If you’ve ever considered a job in the nursing profession, here’s what the typical day looks like for a Meridian native who recently moved to Oxford and works as a nurse in the endoscopy department at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
After 17 people were killed at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day, Ole Miss senior Alexa Johnson held a march for the victims. From the steps of Farley Hall, she spoke to a crowd of about 100 people.
Ole Miss junior Beau Briggs is a member of the Ole Miss Golf Team. He finds it challenging and rewarding to be a full time student and athlete and hopes one day to become a professional golfer, but he knows it takes hard work to get there.
If you’re going to attend college, you might as well get the most out of it. That is the philosophy of University of Mississippi senior Ingrid Alcina Valbuena, an integrated marketing communications major with minors in Chinese and business administration.
Imagine being over 8,000 miles away from home, in an entirely new country where there are no familiar faces except the one you see in the mirror. That was reality for Rohan Agrawal when he arrived in Mississippi for the first time in August of 2017.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the day in someone else’s shoes, and be able to experience a career in the field other than your own? This story does just that by following the daily life of professor Dr. Paola D’Amora.
Melanie Glisson, a certified fitness instructor, teaching a spin class at the Turner Center. Photo by Leah Bushey. Leah Bushey Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org An Oxford fitness instructor is teaching her clients how […]
When 5 a.m. rolls, Theresa Rodgers is up and ready to start her day. With physical training at 6 a.m., she only has a short time to get ready and care for her pooch, Murph, as a University of Mississippi ROTC cadet.
The Mind of an Ole Miss Athlete: Tennis player Tea Jandric can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court
If you want an inside look at the mind of Ole Miss tennis player Tea Jandric, the first thing you need to know is she can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court. This is the third year the Croatia native and psychology major has lived in the United States and attended the University of Mississippi.
When the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes” came out in 1991, Jaime Harker read the novel and loved imagining the possibilities of a future free of discrimination. Although the characters Idgie and Ruth are not explicitly labeled as a lesbian couple, their relationship is accepted by town residents.
It can be easy to see cinema as a distant, vacuous thing, existing only in the realms of Hollywood and multi-million dollar studios. Log into social media, and you’ll be blasted with a barrage of blockbusters raking in billions.
Kerrigan Herret Oxford Stories For most Americans, working two jobs is a necessity to make it in today’s economy. Oxford resident Tae Cathey rises at 4 a.m. and leaves an hour later […]
Many children and adults have spent time at Camp Hopewell. Gracyn Ashmore is a University of Mississippi freshman journalism student during the week. On the weekend, she works as a counselor and social media coordinator at Camp Hopewell.
A “Flowerchile” from Newton County has blossoming music career in Oxford. Newton County native Kristen Walker, better known by her social media and artist name, Flowerchile, dropped her first single “Hey, Clyde” on Valentine’s Day.
A University of Mississippi senior has been named editor of the local music website “Auxford Wave.” Jonas Baker will lead the Oxford-based website that covers music.
It won’t be long until the Oxford Community Market is open again for business. Market Director Betsy Chapman, sitting in her office at the community office space The Edison, is working to bring the open-air farmer’s market back to the Old Armory Pavilion April through December.
University of Mississippi theater major Gabby Quintana, 19, is heavily involved in campus life and activities. In her second semester, Quintana spends most days performing.
The sound of a 6:30 a.m. alarm wakes Shannon Griel. She gets out of bed and takes her tiny rescue dog, Josie, out to feed her. The smell of coffee fills the kitchen in her single-bed apartment.
The leaders of an Oxford kickboxing gym say they’re still fighting after four years, and they hope to see the business expand to Starkville and Jackson in the future.
What are millennials reading, buying, watching? We asked a group of University of Mississippi students what their two latest media purchases were, and here are some of their answers. Mary Albert Hulu […]
University of Mississippi senior Melissa Johnson said she felt sorrow for the Florida families who lost loved ones during this week’s shooting.
University of Mississippi students and Oxford residents are trying to make sense of the latest school shooting that claimed 17 lives at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day.