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November 26, 2012

In President Obama’s first term, 300 drone strikes killed an estimated 2,500 people. Drone strikes are a powerful tool in the war on terror, but they are also a tool without rules.
The New York Times reported yesterday that in the weeks before the presidential election, the Obama administration was scrambling to create guidelines for the use of drones. These rules were to be created in case Obama wasn’t re-elected; the new president would then have a clear set of directives to determine when the use of drone strikes was allowed.

November 5, 2012

When reading a recent article in the New York Times about Amazon and its apparent goal of monopolizing the bookselling industry, one sentence in the story stood out as an epiphany to me.
A sentence from the article “Booksellers Resisting Amazon’s Disruption” reads: “Amazon can do many things, but it still cannot let readers examine a book before buying.”

November 5, 2012

When reading a recent article in the New York Times about Amazon and its apparent goal of monopolizing the bookselling industry, one sentence in the story stood out as an epiphany to me.
A sentence from the article “Booksellers Resisting Amazon’s Disruption” reads: “Amazon can do many things, but it still cannot let readers examine a book before buying.”

October 17, 2012

Without daredevils, who would we ridicule and say “the man is crazy” or “she has lost her mind” when they pull one of their stunts to either break an already set record, garner attention or simply for the heck of it.

October 17, 2012

Without daredevils, who would we ridicule and say “the man is crazy” or “she has lost her mind” when they pull one of their stunts to either break an already set record, garner attention or simply for the heck of it.

September 4, 2012

Once again we are leading up to an election with two candidates to choose from who have been painted as opposites of one another.
Case in point: Romney for Big Oil, Obama for clean energy; Romney for lowering taxes among the wealthiest, Obama for raising taxes among the wealthiest; Romney for tighter immigration, Obama’s DREAM act; Romney pro-life and Obama pro-choice; Romney against same sex marriage, Obama for same sex marriage.

September 4, 2012

Once again we are leading up to an election with two candidates to choose from who have been painted as opposites of one another.
Case in point: Romney for Big Oil, Obama for clean energy; Romney for lowering taxes among the wealthiest, Obama for raising taxes among the wealthiest; Romney for tighter immigration, Obama’s DREAM act; Romney pro-life and Obama pro-choice; Romney against same sex marriage, Obama for same sex marriage.

July 24, 2012

In the midst of a struggling economy, students across the country who need financial aid to attend colleges and universities might not be getting all the money they deserve.

 
In the midst of a struggling economy, students across the country who need financial aid to attend colleges and universities might not be getting all the money they deserve.

July 24, 2012

In the midst of a struggling economy, students across the country who need financial aid to attend colleges and universities might not be getting all the money they deserve.

 
In the midst of a struggling economy, students across the country who need financial aid to attend colleges and universities might not be getting all the money they deserve.

July 2, 2012

If most of us were to publish our autobiographies right now, it is highly unlikely they would sell millions of copies and be featured on the New York Times' Best Sellers list. However, I firmly believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. 

 
If most of us were to publish our autobiographies right now, it is highly unlikely they would sell millions of copies and be featured on the New York Times' Best Sellers list. However, I firmly believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. 

July 2, 2012

If most of us were to publish our autobiographies right now, it is highly unlikely they would sell millions of copies and be featured on the New York Times' Best Sellers list. However, I firmly believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. 

 
If most of us were to publish our autobiographies right now, it is highly unlikely they would sell millions of copies and be featured on the New York Times' Best Sellers list. However, I firmly believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. 

June 13, 2012

Information leaks usually aren’t the kind of things that cause concern on a national level. For many, an information leak is simply a good friend revealing what really happened on Spring Break. However, last week a monumental leak was revealed in the New York Times, with information coming from high up in the Obama administration that revealed several details about Obama’s national security policy.

June 13, 2012

Information leaks usually aren’t the kind of things that cause concern on a national level. For many, an information leak is simply a good friend revealing what really happened on Spring Break. However, last week a monumental leak was revealed in the New York Times, with information coming from high up in the Obama administration that revealed several details about Obama’s national security policy.

April 16, 2012

Ole Miss students can stay more connected than ever with the release of the new Ole Miss App -— iPad Edition. With the help of over 30 University of Mississippi employees, the app was created as an outlet for all things Ole Miss.

 

Ole Miss students can stay more connected than ever with the release of the new Ole Miss App -— iPad Edition. With the help of over 30 University of Mississippi employees, the app was created as an outlet for all things Ole Miss.

April 16, 2012

Ole Miss students can stay more connected than ever with the release of the new Ole Miss App -— iPad Edition. With the help of over 30 University of Mississippi employees, the app was created as an outlet for all things Ole Miss.

 

Ole Miss students can stay more connected than ever with the release of the new Ole Miss App -— iPad Edition. With the help of over 30 University of Mississippi employees, the app was created as an outlet for all things Ole Miss.

January 29, 2012

With websites like Facebook and Twitter, we have several opportunities to expand our roster of “friends” and “followers.”

 

With websites like Facebook and Twitter, we have several opportunities to expand our roster of “friends” and “followers.”

January 29, 2012

With websites like Facebook and Twitter, we have several opportunities to expand our roster of “friends” and “followers.”

 

With websites like Facebook and Twitter, we have several opportunities to expand our roster of “friends” and “followers.”

January 26, 2012

 

Four months have passed since Occupy Wall Street began its protest at Zuccotti Park in New York City’s Wall Street financial district, yet we wait for a clear articulation of their demands.

 

Four months have passed since Occupy Wall Street began its protest at Zuccotti Park in New York City’s Wall Street financial district, yet we wait for a clear articulation of their demands.

January 26, 2012

 

Four months have passed since Occupy Wall Street began its protest at Zuccotti Park in New York City’s Wall Street financial district, yet we wait for a clear articulation of their demands.

 

Four months have passed since Occupy Wall Street began its protest at Zuccotti Park in New York City’s Wall Street financial district, yet we wait for a clear articulation of their demands.

December 1, 2011

Is the government watching you? 

 

Big Brother is watching you. People have always been paranoid about the power of government. But with the recent rejection of the Udall Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, the idea of Big Brother taking you in the middle of the night has become more real.

December 1, 2011

Is the government watching you? 

 

Big Brother is watching you. People have always been paranoid about the power of government. But with the recent rejection of the Udall Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, the idea of Big Brother taking you in the middle of the night has become more real.

October 17, 2011

The New York Times profiled the university and Oxford in its weekend Travel section, calling it "one of the South's artsiest and most literate college towns, a pint-size and much more navigable Austin, Tex."

October 17, 2011

The New York Times profiled the university and Oxford in its weekend Travel section, calling it "one of the South's artsiest and most literate college towns, a pint-size and much more navigable Austin, Tex."

October 12, 2011

From one liberal to the United States: Repeal Obamacare.
In the U.S., our health care system is broken. Simply tweaking the current system will do nothing to fix this. The largest problems facing our health care system are the sheer number of people living without health insurance, most of whom simply cannot afford it, and the quickly rising costs of medical treatment.