The Associated Student Body presidential election took an unexpected turn last night at The University of Mississippi. An hour before the announcement of results current Attorney General Matthew Kiefer and deputies held a preliminary investigation of potential violations in the administration of both presidential campaigns. Kiefer said violations were reported by individual...

It’s campaign season on campus again. Some might say, “Again?” Yep, folks, the gigantic, colorful signs are back up in front of the Union.  Once more we are to be accosted by people and their deluge of stickers and flyers and buttons and whatnot. Their pleas for us to support their particular candidate are shouted at us as we attempt to get through our day and attend...

Each year, the ASB allots funds to organizations in hopes that they will positively influence the university community. The Associated Student Body (ASB), known as the voice of the Ole Miss student body, works with administration to promote and maintain constructive student life. By providing funds for student organizations on campus, the ASB is able to continue being...

  Riots overtook The University of Mississippi on Sept. 30, 1962. The reason – the pigment of a single man’s skin. The admission of James Meredith, the first black person integrated into Ole Miss, created an integration struggle that allowed prejudice to hang heavily in the air. Nonetheless, Ole Miss made a change, a change that many forms of media have hyped,...

Professor and historian David Sansing hosted a discussion at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics Thursday morning to assess the progress made at The University of Mississippi since the enrollment of James Meredith. The panel was composed of Sansing; Donald Cole, assistant provost and assistant to the chancellor concerning minority affairs; Valeria Ross,...

Students, faculty and staff alike have recently found the University of Mississippi community divided by debate concerning the university-wide smoking ban enacted this past summer. Shannon Richardson, assistant director of campus recreation and co-chair of the Smoke-Free Policy Implementation Committee, said a resolution was passed last year for a smoke-free campus by...

  When I came back to Ole Miss this semester, I noticed something different about the landscape and buildings on our beautiful campus. Everywhere you look, yard signs, posters and stickers signal that The University of Mississippi is now a smoke-free campus. Personally, I am extremely happy with this policy shift; however, many students, faculty and staff are upset...