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Rarely will you read a column of mine that advocates 1. An expansion of federal government power and 2. A tax increase. This one, however, does advocate these. The Constitution grants Congress and the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce. The vast majority of Internet purchases fit...

With all of the attention surrounding the events on campus following President Obama’s re-election, I’m going to offer an odd suggestion: go see “Cloud Atlas” and “Skyfall.” What do these films have to do with those events? What in the name of MI6 could they possibly have to do with each other? And how can they help us understand rapidly...

That should be the lesson that we take away from the heightened discussion of racism on our campus. The Daily Mississippian, student leaders, and faculty and staff have all published or made outward statements to address the issue of race at the University of Mississippi. It has certainly been a topic of conversation in the past months coupled with the 50 years of integration,...

As student leaders of The University of Mississippi, we want to respond to the incidents that occurred on our campus last Tuesday night.  The hateful, small-minded actions committed by some students are unacceptable and embarrassing; they have tarnished the reputation of the university we love so dearly. This year was special as we celebrated the University’s...

I was reading a Time magazine article the other day about how racist attitudes are ingrained in people. I’d suggest that it’s an article we all should read here at The University of Mississippi. Why? This article addresses an issue that’s not only a problem on our campus, but an issue that’s a problem nationwide — really worldwide. Tacit...

This poll was posted on theDMonline.com last Tuesday, Nov. 6. 180 readers voted on this poll and shared, which Oxford intersection they found the most dangerous. Of the six option, exactly half voted for Old Taylor Rd/Highway 6. This intersection is pictured above and is considered dangerous because of its heavy traffic due to population density. ...