The Debate Over Confederate Monuments Spreads to the University of Mississpppi


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Student government organizations at the University of Mississippi have called for a Confederate soldier monument to be moved from its prominent spot on the Ole Miss campus to a Confederate cemetery in a more secluded area on the university’s campus. On March 5, the Associate Student Body Senate at Ole Miss voted unanimously on a resolution asking university administrators to move the statue. The Graduate Student Council also recently approved a similar resolution. Currently, the monument stands in a park-like setting near the white-columned Lyceum, the main administrative building on cam...