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March 20, 2012

 

Ole Miss has been fond of changes lately. Criticism came after banning Colonel Reb, “From Dixie With Love” and the Rebel flags in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Ask any committee member from a historical preservation board or something like it: people do not react well to change.

 

Ole Miss has been fond of changes lately. Criticism came after banning Colonel Reb, “From Dixie With Love” and the Rebel flags in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Ask any committee member from a historical preservation board or something like it: people do not react well to change.

In general, change is something mankind will probably never learn to fully accept — at least immediately.

February 14, 2012

As members of the Ole Miss family, we have a special mindset. We have certain standards for who we welcome into our family. 

 

As members of the Ole Miss family, we have a special mindset. We have certain standards for who we welcome into our family. 

A stroll through the Grove on a Saturday in the fall will prove that: beautiful women in colorful sundresses, gentlemen in sports coats and old men in sweater vests. Other than those types of people, there isn’t much room for outsiders.

This concept saddens and frightens me, but it is how we have done it in Oxford for as long as anyone can remember.

June 13, 2011

 

Words are powerful; they move people, whether spoken verbally or written on a page. They are our thoughts breathed into life and can be used to uplift or put down, be it intentional or unintentional. Such was the case a few years ago on our very own campus.

February 3, 2011

Though I understand the affection many Ole Miss students and alumni hold toward Colonel Reb, recent legislation proposed by State Representative Mark Duvall may do more harm than good.

Though I understand the affection many Ole Miss students and alumni hold toward Colonel Reb, recent legislation proposed by State Representative Mark Duvall may do more harm than good.

House Bill 1106 requiring adherence to these “traditions” would legally close the door for future student and faculty input.