You Are Browsing ‘Lifestyles’ Category

  Last week we pointed fingers and honked horns at careless, unpredictable pedestrians at cross walks, but as there are two sides to every story, I'm ranting about the other side of the pavement battlefield today.  So, you know what really grinds my gears? People who do not know how to drive.  How...

  I should make clear at the beginning of this column that I am not vegan, and I’ve never had any interest in being vegan until I moved in with a family who is vegan. Well, the wife/mother of the family is vegan; her husband identifies himself as “plant strong.” All the same, I have been thrust into the world of veganism for the summer, and to be...

  Going green has becoming an increasingly more popular trend in the past few years, and the world of construction and architecture is following close behind. Builders and contractors alike have been studying ways to make homes and structures less expensive and more energy efficient. Local Oxford builder Britton Jones of Winters Construction has done just that,...

In the first volume of the book, The Life of Reason, author George Santayana wrote: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The University of Mississippi will remember its own past and work to grow from it with “Opening the Closed Society: 50 Years of Integration,” a year-long celebration of diversity at Ole Miss organized...

  Call her what you want – artist, professor, mother, wedding cake-maker, conversationalist – the list goes on and on; yet one thing remains certain: Ole Miss faculty member and Oxonian Cory Lewis is not a woman who likes to sit still. “Change is the one thing we can all count on in life,” she said. “Whether we go with it or not is our...

  So, let’s get some personal biases out of the way. Things I like: ‘80s hair metal, movies about music and bands, Julianne Hough when she isn’t speaking. Things I don’t like: jukebox musicals, pretentiousness, Julianne Hough when she is speaking. Things I used to like but stopped liking once they became insane: Tom Cruise. With that out of...