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Growing up, most of us can recall our parents admonishing us not to waste food by claiming that there are starving kids around the world who would dream of having that food. Although children rightly roll their eyes when they hear this because the food cannot get to the starving, our parents do have a point....

In my four years as a student at The University of Mississippi I’ve made it my policy to do the following: try and get along; attend class at least 60 percent of the time; regularly cheer for my Ole Miss Rebel football, basketball, baseball, and even tennis teams; completely ignore any and all campus elections of any kind as well as any kind of decisions made by those...

The concept of the MRS degree is nothing new. At Ole Miss, the stereotype that the women in specific academic programs are only looking for a husband stems directly from the old idea that this was the norm for all women at our university. While it might have been common for our grandmothers’ and great-grandmothers’ generations, the concept of the MRS degree as the...

Recently, the Shanghai and Beijing water pollution has drawn attention from all over the world. The rapid economic growth of China is impressive, but the environment hazards are shocking. China’s pollution growth has been a serious issue for decades, especially in recent years. The big lake in my hometown (Kunming, Yunnan Province, China) has been polluted by the factories...

Last week, prosecutors in Colorado announced that they would be seeking the death penalty for James Holmes, the Aurora, Colo., theater gunman. Last July, Holmes opened fire on a crowded theater at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 12 and wounding 58. If ever there was someone who deserved the death penalty, it would be Holmes. He murdered...

In an effort to bring some closure to recent controversy surrounding the ruling of ASB Judicial Council regarding the title of “Colonel Rebel”, I have...

It’s been a week since Susan Patton’s letter to The Daily Princetonian, in which she urges young Princeton women to “find a husband on campus before you graduate.” “Men regularly marry women who are younger, less intelligent, less educated,” Patton writes. She says that the number of worthy men on campus will dwindle as you get older, and by the time you’re...

Recently some friends and I were debating whether or not to try a new restaurant that was opening in town. One of the first questions was, “Well, did they get their liquor license?’” As a disclaimer, none of these girls are alcohol-dependent hurricanes, but the idea of eating quesadillas without a margarita to wash it down was completely out of the question. Many...

Our university is filled to the brim with tradition, and the students, alumni, faculty and staff are proud of that tradition. This is a great part of the...

  To the students of The University of Mississippi: It has come to my attention that the proceedings of the Associated Student Body Judicial Council...