Tag: Ole Miss

Mississippi Colleges Continue to Lower State Flag

By Sheryl Estrada A rally took place on Oct. 16 calling on the University of Mississippi to remove the state flag from university grounds. Photo by The Oxford Eagle. Mississippi is the only state that includes the Confederate battle emblem as part of its flag. And the University of Mississippi…

Ole Miss Makes Big Changes to Its Campus

By Julissa Catalan The University of Mississippi has announced plans to diversify its campus, aiming to rid it of its plantation-era history. “Our unique history regarding race provides not only a larger responsibility for providing leadership on race issues, but also a large opportunityone we should and will embrace,” Chancellor…

Noose Left on Statue of First Black Ole Miss Student

By Chris Hoenig James Meredith broke racial barriers when he enrolled at the University of Mississippi in 1962. On Sunday, two men tried to tarnish that legacy when they defaced Meredith’s statue at the school. Witnesses say the pair screamed racial slurs as they left a noose and an old…