While hundreds of millions of people in the U.S, are quarantined at home, there are still millions of Americans who have been deemed “essential employees” and are therefore still traveling to and from work every day.
From barbeque to fried chicken, Oxford has plenty of incredible food – but what if you want something light and healthy? Brent Cartwright saw this gap in the food scene and brought his entrepreneurial spirit to Oxford where he opened a healthy smoothie joint right in the heart of town.
As the world grows more health conscious, businesses like Herbalife remain popular because of social media
Many businesses today use the power of technology as their primary platform for product sales, advertisement, and communications. Nutrition companies, such as Herbalife, have created the national trend of selling their products exclusively through independent distributors.
Healthy eating can be challenging, especially for college students surrounded by fast food restaurants and cafeterias with limited menus. It’s even more important now that we are facing a viral pandemic.
ILLINOIS – Every weekday from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. when Edwardsville High School (EHS) is in session, students congregate near Tiger Den, once a concession stand and now a cafe, to get their caffeine and breakfast fix.
Some might say Oxford currently resembles a ghost town. And many are concerned about how COVID-19 will impact local businesses.
Practice social distancing, implement self-quarantine, wash your hands, don’t touch your face—these are phrases we have heard multiple times a day for the past month. However, a new phrase has entered our thoughts: contactless delivery.
A Jackson fitness instructor has leaped into the world of book publishing to help others Bounce Back from weight gain.
You may already be wondering, What does ‘gastronomic’ mean? The word refers to gastronomy, or the practice or art of choosing, cooking and eating good food. These days, it may be difficult to find a restaurant of exceptional gastronomy. However, you may find that Ravine meets and exceeds all expectations.
We’re all familiar with the idea that money can’t buy you happiness. While we are pressured into “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” and our peers in this society, it’s important to choose a career that you will enjoy, even if you don’t become rich doing it.
With the addition of a new mural on University Avenue and Oxford’s arts center, the Powerhouse, located there – this semester Oxford Stories is embarking on a small solutions journalism project. Our reporters are starting a community conversation about the possibility of a continued arts emphasis in the University Avenue area.
Established local businesses line University Avenue – an older, yet still thriving part of Oxford. Business owners on this side of town say it’s vital that local businesses remain in the area, and some believe an arts district could attract more.
If you spend a lot of time on the west side of town, you may not have much of a reason to venture over to University Avenue for anything, which might lead you to believe business is declining in that area. However, according to two University Avenue business owners, business has been steady.
From working in a family-owned restaurant at age 16, to taking a desk job in corporate America, Brooke Krizbai realized working for someone wasn’t an option anymore. Today, she owns two Oxford restaurants – Volta Taverna and Track 61.
One of the best things about Oxford is there is a shop for almost anything you could want or need, but up until August, there were no specialty ice cream stores.
My Michelle’s, an Oxford restaurant, is the place to grab a home-cooked meal, order one for tailgating in the Grove, or to relax and get creative on Wine Wednesday.
To many outsiders, the South is racist, uneducated, country, and uninformed about events outside Mississippi. At first, these were my opinions too, but living here and experiencing it, the outside world has their views wrong.
Based on countless testimonials about this activity completely changing, and even saving lives, one would think it must be some sort of magic. But it’s not. It’s CrossFit.
Senior year of high school was the first time I became obsessed with my weight. I never had a problem with my weight before. I was a healthy and fit girl. I was playing basketball, softball, and cheerleading and was always active. I had a fast metabolism and my sleeping schedule was nearly perfect. I had friends and life was great.
What we have seen in recent years is nothing compared to what will happen should the planet warm to the threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels estimated by the panel. These effects are just the tip of the melting iceberg.
Children aged 10 to 17 in Mississippi are leading the nation in obesity. Adults follow close behind, as Mississippi has the second highest obesity rate in the nation, according to the State of Obesity Website.
Who Dat is now a question you can ask in Oxford. Who Dat’s Drive-Thru & Bar, at 1412 Jackson Avenue, is a drive-thru daiquiri shop that opened in Oxford in February. Owner Wylie Coleman, who also owns part of King’s restaurant in Oxford, has brought a taste of New Orleans to Oxford.