The University of Mississippi will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this weekend. Students and all area residents are asked to bring unused, left-over and expired prescription drugs to the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so they can be disposed of safely. Drugs should not be flushed down a toilet or tossed into the household garbage. (October 28, 2011, Page 1A)
In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the SistahSpeak organization is asking all women — and brave men — to dab on their brightest red lip stick for “Lips of Love.” (April 1, 2011, Page 12A)
The Relay for Life fundraiser 5K for a Cure Race will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at the University of Mississippi Student Union on campus. Registration begins at 6 a.m.
The 3.1-mile route will be contained to the campus — starting and ending at the Student Union. The entry fee is $25 on the day of the event. It’s a tax-deductible donation and includes a T-shirt and goody bag. Buffalo Peak Outfitters will be setting up and giving away prizes to the racers. (August 26, 2010, Page 2)
The University Lions Club will be hosting a free eye screening outside the Ole Miss Student Union from 2 – 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7. Stop by to get your eyes screened and enjoy complimentary sweet “eyes” tea courtesy of McAlister’s Deli. (April 30, 2010)
Dr. Jean Jones lost her battle with breast cancer more than 12 years ago, but her memory still drives those who knew her — or know of her spirit — to honor her memory by raising funds to help others win the fight against cancer. The fundraising event, the Jean Jones Walk/Run for Cancer, is just around the corner on April 10. (March 25, 2010, Page 1)
The American Association of University Women is holding its 15th annual book sale this week at the University of Mississippi to raise money for fellowships and scholarships for women majoring in education. All types of books — from mysteries to science fiction to romance — are being sold to bibliophiles of all ages in the community until 4 this afternoon in the Student Union lobby at Ole Miss. (February 23, 2010, Page 3)