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File PhotoPicture from a past Art Crawl   For almost any student at The University of Mississippi, an event offering free admission, refreshments and a taste of genuine Oxford culture will spark some interest. One such event is the Oxford Art Crawl, which will be held tonight from 7-9 p.m. This will...

If each school year could be considered a season of a series, then my time as a cast member here at the flagship is coming to a close. I’m the movie-reviewer/entertainment columnist guy, and I hope that something, even if it’s just one thing, that I’ve written in my couple years as a minor character here at The Daily Mississippian has either made you think or made...

Your low-cost fun is here this weekend. For its third year, the Fiber Arts Festival will open its exhibit hall at 2 p.m. Friday in the Powerhouse. A $1 donation gets you into the exhibit hall, demonstration areas and the kids’ programs. Friday evening at 6 p.m., publisher, designer and author Shannon Okey will give a talk entitled “Knitwear as Fashion —...

Do you ever feel like we are seeing the same thing over and over again when it comes to horror movies? As a lover of horror movies, I can’t help but wonder why 90 precent of the films that have come to theaters in the past decade are remakes or sequels. “Psycho,” “Halloween,” “Friday the 13th,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,”...

Oxford officials have installed improvements to the city’s existing laws to ease the Square’s ongoing parking difficulties. File Photo After discarding the paid-parking system of its “Plan A,” The Downtown Parking Advisory Council decided to go with its “Plan B.” Using cameras powered by License Plate Recognition software, the newly hired Standard Parking group...

  Phillip Waller/The Daily MississippianAuthor and Professor Kenneth Sufka poses with the first edition of his book, The A Game.           Were your grades not your best last semester? Looking to change that? Professor of psychology Kenneth Sufka outlines studying and note-taking tips from his book, “The A Game,” to improve students’...

This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was much like the previous two shows to which I have been. It was chock-full of gorgeous models, free booze and German journalists who hounded the models and took all the booze. But there were also some pretty good introductions and concepts this year, the most significant of which I have written about here. Production...

Every year during the first week of spring semester, the Turner Center is packed with students. But by the third week of school, the gym is back to normal with just the regular visitors. we all make new year’s resolutions to workout more, eat healthier and cut out bad habits, but the routine never seems to stick. Here are some motivational tips to help you be consistent...

In Nick Hornby’s modern classic, “High Fidelity,” the main character, Rob Fleming, ponders the music lover’s chicken-and-egg question. He asks: “What came first, the music or the misery? Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music? Do all these records turn you into a melancholy person?” Rob’s point...

  Here’s a simple step-by-step description teaching how to make your own redneck wine glasses in an inexpensive way. You can make four glasses for just under $20, the estimated cost of a set of two.   WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Candlestick holder Mason jar Adhesive glue   STEP 1: Place a mason jar bottom up.   STEP 2: Place glue around top of candlestick...