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Antonio Conner was the fourth five-star signee for Ole Miss on National Signing Day Wednesday. Conner, a South Panola product, was considered the No. 2 safety in the country by multiple recruiting services. Austin McAfee | The Daily MississippianTony Conner, number two safety prospect according to multiple...

Shreveport, La., band Super Water Sympathy will be bringing “water pop” to Oxford Thursday in support of its winter tour. Courtesy Super Water Sympathy   A “synthesis of classic symphonic ambience with modern rock’n’roll anthems” is how Super Water Sympathy describes its self-created genre, “water pop.” With two national tours and a...

In front of a national audience to kick off ESPNU’s coverage of National Signing Day, Robert Nkemdiche, the nation’s consensus No. 1 prospect, signed his letter of intent to play for Ole Miss next season. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end chose the Rebels over Florida and LSU, among others. Nkemdiche is one of four 247Sports composite five stars who have signed...

 New sports complex presents athletic options for students and Oxford residents. A privately owned and operated sports complex is coming closer to being built after the Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a location off Highway 7 South last week. Property owners Chuck Trost and Michael Perry, who are awaiting the commission’s approval of their final plan,...

Parking on the Square, fire prevention and gateway adoption were discussed at yesterday’s Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting. The Board of Aldermen held its first monthly meeting last night to tackle Oxford’s day-to-day business and long-term efforts. On the laundry list of issues for the board were parking concerns for the Square, the first reading of an ordinance...

Black History Month festivities began yesterday with a speech by Rev. C. Edward “CJ” Rhodes, the presentation of the Lift Every Voice Awards and a call for remembrance. Tuesday at noon in the Student Union, February’s Black History Month events kicked off with a speech by University of Mississippi alumnus Rev. C. Edwards “CJ” Rhodes. About...

Although the United Way of Lafayette-Oxford-University has fallen short of its 2012 campus goal, contributions are still being accepted. A University of Mississippi campus committee did not reach its fundraising goal for the United Way of Lafayette-Oxford-University in 2012 but has not given up on reaching it. A campus goal of $165,000 was set by Ole Miss faculty, staff...

 Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will addressed honors college faculty and students at yesterday’s spring convocation. Columnist and conservative commentator George Will delivered an address entitled “The Political Argument Today” at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (SMBHC) Spring Convocation on Tuesday night. Chancellor Dan Jones opened...

Mississippi’s two largest universities come together to help improve the quality of Mississippi’s teachers. Courtesy Robert Jordan | Ole Miss CommunicationsUniversity of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones (right) and Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum   The University of Mississippi has joined forces with Mississippi State University to create...

A bill introduced by Congressman Alan Nunnelee aims to stop taxpayers from funding abortions. On Jan. 22, Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) introduced the Stop Abortion Funding in Multi-State Exchange Plans Act, which would prohibit tax payer money from being used to fund elective abortions to multi-state insurance plans offered through the Patient Protection and Affordable...