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Cover Story, "A talk with President Jones"
Memphis State University President Billy M. Jones recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of his coming to MSU. Upon this occasion, President Jones talked with The Columns about his experience at the University. During the interview, he discussed some of MSU's accomplishments over the past five years, the present status of the University and some of his hopes for the future.
Also featured, "Aristocat"
One of Memphis State's most loyal fans weighs more than 500 pounds and commands a great deal of respect among MSU alumni and friends. Indeed, he is something of a celebrity, capable of drawing the attention of 20,000 people by his mere presence. This outstanding MSU supporter is TOM, the Royal Bengal Tiger and Memphis State mascot for the past six years.
Memphis State University; University of Memphis; University of Memphis (Memphis, Tenn.). Alumni Association.
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