Among the events held to commemorate 50 years of integration at Ole Miss, Lt. Henry Gallagher retold the story from his viewpoint as James Meredith’s personal security guard. “We thought we were going on a routine exercise,” Galla- gher said. “Two army units that arrived on campus to confront the mob had prior knowledge of what they were going into; at the time,...

  Oxford police are never too far away to make sure students and Oxonians are abiding by the law on the Square, according to Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin. “The main thing that gets you in trouble is getting intoxicated and causing a scene,” he said. Martin said an average of 15 people are arrested on the Square each weekend, and most arrests involve people...

Ole Miss resumed practice Tuesday afternoon after its 33-14 loss this past Saturday to No. 1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The Rebels (3-2, 0-1 SEC) will welcome Southeastern Conference newcomer Texas A&M (3-1, 1-1 SEC) this weekend. In Monday’s weekly press conference, head coach Hugh Freeze said that the quarterback competition will be more open this week. Sophomore...

In 1962, U.S. Marshals were ordered to go to The Univer- sity of Mississippi to escort James Meredith so he could enroll in classes. Five of those marshals returned to the Ole Miss Student Union Monday morning to speak about their experience on campus during the 1962 integration. People filled the ballroom in the Union to hear the panel of five former U.S. Marshals and...

Actor and musician Harry Belafonte spoke to a packed house at the Ford Center Monday night. “Civil rights is not just a movement, it’s a way of life,” Belafonte said. Chancellor Dan Jones opened the ceremony with a brief statement about the day’s meaning for The Uni- versity of Mississippi. With the help of faculty members and a civil rights committee,...

On the 50th anniversary of James Meredith’s admission to The University of Mis- sissippi, the Black Student Union paid tribute to Mere- dith by unveiling dedication markers. Donald Cole, assistant provost and assistant to the chancellor for minority af- fairs, reflected on the strug- gles Meredith faced as the only black student at the uni- versity. “The precedent...

Turnovers have been an issue for most of the season for Ole Miss, and sophomore quarterback Bo Wallace’s two interceptions Saturday mean that the Rebels will have “more competition this week” at the position, according to Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze. “We’re going to work hard this week to find out who prepares the best, who feels the most confident...

Sophomore wide receiver Donte Moncrief has found himself as the focus of many opposing defenses, resulting in double coverages and schemes built to stop him. This, however, has allowed for junior wide receiver Ja-Mes Logan and sophomore wide receiver Vince Sanders the opportunity to see more action and catch more passes. Moncrief leads the team with 21 catches...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss took a one-point lead early in the second quarter on a one-yard touchdown by junior running back Jeff Scott. The lead lasted all of 15 seconds, as Alabama sophomore wide receiver Christion Jones returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to regain the lead, and the Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) scored 21 unanswered...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss shifted its base defense from a 4-2-5 to a 4-3 this past Saturday, inserting senior Joel Kight as a third linebacker along with redshirt freshman Denzel Nkemdiche and junior Mike Marry. After giving up 676 yards and 350 yards on the ground against Texas, Ole Miss held Alabama to 305 total yards and only 125 yards on the ground. The Crimson...