Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Column: Ole Miss Game Days are Back, and We Should Be Grateful

After a tumultuous offseason centered on COVID-19 storylines, the Southeastern Conference kicks off this weekend with a full slate of games, including one here in Oxford between No. 5 Florida and the new-look Ole Miss Rebels.
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Adapting to a New Football Season

As the 2020 SEC football season begins, game days at Ole Miss and around the conference will look different.

Forward Rebels: The Pride Of The South Marches On

At the start of the fall semester, Athletic Director Keith Carter and Chancellor Glenn Boyce asked the University of Mississippi’s marching band, The Pride of the South, if they wanted to participate in fall sports. Their immediate response was, “We want to play.”
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A Little Rain Can’t Dampen Excitement for Saturday’s Season Opener

The Ole Miss Rebels are set to face off against the Florida Gators this Saturday, but will slight...

SMBHC Creates Resources for First-Generation Students

The SMBHC First-Generation Student Network hosted Makayla Haussler virtually on September 9th as the first speaker in its fall speaker series.

Gyms In Oxford Are Trying To Safely Stay Open

Gyms in town have opened back up after months without business, but new rules and regulations have been implemented.

Allen Boyer: Review of “In Faulkner’s Shadow: A Memoir,” by Lawrence Wells

This Friday, September 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. Central Time on Zoom, Square Books is hosting Larry Wells in conversation with Bill Dunlap to discuss “In Faulkner’s Shadow.”

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with Ole Miss Retiree Dr. Donald Cole

*Editor’s Note: The latest interview in the Ole Miss Retirees features is Dr. Donald Cole. The organization’s mission is to enable all of the...

COLUMN: We All Share Responsibility for Keeping Our Campus Healthy

Dr. Jean Gispen gives her opinion on why every age group must do their part in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Oxford Bicycle Company Shifting Gears Amid Global Bike Shortage

Oxford Bicycle Company has been in business since 1990, but Smith says he has never been as busy as when the bicycle boom started several months ago.

The Party Never Stops In Oxford, Even For a $1,000 Fine

There’s one college tradition that COVID-19 has not managed to cancel: house parties. However, these house parties now come with a high price tag in Oxford. The Oxford Police Department is issuing citations of up to $1,000 to those caught hosting a party with more than 10 people inside and 20 people outside.
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Sorority Recruitment Comes to a Close—Bid Day 2020

Sorority recruitment will finally come to a close on Saturday at The University of Mississippi. HottyToddy intern Dayna Drake spoke with "potential new member" Kaydn Fussell on Friday to talk about the last round of "rush" and what Saturday morning might bring.
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Students and Covid-19: How Off-Campus Housing is Keeping Residents Safe

HottyToddy Intern Dayna Drake reports from Lafayette Place Apartments—which primarily houses students—in Oxford.

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The Party Never Stops In Oxford, Even For a $1,000 Fine

There’s one college tradition that COVID-19 has not managed to cancel: house parties. However, these house parties now come with a high price tag in Oxford. The Oxford Police Department is issuing citations of up to $1,000 to those caught hosting a party with more than 10 people inside and 20 people outside.
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Sorority Recruitment Comes to a Close—Bid Day 2020

Sorority recruitment will finally come to a close on Saturday at The University of Mississippi. HottyToddy intern Dayna Drake spoke with "potential new member" Kaydn Fussell on Friday to talk about the last round of "rush" and what Saturday morning might bring.
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Ole Miss Never Loses a Party: Tailgating Moves to the Square

"We may not win every game... but we ain't never lost a party." - Larry Wamble

Gyms In Oxford Are Trying To Safely Stay Open

Gyms in town have opened back up after months without business, but new rules and regulations have been implemented.