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In the opinion column in the September 1, 2016 issue of the Daily Mississippian, what the columnist fails to see is that in addition to ISIS, the Syrian refugees also are being bombed by the Syrian Government, the Russians, accidentally us, and now Turkey. I doubt that the women and children who are being...

In response to the Sept. 9 article from guest columnist Andrew Soper: I am a former graduate student at the University of Mississippi who grew up in the...

I must be one of the “willing ignorant” who graduated from Ole Miss 55 years ago and am proud of what the administration is doing.  It is indeed a “sad day” to read a misguided article by one of her students.   Hollaman Raney is 1961 graduate of Ole Miss. ...

I believe that our university is succeeding in regards to sexual, relationship, and/or intimate partner violence prevention. The Violence Prevention Office (VPO) in specific has made great strides in education and prevention of violence on campus. Due to new marketing techniques, the VPO has reached more students than ever before. As a result, reports of sexual assault...

Dear editor, With the university’s decision to discontinue the use of “Dixie” at athletic events, the all-too predictable uproar of those citing “heritage,” “tradition” and “political correctness” surfaced in internet comments and letters to the editor. Many of the people attacking the university have no connection to Ole Miss beyond being a casual fan...

       In this letter, I am stating that I am not at all alone in the Ole Miss Community with my dismay of the inconsiderate and unthinking actions during tailgating on the Grove and the Circle during the home football games.        Whatever the result of the Ole Miss football games, we all know that almost every blade of grass will not survive the estimated...

I was a member of the Pride of the South while in college, and have witnessed the impact that the song “Dixie” has had on the student body and community.  It is a unique fight song that shows pride in the Southern heritage, not to mention the many cheers based on “Dixie” that make Ole Miss one of a kind. Never in my years of performing this has anyone expressed...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR The right of a transgendered person to use public restrooms is a heated topic of discussion at the moment. North Carolina recently passed a law banning people from using the bathroom that does not match their birth certificate, meaning only those who have completed the surgery to transition and have filled to the appropriate paperwork can use the bathroom...

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...

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...