As the 2018 legislative session convenes in Jackson, lawmakers know that education funding is sure to draw intense scrutiny and debate, and Oxford’s two legislators are gearing up their respective sides for a fight over a multitude of education policy issues.
By Terrence Johnson Mississippi Capitol Press Corps What is your name, age, where are you from? Oscar Denton, 63, from Vicksburg. What is your title? Where did you attend college? What […]
Kaitlin Hollister Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Cassandra Singleton has been using assistive technology since 2010, after an infection that left her paralyzed from the neck down with a damaged spinal cord. Although doctors […]
What does it mean to be a woman today? What exactly is feminism?
RebelThon is a yearlong fundraiser for the only children’s hospital in Mississippi, Blair E. Batson in Jackson. At the end of the fundraiser, a 12-hour dance marathon is held in honor of the money raised and the children fighting in the hospital.
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 […]
Making the decision to study abroad was one of the most rewarding decisions I have made in my college career thus far. Being in my third year at this university, I came to the decision to study abroad at the beginning of my spring semester of my sophomore year.
When Tim Kalich joined The Greenwood Commonwealth in April of 1982, it was with the intent of climbing the ladder and getting back to the big city. He left his job as a researcher at Wilson Quarterly, a Washington D.C. based liberal arts journal, when his editor encouraged him to seek a job at a newspaper.
Around a year ago, an intense fervor rose within Oxford. The introduction of a Mississippi bill forced everyone to ask themselves where the line should be drawn between LGBT rights and religious freedom.
With House Bill 1523 now law in Mississippi, civil rights organizations seek equality for LGBTQ community
On Oct. 10, House Bill 1523, also known as the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, was passed in Mississippi, and some fear it may give businesses and the government freedom to discriminate against the community.
Local businesses form the backbone of our communities. In addition to providing a wide variety of services, they also add much-needed personality to the area. Bim Bam Burgers is just one example – a story of a dream realized along with all the hardships and struggles that come with it.
Patience can be a difficult skill, but it’s important in the sales industry. Working an 8-5 job of cold call sales, Jamie Holcombe must stay positive in her job at the Oxford-based company, Greenserv.
An Oxford woman is working to bring a program to Oxford and Lafayette County that helps provide advocates for abused and neglected children.
The broadcasters enter the Student Media Center at 2:30 p.m. Dressed to impress, Matthew Hendley logs into the rundown to see what stories he’ll be covering as anchor when the show begins.
Innovation and creativity are top priorities for the Monroe County Journal’s Managing Editor Ray Van Dusen. Since his start with the Monroe Journal in 2009, it has been just that. Today’s journalism industry has obstacles, and there is only one constant in the business – change.
In the past 30 days, the Ole Miss Campus has seen 43 vehicular accidents. With a few occurring each day, they are one of the most common crimes on campus, and most are fender benders in parking lots.
John Bove-Smith Oxford Stories email@example.com UM student Connor Crain, 21, believes many people experience weight gain in college. “Everyone gets the freshmen 15,” said the UM senior from Jackson. “It is simply […]
The Honors College is more than just a place for the elite; it is a home. With only 10 percent of each freshman class gaining acceptance, and class sizes capped at 15 students, the Honors College is a special place at the University of Mississippi.
Newswatch field reporter, Daniella Oropeza, recently received her degree in broadcast journalism. Daniella joined Newswatch as a junior in 2015. Although she’s sad to leave, she has plenty to look forward to.
Angelica Pecha Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org College kids get a bad rep. These young adults are often criticized for partying, eating leftover pizza for breakfast, and for choosing a Comfort Colors T-shirt over […]