Southern Experience

Ole Miss Student Named First Runner-Up to Miss Mississippi

Eleven University of Mississippi students were among the 44 contestants vying for this year’s Miss Mississippi crown. One of those women, Anne Elizabeth Buys, competing as...
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On Cooking Southern: Fill the Freezer Now – July Is National Blueberry Month

SOUTHERNISM OF THE MONTH Glow: What Southern Belles do instead of sweating, as they gently blot their faces with lace-edged hankies and languidly move their...
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On Cooking Southern: The Days of Wine and Noses Are Here to Stay

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High Falutin’: A situation, attitude, or circumstance in which one party is putting on airs, acting high and mighty and...
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Cofield on Oxford & Ole Miss: Isaiah’s Busy Bee Café

Born in Oxford, Georgia Isaiah spent thirty years cooking for Ole Miss Chancellors J. D. Williams and Porter Fortune. When she finally retired, she still...
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Vassallo, Scruggs Debate: Is The Presidential Primary Selection Process Broken?

Steve Vassallo: The presidential primary selection process is broken. For months now the major national television networks have been touting the individual state primaries...
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One Patriot’s Thoughts About Recent and Coming Events

A few weeks ago I made a two-day bus journey to the annual Continental Congress of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution...
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Vassallo: Ole Miss – The Attraction

Have you ever stopped to consider why so many people are interested in enrolling here? Observing the countless orientation families this summer arriving in Oxford...
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“That Old Beat-Up Truck” by Shane Brown

That old beat-up truck used to be so pretty. It's still pretty to me because I know what it used to be and what it...
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Scruggs, Vassallo Debate: Should President Obama Nominate a New Justice?

Dickie Scruggs: President Obama is constitutionally mandated to nominate a justice to replace Antonin Scalia. The Constitution is unequivocal: A President “shall nominate” a candidate...
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Park: My Wish List re: Guns in America

  In light of President Obama’s recent expansion of background checks via his executive order and his State of the Union address, this gun owner...