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A Stone's throw: Thoughts on an inauguration

Posted 2/16/2013 in Columns

Now we have made it official. On Friday, Dr. James Borsig was inaugurated president of Mississippi University for Women amid all the pageantry and partying that accompanies such an occasion.

 

MUW welcomes civil rights legend to Columbus

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Gordy Honors College will welcome special guest Fred Gray to the Mississippi University for Women campus and Columbus on Thursday, Feb. 21. Gray will speak as part of the Forum Speakers Series.

 

MSU faculty concert to premiere commissioned music

Posted 2/16/2013 in Entertainment

Current and former faculty members of Mississippi State's music department will premier song and piano selections during a Thursday concert on campus.

 

 

Training event set to help eradicate poverty in Oktibbeha County

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

A community-wide one-day Bridges Out of Poverty training event set for Feb. 22 will shed light on the realities of poverty and ways citizens in impoverished communities can be helped.

 

 

Wanna be a vet? Veterinary camp applications open to youth

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine invites youths with interests in animals and veterinary medicine to apply for a summer camp.

 

 

Magnolia Film Fest to celebrate indie filmmakers

Posted 2/16/2013 in Entertainment

Independent films produced in Mississippi, New York, California, Spain, Australia, France and points between will be the focus of the Magnolia Independent Film Festival Feb. 21-23 in Starkville.

 

 

Holmes Diversity Center events shed light on human trafficking

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center on the Mississippi State University campus will present a series of events Feb. 25-March 7 to heighten awareness of the issue of modern day slavery.

 

 

Area nominees sought for outstanding women's awards

Posted 2/16/2013 in Community

The Mississippi State University President's Commission on the Status of Women is asking the Golden Triangle community to nominate individuals for the Outstanding Women Awards.

 

 

Change your hair color, change your life

Posted 2/16/2013 in Columns

The secret to radiant hair color is no longer hidden behind the swanky doors of your favorite salon -- nope, not with all the innovation awaiting you down the home hair color aisle at the local drugstore. After all, if it's good enough for Beyoncé, well ...

 

 

Neville, Boz Scaggs lead off Riley Center's spring-summer season

Posted 2/16/2013 in Entertainment

The Mississippi State University Riley Center's spring and summer concert series is poised to delight ticket holders of all musical preferences when it kicks off Friday, April 12, with a performance by Aaron Neville and his brother Charles.

 

Some last minute ideas for a heart-shaped holiday

Posted 2/13/2013 in Food

So, the day of love is almost upon us. The sentimental side of you would like to bring a smile to those you care about, but you've put off making any special plans. Don't fret. This doesn't have to be complicated.

Simple, versatile, sticky and sweet weeknight pork

Posted 2/13/2013 in Food

My goal was simple -- a weeknight-friendly pork dish that was all about sticky-sweet-savory deliciousness. Neither take-out nor heavy lifting would be allowed, and versatility was a must.

A chicken curry that is speedy, easy and delicious

Posted 2/13/2013 in Food

It didn't seem too much to ask for. I wanted a coconut chicken curry that is fast, delicious and not loaded with fat. Turned out to be easier than I expected.

 

Chicken, waffles and gravy: the easy way

Posted 2/13/2013 in Food

This is my weeknight-friendly take on fried chicken served on waffles, a total comfort food perfect for a cold winter night.

 

Did you know? The Lee Home's museum holds a wealth of history, just waiting to be explored

Posted 2/9/2013 in Community

This Valentine's Day, sumptuous chocolates in heart-shaped boxes and scented bouquets will be in abundance. But the historic Stephen D. Lee Home in Columbus will receive a Valentine of a different kind, one far more valuable and long-lasting.

Southern Gardening: Bald cypress, Japanese maple, magnolias excel in landscapes

Posted 2/9/2013 in Columns

Even though fall is the ideal time, it's still not too late to plant nice trees into our Mississippi gardens and landscapes. Of course I can't list every tree in this column, but I want to draw your attention to a few I'm sure you won't be disappointed to have in your yard.

 

Adele Elliott: First Book

Posted 2/9/2013 in Columns

I remember my very first book. "Katie the Kitten" was the story of "a small tiger cat, asleep in the hall, in a ball, in a hat." I could go on, but will spare you.

 

Love is in the air: MSU presents 'Love Letters from Shakespeare'

Posted 2/9/2013 in Entertainment

"Love Letters from Shakespeare: A Night of Music, Dance and Sonnets" will be performed Feb. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the McComas Theatre on the campus of Mississippi State University.

Sunday at the Bluff gets 'buggy' today with noted entomologist

Posted 2/9/2013 in Entertainment

Dr. Richard L. Brown, director of the Mississippi Entomological Museum at Mississippi State University, is the featured Sunday at the Bluff speaker today at 2 p.m. at the Plymouth Bluff Center located at 2200 Old West Point Road.

Inauguration celebration to feature performance by acclaimed pianist

Posted 2/9/2013 in Entertainment

Guests will be treated to a performance by pianist Elena Klionsky on the campus of Mississippi University for Women Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall.

 

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