Sometimes it can be difficult to relate to historical figures. They roamed the Earth hundreds and thousands of years ago. What could they possibly have in common with modern man?
Imagine going from sleeping on carpet in India as a child, to immigrating to America as a teen, and now owning profitable businesses at age 22.
The Oxford-Lafayette County Habitat for Humanity is underfunded, and the woodworkers of Oxford are trying to fix that. On Feb. 11, Oxford University United Methodist Church held a charity auction and dinner, featuring original pieces made by woodworkers from the church’s congregation and the LOU community.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford is growing and expanding. In the past year, the church at 403 University Ave., has been renovated to add space for more mass attendees. There are approximately 400 families within the parish, and the building had limited space.
The small Mississippi communities of Hickory Flat, Pontotoc, Ingomar, East Webster and the African country of Uganda all have one thing in common – Michael Seger.
Nakiyah Jordan never imagined that art would consume her collegiate career at Ole Miss. Art was supposed to stay a hobby and less of a way of life, but that soon changed when she arrived in Oxford.
Growing up, I was very involved in my church and was very passionate about spreading the Word and helping people, but I felt as if there wasn’t enough being done. This was until I found out about a mission project that my youth group went on every year at the beginning of June.
On the edge of East Oxford is a haven for people who want to experience nature within a personal, religious setting, and it’s had a growing influence on the Oxford community and surrounding areas for 72 years. Since its establishment in 1946, Camp Lake Stephens, at 117 Camp Lake Stephens Drive in Oxford, has served the local community through summer camps for kids, church group retreats, and family and community events. Today, they are trying to reach a new generation of campers,and you’re invited to participate in their first run.
Pascagoula native Kendall Eubanks’ grandmother, Barbara Veil, was once in a gospel band that toured the nation. Veil also taught piano lessons most of her life. Eubanks’ father was part of the U.S. Special Forces Army Choir. “The Special Forces has a really prestigious choir,” Eubanks said, “and it takes a lot to get into. But my dad had solos in it and what not. He’s always been really musically involved and plays a lot of instruments.”
Because of the success of the inaugural Living Out Loud Women’s Conference in Oxford this August, organizers are planning a second conference set for Aug. 24, 2019 and hoping to lure well known speakers.
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.