Vitter Resigns

Where is former Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter?

Former Chancellor Jeff Vitter is not teaching any classes this semester, despite the announcement that he will serve as a tenured distinguished professor in the School of Engineering’s Department of Computer and Information Science. Dawn Wilkins, chair and professor of computer and information science, said she was unaware of Vitter’s desire to return to faculty until she read the Nov. 9...

News

Keep a lid on it: Drive-thru daiquiris are here

For many college students, the only thing better than a frozen daiquiri is a frozen daiquiri drive-thru. Who Dat’s, a new a drive-thru daiquiri bar, opened Feb. 8 on Jackson Avenue within walking distance of campus. “As of right now, we are all really excited about the place, from the support to the feedback — even the excitement and hustle in the staff,” Who Dat’s manager Tyler McKeithen...

Sports

Rebels win opener vs. Wright State with explosive offense

Will Ethridge shined and the Rebel bats exploded as Ole Miss opened its 2019 baseball season with a 10-1 win over Wright State. Ole Miss’ win made the Rebels 18-1 under Head Coach Mike Bianco in season openers. Tyler Keenan and Cooper Johnson both accounted for solo home runs early in the contest, and Johnson drove home a run in the fourth on a single. Bianco was pleased with the showing that Cooper...

Ed Meek Controversy

Letter to the Editor: A letter calling for reparative justice

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We, the undersigned faculty, staff and graduate students, commend the faculty decision at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media to call for donor Ed Meek to remove his name from the school immediately. We thank Dr. Meek for making the right decision to voluntarily withdraw his name from the school after his racist and sexist Facebook post. We must not simply condemn acts and symbols of hate...

Arts & Culture

Should we say ‘thank u, next’ to Grande’s new album?

After the Grammy-winning success of Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener,” fans were left waiting on the edges of their seats to see what the pint-sized pop star would do next. They shouldn’t be disappointed. Her fifth studio album “thank u, next,” released six months post-”Sweetener,” is a pedal-to-the-metal move after a whirlwind of a year, that included her split from fiance Pete Davidson...

Opinion

OPINION: The Board of Alderman is limiting free speech

On Jan. 28, the Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a city ordinance banning the use of bed sheets to make signs. The reason? Last football season, some questionable signs were hung around town to show disdain for other teams. Most of these signs were made during “Bama Hate Week,” a week-long extravaganza of school spirit leading up to the Ole Miss vs. Alabama football game. Obviously, some...