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Do you ever feel like we are seeing the same thing over and over again when it comes to horror movies? As a lover of horror movies, I can’t help but wonder why 90 precent of the films that have come to theaters in the past decade are remakes or sequels. “Psycho,” “Halloween,” “Friday...

Oxford officials have installed improvements to the city’s existing laws to ease the Square’s ongoing parking difficulties. File Photo After discarding the paid-parking system of its “Plan A,” The Downtown Parking Advisory Council decided to go with its “Plan B.” Using cameras powered by License Plate Recognition software, the newly hired Standard Parking group...

  Phillip Waller/The Daily MississippianAuthor and Professor Kenneth Sufka poses with the first edition of his book, The A Game.           Were your grades not your best last semester? Looking to change that? Professor of psychology Kenneth Sufka outlines studying and note-taking tips from his book, “The A Game,” to improve students’...

This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was much like the previous two shows to which I have been. It was chock-full of gorgeous models, free booze and German journalists who hounded the models and took all the booze. But there were also some pretty good introductions and concepts this year, the most significant of which I have written about here. Production...

Every year during the first week of spring semester, the Turner Center is packed with students. But by the third week of school, the gym is back to normal with just the regular visitors. we all make new year’s resolutions to workout more, eat healthier and cut out bad habits, but the routine never seems to stick. Here are some motivational tips to help you be consistent...

In Nick Hornby’s modern classic, “High Fidelity,” the main character, Rob Fleming, ponders the music lover’s chicken-and-egg question. He asks: “What came first, the music or the misery? Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music? Do all these records turn you into a melancholy person?” Rob’s point...

  Here’s a simple step-by-step description teaching how to make your own redneck wine glasses in an inexpensive way. You can make four glasses for just under $20, the estimated cost of a set of two.   WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Candlestick holder Mason jar Adhesive glue   STEP 1: Place a mason jar bottom up.   STEP 2: Place glue around top of candlestick...

 Football is something synonymous with Mississippi; really, with the South in general. Families are born and bred by it, friendships are formed by it, and sometimes even broken up by it.   Football, in its essence, is something far more than a game. To explain the use of this term: It is a violent game filled with great risks. Players are injured every day, yet the public...

  Fifty years ago on Sept. 30, 1962, the familiar sights of the Grove, the Lyceum and the Circle were grotesque images filled with smoke, chaos and hatred. Bobby King, a Corinth native who was a journalism senior at Ole Miss in 1962, said Sept. 30 started out just like every other Sunday. “I was in New Albany having lunch with my girlfriend, who is my wife now,...

  Riots overtook The University of Mississippi on Sept. 30, 1962. The reason – the pigment of a single man’s skin. The admission of James Meredith, the first black person integrated into Ole Miss, created an integration struggle that allowed prejudice to hang heavily in the air. Nonetheless, Ole Miss made a change, a change that many forms of media have hyped,...