The beginning of a new year always leaves people questioning the future and wondering what’s to come. So when the ball dropped in 2020, it was not a weird thing for my family to wonder. As the year started to progress, everyone went on with their lives, business as usual, until a new opportunity arose.
The sun was beating down on her skin in the slums of Haiti, and her life was changed forever that day. For the first time, she saw the true love and grace of Jesus Christ.
Although the life of a normal college student seems crazy and hectic, it doesn’t compare to the life of an Ole Miss cheerleader.
Tunica native Madysen Acey, 21, is a University of Mississippi student electrocuted at age 10 who lost half of her arm, endured a painful recovery and now has a remarkable story. With surfer Bethany Hamilton as her biggest inspiration, Acey has learned how to live life to the fullest.
Life is constantly changing. Nothing is certain, and nothing remains permanent. Megan Slattery’s personal life and career path reflect this.
Delia Vandevelde, 21, knows a cluttered space sometimes means a cluttered mind. As the owner of the new organizing business D-Clutter by Delia, she wants to eliminate stress and help create a positive mental mindset while transforming spaces.
While COVID-19 has caused problems for some businesses, others have opened during the pandemic. The local fitness scene continues to grow with a new Pilates studio and retail store, Core Fitness Oxford, that opened June 8 off South Lamar Boulevard next to First Watch and Marco’s Pizza.
My mother works as a nurse navigator for a north Georgia hospital. Every day, she is calling patients and revealing to them their coronavirus test results, comforting those who are positive and celebrating with those who are negative.
When I left Ole Miss two days before spring break to go to Disney World, I had no idea I would not be returning to school. But who really knows what lies ahead?
Now, every night, my family sits down in our dining room and we watch two or three of the cassettes. It is something we all look forward to, and it helps remind us how fortunate we are even during these difficult times.
As a broadcast journalism major at the University of Mississippi, my freshman year experience has been full of ups and downs, but overall, it has been so much fun. The coronavirus has affected my school experience, social life, and my spiritual life.
I am a second-semester sophomore studying integrated marketing communications and specializing in public relations at the University of Mississippi. Due to the severity of the coronavirus, I will be finishing the remainder of my spring semester in the comfort of my own home in Winter Haven, Florida.
I realized COVID-19 was significant when one of my colleagues had a family friend in Wuhan, China, and they said the virus is to be taken completely serious, and it is not accurately presented in the Chinese media.
I am a sophomore integrated marketing communications major at the University of Mississippi, who is now back in my childhood home in Greenwood living off matcha and fishsticks. I am here with my parents, younger sister and tiny dog – happy to be home, but I just want this to be over.
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.
I first heard about the coronavirus while talking about current events in my journalism class about two months ago. At the time, I thought it wasn’t a serious issue and that it would go away within the next few weeks. Obviously, I was wrong about that.