An Oxford native who has combined two disciplines – counseling and journalism – has created a blog and side business called The Character Therapist, helping authors psychologically develop their fictional characters.
A Jackson fitness instructor has leaped into the world of book publishing to help others Bounce Back from weight gain.
Oxford antique stores hold many treasures that you have to see in person to appreciate, but they face challenges competing with online shopping and websites like Ebay and Etsy.
The Overby Center inside the University of Mississippi’s Farley Hall recently hosted the program “A Pioneer of the Black Press” during which Burins Morris discussed his new book about Carter G. Woodson, the “father of black history.” He was interviewed by UM School of Journalism and New Media professor Alysia Steele.
Sometimes it can be difficult to relate to historical figures. They roamed the Earth hundreds and thousands of years ago. What could they possibly have in common with modern man?
Ann Fisher-Wirth, a poet and Oxford resident, recently recited from her latest collection of poetry The Bones of Winter Birds at Off-Square Books in Oxford. Looking over the quiet crowd, she recounted the personal stories behind some of her poems — some emotional, some whimsical, all real.
Column: University of Mississippi offers liberal studies major appealing to those with broad interests
All throughout my life, I have always admired and connected with people. My parents used to always joke about how I had a spark and could easily click with just about anyone.
You may have heard of “Taxicab Confessions,” an HBO documentary series in which taxi drivers speak candidly with passengers. But what about Oxford Uber Experiences? Uber driver Michelle Shad has given 2,250 Uber rides, driving more than 8,000 students around Oxford in the last seven months, and she has stories to tell.
University of Mississippi senior Brittany Abbott had not planned to attend the latest Meek School event featuring writer Jesse Holland, but the experience proved serendipitous.
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.
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 […]
Rising University of Mississippi education students answer six of James Meredith’s public education questions
Mattie Thrasher Oxford Stories In August 1963, James Meredith became the first African American graduate of the University of Mississippi. His admission to the university sparked riots that involved more than 30,000 […]
To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Harper Lee that has a become a classic of modern American literature. The novel has been used in the curriculum of thousands of high schools across the United States because of the narratives about racial inequality and the cultural significance of the novel.
A group of University of Mississippi students enrolled in Religion 102 woke up early on a Sunday morning after a home football game to venture into the woods surrounding Batesville for a class assignment.
It’s Monday morning, and she’s up early trying to get her two children ready for school. After making sure her son and daughter are ready for the day, Sarah McLellan reflects on motherhood.
Oxford and Lafayette County citizens seem to always seek ways to bring the community together, and there’s no better way to do this than through food. Brookhaven native Jake Sessums is the owner of a food truck that many pass by on their way to the Oxford Square.