Days after the Mississippi Free Press first reported on emails involving a University of Mississippi dean that included remarks disparaging to Black women students and a famous gay alum, UM Provost Noel Wilkin denounced the remarks in a YouTube video.
Oxonian artist and educator John Rash, along with other artists, wanted to project artistic images on the grounds of the Lafayette County courthouse, as well as onto the Confederate monument that calls the public space home. But the county denied him a permit. Now he’s suing.
It appears we will be in this era of flux for some time, and whether we are returning to campus classrooms or virtually online, we need to all put our thinking caps on and get ready for our cerebral journeys and cognitive explorations ahead.