By placing allegations of sexual...