On all college campuses throughout the United States, 11.2 percent experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation, according to mscasa.org and rainn.org. Sexual assault is real and happening daily.
Sean Gillen Oxford Stories email@example.com There are multiple mass shootings yearly, and when one happens, residents often say they can’t believe a mass shooting took place in their town. The Square in […]
In the United States, it is easy to obtain a gun from a local store, such as Walmart, with little to no regulation regarding who can purchase one.
Gun control remains one of the biggest issues today, yet there is nothing the government has done about it. We have U.S. citizens today who legally, or sometimes even, illegally, have weapons that are unnecessary.
Bruce Toppin, chief legal officer of North Mississippi Health Services, and Dr. C. K. White, medical chief of North Mississippi Health Services, discussed the opioid crisis.
As the spring season begins to bloom, the days get ever rainier, and the air is filled with the despair-ridden cries of allergy-stricken individuals, Oxford’s iconic Double Decker Festival draws near. The town’s festival set for April 27-28 draws thousands annually who shop for art and listen live music.
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Survivors and law enforcement work to prevent sexual assault
Jackson State University student Brielle Nicole Young, 19, said she was sexually assaulted in May of 2017 and knew her attacker well.
In the age of apps and cell phones, we can send a text in a second and see faces from thousands of miles away with the tap of a touchscreen. We can even get from point A to point B with the use of an app.
Mississippi passed a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. HB 1510, or the Gestational Age Act, will make Mississippi have the most restrictive abortion practice in the country.
Oxford’s Mounted Police division has become a staple in the city’s brand while actively protecting the community, and it involves a lot of work.
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.
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.
As a Democrat accustomed to facing challenges from a Republican-controlled state legislature, Sen. Derrick T. Simmons (D-Greenville) knows he awaits many roadblocks on the path towards what he describes as a better Mississippi, but that isn’t stopping him.
The opioid epidemic continues to claim the lives of many people throughout the nation. Opioid addiction has forced change within federal and state government and prompted some leaders to to take action to decrease death rates within the state.
Despite a deceptively low number of officially reported incidents, sexual assault has become a pressing topic on campus.
Because of recent issues involving Oxford Square nightlife, Oxford Police Department leaders are working on new safety regulations.
Kate Martin taught in the Delta school system, where she experienced a beautifully broken place. Her teaching career started in the Delta at a small school in Sunflower County. Since she obtained an alternative teaching license, she had a lot to learn about classroom management.
T’Keyah Jones Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Hazing, according to textbook definition, is the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation into an organization. […]
Car wrecks have always been a big issue in the city of Oxford. With the right knowledge, people can help keep these from happening. Taking precautions is a major step to ensuring the safety of passengers, pedestrians, other people on the road, and yourself.
Sexual assault has become a major problem for many college campuses across the country. Here at the University of Mississippi, there have been five sexual assaults reported already during the fall semester of 2017.
Making the decision to study abroad was one of the most rewarding decisions I have made in my college career thus far. Being in my third year at this university, I came to the decision to study abroad at the beginning of my spring semester of my sophomore year.