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Ole Miss Chancellor Refuses To Be A Lame Duck

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 04.02.2015 | College

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The chancellor at the University of Mississippi has refused an offer to extend his contract as the school's leader after two we...

Student Indicted For Hanging Noose Around Ole Miss Statue Honoring James Meredith

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.27.2015 | Black Voices

A federal grand jury indicted a student at the University of Mississippi on two separate civil rights charges on Friday for hanging a noose and a flag...

Thousands Rally To Support Ole Miss Chancellor (PHOTOS)

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 03.26.2015 | College

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The University of Mississippi finds itself in turmoil after trustees ousted well-liked Chancellor Dan Jones, with more than 2,0...

Something Rotten in Oxford (Mississippi)

Ronnie Musgrove | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Ronnie Musgrove

To fully understand University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones unceremoniously getting the boot, you must take the advice of advice of Watergate's Deep Throat and "follow the money."

College Football Playoff Better But Not Enough

Wayne Coito | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
Wayne Coito

Notwithstanding a much more accurate national title setup, the College Football Playoff still must go one step further. An 8-team tournament is still a far better option and might have possibly gifted us a different title game, but we'll never know.

'I Hate That Oil's Dropping': Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.

Football and Race in Mississippi

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

If white Mississippians can identify with, embrace and cheer deliriously for teams that are 82 percent (Mississippi State) and 75 percent (Ole Miss) black, is it too much to hope that they might bring themselves to at least stop hating and show a modicum of respect to a president who is 50 percent black?

Ready, Set... Price Hike!

trivago | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel

It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking?

Ole Miss Will Take Steps To Distance University From Confederate Past

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.01.2014 | College

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The University of Mississippi, which has long struggled to distance itself from plantation-era imagery, is renaming a street kn...

Why the Symbolic Lynching at Ole Miss Matters

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Today's guest post was written by tonya thames taylor. The most recent transgression at the University of Mississippi, affectionately called "Ole Mi...

University's First Black, Female Student Body President: I Came To Ole Miss Because It Is Not Perfect

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

Racist vandalism on any campus not only affects how others view a university, but also affects how current students feel about their very own school. ...

College Coaches and the Three Biggest Lies

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
Cathy Whitlock

Since we are two weeks into the college football post season with a coaching carousel in in full swing, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at some of the oldie but goodie falsehoods that coaches recycle on their way to greener pastures.

Worst Fake Ever?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

Fortune is supposed to favor the bold. But Fortune, apparently, does not favor bold Georgia Tech punters. Georgia Tech punter Sean Poole attempted...

Landon Romano: Vine Famous?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.26.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

When asked if any of his popularity has translated into money, the smile comes back.

Music City Bowl Set

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Mississippi Rebels will finish the season in the same place where they started back in August. The Rebels will play Geo...

WATCH: Ole Miss Pulls Off Upset, Can't Pull Off Celebration

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

When No. 6 LSU arrived at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday, Ole Miss hadn't knocked of a team ranked in the AP Top 10 since November 2009. After O...

Ole Miss Shocks No. 6 LSU

AP | DAVID BRANDT | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

OXFORD, Miss. -- OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi kicker Andrew Ritter said his game-winning, 41-yard field goal attempt felt good off his foot. The...

5 Players To Watch During College Football's Week 7

Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Let's take a look at some players that will be vital to the success of their teams on Saturday. Also, be ...

Can The Bigoted Plays of Ole Miss Football Be Rewritten?

Howard Sherman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Howard Sherman

If you've not yet heard the story, the basic facts are these. Earlier this week, members of the football team at the University of Mississippi (aka "O...

DISGRACEFUL: College Football Players Shout Hate Speech During Gay Rights Play

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

"The Laramie Project" got a less-than-enthusiastic reception from student audiences at the University of Mississippi. As the The Daily Mississippi...

Ole Miss RB's Fantastic TD Run

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Hear that? That's the sound of 40,000 Commodores fans stunned into silence instantaneously. With the Rebels down 35-32 and 1:23 left to play in ...

Erin Andrews vs. Marshall Henderon

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Fox Sports' Erin Andrews was quick to take a shot at Ole Miss basketball star Marshall Henderson on Wednesday after it was announced that he was suspe...

Ole Miss Suspends Hoops Star

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Marshall Henderson has been suspended indefinitely from the Ole Miss men's basketball team for violating team rules. "Since the season ended, we ha...

Brother With A Semi-Colon: Remembering Rev. Will D. Campbell

Bert Montgomery | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Since his passing, many have been and will continue to be writing about their memories of and experiences with Will Campbell -- and rightfully so. I look forward to reading them. But I now understand why Will chose to keep his Thomas Merton memories to himself.

Polarizing Ole Miss Star Write Open Letter To Fans

Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

The 2012-2013 run of The Marshall Henderson Show closed with a loss (and a tantrum) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The polarizing Ole Miss...