Most people hear this and think it’s a cliché, but to Mississippi native Bailey Martin, it’s a way of life. Martin, a 2019 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism graduate, is serving as the press secretary for Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves.
I am concerned about the idea of my children one day attending Ole Miss, because diversity no longer exists. Today, politics has divided the student body, and you are either on the right or left politically and socially.
The Second Amendment is one of our fundamental rights, laying the groundwork for American government. It is under attack today when mass shootings appear to be becoming more common.
Opinion: Sensationalist politicians who perpetuate false narratives benefit from the idea of ‘false consciousness’
Sensationalist politicians and egotistical TV “journalists” represent a symbiotic relationship that acts as a mirror projection of the ideas represented in the definition of — false consciousness.
With the new generation, more people are becoming too soft and afraid of not being politically correct. We can see this in the backlash that Coach Izzo received. Many said what he did was out of line and completely unacceptable.
Filmmaker and IT expert Pablo Correa is using his own upcoming multimodal project on Mississippi civil rights’ activist Fannie Lou Hamer to educate others about how they can create their own meaningful projects.
Spring break 2015. Seth Dickerson is lying on the floor of his bedroom. In six minutes, his body went numb, and the world around him grew dark. He thought he was dying.
Imagine going from sleeping on carpet in India as a child, to immigrating to America as a teen, and now owning profitable businesses at age 22.
Opinion: War of the Words: How college campuses have undermined the foundational principles of free speech, and why it matters
The Founding Fathers of this country held a common, unifying vision of a republic that valued the free and flowing exchange of ideas. The principle of free speech has allowed for innovation, creativity, and intellectual freedom to flourish all across this land.
n 2018, the idea of the federal #government intervening in everyday life is normal among young people and Americans in general. Our generation has grown up with government overreach is many areas of life without the slightest skepticism. I argue that the idea of limited government and the reasoning behind it has been lost or tainted in an ever-growing trend of interventionism. It is not a partisan issue – it is getting back to America’s roots.
Opinion: Marijuana is a gateway drug to pain relief, relaxation and potential statewide economic prosperity
In March of 2016, the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program also known as DARE removed cannabis from the “gateway” drug list. This sparked controversy and many people around the country questioned what makes marijuana different from other drugs?
The Mississippi state flag design has been a source of much controversy in recent years. Mississippi native Laurin Stennis has offered a solution to the problem.
Mickey Mouse should not influence the United States presidential election. The Walt Disney Corporation donated $5,005,823 to the Trump campaign, according to opensecrets.com, a political website tracking money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy. Millions of dollars are legally donated by American companies in support of their preferred political candidate during every presidential election. This is America’s greatest current threat to democracy.
The Confederacy was an alliance of seven slave-holding states that included South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. During the Civil War, the Confederate states fought to keep African Americans enslaved. Many Southern whites needed African American labor to make money in their fields and farms.
Gay, lesbian and transgender individuals need more understanding from America as a whole. The reason we are not seeing major change or support is because there is no real champion for the cause. Someone like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a champion for equal treatment for the African American community, is needed.
Chris Keiffer, of the Daily Journal, later contacted Oxford Stories and asked to do a podcast about the project. Oxford Stories reporters Alexis Rhoden and T’Keyah Jones were interviewed for the podcast. You can listen to their interview at the link below.