Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Blogs

On Religion: Parables on the Baseball Diamond Have Long Been a Part of the American Story

Fans who crack open baseball history books are sure to find photographs of Jackie Robinson stealing home and wreaking havoc on the base paths. It's...

Op-ed: Investing in LOU Community Knows No Bounds

By Kurt Brummett Executive Director United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County kurt@unitedwayoxfordms.org As anyone who has suffered the misfortune of trying to sell collectible tins of popcorn can...

Blog: Use PTSD Awareness Month to Learn More, Raise Awareness for Those Impacted

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was once regarded as a disorder that was rare and only impacted those who were struggling to come to terms with...

On Religion: Waiting for a Judicial ‘Utah Compromise’ on Battles Between Religious Liberty, Gay Rights?

No doubt about it, someone will have to negotiate a ceasefire someday between the Sexual Revolution and traditional religious believers, said Justice Anthony Kennedy,...

Jerry Mitchell: We Need to Fight the Pandemic of Hate

By Jerry Mitchell Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting The pandemic started far from our nation, but the disease soon struck our shores. Our leaders downplayed the possible...

Opinion: A Flag for All in Mississippi

By Beth Ann Fennelly Poet Laureate of Mississippi For the New York Times I’m a proud Mississippian, and our state’s poet laureate, but I don’t fly the...

On Religion: The Big Idea: It’s Crucial for All Preachers — Black and White — to Fight Racism in 2020

In times of turmoil, brutality, fire and rage, black preachers have always turned to the Old Testament prophets. Hear Jeremiah addressing the king and his...

On Religion: Evangelical Believers in the Age of Fake News, QAnon

A majority of evangelicals are worried about "fake news" and they also think mainstream journalists are part of the problem. The question, as pandemic-weary Americans...

Blog: Remain Optimistic with Mental, Physical Health as Pandemic Continues

We are all emerging from a cave-like existence as stringent social distancing measures begin to loosen and businesses reopen. How does it feel to slowly...

On Religion: Missionaries, Doctors Preparing for Coronavirus Wars — Overseas

While fighting the coronavirus, medical professionals have offered a strategy now seen everywhere in America, Europe and other First World cultures. Here's the battle plan:...

On Religion: Going to Confession on Movie Screens — for a Century

Alfred Hitchcock knew a thing or two about complicated thrillers. Having a murderer confess to a priest -- who couldn't betray this trust -- was...

Op-ed: Ole Miss Journalism Students Found a Tough Mentor, Abiding Friend in Dean Will Norton

Submitted by Bob Lewis RobertQLewisJr@outlook.com It was a balmy and carefree April morning in 1977 as I squeezed my large frame into a cramped classroom desk...

On Religion: ‘Called’ to Work on Front Lines of Coronavirus Wars

Dr. Lorna M. Breen was surrounded by scenes of chaos and death at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital that reminded her of a biblical apocalypse. She...

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Blog: Remain Optimistic with Mental, Physical Health as Pandemic Continues

We are all emerging from a cave-like existence as stringent social distancing measures begin to loosen and businesses reopen. How does it feel to slowly...

Allen Boyer: Review of “William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection”

“It wasn’t easy to get a smiling photograph of William Faulkner!” That was the fond, exasperated comment of J.R. “Colonel” Cofield, the Oxford photographer...

Blog: Use PTSD Awareness Month to Learn More, Raise Awareness for Those Impacted

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was once regarded as a disorder that was rare and only impacted those who were struggling to come to terms with...

SharkBite: Review of Mugshots, City Grocery Burgers

By Wes Brown and Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com Contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Mugshot’s “Savell” Burger SharkBite Overall score: 7.4 Guest Overall score: Coach Malloy was so excited about going to Cabo he...