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BREAKING: Attempted armed robbery on Rebel Drive - The suspects were last seen heading east on Northgate Drive towards Sorority Row. The University of Mississippi Police Department received a report of an attempted armed robbery Saturday, at approximately 12:30 a.m. The incident was reported to have occurred on Rebel Drive in front of Kincannon Hall, according to the crime alert released by UPD via email early Saturday morning. In a statement to The Daily Mississippian ... http://ow.ly/2RGyac

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Rebel basketball falls to TCU 66-54 - Things finally seemed to be clicking for the Ole Miss Men’s Basketball team, until they ran into TCU. The Rebels (5-2) fell at home to the Horned Frogs (8-0) 66-54 in what did not look like the same Ole Miss team that knocked off Creighton and Cincinnati in the Emerald Coast Classic. “There was no rhythm (offensively),” head coach Andy Kennedy said. “We’re really searching for options offensively. Defensively, I thought we were lock... http://ow.ly/2REwWw

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Shopping center to displace local families - Lakyn, Ashlyn and Caitlyn pose with their mother Lisa Sanders and grandmother Betty Bovee for a photo in their home in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. DM Photo | Cady Herring Lisa Sanders and her three daughters have lived in Ewing Park Community at the intersection of West Jackson and West Oxford Loop for 11 years. It costs $210 to rent the plot of land her trailer is on, plus about $40 a month for water. Sanders, wh... http://ow.ly/2REnB2

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Ole Miss students protest Ferguson decision - Students stage a die-in at the Student Union during the lunch hour on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 in response to recent alleged acts of police brutality. (Phillip Waller | The Ole Miss) Clutching posters that read “#BlackLivesMatter” and “#Support,” around 40 students at The University of Mississippi staged a peaceful demonstration Thursday afternoon in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri, pol... http://ow.ly/2REfaX

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Zemir Begić and convenient whiteness - The concept of “whiteness” is probably foreign to a lot of people. Race, as we popularly view it, is something simple. Unambiguous. Either you have white skin, or you don’t. In reality, who or what qualifies as “white” is far more complex. The George Zimmerman verdict shined a very public light on this concept. Was George Zimmerman a white man, as the prevailing narrative described? Or was he a Hispanic man, a minority just like Tr... http://ow.ly/2RE65C

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MegaBus Poll - Today the MegaBus discontinued their services from Oxford. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. http://ow.ly/2RCtqb

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Students to release documentary on public education - Christine Dickason and Kaitlyn Barton interview a source for “The Way I See It.” COURTESY: CHRISTINE DICKASON Two University of Mississippi senior public policy leadership majors, Kaitlyn Barton and Christine Dickason, are releasing their documentary entitled “The Way I See It” Friday. The documentary, which was filmed at three randomly chosen Mississippi public schools such as Magee High School, Northwest Rankin Hig... http://ow.ly/2RBpB4

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Oxford Ballet School presents: ‘The Nutcracker’ -   Christmas Nutcracker This weekend the Oxford Ballet School, with help from the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, is presenting “The Nutcracker,” a Christmas classic. “The Nutcracker” is a famous Christmas performance created by Russian composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Companies such as the Russian Ballet and the New York City Ballet have internationally performed it. Now, the Oxford Ballet School will take the stage. “‘Th... http://ow.ly/2RBhfw

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Temporary Chucky Mullins Memorial plaque missing - The temporary plaque, seen above, was reported missing Sunday. File Photo: Cady Herring The University of Mississippi Police Department received a report that the temporary Chucky Mullins Memorial plaque at the intersection of Chucky Mullins Drive and Poole Drive was missing on Sunday, according to the department’s Facebook page. Danny Blanton, university director of public relations, said in a statement that officials ... http://ow.ly/2Rz2nV

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University organizations recognize World AIDS Day - A woman adjusts a red ribbon, symbol of the fight against AIDS during a demonstration on World Aids Day, in Pamplona northern Spain, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos) Many organizations across campus partnered to raise awareness about HIV in Mississippi and the South through various activities for World AIDS Day Monday. The involved organizations include the Sarah Isom Center, along with the Center for... http://ow.ly/2Rw3Mz
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