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News

Photos: Graceland Too owner Paul MacLeod remembered

Memorial candles burn for Paul MacLeod at Graceland Too in Holly Springs, Miss., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (Photo/Thomas Graning)

Memorial candles burn for Paul MacLeod at Graceland Too in Holly Springs, Miss., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (Photo/Thomas Graning) Friends and family of Paul MacLeod gathered for a memorial service and day of tours through Graceland Too in Holly Springs Tuesday. 8.12.14- Graceland Too Memorial – Images by Thomas Graning ...

Sports

Ole Miss Football Practice Report 8-20-14

Defensive Coordinator Dave Wommack talks to the media. (Photo taken by Dylan Rubino) On Wednesday, the Rebels continued their offseason practice in anticipation of the season opener against Boise State. Head coach Hugh Freeze named a starter at one of the biggest position battles on the team, the center position. “Ben Still will start at center, but Robert Conyers is very valuable to us, and will play three positions,” Freeze said, the aforementioned positions being the right and left tackle spots as well as center. “He may be one of the most valuable pieces of us offensively because he...

Lifestyles

Living on the fringe: a look into Art-er Limits

Southside Gallery. (Photo/Grace Lovvorn)

Next week, a new player will be introduced to the Oxford festival scene, and it is sure to be a game changer. The Art-er Limits, Oxford’s first fringe festival, will be making its debut on Friday, Aug.1 and Saturday, Aug. 2. More than80 events will occur during this two-day span, transforming the city into an art lover’s paradise. Southside Gallery. (Photo/Grace Lovvorn) Although Double Decker...

Opinion

Letter to the editor

DM

I believe that it is a good argument to look at racism in gay culture. There are actually many white gay men who do not and would not dare to date a black gay man. It is one thing when the choice is made simply out of personal preference for appearance, but it is another when their reason for not dating black men is because they are disgusted at the mere thought of it. Somehow, it reminds me of how...