Articles by Steve Mullen
On cue, the anti-Obama is behaving very unstimuluslike.
I learned back in college that William Faulkner’s wife made a remark to him about the “light in August,” giving him the name for one of his novels. (If you still can’t guess which one, Google it.)
What do Starkville and Oxford have in common?
Starkville today reminds me much of Oxford, circa 1995. If you take offense at the suggestion that Starkville is 15 years behind Oxford, swallow your Bulldog pride and take a trip up there.
Do you feel like you’re being watched?
If you were strolling down the Riverwalk in the evening hours over the past three weeks, you probably were.
Maybe we picked the wrong time to start all these smoking bans. Tobacco’s on a roll.
The Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center at the corner of Main and Third streets — and much of the block it sits on — is abuzz with activity. Tuesday, a platoon of workers was laying the foundation for the new condominiums and office building behind the welcome center. The new building, which is being constructed by local developer Mark Castleberry, will have the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau as a downstairs tenant.
We’re in the doldrums. The Independence Day weekend is behind us. Most of us, if we were even planning to take a vacation, have gone and come back.
The good news: Admiral Ackbar, the fish-faced “Star Wars” character who was a campus favorite for Ole Miss’ new mascot, isn’t on the ballot.
I don’t have a crystal ball, but I know where I may very well die one day: In the intersection of College Street and Fifth Street South.
People who are new to this corner of the earth quickly realize there are two types of people: Those who are From Here and those who aren’t.