A senior University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media integrated marketing communications major has turned her quarantine hobby into a business as a way to give back to charity. Leah Jackson’s With Luv From Lou business donates profits to Skid Row’s Union Rescue Mission.
Starting your own business can can be intimidating, and working up the courage to do so can be daunting. But the pandemic has led many students to spend their free time making money. Jordan Majersky, a University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media student, created the small art business, S & J Designs, with her roommate, Samantha Fletcher.
Senior integrated marketing communications major Olivia Wagner has been creating art since elementary school. Today, she operates her own pop culture painting business called artbyswagner.
David Naron has grown more than just flowers with Oxford Floral. His business has become part of the community.
Laurel, Mississippi resident Tori Geiger discovered art as a way of expressing herself when she was a senior in high school.
Not knowing a soul and having classes online may cause some to wonder how they can make friends or get involved with campus organizations in a safe way. These were my concerns when I moved to Oxford during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
It can be challenging for some to forge their own identity in the shadow of a famous relative, but one Nashville artist and designer is defining herself through fashion and art.
Before COVID-19 abruptly paused the music scene, Tristen Rolling was working in marketing for Winter Circle Productions in New Orleans. She never planned to start an art business until her family and friends suggested it. That led to the creation of Swamp Sprouts.
Natalie Cooper, an up-and-coming Memphis artist, is gaining popularity for her custom acrylic pet portraits and pop art Memphis collages. Cooper strives to bring happiness through her paintings and create personal connections with customers.
My mother works as a nurse navigator for a north Georgia hospital. Every day, she is calling patients and revealing to them their coronavirus test results, comforting those who are positive and celebrating with those who are negative.
Szabo does much more daily with the football team than just making videos. He helps support the coaches upon request, helping with technical and XOs digital (film database) problems that come up. He also instructs student video staff workers about what they should do daily and how each station needs to be filmed.
As social distancing continues, state and local tourism employees and those who operate short-term lodging options are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as reservations decrease while event cancellations and postponements increase.
Madison Mayfield, 23, of Lake Oswego, Oregon, has successfully made her mark in the art world, both here in Oxford and on a major national television network.
With many people practicing “social distancing” because of the coronavirus, it isn’t difficult to think about the many dystopian films that have been released over the years.
Often referred to by locals as a “hidden gem,” Satterfield’s Pottery is on the rise in Oxford due to the high demand of exquisite, handcrafted pottery.
A Water Valley seamstress is taking a classic artform and refashioning it in her own unique way.