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The University of Mississippi Food Bank will open its doors next Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Established by a joint committee of students and faculty, the food bank will be located in the old math lab in Kinard Hall. Dr. Robert Cummings, director of the university’s Center for Writing and Rhetoric, is the faculty...

Oxford Police Department Chief Mike Martin is retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2013. Martin has held the chief position for almost six years, after replacing previous Chief Steve Bramlett in September of 2007. Martin was Bramlett’s assistant chief until Bramlett retired in June 2007. “I decided to retire back in April of this year,” Martin said. “OPD has some really...

  After Saturday’s game against Arkansas, the Georgia-Florida football game was playing on the TV in the bus on the way back to Oxford.    It’s safe to say that Ole Miss co-offensive coordinator Dave Werner didn’t like what he saw.    “Let me put it to you this way: After about 15 minutes of watching it, I pulled out the...

The new Lenny’s Sub Shop location at 1414 Jackson Ave. is now open. Sandwiched between Bop’s Frozen Custard and local Mexican restaurant Taqueria El Milagro, the new location opened its doors on Oct. 24.  The building at 1414 West Jackson Ave. has housed several unsuccessful restaurants over the past few years. Former...

Associated Student Body President Kimbrely Dandridge recently received emails from faculty and students who received parking citations for not having a decal after 5 p.m. “A lot of students don’t even know they can get tickets (after 5 p.m.),” Dandridge said. Director of Parking and Transportation Services Isaac Astill said in order to park on campus, one must have...

  Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze readily admits that it’s “very tempting” to shift his offense into overdrive and run a higher percentage of up-tempo plays. However, a lack of depth on both sides of the football makes that tough to do, as the Rebels are down to 64 healthy scholarship players.    “That’s my nature, it is what...

  Heading into Saturday’s game where Ole Miss will face one of the better passing attacks in the conference, the Rebels and head coach Hugh Freeze are dealing with some costly injuries in the secondary.    “I wish we were healthier,” Freeze said. We’re beat up in the secondary in particular with Wesley (Pendleton) and Senquez (Golson)....

  Trick: Arkansas, Auburn, Tennessee   At the beginning of the season, who would have thought Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee would be where they are today?    Arkansas, despite the firing of head coach Bobby Petrino, had high hopes for 2012, and some in Fayetteville were even thinking of the national championship. Reality set in after being upset by...

  Freshman middle blocker Nakeyta Clair has shown her potential for the Ole Miss Lady Rebels volleyball team throughout the season. Clair is now considered a dual threat for Ole Miss, recording kills on offense and blocking opponents’ attacks on defense.   Last week, Clair was awarded with SEC Freshman of the Week honors from...

The Phi Kappa Phi honor society recently celebrated its 53rd anniversary on the campus of The University of Mississippi. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is both the nation’s and the university’s oldest and most selective academic honor society. The Ole Miss chapter was founded in May 1959 and included many recognizable names. Notably, former Chancellor J.D. Williams...