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It’s been a long semester. Exams, papers and the much-hated group projects seem to all be stacking up. During these periods of extreme anxiety and sleeplessness, it’s necessary to have a good laugh. Luckily for you, there is a good opportunity for some chuckling this weekend. Improv groups and stand-up...

It is that time of year again, folks: Hallow’s Eve is just around the corner to scare the pants right off you. But in all seriousness, Halloween is by far my favorite holiday. I thought once I went to college, I would have to retire my enthusiasm for Halloween, but actually, it got even better. I think the best costumes are the ones that take a few risks and inspire...

New York prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria can be a tough sell.  They combine a plethora of different styles, with influences ranging from Rush to Iron Maiden to The Band.  All they’re albums are concept albums, based on an epic science fiction story conjured up by lead vocalist/guitarist Claudio Sanchez.  Sometimes their music is a bit out there.   All...

Fall is slowly but surely creeping in. Football has started. Not long from now the leaves will be changing colors and girls will be breaking out their sweaters and boots. Cooler breezes will begin to stir, and with this weather change comes a change in what fruits and vegetables are in season. There’s a whole host of reasons why you should try to eat in season. High...

  The Dodge Dart that most people remember was a V-8, rear-wheel drive, drag strip king that put fear into any driver who dared to cross its path.  Of course, it also had an interior that could be rivaled by a Greyhound bus and put fear into many Dart drivers because its brakes worked about as good as a Roman Chariot’s.  But the new Dart is related...

  This semester it’s going to be different.  I’m turning over a new leaf.  I’ll start on Monday. We’ve all made statements like these before.  Whether it’s better grades or tighter abs, we’ve all made goals and new year resolutions. We’ve also all had certain goals that just didn’t stick.  Blame it...

  In our culture, we like comparing things. We see it in everything, especially in entertainment. There is remake after remake, and while some are improvements, others tend to take away from the true quality, the true art that its original once owned. We like to better things that never needed any betterment in the first place. HBO’s "Girls" is...

  “The Expendables 2” is a big, loud, thrilling, overblown ride that, once it really gets going, never lets up. Despite my love of Sylvester Stallone, 80s action flicks and explosions, I was pretty underwhelmed by the first “Expendables.” The movie that promised to have all my favorite action stars fighting side by side was actually pretty...

  Camping and kayaking are wonderful ways to have good, clean fun, reconnect with nature, and blah blah yadda yadda  bite me. No, camping in campsites is fun, and kayaking down well known and well charted rivers is just a hoot. This story is not about that. Indeed, this story is about as far from it as you can get, unless your tribe’s name is Flecheiros...

For new college students, moving to Oxford has been quite a big adjustment. Many students here at the University of Mississippi are from big cities with bigger malls, and now here they are in a small town like Oxford with not much selection. While there is plenty to do on campus like lazing in the Grove, partying on Fraternity Row or catching a movie in town, our dear...