Blogs

On Religion: Struggling to Provide the Sacraments, While Keeping a Safe Distance

Priests in the Church of England have faced many challenges in recent decades -- from plummeting attendance numbers to fierce debates about marriage and...

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with Oxford Local, Bettye Galloway

Bettye Galloway is an Oxford icon, a woman of immense talent and accomplishment.  Yet, so humble.  Her reflections on her childhood in Lafayette County...

Blog: Now is the Time to Strengthen Your Well-Being

If you asked Oxford citizens in January what they were planning to do in April, they would likely tell you about their plans to...

Blog: Surviving the Pandemic on Social Media with the Dream Team

By Molly Goar IMC Student mkgoar@go.olemiss.edu A month ago, a black Tahoe cruised down the backroads of Sardis, Mississippi with the windows down and country music blaring...

Column: Students Continued to Write as their World Dramatically Changed

By Jeff Roberson Hottytoddy.com Contributor robersonjeff0630@gmail.com In this first semester to teach sportswriting, I’ve received good advice from veterans of classroom instruction. Jump right in and give them...

On Religion: Where is God in the Coronavirus Crisis?

Queen Elizabeth II has seen more than her share of good and evil during her 68 years on the British throne. Candles shining in the...

VIDEO: Students Express Themselves Through Quarantine Vlogs

By Michael Fagans Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism mfagans@olemiss.edu As a first assignment ‘back’ to (online) class, I asked the students in my Journalism Innovation course to...

Column: RFK Would See Familiar Patterns in Mississippi’s COVID-19 Response

By Ellen B. Meacham Author of "Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi" ebmeacham@bellsouth.net It is one of the tragic ironies of the COVID-19 pandemic that the...

On Religion: Coronavirus Lockdowns Threatened Some Passover Traditions

Passover Seders include one moment that is especially poignant for grandparents. Early in this ritual meal they look on as one or more of their...

Column: A Birthday of Significance

By Jeff Roberson HottyToddy.com Contributor robersonjeff0630@gmail.com My father recalls that my grandfather built a house during the great depression, and the mortgage company went bankrupt. He lost...