Growing up in Madison, Mississippi, Jack Blumenthal developed a love for football at a young age. Watching a young NFL quarterback named Tom Brady grow from a forgettable sixth round draft pick into arguably the greatest man to ever play the game inspired Blumenthal to pursue organized football at age 10.
Oxford and the University of Mississippi offer opportunities to thrive academically, socially, artistically and spiritually. Some have a unique story about what Oxford has meant to them as a student, resident or visitor.
Two of a Kind: Best friends from the Czech Republic play doubles for the Ole Miss Women’s Tennis Team
It’s fair to say that University of Mississippi students Natalie Suk and Anna Vrbenska are two of a kind. Both are from the Czech Republic. Both are best friends who met when they were both 12 years old. And both now play doubles for the Ole Miss Women’s Tennis Team.
‘Everyone’s Little Cheerleader’: Ole Miss Soccer Team is an extended family for one athlete and her daughter
If you’ve ever been to the Ole Miss soccer stadium, you may have noticed a young, vibrant Rebel shouting for her “mommy” from the stands. That energetic girl would be Parker, the daughter of Sara Coleman, a D1 soccer player, who is balancing motherhood and athletics.
Catherin Kaufman Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org What’s the hottest place in Oxford? Oxford’s HotWorx studio. HotWorx is a virtually instructed exercise program created for users to experience different benefits of infrared sauna rooms […]
Jack Newsom Oxford Stories Every year, students come to the University of Mississippi from out of state. Some come from bordering states, while others come from different ends of the United States. […]
Jack Hall Oxford Stories email@example.com I’ve been told many times that my freshman year of college would be one of the most exciting singular years of my life. Even with my expectations […]
Anders Culiner Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Now that there is only a month left in the semester, I wanted to share my story of how my senior project in high school has paved […]
Natalie Suk Oxford Stories email@example.com Adjusting to college life, in general, is difficult, and playing tennis in college makes it even more challenging. Freshman year is the hardest, because the rules are […]
Nicole Henderson Oxford Stories Some people may look at track and field as a pointless sport. Who wants to run in circles all day in the heat? How do you practice running? […]
Collin Rivera Oxford Stories On April 3, the Ole Miss football players declared for the NFL Draft filed in at 9 a.m. to prepare for their big pro day. It was time […]
Skye Spiehler Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org It has been 14 years since basketball phenom LeBron James played his first professional game. He was just a couple of months removed from being a high […]
Jessica Duffield Oxford Stories email@example.com Victoria Duncan, 19, is a University of Mississippi freshman from Houston, Texas. She is a pre-pharmacy major and loves to play rugby. She started playing at her […]
Nancy Jackson Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Lacrosse has traditionally been regarded as an exclusive sport, mostly played in the Northeast region of the U.S. But in the past decade, the sport has caught […]
Sarah Henderson Oxford Stories email@example.com The University of Mississippi has seven men’s sports teams, but men’s soccer doesn’t make the cut. While the university does sponsor a women’s soccer team, male students […]
Natalie Suk Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org A University of Mississippi freshmen traveled halfway across the world from Colon, Germany, to play collegiate tennis at UM. Tim Sandkaulen said he chose Ole Miss because […]
Emily Wilson Oxford Stories March 21, 2017 Oxford has always maintained its charm through having unique small-town feel along with big time character. But, would it be worthwhile for Oxford to cough up some of this charm for an airport to accommodate the extensive number of traveling rebels, and the rebels from out of state? […]
Tricia Williams Oxford Stories email@example.com It’s a rainy day at the University of Mississippi. Students are stumbling through puddles late for class and dispirited. Fortunately, for the Ole Miss community, a crossing […]