In my four years as a student at The University of Mississippi I’ve made it my policy to do the following: try and get along; attend class at least 60 percent of the time; regularly cheer for my Ole Miss Rebel football, basketball, baseball, and even tennis teams; completely ignore any and all campus elections of any kind as well as any kind of decisions made by those...

Current ASB Attorney General Rob Pillow will announce the results of one of the most notable investigations in Associated Student Body history on Monday.   Current...

Tuesday afternoon, Kimbrely Dandridge took her final action as Associated Student Body president by signing an executive order that created a task force charged with representing the National Pan-Hellenic Council member bodies on campus. Dandridge tweeted that the task force will make a proposal for NPHC housing space by September 2013 to the newly installed ASB administration. Speaking...

New prizes and other changes are in the works for the Rebel Rewards program, which rewards fans for attending Ole Miss athletic events. File Photo (Tyler Jackson)Students in the new “Club Red” student section at a basketball game. To receive a “Club Red” shirt students had to be members of Rebel Rewards Changes are coming to the Rebel Rewards program. Rebel Rewards...

Courtesy Ole Miss Communications Ole Miss alumnus Jermaine T. Jackson died Friday in Rockville, Md., in an incident currently being investigated by Maryland State Police. Police reports said that Jackson was pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt and reportedly shot himself as the state trooper stepped out of his car. The officer called out verbal commands to an unresponsive...

As student leaders of The University of Mississippi, we want to respond to the incidents that occurred on our campus last Tuesday night.  The hateful, small-minded actions committed by some students are unacceptable and embarrassing; they have tarnished the reputation of the university we love so dearly. This year was special as we celebrated the University’s...

Oct. 1, 1962, is a date every Ole Miss student should know. It was the day James Meredith successfully registered as a student, thus integrating The University of Mississippi and “opening the closed society.” It was the day progress began at our university. James Meredith is a hero to the students of The University of Mississippi and to all students who came...

Musician and Civil Rights Activist Harry Belafonte, Chan- cellor Dan Jones and Associated Student Body president Kimbrely Dandridge led a walk to commemorate the anniversary of James Meredith’s first day as a student at The University of Mississippi. The walk began at Baxter Hall, where Meredith lived while on campus, and ended at the Lyceum steps. Facing the statue...

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...