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Out in the Grove: Oxford’s LGBTQ+ community celebrates Pride

Members of the Oxford and university community gathered in the heart of the University of Mississippi campus yesterday for Out in the Grove, a historic ... Read more

1 week ago by Neely Mullen.

UM receives $1M to study evidence-based policing, reform

OXFORD – Actor Morgan Freeman and criminal justice and legal studies professor Linda Keena have donated $1 million to establish the Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform at ... Read more

1 week ago by University of Mississippi.

University Police Chief Ray Hawkins to retire

University of Mississippi Police Chief Ray Hawkins, respected law enforcement officer, natural leader and a believer in the ‘education before enforcement’ approach to policing, is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by University of Mississippi.

Summer Sunset Series returning to The Grove

After a year away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer Sunset Series is returning to its original home next month. The annual community event, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Need-To-Know: Ole Miss Commencement 2021 

The University of Mississippi’s 168th Commencement exercises are scheduled this weekend, when more than 5,000 prospective graduates and their friends and family will gather in Oxford to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Former Ole Miss and NFL great Patrick Willis to give 2020 UM Commencement Address

Former Ole Miss and NFL great Patrick Willis will give the University of Mississippi’s 2020 Commencement speech next month. The school announced on Monday that ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss student charged in fraternity hazing that injured pledge

By Jeff Amy | Associated Press A University of Mississippi student faces aggravated assault charges after police said he sprayed cleaner into the mouth of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Chancellor Boyce: “We’re incredibly optimistic” about opening the Grove in 2021

Two weeks ago, the status of a full Grove come Saturdays this fall was still unclear, but Ole Miss Chancellor Glenn Boyce shed some light ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Status for “full Grove experience” during 2021 football season still uncertain

The University of Mississippi announced last month they would return to a full in-person experience for the 2021 Fall Semester, but that may not include ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

ONE YEAR LATER: COVID-19 in Lafayette County

Everyday life was normal in Oxford on March 18, 2020, but that all changed the following day. Lafayette County reported its first case of the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi to administer COVID-19 vaccines on campus through next week

The University of Mississippi will be offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments on its campus for a select number of days through next week. In an alert ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi to continue requiring masks for remainder of spring semester

Oxford and Lafayette County Schools are still required to wear masks on campus, and the University of Mississippi is joining them. In a letter to ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi to have “full, in-person campus experience” for Fall 2021 semester

The University of Mississippi will soon see a bit of normalcy. On Friday, Ole Miss announced its plan for the Fall 2021 semester, one that ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Arthur Doctor Receives IHL Diversity Educator of the Year Award

By JB Clark | University of Mississippi Communications    Editor’s Note: This is part 3 of the EAGLE’s Black History Month series, which will publish every ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Jim Weatherly, Ole Miss Football Letterwinner, Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Dies

Jim Weatherly, a star quarterback for the Ole Miss Rebels in the 1960s before going on to enjoy an award-winning career in the music and ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

University of Mississippi announces commencement plans for Classes of 2021 and 2020

The Class of 2020 will still get to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, just a year later than expected. The University of ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss Announces Task Force Preparing for Campuswide COVID-19 Vaccinations

Although the exact date when doses will arrive is pending, the University of Mississippi Vaccine Distribution and Administration Task Force is preparing to launch a ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Former Ole Miss student convicted of killing University police officer released from prison

After serving 14 years of a 20-year sentence, Daniel Cummings is no longer in prison. Cummings was released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

SNOW DAY 2021: Oxford, Ole Miss turn into winter wonderland

The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi became a winter wonderland on Monday. Weather reports indicated the heavier snowfall would hit central portions ... Read more

5 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi forms COVID-19 vaccine task force

With COVID-19 vaccinations becoming available throughout Mississippi this month, the University of Mississippi is making plans for on-campus distribution. The school recently announced the Vaccine ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: October – December 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss professor sues Mississippi state auditor in ongoing “Scholar Strike” issue

A University of Mississippi professor responded to Shad White’s “demand” to repay money by filing a lawsuit against the Mississippi state auditor on Wednesday. Ole ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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