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,...

  The Ole Miss Rebels return to the friendly confines of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night after a two-game road trip. The Rebels (3-2, 0-1 SEC) will welcome Southeastern Conference newcomer Texas A&M (3-1, 1-1 SEC) to Oxford for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPNU.   The Rebels are coming off a hard-fought loss to No. 1 Alabama this past weekend, while the...

  Third Downs   Texas A&M and Ole Miss are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to third-down conversion percentage on both sides of the ball.   Offensively, Ole Miss is first in the Southeastern Conference in converting first downs, with a conversion percentage of 51 percent. That number will be put to the test against the Aggie defense, which...

After a weekend split against Alabama and South Carolina, the Ole Miss volleyball team returns home to host Kentucky on Friday night and Arkansas on Sunday afternoon. Ole Miss (8-7, 2-3 SEC) lost Friday night to Alabama, 3-1, but bounced back in Columbia, S.C., to sweep South Carolina 3-0. Junior outside hitter Kara Morgan, who leads the team with 155 kills, did not play...

  1. Will one of the quarterbacks solidify himself as the starter for the rest of the season?   Bennett Hipp (@bennetthipp): I think if Bo Wallace starts and plays well, he can take a step toward solidifying himself. I’m not sure one game is enough to make it a done deal, as he’ll have to limit interceptions and turnovers going forward no matter what.   Matt...

The Order of Omega Greek honor society has selected senior Margaret Ann Morgan to be a student board member on its board of directors. Morgan was nominated by the Omega Theta chapter here at The University of Mississippi and then selected through an application process. She represents all collegiate chapters and members nationwide. “I am the spokesperson for all the...

The scrapbooks of newspaper clippings Robert “Bob” Herring III recently donated to the J.D. Williams Library Archives and Special Collections immortalize daily media accounts of the events surrounding James Meredith and the integration of The University of Mississippi in 1962. The three scrapbooks, composed of various news sources including the Oxford Eagle,...

With this week’s integration celebration events coming to a close, the Ole Miss community is challenged to continue working toward change. This past Thursday at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College convocation, Chancellor Dan Jones said The University of Mississippi, as well as the country, have made many strides with race relations but are not where they need...

  After head coach Hugh Freeze announced on Monday that the quarterback race was back open, the competition between sophomore Bo Wallace and junior Barry Brunetti heated up. Wednesday was another good day for Wallace and Brunetti, as the duo again split reps during practice.    “They looked good. They’re competing hard and trying to do things...

“I believe in segregation like I believe in Jesus.” The previous statement is entirely fictitious. Admittedly embellished, as well, yet it embodies the ideology of some of those who were strongly opposed to James Meredith enrolling in classes at The University of Mississippi. Meredith had to overcome more than Ross Barnett’s personal rejection to the...