As I perused Facebook yesterday, I noticed posts declaring outrage over Google’s doodle. Instead of Easter, Cesar Chavez was honored on the search engine’s home page. Cesar Chavez was an American civil rights activist who nonviolently organized farmers into a union named the National Farm Workers Association. His contributions to the Hispanic community and the...

Hey, look, it’s Oscar time again. As Hollywood’s big night and one of the only awards shows I can stomach sitting through approaches, many people are wondering who will be taking home a little gold man on Sunday night. And by “many people are wondering,” I mean, “Many people think it’s pretty obvious,” but still, I shall take this time to add my two cents...

After a reaching a record 103 kidneys transplanted in 2012, The University of Mississippi Medical Center plans to expand its organ transplant programs to meet the growing needs of Mississippi residents. The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson set a statewide record by performing 103 kidney transplants in 2012. UMMC is currently the only organ transplant...

Collections for Rebel Relief for Hattiesburg end today in front of the Student Union. Collection have been held at various athletic event this past week on campus. Ole Miss’ Rebel Relief program is collecting donations to relieve victims of the EF-4 tornado that hit Hattiesburg on Feb. 10. The tornado, which reached speeds of up to 170 miles per hour, destroyed roughly...

The transition of College to real life is bittersweet for some in the Oxford community. File Photo Oxford is home to about 20,000 people. Add the roughly 17,000 Ole Miss students, and you’ve got the Oxford-university community. “I hate that.” Angela Barrett has been living in Oxford for four years with her family of four. She works as a music associate at First...

Ole Miss will open the baseball season today as it welcomes the TCU Horned Frogs in a rematch of last year’s season opener and Regional Championship. The Rebels went 2-3 against TCU last season. First pitch for the opener is set for 4 p.m. from Swayze Field. The 2011-12 Ole Miss baseball season ended on a sour note when Ole Miss went down in its Regional Championship...

Right-handed closer Brett Huber returned to Ole Miss for his senior season to fulfill some goals. Huber is already tied for the all-time saves leader in school history, but he is back and hopes to help push the Rebels into the College World Series. File Photo (Cain Madden)Senior right hander Brett Huber   Senior right-handed closer Brett Huber has been through a...

Judy Hart was 15 when she and John Forester, then 17, went on their first date. It was 1979 and they both felt that, after the date, they were never genuinely interested in anybody else. “She was different from all the other girls for her age; she was so much taller,” John said. “The first time I saw her she was probably on a pair of skates, and so she even looked...

The state of Illinois is really bleak, as Governor Pat Quinn delivered the State of the State address on Wednesday. For starters, Illinois is facing a $95 billion pension crisis to go on top of the nation’s worst budget ranking. Add gun crime in the state’s largest city, union strikes and a grumbling Democratic base, and things are not looking peachy for Illinois. So...

Antonio Conner was the fourth five-star signee for Ole Miss on National Signing Day Wednesday. Conner, a South Panola product, was considered the No. 2 safety in the country by multiple recruiting services. Austin McAfee | The Daily MississippianTony Conner, number two safety prospect according to multiple recruiting services, signs with Ole Miss Ole Miss was in the national...