It’s campaign season on campus again. Some might say, “Again?” Yep, folks, the gigantic, colorful signs are back up in front of the Union.  Once more we are to be accosted by people and their deluge of stickers and flyers and buttons and whatnot. Their pleas for us to support their particular candidate are shouted at us as we attempt to get through our day and attend...

Camp Ozark is a Christian organization that strives to teach the love of Christ through sports and other activities. They are currently offering paid summer positions for students who like to work with kids and talk about Christ. This Valentine’s Day, most people will measure love in flowers, chocolate and gifts. For pharmacy senior Tate Davis, though, love is measured...

The Area 4 Special Olympics organization is coming to Oxford this week, bringing with it devoted volunteers and looking for more. Courtesy Special Olympics The Turner Center will host Area 4 Special Olympics basketball Friday at The University of Mississippi. Area 4 includes the counties of Calhoun, Grenada, Lafayette, Panola, Tallahatchie and Yalobusha. Special Olympics...

New prizes and other changes are in the works for the Rebel Rewards program, which rewards fans for attending Ole Miss athletic events. File Photo (Tyler Jackson)Students in the new “Club Red” student section at a basketball game. To receive a “Club Red” shirt students had to be members of Rebel Rewards Changes are coming to the Rebel Rewards program. Rebel Rewards...

A little over a year ago, the Ole Miss fan base was about as low as they could go. They were looking for a change. They were looking for someone to come in and give them something to be proud of. Enter Hugh Freeze. In just over a year on the job, Freeze has turned a bottom-dwelling program in the toughest football conference in the country to a program that has gained...

King Kobraz has received widespread attention from students, administration and other fans, but there is more to the duo’s music of which others aren’t aware. Musical duo King Kobraz is known around campus for its songs that have been played at several sporting events this year. A video of “Feed Moncrief” has received over 110,000 views since it was uploaded to...

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...

 New sports complex presents athletic options for students and Oxford residents. A privately owned and operated sports complex is coming closer to being built after the Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a location off Highway 7 South last week. Property owners Chuck Trost and Michael Perry, who are awaiting the commission’s approval of their final plan,...

This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was much like the previous two shows to which I have been. It was chock-full of gorgeous models, free booze and German journalists who hounded the models and took all the booze. But there were also some pretty good introductions and concepts this year, the most significant of which I have written about here. Production...

File PhotoCars drive past buildings on The Square. It has been a big year for The University of Mississippi, not only with sports and academics, but also for the City of Oxford. Livability.com has honored Oxford by ranking it as the No. 2 college town in its third annual listing of top college towns, behind College Station, Texas, home to the main campus of Texas A&M...