Nebraska’s Flag Lacks Pizazz. The Hard Part Is Changing It.

By MITCH SMITH August 10, 2017 OMAHA — For several days this January, the state flag outside Nebraska’s Capitol fluttered upside-down in the frigid sky. And for several days, as lawmakers and lobbyists shuffled past, no one noticed....

Ole Miss Edges Out of Its Confederate Shadow, Gingerly

By STEPHANIE SAUL August 9, 2017 OXFORD, Miss. — Other than William Faulkner and the father and son quarterbacks Archie and Eli Manning, few figures in this town’s history are better known locally than Lucius Q. C. Lamar. A professor at Ole Miss...

Oxford Journal: At Ole Miss, a Liberal Agitator’s Education

Oxford Journal By RICHARD FAUSSET February 13, 2017 OXFORD, Miss. — Allen Coon, perhaps the most reviled student at the University of Mississippi, was walking to his public policy class at the Trent Lott Leadership Institute on a recent weekday...