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“Your Money or Your Life”

“Your Money or Your Life”

I'm writing this on Tuesday, the day Mayor Strickland's "shelter in place" edict goes into effect. It's the city's latest step in trying to

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Times are Tough, So We Need to Pull Together

Times are Tough, So We Need to Pull Together

So far, 2020 has played out like a bad movie, one that's far too dramatic. I keep thinking we've hit the climax and we're

That Escalated Quickly

That Escalated Quickly

To quote noted television anchor, Ron Burgundy: "Well, that escalated quickly." Seems like only a week ago I was writing a hopeful column that

Heroin, the Thief

Heroin, the Thief

I lost my friend to heroin. It was not quick and painless.
I lost my friend to heroin this week. It was not quick and painless. She did not push the needle in and float off

Making Matters Worse: Programs to Soften Blow of Recession are Curtailed

Making Matters Worse: Programs to Soften Blow of Recession are Curtailed

As businesses and schools shutter and entire industries implode, the United States may be hurtling toward recession. If so, we are woefully unprepared for

COVID-19 Cut Short My Senior Year

COVID-19 Cut Short My Senior Year

On March 11th, Rhodes College followed the lead of other institutions nationwide and made the decision to switch to online classes following an extended

Coronavirus: The New Normal

Coronavirus: The New Normal

"Downtown is a ghost town. We have our staff working from home, per the request of the governor, which will likely go from suggested to

Hold My Beer!

Hold My Beer!

If wankers are going to repopulate the Earth, I opt out.
We really dodged a bullet that the upcoming holiday is St. Patrick's Day and not Cinco de Mayo. Can you imagine the chaos if

Stupid and Dangerous

Stupid and Dangerous

I remember it like it was yesterday — the morning of my 16th birthday! As I came down the stairs from my bedroom, my

Tiger Hoops: How UM Basketball History Has Shaped Us

Tiger Hoops: How UM Basketball History Has Shaped Us

When you step into the Pink Palace Museum, you're surrounded by the stuff of history: Native American tools, Civil War rifles, a reconstructed Piggly

Bill Lee’s Surprise

During the 2018 governor's race in Tennessee, the leading candidates were thought to be Diane Black, the ultra-conservative Congresswoman from the state's Sixth District,

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Reader Comments

“Your Money or Your Life”

BruceVanWyngarden: Thanks, C.E. You're our hero! »

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“Your Money or Your Life”

C. E. Hunt: I contributed a donation the other day, and though it was a small one, ($10. bucks a month)
I hope »

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That Escalated Quickly

Nancy Apple: Maybe the Flyer's event calendar can become a listing of people/musicians hosting live feeds??? »

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Heroin, the Thief

Kim Koehler: Shara, I like the poetry of this article. I have lost 3 friends to heroin. It isn't a quick process...it »

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