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Entries for February, 2017


2017 Oscar Predictions

by Tyler Edwards As a society, we love to project feelings and analogies on to big cultural events—the Patriots coming from behind for a shocking last-minute win the Super Bowl is just like Donald Trump winning the election, right? Well, the Academy Awards are no different. The nominees all seem ...

Rankine Lecture Postponed, Panel at Millsaps

Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine has postponed her lecture at Millsaps College due to inclement weather in New York. The 2016 McArthur fellow and Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University, was scheduled to speak on her book, "Citizen."

FFT the Remix

Ever since Chane's announcement last year that the future of Fondren's First Thursday was up in the air, many people have speculated what will happen to it. Fondren Renaissance Foundation put out a press release on FFT this morning. Here is the release verbatim. Jackson, MS—Fondren's First Thursday, the monthly ...