The Daily Mississippian

Online version of the Daily Mississippian, student newspaper for the University of Mississippi in Oxford since 1911


Column: Ole Miss’ secondary plagued by injuries

As junior defensive back Montrell Custis was helped off the field during Ole Miss’ 62-7 loss to Alabama on Saturday, an already dire defensive situation got even worse. Custis is the second member of the Rebels’ secondary to go down with a torn ACL in the first three weeks of the season. Cornerback and kick returner Jaylon Jones succumbed to a similar injury in the season opener versus Texas...

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

UM professor discusses potential for life on Saturn moon at local event

Ole Miss physics professor Marco Cavaglia kicked off the seventh year of the Oxford Science Cafe on Tuesday night at Uptown Coffee on the Square. The Science Cafe event hosts scientists and researchers from universities or research labs who give short, layman-level lectures on any topics within the scientific realm. This monthly event takes place at various coffee shops and eateries around Oxford. UM...


Guest column: Mahoghany Jordan responds to Ed Meek

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My Saturday night started off the same way it would for most of my peers. I spent time calculating my ensemble, making sure that my makeup and hair would compliment the look, and figuring out plans to ensure that I would hold true to the idea that we never lose a party. Personally, this was time to catch up on the game day. As an independent student, the luxury of attending the Grove or a game is...