Dear Editor: Yesterday morning, I discovered I had lost something invaluable, an Italian silver chain necklace with a crucifix pendant that had been my grandmother’s and two pieces of my late mother’s jewelry. I have had this necklace always with me for the last year and a half. Completely distraught, I spent the day trying to remember when I had last seen it, retracing...

Six citations have been written since the smoke-free policy on campus took effect on Jan. 1, and members of the Ole Miss community are adjusting to the change. File Photo (Quentin Winstine)Students smoking on campus before the smoke free campus rule took affect Smoke-Free Campus Environment, a policy introduced to Ole Miss in August, officially took effect on Jan. 1. The...

Social media posts by University of Mississippi students on the Nov. 6 presidential election were some of the main investigative points for the Incident Review Committee’s report. The IRC stated in their official report that “social media, primarily Twitter, fueled speculation about what was happening on campus.” Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Leslie...

On Friday the Incident Review Committee (IRC) released its report regarding the events of Nov. 6 following news of the presidential election results. Chancellor Dan Jones sent an email via UM Today releasing the 17 page report detailing the official account of the night. The report was compiled after the IRC completed a series of interviews with students and UPD officers...

The daily emails from the UMToday continue to inform its readers that the university is going to get serious about the smoking ban. According to the email, “the University of Mississippi will strictly enforce our smoke free campus policy. Warnings will not be issued to those found smoking on campus; all violators, including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and contractors,...

Well, it’s business as usual with a case of the Mondays. The semester’s end has come and we’ve only a bit further to go. Whether or not you’ve utilized your Thanksgiving time wisely flows as water under a bridge. Now, the proving grounds are here and despite our eventful fall let us finish strong. Over the next two weeks letter grades can be made...

The University of Mississippi is investigating a racial crime on campus. The University Police Department (UPD) said someone on Nov. 5 allegedly vandalized the truck of freshman Jamal Woods, a black liberal arts major and ROTC member at Ole Miss. The vandalism of the truck occurred after Woods moved from the Stockard residence hall to the Deaton residence hall because...

Hundreds of Ole Miss students exchanged racial epithets and violent,politicized chants in response to the announcement of the re-election of President Barack Obama. What began as an argument around midnight quickly spread across campus. UPD responded to a fire alarm being pulled in Brown Hall as crowds gathered near Kincannon and Stockard. Just as all seemed to calm down,...

A female University of Mississippi student was robbed at gunpoint around 2 a.m. Friday on University Avenue near the bridge that crosses Gertrude Ford Boulevard, according to the University Police Department (UPD). Another female student was with the victim when the robbery occurred. The suspect allegedly pointed a small-caliber gun to one of the female victim’s heads...

Roads and parking lots at Ole Miss have become increasingly congested, as enrollment at the university continues to grow but space does not.   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports more than six million automobile accidents every year in the U.S. The NHTSA also estimates that an additional 10 million auto accidents go unreported every...