Sports

Five takeaways from Rebels’ victory over Kent State

The Ole Miss football team has had an eventful trip en route to its 3-1 record. The road includes a convincing win over a Power-5 foe, two “too close for comfort” wins against smaller programs and a blowout loss to the top team in the country. A lot of the same continued on Saturday: the offense moved the ball, and the defense gave up yards. Rinse. Repeat. Five points have become clear in the...

Brotherhood: Rebel Football 2018

Family ties: Matt Luke’s legacy at Ole Miss runs deep

Long before Matt Luke was officially named the head coach of Ole Miss Football, before he declined several other scholarship offers to stay home and play at Ole Miss as a walk-on, he was just a kid from Gulfport. One may wonder why anyone would give up opportunities such as paid tuition and the strong likelihood of playing time early in one’s career, but it was never a question for Luke of where...

Arts & Culture

The other kind of midterms: How to vote

The DM News

The midterm elections are less than two months away, and it’s time to plan to vote in November. The Nov. 6 election will usher in new legislators to the United States Senate and House of Representatives. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and one-third of those in the Senate will be up for election. In Mississippi, both Senate seats are up for grabs. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith will...

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Sidna Brower Mitchell

Sidna Brower Mitchell when she was the editor of The Daily Mississippian in 1962. Photo Courtesy: Hottytoddy.com. Used with permission. As editor of The Daily Mississippian when James Meredith integrated the University, I am flabbergasted by the “outrage” about Ed Meek’s post on Facebook. Folks keep repeating that Ed’s post, statement and comments had “clear racial undertones,”...