For many people, breathing is a natural, involuntary behavior. For Jeremy Thomley, it is a challenge and the inspiration for his art. Thomley is a survivor of cystic fibrosis. Inherited by both parents who must also carry the recessive-gene, he was diagnosed at age 4. Symptoms include fluid build-up in the lungs and digestive tract, making breathing and digestion difficult.
When asked about their local Tree Board, most Mississippi residents would probably give a puzzled look. But Oxford’s council of tree preservers help transform the city.
OLIVE BRANCH – Winter is finally coming to an end in 2018. However, the incredibly frigid temperatures have been destructive. Longview Heights Baptist Church is in the midst of a full sanctuary renovation after falling victim to the freezing January temperatures.
Students looking to experience and learn about nature in Oxford can drive 11 miles north of campus to the Ole Miss Field Station.
School lunches are a well-known weekday horror – rubbery hotdogs, cardboard-like pizza. Some students may believe the meal could crawl right off the tray.
Chickens, seclusion, relaxation, and beautiful scenery are not words that are normally used to describe an art gallery, but they are often used to describe Oxford Treehouse Gallery. This unique gallery located just outside the Oxford Square breaks the mold of a traditional art gallery, and provides its visitors with an unforgettable experience.
The typical flu season takes place between October and March each year. This illness is one the Student Health Center at the University of Mississippi Campus is very familiar with.
The University of Mississippi is acknowledged as one of the most beautiful college campuses. That beauty gives students a sense of pride.
Ole Miss is unlike any other college in America. The Grove in the middle of the campus has been around for many many years and has a spark about it that keeps people coming back, even if the football team is loosing.
All across the country, the beauty of fall weather brings one ugly concern to the forefront: the flu.
Mattie Thrasher Oxford Stories When was the last time you talked, or even heard about climate change? The topic seems increasingly disregarded by mainstream media, which has created doubt. However, media is […]
Recycling has become a major mission in many cities across the country. Many states have big recycling bins that can be filled with glass, aluminum, plastic and paper, and when you’re raised to recycle, it becomes a habit.
Ole Miss student Leigh Fredrickson describes herself as a calm person, but she recently started becoming anxious daily, which affected her sleep.
With the coming of the cold weather, it is time to break out those backpacks and sleeping bags and hit the trails. The number one key to the success any trek is preparedness – not only for obvious safety reasons, but for making the trip generally more enjoyable.
When I was 12, my father purchased 200 acres in Madison County. He also purchased a tractor to maintain the property and immediately designated the roll of managing the land to me.
Although there are many forms of cycling, the sport of mountain biking has benefits that outweigh the drawbacks of other cycling forms.
University of Mississippi senior Margaret Munie grew up on a small farm. “We grew pumpkins, tomatoes, squash and other similar veggies,” she said. “I would sell them when I was younger to my neighbors, so it is really cool to be able to support the local farmers here while I am in school.”
Alden Caroline Easter, popularly known as “Ace,” took a trip down under to fulfill a childhood dream of studying abroad. After spending six months across the globe in Sydney, Australia, she considers the place a third home. It was her nature to gravitate to the sand, sun and ocean, but these new beaches were nothing like those back in America.
Often lost in the Bouré vs. Ajax debate for Oxford-dining supremacy is the subtle, but acclaimed Neon Pig. This little establishment has roots that run farther and wider than the 662 area code; the tastes and smells of Neon Pig have emanated down Highway 6 and throughout America’s heartland.
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.
A New York native who has worked with the United States Forestry Service for 35 years with the philosophy of caring for the land and servicing the people is a park ranger in charge of the Holly Springs and Tombigbee National Forests.
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.
Kirsten Faulkner Oxford Stories email@example.com The Oxford Community Market, now open for the year since April 18 at the Old Armory Pavilion, has positively impacted the Oxford community by bringing people from […]