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News

Adopt-A-Basket program provides Thanksgiving meals for families

A volunteer organizes supplies for the Adopt-A-Basket program. Photo courtesy of Coulter Ward

A volunteer organizes supplies for the Adopt-A-Basket program. Photo courtesy of Coulter Ward The Associated Student Body, the Big Event and the Office of Volunteer Services partnered together once again for the 10th annual Adopt-A-Basket program, which helps provide Thanksgiving meals for families. Valerie Ross, associate dean of students, said she started Adopt-A-Basket ten years ago because serving...

Sports

Roasted: Ole Miss shut out by Arkansas 30-0

Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil (78) watches as Arkansas players celebrate an interception returned for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Arkansas beat Mississippi 30-0. (Photo/Thomas Graning)

Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil (78) watches as Arkansas players celebrate an interception returned for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Arkansas beat Mississippi 30-0. (Photo/Thomas Graning) Fayetteville, Ark.- What Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze has preached all season is true. You have to take care...

Lifestyles

Local chefs’ favorite Thanksgiving dishes

Dustin Little McEwen’s chef Some of my thanksgiving favorites are deep fried Cajun turkey, asparagus and blue cheese casserole with shaved prosciutto and my mom’s sweet potato pie. I like the turkey because frying it gets the outside crispy while keeping the inside juicy. I like the casserole because it’s delicious! I love my moms sweet potato because…. Well, it’s my mom’s sweet potato pie! Corbin Evans Oxford Canteen chef/owner I love Thanksgiving. I love the smells and the tastes and especially the leftovers. But my favorite dish is my Grandmother’s lazy susan. May sound...

Opinion

The Shoe

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That shoe. That red shoe. She had to have that red shoe. And the left one, too, but that was beyond the point. She’d have to have them. But how much? She had gotten in trouble last time when she spent money “unreasonably.” Was that the word he had used to describe it? Yep. Unreasonably. He always used words similar to that when he discussed her. Maybe she was unreasonable and liked to spend...