On all college campuses throughout the United States, 11.2 percent experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation, according to mscasa.org and rainn.org. Sexual assault is real and happening daily.
Sean Gillen Oxford Stories email@example.com There are multiple mass shootings yearly, and when one happens, residents often say they can’t believe a mass shooting took place in their town. The Square in […]
It’s no secret that parking is a big issue in Oxford. The Square is especially an issue, and even though it is a popular place in Oxford, there are very little areas to park. This leaves the large number of residents, especially during the school year, feeling frustrated, because it is so hard to find a spot to park. The Oxford Board of Alderman have come up with a solution to this problem, a new parking garage.
Oxford local Erin Smith has been working diligently to form Lafayette County’s first CASA chapter. This will be the first chapter in Northern Mississippi.
UM students use their passion and talents to put on NewsWatch Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. Students interested in broadcast and NewsWatch can apply and interview to get on the team.
“Ten days before my due date, my mom had to go into emergency c-section,” said Emily Bolling, a University of Mississippi senior speech pathology major. “This was because I was having seizures, and the doctors were afraid I would have a stroke during labor.”
There will always be arguments about which cell phone style is better. Do you identify as Team iPhone or Team Android?
Bruce Toppin, chief legal officer of North Mississippi Health Services, and Dr. C. K. White, medical chief of North Mississippi Health Services, discussed the opioid crisis.
Gay, lesbian and transgender individuals need more understanding from America as a whole. The reason we are not seeing major change or support is because there is no real champion for the cause. Someone like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a champion for equal treatment for the African American community, is needed.
As the spring season begins to bloom, the days get ever rainier, and the air is filled with the despair-ridden cries of allergy-stricken individuals, Oxford’s iconic Double Decker Festival draws near. The town’s festival set for April 27-28 draws thousands annually who shop for art and listen live music.
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.
The Double Decker Music and Arts Festival set for April 27-28 is a must do in Oxford. When the weather is warm and the sun is shining, it’s a reminder of how special the small town is.
Last year, the city of Oxford had to close its pool at certain times because of a shortage of lifeguards. Oxford Park Commission leaders are working to ensure that doesn’t happen this summer.
Oxford is a busy town, especially while the university is in session. This means more vehicles are on the streets causing traffic and parking issues. However, alternate transportation, such has buses, bikes and walking, is slowly catching on among residents.
Oxford Mayor’s Commission on Disability Issues works to address issues faced by physically challenged residents
What if the door handle on a business was out of your reach, and you couldn’t enter the store? What if a building was on the second floor, and you were not able to walk up the steps to get to it?
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
COLUMBUS – For many journalism students, the thought of being thrust into a full-time position after graduation can be exciting and daunting. The final semesters can be the most important when preparing for a future career.
While she hates to hear someone utter the phrase ‘Print is dead,’ Lacey Russell, a CNN video production assistant, predicts newspapers will eventually fade away. Digital is the future.
Modern journalists have to know how to do a little bit of everything, and they must know their audience if they’re going to reach them digitally, said Katie Eubanks, features editor of The Clarion Ledger in Jackson, a newspaper that is part of the USA TODAY Network.
MERIDIAN – A lifelong Meridian resident who was the first member of her family to attend college rose to become vice president of operations at Meridian Community College.
Oxford Stories reporters produce The Lorraine Motel: 50 Years After the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This week Oxford Stories is debuting a project called The Lorraine Motel: 50 Years After the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal has partnered with Oxford Stories to run some students stories this week. We hope to continue to use the project to share the stories of Mississippians and others who lived through the Civil Rights Era. Look for stories in the Daily Journal later this weekend.
When patients come to Endurance Physical Therapy in Oxford seeking pain relief, local physical therapist Kelly Shinall offers a somewhat odd form of treatment — sticking needles into her patients’ skin.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Survivors and law enforcement work to prevent sexual assault
Jackson State University student Brielle Nicole Young, 19, said she was sexually assaulted in May of 2017 and knew her attacker well.