Two weeks ago at Union Unplugged, I saw two tweets that were both equally ignorant and insensitive. One said, “I love it when the Union gets all ghetto.” The other said, “ghettoTuesday is back!” The second tweeter was gracious enough to provide a picture of the NPHC Greeks strolling in front of the Union. What’s even more problematic about these tweets is that...

The Southeastern Conference woes continue to plague the Ole Miss Lady Rebels (8-13, 1-7 SEC) this season, losing to Arkansas (15-6, 3-5), 77-66, Thursday night. Ole Miss played the Razorbacks close until Arkansas pushed ahead with six minutes to go in the game, and they never looked back. The Lady Rebels have now dropped two straight after earning their first conference...

In this week’s installment, The Daily Mississippian’s sports editor David Collier ranks the 14 Southeastern Conference teams. Opponents, game times and television networks are also included for the next game for each team. 1. Florida (15-2, 5-0 SEC) The Gators are the class of the league this year, and no one has shown they have the ability to slow them down. Florida...

The culture of Ole Miss basketball seems to be changing. The Rebels, who are 15-2 overall, are winning in a fashion not seen in more than 70 years. Quentine Winstine | The Daily Mississippian The fans are taking notice, too. For the first two home conference games against Missouri and Arkansas, the Tad Smith Coliseum was sold out. The support isn’t lost on head coach...

Thomas Graning | The Daily Mississippian Ole Miss had an opportunity to land a marquee win against a top-10 team and prevailed in impressive fashion. The Rebels held the 10th-ranked Missouri Tigers (12-3, 1-1 SEC) scoreless for the first 6:37 of the game, while building a nine-point lead. Ole Miss never looked back and won 64-49 in front of an announced crowd of 9,173...

    Quentin Winstine | The Daily Mississippian BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ole Miss punctuated a turnaround season with a 38-17 win against Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham on Saturday. A five-win improvement and the program’s first winning season since 2009 sends the Rebels (7-6) into an offseason filled with optimism.  “It’s more important now...

Space is something I want more of most weeks. It’s hard to scratch the surface of some topics with 700 words and a week of writing. This semester, I rehashed exclusivism, marijuana prohibition, freedom, what love is and so on. Before I go, I have some final thoughts. The column on marijuana prohibition was cut for space, but we should note the measure to legalize...

I’ve had a curious relationship with Ole Miss since I began seeing her in adolescence. One of the earliest memories I have of her is how she looked when Florida came to Oxford in 2002. I remember all of her admirers being elated to call themselves her Rebels that day – and I began to admire her as well. I wanted to see Ole Miss more, so September of 2003 it...

1. Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC, 1st last week) 2. Georgia (11-1, 7-1 SEC, 3rd last week) 3. Florida (11-1, 7-1 SEC, 4th last week) 4. LSU (10-2, 6-2 SEC, 2nd last week) 5. Texas A&M (10-2, 6-2 SEC, 5th last week) 6. South Carolina (10-2, 6-2 SEC, 6th last week) 7. Vanderbilt (8-4, 5-3 SEC, 8th last week) 8. Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 SEC, 9th last week) 9. Mississippi State...

With its 41-24 win against Mississippi State this past Saturday, Ole Miss finished the regular season with a 6-6 record and awaits its postseason fate. The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 11 a.m., ESPN) and the BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham, Ala. (Jan. 5, Noon, ESPN) have emerged as the two most likely destinations for the Rebels....