News

Oxford women say ‘#MeToo’

Women are using different social media platforms to show how widespread and commonplace sexual assault and harassment are by posting with the hashtag #MeToo. Tweets and posts began appearing Sunday when actress Alyssa Milano used her Twitter account to encourage women who have been sexually assaulted or harassed to tweet the words #MeToo. Since Milano’s message, the hashtag has been tweeted nearly...

Sports

After dismantling Vanderbilt, Ole Miss football works to stop LSU’s Derrius Guice

In the first of a three-game home stretch, the Rebels defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 57-35 behind a dominant performance from quarterback Shea Patterson who threw for more than 350 yards and accounted for five total touchdowns. Now that the game is over, the Rebels have turned their attention to Saturday’s rivalry bout with the LSU Tigers, a run-heavy team that features Derrius Guice, one...

Lifestyles

Conference on the Front Porch returns to Taylor neighborhood

For many people in the South, the front porch is a place of fond memories, ranging from summer days sitting on the steps as a kid covered in sticky popsicle syrup to afternoons spent snapping peas with grandma in her rickety rocking chairs. In an effort to remember this past and celebrate Southern culture, Plein Air neighborhood in Taylor (a seven-minute drive from Oxford) is hosting the second...

Opinion

Opinion: How to fight ‘fake news’

It’s been a long day, and you come home to see your social media feed populated with articles about an orphanage that was bombed, a tweet storm from the White House and a quiz that will tell you which puppy best fits your personality. Which do you choose? Many students spend their days learning about geopolitical complexities, theoretical physics and calculus. The last thing they want to do is...