Mitchell: Battle For School Dollars Now Rests With Supreme Court

Most students are out for summer, having finished their final exams. In all probability, there were no easy answers. The quest for better K-12...

Top 10 Rules For Southerners Visiting New York City

As any hunter knows, you have to blend-in to bag game. In NYC, the purpose of blending in is to avoid being the game....

Top 10 Rules For Southerners Visiting New York City

As any hunter knows, you have to blend-in to bag game. In NYC, the purpose of blending in is to avoid being the game....

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: William Faulkner And Andrew Price At Rowan Oak

About 40 years ago I told Mom that for Christmas and birthdays I wanted cool framed stuff. And Dad gave her photos and she...

Ole Miss Musings: Gettysburg Explained

Next month, Jim Carroll will be joining Starke Miller and a group of Civil War buffs to two great battlefields in American history... Sharpsburg and...

Access To Information Hasn’t Made Us Less Angry

Don’t trust the media? Most people (according to media reports) don’t. And that’s fine because we all live in a new day. Anyone with...

Column: Long-Ago Letter From Dr. Jere Hoar

Shortly after ending my challenging year as editor of "The Daily Mississippian," graduating from Ole Miss and moving to New York City in the...

Heydey Of The Nursery Rhyme Past, But It Could Return

Generations grew up with the “sticks and stones” rhyme. You know, the one that ends, “but words can never hurt me.” Increasingly, it’s fallen out...

John Cofield’s Oxford And Ole Miss: Faces Of Oxford, James Ivy

It was a love/love relationship. There was no patronism from either. Ole Miss, and particularly the Freshman Class, loved James Ivy and he loved...

Vassallo: A Tail Of Two Foxes

Had I not witnessed this myself, I would not be reporting it as fact. In the previous week, we have observed two baby foxes...