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Opinion

OUR VIEW: What now, Mississippi?

Change will not happen overnight for Mississippi, as much as we might wish differently.   By the time our readers see this, the Magnolia State will ... Read more

11 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

OPINION: From the comments section – Using your voice effectively

Several hot-button issues have been discussed by the City of Oxford in recent weeks, but two have seen the most public outcry.  The Board of ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

EDITORIAL: The importance of facts and local news

In the last week, Oxford has seemingly been turned on its head as national news outlets converged on our small town to cover the events ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

OPINION: A dangerous precedent: the “Kavanaugh Effect”

This hasn’t exactly been a banner week for female reporters or politicians in Mississippi.   After reading about the state’s lowest-fundraising gubernatorial candidate (who shall remain ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

Our View: Time to take Mississippi’s education crisis seriously

The recent oversight by the Mississippi Department of Education and lawmakers illustrates there’s still a long way to go before the state’s educational crisis is ... Read more

1 year ago by Anna Guizerix.

Column: What was Southern Miss’ HC thinking?

It’s hard to understand what’s going through Southern Mississippi head football coach Jay Hopson’s mind. It’s hard to understand how he’s justifying his actions to ... Read more

2 years ago by Nathanael Gabler.

COMMENTARY: The hero that I want for Oxford, but not what it needs

Back in January, the Oxford Board of Aldermen passed a resolution to be in favor of allowing bars to stay open later. This is, in ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

COLUMN: Paying homage to a great storyteller

Understanding what journalists do for a living is pretty simple, really. We tell stories. We use our words to paint pictures of things that happen ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

COLUMN: Rationally enjoying Ole Miss basketball, through an outsider’s lens

Everything below should be prefaced by saying that I am what many people consider the worst kind of sports fan. Growing up in the Raleigh-Durham ... Read more

2 years ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 4: October to December

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Oxford Eagle’s Year in Review, part 3: July to September

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Year in Review, part 2: April to July

As we find ourselves with just one more week in 2018, it’s important to take time to look back at most impactful stories of the ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

COMMENTARY: From a big city kid, it’s hard to beat Oxford’s holiday beauty

Let me preface this by asking you to understand: I have high standards for the holidays, imparted in me by my family. For those who ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Kwiecinski.

Oxford, Lafayette school districts deserve more recognition

As the 2018 year closes, there’s one outstanding thing we, as a community, need to commend. Both school districts in Oxford, the Oxford School District ... Read more

2 years ago by The Oxford Eagle Editorial Board.

This thanksgiving, here’s how to talk to your relatives about the state of Ole Miss football

It hasn’t been the easiest or most positive year for Ole Miss football. Sitting at 5-6 and having one just one game in the SEC. ... Read more

2 years ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Avoiding apathy between elections

In a Nov. 5 report from Politico, an estimated 36 million people cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. That number is certainly stunning when ... Read more

2 years ago by The Oxford Eagle Editorial Board.

Aging is our greatest equalizer

How is your aging going? Are there more surprises like wrinkles or more gray hairs than a while back? Do you need more sleep? Has ... Read more

2 years ago by TJ Ray.

The brain’s dwindiling attention span

The average human’s attention span is…oh look, a bird! Has that happened to you? As your brain began the activity of saying something to someone, ... Read more

2 years ago by TJ Ray.

Ed Meek: A decent man under fire

To the Editor: You grow up in a town and know the people, and some people you don’t always agree with politically can still be ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Searching for honesty in national media

If a modern-day Diogenes were to search for honesty in the mainstream media, he would need barrels of lamp oil. Diogenes the Cynic was an ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

Where have all the voters gone?

We were shocked on Tuesday night to see that the total number of ballots cast for the Lafayette County School District bond came in at ... Read more

2 years ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Mueller mountain births Papadopoulos mouse

“The Mountain in Labour” is one of the fables credited to the Greek storyteller Aesop in the 6th Century BCE. “The Mountain in Labour” was ... Read more

2 years ago by Michael Henry.

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