Oxonians remember the Square past and present

Special to the DM  Where does the center of Oxford lie today? As restaurants and shopping options grow on Jackson Avenue and forest land vanishes around the under-construction hospital, it is becoming more and more difficult to figure out exactly what Oxford is. “You can go to Jackson and see that stuff anywhere else,” junior Emily McKee said. “As it grows, I don’t know where Oxford is headed.” Many Oxonians credit most of their earliest memories to the Square, not Jackson Avenue. Dewey Knight, associate director of first year experience, was born in Oxford after World War II when...


Diamond Rebels dominate Arkansas Pine-Bluff

Chad Smithset a new carrer high for strike outs during the UAPB game. Photo by: Evan Turner

Chad Smith sets a new career high for strike outs during the UAPB game. Photo by: Evan Turner It’s been a year of ups and downs for Ole Miss pitcher Chad Smith, and Wednesday was certainly a high point as he struck out 11 Arkansas-Pine Bluff hitters, a new career high in that department, and picked up his fourth win of the year in a 12-1 rout of the Golden Lions. “I was just able to command both...


Blink-182 returns to form with Bored to Death


Blink-182 is back and better than ever with their newest single “Bored to Death.” Their first single off of their new album “California,” as well as the first single since the 2015 departure of founding member Tom DeLonge, “Bored to Death” is an electrifying song that takes Blink-182’s sound to bigger heights. At the same time, the sound feels familiar, though amplified. The...


Letter to the editor: Bathroom rights are business rights

LETTER TO THE EDITOR The right of a transgendered person to use public restrooms is a heated topic of discussion at the moment. North Carolina recently passed a law banning people from using the bathroom that does not match their birth certificate, meaning only those who have completed the surgery to transition and have filled to the appropriate paperwork can use the bathroom with which they identify. Target recently made it store policy to allow use of whichever fitting room and bathroom a person identifies with. But most debate over this subject ignores a key point: who owns the bathroom. The...