Imagine a gathering of wild coyotes – savage, ravenous, spanning a seemingly endless frontier. When the hour hand strikes 11 a.m. at the Kappa Alpha house, chef Rusty Boyd is prepared for this battle.
Justin “Fish” Robinson’s “day” began with a several-hour-long drive back to Oxford. The pastor had spent the previous night spotting for a radio station broadcasting the Ole Miss-Alabama game.
Though she pursues a passion by teaching as a fitness instructor at her personal studio, Keri Meagher prioritizes her days around her family. She understands the importance of the time she pours into her husband and four children.
The broadcasters enter the Student Media Center at 2:30 p.m. Dressed to impress, Matthew Hendley logs into the rundown to see what stories he’ll be covering as anchor when the show begins.
Laurie Stirratt grew up in New Orleans. Her home was an older fishing village near Lake Pontchartrain, and there was a lot to do outside, such as crabbing, fishing, hunting and sailing. She also remembers the wildlife – alligators, snakes and bobcats.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a school superintendent for a day? Cory Uselton, the DeSoto County Superintendent, had a very eventful day Friday, Sept. 29 as he supported county schools.
Sometimes it’s cool to be a nerd. “I used to be really self-conscious about it,” said James “Gandalf” Savage. “But now, I’m proud of my skill set and my nerdy qualities too.”
Rachel Levetzow moved to Oxford five months ago, and since then, every day has been different. As the new head coach of the Ole Miss Rebelette dance team, Levetzow, with an adventurous spirit, embraces every challenge and new opportunity.
Coaching is sometimes a dictatorship, but to an Ole Miss softball coach, it’s about teamwork.
When Kayle Barnett was in kindergarten, a small, schoolyard bully approached her on the playground to pick a fight and steal her red crayon. Furious, she pounced on the bully to get the crayon and her dignity back.
From playing her first musical instrument in sixth grade to winning a world class championship, an Oxford music teacher has been diligently working to gain experience and build a strong foundation within her programs.
University of Mississippi student Katarina Beck was raised by a single mother. She discovered her future career nearly four years ago as a high school sophomore, and is now adjusting to the freedom of living away from home.
We said goodbye to our new furry friends and continued on our trek to the unknown. We came around one last bend, and that’s when I saw her for the first time. An iconic old house sits at the stop sign when you enter Taylor. Instinctively I turned left, and found Taylor Grocery.
There’s a magical little record store called The End of All Music, one of the greatest gems this town has to offer. The minute I walk in, I am greeted with the aroma of old records, a smell I’ve come to appreciate in my years of collecting.
Growing up in Madison, Mississippi, Jack Blumenthal developed a love for football at a young age. Watching a young NFL quarterback named Tom Brady grow from a forgettable sixth round draft pick into arguably the greatest man to ever play the game inspired Blumenthal to pursue organized football at age 10.
Oxford and the University of Mississippi offer opportunities to thrive academically, socially, artistically and spiritually. Some have a unique story about what Oxford has meant to them as a student, resident or visitor.
Newswatch field reporter, Daniella Oropeza, recently received her degree in broadcast journalism. Daniella joined Newswatch as a junior in 2015. Although she’s sad to leave, she has plenty to look forward to.
Members of the North Mississippi band, The Mother Infinite, have dedicated their lives to create unique and innovative musical art. The group has spent the last 14 months or so writing, recording, and mixing their own songs.