The Daily Mississippian

Online version of the Daily Mississippian, student newspaper for the University of Mississippi in Oxford since 1911

Sports

Best and worst case scenarios for the Rebels

Mississippi defensive back Mike Hilton (28) celebrates just after winning an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Ole Miss won 23-17, which was the first victory against Alabama since 2003. (DM Photo | Cady Herring)

Mississippi defensive back Mike Hilton (28) celebrates just after winning an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Ole Miss won 23-17, which was the first victory against Alabama since 2003. (DM Photo | Cady Herring) As the college football season inches closer, Ole Miss is eight days away from their season opener against UT-Martin. It has been an offseason...

Lifestyles

Lil Boosie leans on older hits

Many have pleaded to #freeboosie, and their wish was granted. Lil Boosie, or “Boosie Badazz” as of 2013, was set free March 5, 2014 from an eight-year stint in the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Since his release, Boosie has been working nonstop on new music, and on Wednesday night the rapper performed at The Lyric to a full crowd. Rap concerts are definitely a unique scene. If you allow yourself to get into it, it can be like entering an alternate reality. Heavy bass fills the air. People push, people shove; it is a invigorating experience, to say the least. There certainly was not a specific...

Opinion

Sexual Assault: can you hear it now?

Colleges and universities everywhere are taking an initiative to decrease the number of sexual assaults that occur on various campuses. To some, this task may seem somewhat impossible. Others believe that a screeching halt to such activity can be forced upon students through rigorous school policies. Rape is no laughing matter. It is a serious and prevalent reality that all those in higher education must face head-on. This year, the University of Mississippi (along with hundreds of other institutions) have resorted to a mandatory program for freshmen, entitled Haven, aimed at instructing students...

Cartoon

Great Wall of Trump

The Great Wall of Trump

Donald Trump believes the United States has a problem, and that problem is illegal immigration. Trump has proposed that we fix this problem by erecting a wall on the border between Mexico and the United States. First, however, we will deport all the illegal immigrants that are currently living in the United States. I would like to address several logistical problems with this plan. The first problem...