Working as copy chief of The Daily Mississippian the past two years easily takes the cake for being the most influential and significant experience of...

The University of Mississippi will honor athletes for their contributions to their respective teams today at 7 p.m. in the Ford Center in the third annual Rebels‘ Choice Awards. The semi-formal event is free to the public, but a ticket is required for admission. Tickets are available at the Ford Center Box Office and the university box office. Ole Miss’ Student-Athlete...

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is two short weeks away. Do you and your significant other have an interesting, unique or sweet as sugar love story? Was it love at first sight? Could you not stand each other at first? The Lifestyles section of The Daily Mississippian will be featuring the love story of one student couple and one faculty couple; whether dating,...

Well, it’s business as usual with a case of the Mondays. The semester’s end has come and we’ve only a bit further to go. Whether or not you’ve utilized your Thanksgiving time wisely flows as water under a bridge. Now, the proving grounds are here and despite our eventful fall let us finish strong. Over the next two weeks letter grades can be made...

We placed a poll on theDMonline.com, asking "Is the the Trae Elston suspension fair?" By Friday night, Sept. 14, 221 people voted. Here are the results: Yes – 10 percent (21 votes) No – 87 percent (192 votes) I'm not sure sure – 4 percent (8 votes) Elston was suspended from the Sept. 15 game against the No. 14 Texas Longhorns. DM sports...

Even though years had passed since James Meredith took one of the most infamous steps on campus, the lingering effects of racism didn’t completely subside. John Hawkins, Ole Miss’ first black cheerleader, came under fire when he refused to wave the confederate flag after he made the team in 1982. Clara Bibbs, Hawkins’ friend and also an African-American,...

  Camping and kayaking are wonderful ways to have good, clean fun, reconnect with nature, and blah blah yadda yadda  bite me. No, camping in campsites is fun, and kayaking down well known and well charted rivers is just a hoot. This story is not about that. Indeed, this story is about as far from it as you can get, unless your tribe’s name is Flecheiros...

  Mosquitoes. Hordes of them. Thousands, no-millions. As thick as the night sky, they descended like the blood-thirsty vengeance of mother nature herself. For six long hours we suffered through the plague of insects. I tried everything I could think of. We emptied a can of 40 percent Deet repellant. We wrapped ourselves in our hammocks. At one point I even tried burying...