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September 19, 2012

On Sept. 17, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 29 new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state’s yearly total to 169 cases and four deaths. The virus has spread across a large portion of the state, though no cases have been confirmed in Lafayette County.

September 10, 2012

The School of Pharmacy kicked off its first of many “Brown Bag Discussions” on Sept. 5 in the Thad Cochran Research Center. Nearly 30 talented research scientists and faculty members from both the Jackson and Oxford campuses came together to discuss how to improve, synergize and streamline their areas of research.

The School of Pharmacy kicked off its first of many “Brown Bag Discussions” on Sept. 5 in the Thad Cochran Research Center. Nearly 30 talented research scientists and faculty members from both the Jackson and Oxford campuses came together to discuss how to improve, synergize and streamline their areas of research. “Our aim is to take four targeted research areas and organize a Brown Bag series around each one of those (in order to) make other investigators and faculty members aware of the strengths that we have,” said Dr.

July 9, 2012

 

Ole Miss coaches will be the featured guests at the annual Rebel Reunion Party hosted by the Central Mississippi Ole Miss Alumni Club. The event will be held this Tuesday, July 10, at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson, Miss. 

 

March 19, 2012

Fifty years ago, James Meredith and a few companions began a march from Memphis to Jackson to encourage blacks living under Jim Crow laws to register to vote. 

 

Fifty years ago, James Meredith and a few companions began a march from Memphis to Jackson to encourage blacks living under Jim Crow laws to register to vote. 

Today, participants in the Walk Against Fear will walk from Batesville to Oxford to recreate Meredith’s walk, hoping to spread awareness about civil rights violations immigrants suffer today. 

Patricio Gonzalez, Jose Salazar and Ingrid Cruz will lead the walk. 

They expect to arrive in front of the Lyceum at approximately 7 p.m. 

February 1, 2012

Colour Revolt has been hard at work and is more than ready for its Oxford appearance. 

 

Colour Revolt has been hard at work and is more than ready for its Oxford appearance. 

“It’s just a hometown advantage kind of thing,” band member Jesse Coppenbarger said. “We can play our stuff and feel comfortable with it. If it’s kind of loose and not tight yet, it will be more fun than anything.”

January 22, 2012

As education continues to be a hot topic in debates around the country, four University of Mississippi students will do what they can to improve low-budget schools in struggling areas for the next two academic years. 

 

As education continues to be a hot topic in debates around the country, four University of Mississippi students will do what they can to improve low-budget schools in struggling areas for the next two academic years. 

Mary Alex Street, Caleb Herod, Cortez Moss and Taylor McGraw have each been offered and accepted positions with the 2012 Teach For America Corps (TFA).

March 24, 2011

Got plans for tonight? Cancel them. There is something going on that can provide an evening’s entertainment as well as help a good cause.

Got plans for tonight?

Cancel them. There is something going on that can provide an evening’s entertainment as well as help a good cause.

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is putting on a must- see production, and its proceeds will benefit the Powerhouse.  

 
Tonight, a Jackson-based ensemble called Front Porch Dance will perform at the Powerhouse.

February 7, 2011

The newest school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will have its own building after spending 38 years without one. 

The newest school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will have its own building after spending 38 years without one.  

The school of pharmacy is currently under construction and is expected to be finished and open by this fall.

Dr. Leigh Ann Ross, associate dean for clinical affairs at UMMC, is looking forward to the new building.

February 6, 2011

The University of Mississippi inducted 10 seniors into the 2010-2011 Hall of Fame on Friday.

The University of Mississippi inducted 10 seniors into the 2010-2011 Hall of Fame on Friday.

Students are selected based on academic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities and potential for future success.

November 2, 2010

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Alan Nunnelee unseated Democratic U.S. Rep. Travis Childers on Tuesday in north Mississippi’s 1st District, reclaiming a seat the GOP held for 13 years before Childers grabbed it in 2008.

 

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Alan Nunnelee unseated Democratic U.S. Rep. Travis Childers on Tuesday in north Mississippi’s 1st District, reclaiming a seat the GOP held for 13 years before Childers grabbed it in 2008.

 

October 21, 2010

The crowd was restless as the lights went down. Ardent fans screamed, jumped and pushed around. I did not even know what was going on.

 

The crowd was restless as the lights went down. Ardent fans screamed, jumped and pushed around. I did not even know what was going on.

 

October 21, 2010

On Sunday Oct. 24, the Oxford community will have the opportunity to come together to support the fight against diabetes by participating in Mississippi’s Walk for Diabetes. The disease affects more than 24 million Americans. In addition to affecting 351,000 Mississippians, many others in the state are at risk of developing the disease.

 

On Sunday Oct. 24, the Oxford community will have the opportunity to come together to support the fight against diabetes by participating in Mississippi’s Walk for Diabetes. The disease affects more than 24 million Americans. In addition to affecting 351,000 Mississippians, many others in the state are at risk of developing the disease.

June 25, 2010

Yesterday, I covered a press conference for the local paper I write for during the summer. It wasn’t anything exciting. The details are boring.

 

Yesterday, I covered a press conference for the local paper I write for during the summer. It wasn’t anything exciting. The details are boring.

 

What intrigued me was that half of the people at the meeting knew who I was.

 

June 10, 2010

It’s the worst environmental disaster in American history. Take that in for a moment.

 

It’s the worst environmental disaster in American history.

 

Take that in for a moment.