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.
Everyone has an Untold story. Virginia White, a freshman University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New media integrated marketing communications major, works to uncover and repurpose stories in her business Untold Designs of Meridian, Mississippi.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are using their time in quarantine to better themselves. A University of Mississippi integrated marketing communications student has rebranded a jewelry business she started as a student at Oxford High School.
COVID-19 had a more unconventional start for me than it did for many of my friends and peers. It was March of 2020 junior year spring break. I decided to visit my best friend, who was studying abroad in Prague. We planned a week-long trip to travel Prague and different cities in Italy during my time there.
Most people hear this and think it’s a cliché, but to Mississippi native Bailey Martin, it’s a way of life. Martin, a 2019 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism graduate, is serving as the press secretary for Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves.
The Renegade can be described as one of the most popular and the first viral TikTok dance. The dance blew up at the beginning of 2020, has grown across the world, and is seen on different platforms.
Since I was a young child, I have always enjoyed traveling and seeing what the world has to offer. Growing up, my family and I were always moving, which allowed me to view and appreciate new experiences. Throughout my life, I’ve called three states, six towns, and 11 houses my home. Each place I have lived has taught me an important lesson and has helped me grow.
Kierra Jordan, a University of Mississippi junior, is a criminal justice major with a minor in business who is also an entrepreneur. During her three years at UM, she has created Cincere Beauty to enhance the natural beauty of her customers.
Cloi BryanOxford StoriesCpbryan@go.olemiss.edu Online shopping has become the future because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s always an experience to support and shop from local boutiques in the comfort of your home. When […]
California native Kimberly Conklin, class of 2019, studied IMC at the University of Mississippi. Today, she is the communications manager at PopMenu, a customer engagement engine that allows independent restaurant owners to control their online presence through interactive menus and hospitality.
It has been said that although students may graduate from the University of Mississippi, you are always still a part of the family. For Riley Williamson, a buyer for Neilson’s department store and long time employee, she couldn’t agree more.
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.
Halle Ames, a 2020 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism student, is now an “Outsider” in Nashville as a staff writer for the lifestyle company that aims to be the “heartbeat of America, capturing the pulse of what matters most to our readers.”
Like many college students, Emma Gaddy didn’t stick with the same major she had freshmen year. After studying geological engineering for three semesters, she had to make a very important decision – which of the 78 majors that UM offers would she pursue her for an undergraduate degree?
What can one do to break the dull isolation of quarantine? Here’s my proposal: Go play Dungeons & Dragons.
Prague, where the beer is cheaper than water. Prague, home of some of the best shopping in Europe. Prague, the city where every street contains magnificent architecture. Prague, home to the oldest castle in Europe. Prague, The City Of 100 Spires. With all the places to see and go, there was no time to waste. So this is exactly what I did and this is what you should do as well.