The Daily Mississippian

Online version of the Daily Mississippian, student newspaper for the University of Mississippi in Oxford since 1911

Sports

Part IV: 2015 football season preview

Mississippi wide receiver Cody Core scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. (Photo |Cady Herring)

  Mississippi wide receiver Cody Core scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. (Photo |Cady Herring)   The last three games on the Ole Miss Rebels’s schedule is the hardest stretch of the season. Last season, the Arkansas Razorbacks finished at a modest 7-6, but won four of their last six games and delivered...

Opinion

Millenials and the small town life

When millennials hear the world “rural”, our minds invariably flash through pictures of dirt roads, main streets and cotton fields, supplemented with the occasional church steeple or watermelon stand. In Mississippi, these symbols are abundant enough. A ten mile drive in any direction will most likely bring you within a stone’s throw of a corn field. Those of us who are native to the colorfully named towns of rural America often have a hard time grappling with the nostalgia that is often associated with the simple lifestyle provided by small towns and the forces that pull us away from them. While...