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Nikki Calderon playing with her dog, Ina. Photo by Emma McCabe

Don’t bite off more than you can chew when it come to pet ownership
By Emma McCabe
Many college students adopt or buy dogs. While many adoptions work out, some students are unprepared for the work it takes to raise an animal.

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Video: Ole Miss Big Event group helps community
By Jack Hall
University of Mississippi students donated their time and energy to the seventh annual Ole Miss Big Event Saturday, March 25. Students spent the day helping those in Oxford and Lafayette County with projects ranging from picking up trash to helping the elderly move heavy items in a house.

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Oxford Lovepacks pack more than love. File photo from Oxford Stories.

Video: Oxford Lovepacks pack more than love
By Kady Cox
Oxford and Lafayette County have many young children who are going without food, and Oxford Lovepacks, a non-profit organization, is doing their best to change that.

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Student Union renovations set for May 2019 completion.

Video: Student Union renovations set for May 2019 completion
Darby Johnson
The University of Mississippi Student Union is home to many restaurants, offices for different organizations, and the Barnes & Noble bookstore. The union is now undergoing renovations because it is no longer able to handle UM’s student size. This renovation will cost more than $50 million and is expected to be completed May 2019.

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UM’s Alpha Psi chapter of Delta Gamma breaks ground for new house.

Video: UM’s Alpha Psi chapter of Delta Gamma breaks ground for new house construction
Anne Merril Jones
Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Alpha Psi chapter of Delta Gamma at the University of Mississippi officially broke ground on construction for their new house.

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Dallas native creates personal artwork for senior project. Photo by Ally Langston.

Video: Dallas native creates personal art work for senior project
Ally Langston
Dallas native Ansley Givahn is a sixth-year student at the University of Mississippi working on her bachelor’s of fine arts degree in painting after deciding at the last minute during her senior year she wanted to be an artist.

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Oxford local starts baseball team for his son.

Video: Oxford local starts baseball team for his son
Bailey Martin
Baseball season is just around the corner, and Oxford local Reggie Mize will be coaching his own son’s baseball team and helping young men from around Oxford and the surrounding areas live up to their potential.

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Ole Miss Basketball Team hosts first Dunk or Treat event.

Video: Ole Miss Basketball Team hosts first Dunk or Treat event
Hunter Ransom
Paris Buchanan, assistant director of marketing for Ole Miss Athletics, and Terence Davis Jr., a member of the Ole Miss Basketball Team, are interviewed in this video about Dunk or Treat, a new event the Ole Miss Basketball team has begun hosting.

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Album display at The End of All Music record store. Photo by Gracie Snyder.

Video: The End of All Music: The beginning of David Swider’s story
Gracie Snyder
From all items vinyl, spanning an assortment of musical genres, to turntables and merchandise, The End of All Music record store is just the beginning of the story for one Oxford resident.

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Rebelette fights health challenges to dance for Ole Miss Rebels.

Video: Rebelette fights health challenges to dance for the Ole Miss Rebels
Claudia Caplinger
An Ole Miss Rebelette fights daily health challenges to dance for her favorite team. Maycee Scardino is a junior business major from Pass Christian who has been dancing since she was a small child.

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Ole Miss sophomore creates business selling gold leaf paintings. Photo by Meredith Enger.

Video: Ole Miss sophomore creates business selling gold leaf paintings
Sarah Henderson
Looking for new artwork to adorn the walls in your home? Jackson native Mary Kathryn Wheatley can lend a creative hand. The UM sophomore was exposed to artwork and creativity at an early age. Her mother decorated the walls of her nursery with large murals, and continued to teach Wheatley about art.

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Video: Pride of the South member shares insights about the Ole Miss band
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With such musical talent, it is sometimes hard to remember that members of the Ole Miss band – The Pride of the South – are also students.

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Duck hunting season begins this month.

Video: Duck hunting season begins this month
Will Morrison
Duck season begins this month. In this video, McLane McGuire explains why he can hardly wait to begin hunting.

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Ole Miss student paints sorority signs to earn money.

Video: Ole Miss student paints sorority signs to earn extra money
Mac Hinojos
Being broke in college is a common phenomenon that many students experience. After tuition, dues, and book fees, students are left with little spending money. Ellen Spies had an empty wallet when she decided to use her artistic abilities and creativity to start her own business painting sorority designs on canvas and wood pieces to come up with extra spending money.

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Lamar Park is an Oxford gem.

Video: Lamar Park is an Oxford gem
Amanda Hill
Lamar Park is a hidden gem within Oxford.Whether  you’re looking for a place to jog, take the dog out for a long walk, or just get some fresh air, Lamar Park is the place for you.

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Ole Miss student creates online T-shirt company.

Video: Ole Miss creates online T-shirt company
Owen Howland
University of Mississippi sophomore Sean Williams began selling products online Oct. 5 on his website Tees4U.net. Products include hats, funny and normal T-shirts, phone cases, etc…

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Mississippi students train quarter and Tennessee walking horses.

Video: Mississippi students train quarter and Tennessee walking horses
Kendra Newton
Northeast Community College Student Austin Burl, 19, and Calhoun City High School student Jalen Glass, 18, are two young men who breed, raise and train quarter horses and Tennessee walking horses. Burl and Glass have been training horses since the age of 13.

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A day in the life of a vape shop worker.

Video: A day in the life of a vape shop worker
Torry Rees
When it comes to trends and fads, millennials seem to set them. Whether it’s the Mannequin Challenge or the latest memes, young people often define what is cool and what is not. A ongoing trend for about a decade now is the Vape pen, an alternative and healthier choice to smoking cigarettes.

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A look inside the Center for the Study of Southern Culture.

Video: A look inside the Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Natalie Beth Seales
A building once meant to become an observatory has served as the chancellor’s home, a sorority house, home of the ROTC, and it now houses the Center for the Study of Southern Culture.

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Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosts walk to raise funds and awareness.

Video: Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosts walk to raise funds and awareness
Ashley Wallace
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosted its seventh and final Mississippi Walk For Diabetes for the year of 2016 in November. Mary Fortune, executive vice president of the foundation, estimates about 200 people turned out for the 5k walk. The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi has raised about $200,000 for Mississippi diabetes patients after all seven walks.

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