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Coronavirus Chronicles, part 3

I took a walk-through of campus this past weekend. At the same time, it looked both desolate and shockingly put together. Oxford is simply different ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Praying for fellow writer David Johnson

A little over a week ago, I hopped on the phone with Eli Johnson. An early morning phone call with an Ole Miss football player ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

COLUMN: Coronavirus Chronicles, part 2

April Fool’s Day scared me. I’m not one for pranks or really one for putting extra meaning on any day of the calendar for that ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Coronavirus Chronicles, part 1

Conference USA championships can cure COVID-19. Well not really, but virtual CUSA championships can certainly help kill some time and cure the coronavirus blues. I ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

COLUMN: NFL offseason providing a modicum of normalcy amongst unrest

It’s going to be incredibly bizarre to see Tom Brady in a uniform without that clunky Patriots logo on the helmet. The 42-year-old New England ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Decisions have been made: where do we go from here?

How many moments in your life do you honestly, truly remember in vivid detail, almost as if everything is happening around you in slow motion? ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

OPINION: From the comments section – Using your voice effectively

Several hot-button issues have been discussed by the City of Oxford in recent weeks, but two have seen the most public outcry.  The Board of ... Read more

10 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OPINION: A dangerous precedent: the “Kavanaugh Effect”

This hasn’t exactly been a banner week for female reporters or politicians in Mississippi.   After reading about the state’s lowest-fundraising gubernatorial candidate (who shall remain ... Read more

11 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Column: What was Southern Miss’ HC thinking?

It’s hard to understand what’s going through Southern Mississippi head football coach Jay Hopson’s mind. It’s hard to understand how he’s justifying his actions to ... Read more

1 year ago by Nathanael Gabler.

COMMENTARY: The hero that I want for Oxford, but not what it needs

Back in January, the Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a resolution to be in favor of allowing bars to stay open later. This is, in ... Read more

1 year ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

COLUMN: Paying homage to a great storyteller

Understanding what journalists do for a living is pretty simple, really. We tell stories. We use our words to paint pictures of things that happen ... Read more

1 year ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

COLUMN: Rationally enjoying Ole Miss basketball, through an outsider’s lens

Everything below should be prefaced by saying that I am what many people consider the worst kind of sports fan. Growing up in the Raleigh-Durham ... Read more

1 year ago by Nathanael Gabler.

COMMENTARY: From a big city kid, it’s hard to beat Oxford’s holiday beauty

Let me preface this by asking you to understand: I have high standards for the holidays, imparted in me by my family. For those who ... Read more

1 year ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

This thanksgiving, here’s how to talk to your relatives about the state of Ole Miss football

It hasn’t been the easiest or most positive year for Ole Miss football. Sitting at 5-6 and having one just one game in the SEC. ... Read more

2 years ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Aging is our greatest equalizer

How is your aging going? Are there more surprises like wrinkles or more gray hairs than a while back? Do you need more sleep? Has ... Read more

2 years ago by TJ Ray.

The brain’s dwindiling attention span

The average human’s attention span is…oh look, a bird! Has that happened to you? As your brain began the activity of saying something to someone, ... Read more

2 years ago by TJ Ray.

Searching for honesty in national media

If a modern-day Diogenes were to search for honesty in the mainstream media, he would need barrels of lamp oil. Diogenes the Cynic was an ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

Mueller mountain births Papadopoulos mouse

“The Mountain in Labour” is one of the fables credited to the Greek storyteller Aesop in the 6th Century BCE. “The Mountain in Labour” was ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

Kavanaugh confirmation hearings are Kabuki television

Japan’s Kabuki theater tradition is over four-centuries-old. Kabuki performers are heavily made up, ornately dressed and engage at a snail’s pace in a highly stylized ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

When the IRS plays politics, you pay for it

Articles in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and The Washington Post recently detailed how the government has agreed to pay $3.5 million ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

The joke continues for public education in Mississippi

Newspapers work to include a myriad of subject pieces to attract readers. For some, there is news, while for others the attraction might be a ... Read more

2 years ago by TJ Ray.

The deep state has deep roots

This country’s 30th President, Calvin Coolidge, led the nation through the Roaring Twenties, a time of social upheaval and rapidly changing mores. The United States ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

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