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News

Ole Miss student dies in sledding accident

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At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Oxford Police Department responded to a call to assist EMS in reference to a reported sledding accident at the Highland Square apartment complex located off of Molly Barr Road. Upon arrival with EMS, officers learned that a male in his early twenties was injured in an accident, only involving himself, after sledding down a hillside and striking a street...

Sports

Rebels top Arkansas State in midweek matchup 2-1

Mississippi pitcher Evan Anderson prepares to pitch Tuesday. (DM Photo | Marlee Crawford)

Mississippi pitcher Evan Anderson prepares to pitch Tuesday. (DM Photo | Marlee Crawford) It was a cold afternoon at Swayze as the Rebels topped Arkansas State by a score of 2-1 Tuesday afternoon. Arkansas State came into the game on a roll after a series win over Louisville over the weekend, taking two out of three games from the 7th-ranked Cardinals. The game proved to be a pitching battle from...

Lifestyles

Beale Street Music Festival announces music lineup

Hozier, pictured above, is one of the many musicians coming to Beale Street Music Festival this May. (Courtesy Hozier.com)

Hozier, pictured above, is one of the many musicians coming to Beale Street Music Festival this May. (Courtesy Hozier.com) Beale Street Music Festival released its 2015 lineup today, announcing one of its best sets in recent years. In January, the fest was named one of the Top 21 Music Festivals of 2015 by Fuze network – and that was before they knew Ed Sheeran, Hozier and long-time favorite Lenny...

Opinion

Attendance policies: coldhearted

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I had a class that I really enjoyed last semester. I completed the assignments early, got great grades on them and legitimately enjoyed the lectures – a rare and beautiful occurrence. But at the end of the semester, my score was dropped half a letter grade, and my cumulative GPA dropped two tenths because I missed one class too many. I was told that I was let off easy and not dropped a whole letter...