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  • Michael Robbins shakes up poetry world with 'Alien vs. Predator'

    Michael Robbins shakes up poetry world with 'Alien vs. Predator'
    Michael Robbins called from the road. He explained he was driving back to Chicago from Mississippi, headed for his new apartment in Andersonville, white-knuckling at the wheel of a U-Haul too big for him, a drumbeat of imminent freeway death pounding in his skull. "I've been scared for, like, five hours," he said. "I got to get to a hotel. My cat's freaking out, the cars are nuts …" Drivers were cutting him off, truckers were bearing down, he said. So he started talking to himself, conducting a one-man theological debate, asking if it'd be OK if, you know, a few people died: "Would I be justified not shedding a tear if they accidentally flipped?"
  • College Board names MUW president Borsig as new commissioner

    The College Board named Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig as Mississippi's new higher education commissioner Thursday, bypassing a more extensive search. Meeting in closed session, trustees chose Borsig to succeed Commissioner Hank...

    Perfunctory 'The Historian' has a lot to learn

    Perfunctory 'The Historian' has a lot to learn
    With "The Historian," writer-director-star Miles Doleac mines, with decided veracity, his experiences as an assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. Unfortunately, he hasn't quite passed the filmmaking final as evidenced by this...

    Family finances: financial rules to live by

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith interviews Alan Krueger, a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and the author of Explorations in Economics, a high school textbook with lessons for adults as well as students. KIPLINGER: What...

    For Webb, stardom is just a way to help others

    For Webb, stardom is just a way to help others
    Each week, when Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb shows up to do his radio show at the Al Packer Ford dealership in White Marsh, fans eagerly await, the majority of them hungry to get his autograph. During commercial breaks, they stand in line until it's...