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I understand that it’s been a little while since the smoking ban has been in the news, but let us revisit it once more. I find it critical to point out a few more things that have failed to be addressed in this newspaper, and I’m going to start from square one: health. According to the Centers for Disease...

  The Ole Miss Rebels (5-4, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) will look to become bowl eligible this weekend when they take on the visiting Vanderbilt Commodores (5-4, 3-3 SEC) Saturday at 6 p.m. in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPNU.    Saturday’s meeting will be the 87th between the two schools, with Ole Miss leading the all-time...

Two arrests were made early Wednesday morning during a disturbance on campus that followed the election results Tuesday night, but no one was injured according to University officials.   Chancellor Dan Jones said the use of the term “riot” was inappropriate in light of the real scale of the event.   University Police Chief Calvin Sellars declined...

  Over the last two games against Arkansas and Georgia, Ole Miss has found itself unable to move the football on the ground.    The rushing attack was a key factor in the Rebels’ early season offensive success, as the team topped 150 yards rushing in six of their first seven games. However, over the last two weeks, the Rebels have combined for just...

  While the Ole Miss men’s basketball squad will look different with seven newcomers, that’s not the only change that will be seen around the Tad Smith Coliseum, as the student section debuts Friday as “Club Red.”    Club Red will be the lower portion of the student section that will be free for students to sign up for. Students will...

  On Oct. 24, athletics director Ross Bjork named Brett Frank as the acting head coach of the Ole Miss Lady Rebel basketball program for the 2012-13 season. Just a day later, Frank was with Andy Kennedy in Hoover, Ala., at SEC media days.   While at SEC media days, Frank said something about his team that caught the attention of many people, who felt the Lady...

  1. Alabama (9-0, 6-0 SEC, 1st last week)   This week: Texas A&M (7-2, 4-2 SEC), 2:30 p.m., CBS   2. LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC, 2nd last week)    This week: Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN    3. Georgia (8-1, 6-1 SEC, 3rd last week)   This week: at Auburn (2-7, 0-6 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN2     4. Florida (8-1, 7-1...

  The Ole Miss Lady Rebels (10-13, 4-10 Southeastern Conference) have dropped three games in a row heading into two home matches against Tennessee (17-6, 10-4 SEC) and Florida (19-4, 13-1 SEC) this weekend.    “It doesn’t get any easier for us,” head coach Joe Getzin said. “We have the No. 16-ranked Gators coming in on Sunday. We...

This year was meant to be a symbol of the progress that The University of Mississippi has made. Every member of the student body knew we were celebrating 50 years of integration and that the university has a history of prejudice and hate, which the Ole Miss community wanted to prove we had overcome. Because of the actions of a select few, it appears to the nation we haven’t. Tuesday...

The 2012 Presidential Election has been called “The Social Media Election,” and the essence of that label played itself out in the disturbance on campus at The University of Mississippi. The events Tuesday have stirred up controversy, both on a regional and national level.   Students who witnessed the disturbance were informed of the gathering through...