Vertical farming

Bloomberg Businessweek magazine just came out with its “Sooner Than You Think” issue, referring to important or interesting things it believes will happen in the next few years or decades. One prediction is the boom in “vertical farming.”

State takeover of JPS

According to a recent audit by the Mississippi Department of Education, the Jackson district is a managerial and pedagogic disaster. Rated “F” on the state’s A-to-F accountability grading, it was in violation of 24 out of 32 of the state’s accreditation standards, even after being given a year to try to correct its mess.

Hate speech is still speech

In the aftermath of the violence and fatalities that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., a couple of weeks ago, one of the leading criticisms from anti-racist groups was that city officials should never have let the white nationalists rally there in the first place.



The University of Mississippi recently released the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. Students must earn a semester GPA of 3.50 to 3.74 to be listed on the Dean’s List.