News

University’s Green Week kicks off with Earth Day

The Office of Sustainability is hosting Green Week to raise awareness for environmental issues and support sustainability in the Oxford community this week. The Strawberry Plains Audubon Center Earth Day Celebration and Swap kicked off the week last Saturday. Community members swapped gently used outdoor equipment, books and apparel. Today, volunteers will help remove invasive plants and...

The Ole Miss Pendulum

Ed Meek’s lasting ties to the University of Mississippi

Last semester, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning approved the University of Mississippi’s request to remove prominent university donor Ed Meek’s name from the School of Journalism and New Media, but Meek still maintains indirect connections to the university through HottyToddy.com and the Center for Graphene Research and Innovation. Meek founded the news website HottyToddy.com...

Sports

Ole Miss wins first SEC Championship in program history

The Ole Miss women’s golf team made history on Easter Sunday in Birmingham, Alabama, beating Florida, Georgia and South Carolina in match play to win the program’s first ever SEC Championship at Greystone’s Legacy Course. The Rebels came into the weekend ranked No. 35 in the nation with a second place finish at the Bruzzy in Argyle, Texas and fifth place finish at the Liz Murphey Collegiate...

Arts & Culture

BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” breaks language barriers, focuses on their fans

With over 3 million preorders and the record for the most-viewed video in 24 hours on Youtube for their “Boy With Luv” music video, K-pop boy band BTS’s “Map of The Soul: Persona” has once again proven that music has no language barrier. The first song of their album, “Intro : Persona,” references Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung’s human psyche archetypes and continues BTS’s conversation...

Opinion

Opinion: In the Ritz and Glitz of Ole Miss, Low-income students are left behind

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At a university marred by a history of racial struggles and discrimination, students, faculty and alumni alike are not strangers to the effects of division on the basis of race. While steps are being taken to mitigate this harmful history and shift the campus culture, an unseen class division lurks. A mere 6.8% of students at the University of Mississippi come from families that make less than...

2/23/19: Weekend Protests

Rebel players kneel, overshadow neo-Confederate march on campus

Devontae Shuler knelt for 63 seconds on Saturday. The basketball team’s historic on-court protest was brief, yet it overshadowed a day’s worth of neo-Confederate demonstrations happening at the same time in the heart of campus. The sophomore Rebel took to his knee as the opening notes of “The Star Spangled Banner” played in The Pavillion. Twenty seconds later, five of his teammates had joined...

Special Report on Racism: Beyond

Faces of intersectionality: Stories of black queer women in the South

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SHA’ SIMPSON Sha’ Simpson is an African-American lesbian woman who graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2014 and unapologetically embraces who she is. Photo by Devna Bose “I’ll put it to you like this,” Sha’ Simpson says, leaning back in her chair and defiantly looking me straight in the eyes. “For me, being a woman of color, being a lesbian — and then being a woman, period...