Most people have little knowledge of what goes into the making of a successful video game, but a team of Ole Miss students has cracked the code while fulfilling a childhood dream. University of Mississippi students Ryan Rigney and Jonathan Broom have released their second video game, “Orb Combat Simulator 2019,” through their company, Utah Raptor Games. Utah Raptor...

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...

Steeped in literary tradition, Ole Miss and Oxford look to support visual storytelling and independent movie making with a cinema minor and a fast growing film community. Tanner Marquis | The Daily MississippianMack-Arthur Turner Jr. Like digital filmmaking, the cinema minor is steadily making its mark on campus as one of the largest and quickest growing minors. Long gone...

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...

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship seeks to begin, renew and strengthen students’ walk with Christ. On Dec. 30, 2012, sophomore chemical engineering major Jamie Thomas breathed for the first time. Her soul felt enveloped in warmth, and tears rolled down her face. She forgot about her grandmother’s illness, as her mom struggled to pay bills and her education in the streets...

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...

When was the last time you saw a centaur roaming the streets of Oxford? Or a mermaid hanging out in the Grove? For anyone not on hallucinogens, the answer is never. However, that didn’t stop a Mississippi state lawmaker from introducing a piece of legislation last week that was straight out of a Syfy Channel original movie, a proposed ban on all human-animal hybrids. ...

Proposed rules for voter ID were sent to the Department of Justice for approval this past Tuesday. As part of the state’s process of seeking federal approval for voter ID, proposed rules for the new law were sent to the United States Department of Justice for approval this past Tuesday. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann submitted these rules, and if approved,...

Stockard and Martin will not be the only two residence halls to experience major changes on campus, with Kincannon and Guess halls being next on the list. As residence halls throughout campus continue to be built and renovated for freshmen, the next few on the list may create a few beds for upperclassmen. The University of Mississippi has made plans to demolish Guess Hall...