Tim Heaton

Heaton: How to Avoid Overpaying for a College Degree in 3 Easy Steps

Before we begin, consider these facts: There are 2,400 undergraduate programs — you can't look at them all. Tuition inflation means that the risk in overpaying...

Heaton: How to Build a Professional Network

Building a professional network is — well, hard work. If it was easy, Bill Gates and Hugh Freeze would be in everyone’s phone. There...

Heaton: 10 Things You Miss When You Move Away from the Deep South

Life in Mississippi has been compared to many things: a quilt, a gumbo, fabric. I think of it as a cobbler. One cannot find it...

Heaton: Football History, from Ancient Greeks to Teddy Roosevelt

Football traces its roots back to Harpaston, a game played by the ancient Greeks. The rules of this ancient sport were quite simple: points...

Heaton: Routine Day Forever Changed

Sunday evening, May 26, 1982 At Ole Miss, classes were out and the campus deserted. I don't recall why my friend, Claudette, and I were...

Heaton: Why Everyone Should Learn to Code

“The 'everyone should learn to code' movement isn't just wrong because it falsely equates coding with essential life skills like reading, writing, and math....