News

Ed Meek asks for name to be removed from journalism school

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Ed Meek requested on Saturday night that his name be removed from the School of Journalism and New Media — one day after the school’s faculty asked him to make the request and three days after his controversial Facebook post. Ed Meek. Photo courtesy: Facebook “My desire … is for the School of Journalism to be a global leader in Journalism education,” Meek wrote in his statement. “I...

Ed Meek Controversy

Ed Meek asks for name to be removed from journalism school

The DM News

Ed Meek requested on Saturday night that his name be removed from the School of Journalism and New Media — one day after the school’s faculty asked him to make the request and three days after his controversial Facebook post. Ed Meek. Photo courtesy: Facebook “My desire … is for the School of Journalism to be a global leader in Journalism education,” Meek wrote in his statement. “I...

Sports

CeCe Kizer becomes all-time leading scorer in win over Auburn

Ole Miss came away with an important victory over No. 9 Auburn on Sunday, with a final score of 3-2. Despite conceding the night’s first goal and falling behind 1-0, Ole Miss quickly responded with a goal from Channing Foster less than two minutes later. Forward midfielder CeCe Kizer kicks the ball during a game versus Murray State University. Photo by Jeanne Torp The next two Ole Miss goals were...

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

Documentary about South African art screens on Tuesday night

The Ole Miss Department of Art and Art History will host its first Art21 documentary screening at 5 p.m. on Tuesday night in 209 Bryant Hall in an effort to teach viewers about artists from the 21st century. Art21 is best known for producing “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” a PBS TV series that focuses on the technique and creativity behind contemporary art. Each episode depicts in-depth profiles...

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,”...