The Daily Mississippian

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


Town hall meeting opens dialogue between chancellor and university

Only six people asked Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter questions during the first university-wide town hall meeting on Monday which attracted more than 100 attendees, but the queries touched on several controversial campus issues.   Students and faculty questioned Vitter about increased enrollment, the removal of  Confederate anthem “Dixie” from football games this year, the removal of the state flag on campus in 2015, increasing international engagement on campus and growing the university’s endowment to reach the $1 billion goal. Vitter asked that attendees share their views and...


Dalvin Cook will test the Ole Miss defense


It didn’t take long for Florida State running back Dalvin Cook to establish himself as one of the top offensive threats in the nation. As a freshman, the 5-foot-11, 213 pound back gradually emerged as the No. 1 option in the Seminoles backfield, breaking the century mark in each of his last three games in route to gaining 1,008 yards and eight touchdowns on the season. His sophomore campaign...


Your fall fashion trend forecast


Transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall can be a daunting task. Letting go of staples like shorts, mini dresses and strappy heels to dress for chilly weather can be difficult. Luckily, this year, many of the biggest upcoming fall trends have already had an introductory run this summer, making putting together an autumn wardrobe a breeze. Incorporating any of these pieces into an outfit will...


Ole Miss needs better sexual harassment training


Courtesy of Ethan Davis Recently, the university has altered punishments placed upon the Sigma Chi fraternity for misogynistic comments made during its annual Derby Days event. The new terms allow Sigma Chi more freedom than originally granted on the grounds that they must take up a sexual harassment education agenda for this semester. Most people seem content with this change, even the students...