International Education Week at Ole Miss takes place around the second week in November every year. The Ole Miss Office of International Programs hosts this event for international and American students. It welcomes all the students to experience different cultures. A lot of international student associations and countries represented on campus participated in the event...

In Nick Hornby’s modern classic, “High Fidelity,” the main character, Rob Fleming, ponders the music lover’s chicken-and-egg question. He asks: “What came first, the music or the misery? Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music? Do all these records turn you into a melancholy person?” Rob’s point...

Music lovers and musicians sit nestled in a tiny, rustic cabin, located in the historic town of Hernando, Miss.  Sounds of fiddles and banjos being plucked fill the cool night air.  Slowly the little cabin is bursting with bluegrass music.  On any given Thursday night, you will find a group of musicians strumming and sharing laughs as they play a medley of bluegrass...

  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...

I was unaware that Greenville, Miss., is the “Hot Tamale Capital of the World,” but all of Camp Looking Glass found this out last Saturday afternoon when we attended the town’s Hot Tamale Festival. At Camp Looking Glass, each counselor is paired with a camper at functions. Mine is Antoine, a familiar face for a lot of people in this part of the Delta....

New York prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria can be a tough sell.  They combine a plethora of different styles, with influences ranging from Rush to Iron Maiden to The Band.  All they’re albums are concept albums, based on an epic science fiction story conjured up by lead vocalist/guitarist Claudio Sanchez.  Sometimes their music is a bit out there.   All...

  American country music artist Dierks Bentley performs on the Grove stage Wednesday, Aug. 22. The Cadillac Black opens for Bentley. Photos by Austin McAfee/The Daily Mississippian. ...

The upcoming Water Valley Art Crawl is not only a great opportunity for entertaining locals and attracting tourists, but it also provides artists the opportunity to work together. Ole Miss alumnae Allie Hendee and Jerika Broussard and art show curator Andi Bedsworth met at The University of Mississippi Art Department. The three artists will reunite this weekend. “I met...

As part of the birthplace of the blues, the third annual Oxford blues Fest will be held throughout Oxford this weekend. Darryl Parker founded the festival on the tagline “just a reason to celebrate” and believes Oxford needed something extra to happen in the midst of a college-town summer. As the students leave for the summer, so do the majority of Oxford...

A lot of people, myself included, scoffed at the idea of rebooting the Spider-Man franchise so quickly. After all, it’s only been five years since “Spider-Man 3,” and even though that movie was 50 shades of awful, it still made a boatload of money and all signs pointed toward a fourth film. For whatever reason, that never happened and now we’ve...