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.
Church, for a long time, has been painted as a stuffy building where you stand when you’re told, bow your head when it’s time, and sing the songs on the screen, but not loud enough for your pew neighbor to hear you.
It’s hard to imagine waking up every day not knowing where you’ll find your next meal. A group of University of Mississippi students are working with the organization Feed the Hunger, a non-profit that works to feed spiritual and physical hunger.
Students from the Ole Miss chapter of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, an interdenominational ministry of Assemblies of God USA Christian for college students, recently met in the UM Band Hall for the group’s first culture night, focusing on African American church culture.
Many children and adults have spent time at Camp Hopewell. Gracyn Ashmore is a University of Mississippi freshman journalism student during the week. On the weekend, she works as a counselor and social media coordinator at Camp Hopewell.
Preaching to children about abstinence is unrealistic. When you know teens are having sex, you should inform them about the consequences.
At first glance, people perceive a person that is reserved and quiet to be antisocial or shy. Although either option could be true, most people have an underlying issue that is the cause for their quietness.
To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Harper Lee that has a become a classic of modern American literature. The novel has been used in the curriculum of thousands of high schools across the United States because of the narratives about racial inequality and the cultural significance of the novel.
I have always been eager to perform. Since childhood, I loved being on a stage and making others smile. It is a feeling of great accomplishment to know I could be responsible for making others smile, laugh, and feel deep emotion through my work as a performer.
Ole Miss student Leigh Fredrickson describes herself as a calm person, but she recently started becoming anxious daily, which affected her sleep.
If a tree falls in the forest, but no one is around to hear it, did it really make a sound? Comparably, if white supremacist Richard Spencer arrives on campus spewing his ideology, but no students show up to listen, do his words hold any merit?
Savannah Christian is a typical 23-year-old. Strong, beautiful and courageous are three words that have been used to describe Christian and her story.
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.
A group of University of Mississippi students enrolled in Religion 102 woke up early on a Sunday morning after a home football game to venture into the woods surrounding Batesville for a class assignment.
Justin “Fish” Robinson’s “day” began with a several-hour-long drive back to Oxford. The pastor had spent the previous night spotting for a radio station broadcasting the Ole Miss-Alabama game.
Every pregnancy is unique, but things get a little more interesting when you enter your senior year of college and discover that you’re pregnant with triplets.
University of Mississippi accounting major Jaleter Daugherty, 21, encourages students who find it hard to balance Christian life and school to seek out accountability.
Sometimes it’s cool to be a nerd. “I used to be really self-conscious about it,” said James “Gandalf” Savage. “But now, I’m proud of my skill set and my nerdy qualities too.”
An African American woman who overcame financial and racial barriers growing up in the South is now the coordinator of enrollment and advising for the FASTrack program at the University of Mississippi.
When the Bible was created, polytheism was the main method of worship. Polytheism is the belief in many gods – “poly” meaning many and “theism” meaning god. The idea behind the polytheistic way is the belief that there was more than one power or force within the universe.
Emily Wilson Oxford Stories Already becoming a successful business entrepreneur at the age of 19, Alexis Ridgeway is finishing up her freshman year at the University of Mississippi. The Jackson native began […]
The Media Rewind J101 mass communication students at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media provide weekly blog posts on media-related topics. The class goal is to better […]
Georgia Williams Oxford Stories Meek School of Journalism and New Media students and faculty have organized a host of events that will be happening in the next few days. The various workshops and panels all […]