The Double Decker Music and Arts Festival set for April 27-28 is a must do in Oxford. When the weather is warm and the sun is shining, it’s a reminder of how special the small town is.
Last year, the city of Oxford had to close its pool at certain times because of a shortage of lifeguards. Oxford Park Commission leaders are working to ensure that doesn’t happen this summer.
Oxford is a busy town, especially while the university is in session. This means more vehicles are on the streets causing traffic and parking issues. However, alternate transportation, such has buses, bikes and walking, is slowly catching on among residents.
Oxford Mayor’s Commission on Disability Issues works to address issues faced by physically challenged residents
What if the door handle on a business was out of your reach, and you couldn’t enter the store? What if a building was on the second floor, and you were not able to walk up the steps to get to it?
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
Armed with a degree in journalism and a specialization in public relations, Ole Miss graduate Anna Gibbs displays the true tenacity of a reporter for The Oxford Eagle.
COLUMBUS – For many journalism students, the thought of being thrust into a full-time position after graduation can be exciting and daunting. The final semesters can be the most important when preparing for a future career.
At the young age of 24, Victoria Mekus had finished school, established a career and battled cancer.
MERIDIAN – A lifelong Meridian resident who was the first member of her family to attend college rose to become vice president of operations at Meridian Community College.
A University of Mississippi professor with a passion for journalism said aspiring reporters will gain many memorable life experiences during their first reporting jobs.
Oxford Stories reporters produce The Lorraine Motel: 50 Years After the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This week Oxford Stories is debuting a project called The Lorraine Motel: 50 Years After the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal has partnered with Oxford Stories to run some students stories this week. We hope to continue to use the project to share the stories of Mississippians and others who lived through the Civil Rights Era. Look for stories in the Daily Journal later this weekend.
Hugh Robertson is a man of many titles – father, owner and friend. His passion for work begins early in the day as the manager of Pitner Office Supply at 1714 University Ave in Oxford.
University of Mississippi freshmen Jessica Ellefson, 19, spent her summer planning her transition to college life. She thought she had every possible situation covered, but never planned on getting sick.
With job market growing, fewer than 3 percent of college students now graduate with computer science degrees
Although the writing above may look unfamiliar, this is some of the language you’ll learn as a computer science programmer. University of Mississippi Department of Computer and Information Science leaders say enrollment and the number of classes offered is growing.
Texas native Madison Jimenez was a cheerleader in high school, a physically demanding sport that resulted in joint inflammation. For relief, she turned to a service that uses freezing temperatures to deaden irritated nerves.
Oxford resident Rebecca Barnes, a mother of two young children, recently vaccinated her 11-month old son.
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.
A national increase in suicide rates of college students have prompted University of Mississippi administrators to review ways to adequately address this issue and provide resources to students with mental health concerns.
More than 1,000 college students are lost suicide annually, and colleges are Sending Silence Packing
It can be as slick as a snake in the grass or as obvious as an elephant on a freeway. It can happen in an instant, but will impact others for a lifetime. More than 1,000 college students die from suicide annually.
Mississippi has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released August 2017.
Oxford leaders work to make public transportation more accessible for elderly and physically challenged residents
The city of Oxford hopes to improve the Oxford University Transit bus system by making it more accessible for elderly and disabled residents.
Drones have been a subject of debate after authorities at the University of Mississippi issued a ruling in 2017 barring recreational drone use unless an official pilot is present. The abrupt ruling forced a UM drone club to disband.
Junior college transfer Jacob Adams has experienced his fair share of adversity in his first year with the Ole Miss baseball program. The junior, hailing from Conway, Arkansas, took the field on the first official day of the 2018 Road to Omaha with a determined mindset, and the last thing on his mind was a fall without baseball.