Spring has arrived and brought warm weather with it, encouraging many Oxonians and Ole Miss students to spend time at Sardis Lake. (Photo by: Cameron Brooks) Sardis...

  Mosquitoes. Hordes of them. Thousands, no-millions. As thick as the night sky, they descended like the blood-thirsty vengeance of mother nature herself. For six long hours we suffered through the plague of insects. I tried everything I could think of. We emptied a can of 40 percent Deet repellant. We wrapped ourselves in our hammocks. At one point I even tried burying...