This week, the Supreme Court is likely to decide which cases they will hear regarding same-sex marriage and the rights of gay and lesbian couples. Some of the possible cases include the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). This term we really have the opportunity to see the true colors of the Supreme Court. Will...

RB Peyton Barber 5-foot-11, 222 pounds — Alpharetta, Ga. — Milton HS Rivals.com: 3 stars Scout.com: 3 stars WR Trey Bledsoe  6-foot-2, 190 pounds — Grenada, Miss. — Grenada HS Rivals.com: 3 stars Scout.com: 2 stars OT Daronte Bouldin 6-foot-6, 310 pounds — Canton, Miss. — Canton HS Rivals.com: 3 stars Scout.com: 3 stars RB Eugene Brazley 5-foot-10, 175 pounds...

Every night before bed 21- year old Jori LaVoy washes her face, brushes her teeth and then proceeds to do something that few other college students do- she takes first of 13 pills to control her ulcerative colitis.   For many students, college is an important first step in growing up, experiencing freedom and learning how to manage one’s time. For LaVoy, however,...

University Trails resident and University of Mississippi student DJ Gregory has started a petition to promote more advanced security after several break-ins and a student being held at gunpoint a few weeks ago. “These apartment complexes are so close to the campus and historic Oxford Square, yet there is still so much crime and very little protection of students and...

Rarely will you read a column of mine that advocates 1. An expansion of federal government power and 2. A tax increase. This one, however, does advocate these. The Constitution grants Congress and the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce. The vast majority of Internet purchases fit into the category of interstate commerce. Currently, the Supreme...

That should be the lesson that we take away from the heightened discussion of racism on our campus. The Daily Mississippian, student leaders, and faculty and staff have all published or made outward statements to address the issue of race at the University of Mississippi. It has certainly been a topic of conversation in the past months coupled with the 50 years of integration,...

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin confirmed that University of Mississippi student John Howard Strickland has been arrested and charged with DUI in the car accident that killed Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheats in October. “John Strickland has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI (does not mean DUI alcohol, includes all toxicants),” Martin said. Strickland,...

University of Mississippi students are no longer the only ones who have to worry about receiving parking tickets during the week. The city of Oxford is now enforcing strict parking laws that go into effect today. Parking in premium spots on the Square is now limited to two hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Previous parking rules in Oxford allowed drivers...

Along with Delta State and Mississippi University for Women, The University of Mississippi will begin extending waivers for out-of-state fees next year to high-achieving students. Out-of-state students seeking to have their tuition reduced will be required to apply for aid administered on the basis of merit by the university’s Office of Financial Aid. Laura Diven-Brown,...

The University of Mississippi football team has played four away games this season, with one left, and some may not realize the amount of preparation needed to take the Rebels on the road. Angela Robinson, assistant athletics director for finance, said that the whole travel process starts with scheduling. “Once we have the schedule, we sit down and determine which trips...