Davis Burns set out to create the loudest Mustang in Mississippi. Like many car enthusiasts, he uses his car as a form of expression, allowing the car to be his canvas for the world to see. This bright yellow Mustang GT with its throaty V8 can be seen and heard all across Oxford as he makes his way around town. Whether Burns is rumbling down Jackson Avenue, or parked among the plethora of normal trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and sedans, his 2007 Mustang stands out against the normal, illuminating traffic with any light that bounces off of it, attracting stares from all around.
Due to social class inequality, there are many people who never get the opportunity to go to college and get a degree. The reasons people can’t attend college vary, but a lack of funds and a lack of college education within the family are often reasons.
This spring, the Web.com and PGA Tours sanctioned the first annual North Mississippi Classic Golf tournament. The Web.com Tour is a well-renown tour that hosts tournaments in five locations across the United States, including California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and now Mississippi. It was held April 15-22, 2018 at the Country Club of Oxford.
“Grow the game” is a phrase often used with golf now. Professionals are doing that. Today’s golfers are competitive, younger, and they win. It keeps things interesting. These young golfers give college students people they can relate to, but there’s a struggle as the sport continues to grow – the fans.
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.
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
Drones have been a subject of debate after authorities at the University of Mississippi issued a ruling in 2017 barring recreational drone use unless an official pilot is present. The abrupt ruling forced a UM drone club to disband.
Anyone lucky enough to have a college education knows that juggling your time between attending classes, studying, working, and having fun is difficult. However, Kevin Irwan, of Sporting Life Kennels in Oxford, may have figured out how to achieve the perfect balance.
Junior college transfer Jacob Adams has experienced his fair share of adversity in his first year with the Ole Miss baseball program. The junior, hailing from Conway, Arkansas, took the field on the first official day of the 2018 Road to Omaha with a determined mindset, and the last thing on his mind was a fall without baseball.
While widely known for its country music roots, Nashville is making a name for itself in the hockey world. The Nashville Predators have spiked major interest from natives, especially Ole Miss freshman Jake Evans.
Historically, the Ole Miss Women’s Golf Team has not been expected to have great success. However, all of that changed throughout the course of the 2017-18 season, and the Rebels are redefining expectations for the program while establishing a “new normal.”
An Ole Miss senior journalism major and member of the women’s tennis team is competing in her last collegiate semester. Natalie Suk, a native of the Czech Republic, is a leader on and off the court who is continuing her family’s tennis tradition.
Karen Krikorian’s life as a special education teacher has changed since graduating in May. She knew she always wanted to be a special education teacher because of her brother Michael Krikorian, 20, who has Asperger’s.
Golf, as we know it, has changed drastically over the last 10 years. Why? The outpouring of research and technology that has gone into equipment and practice aids. Because of technology, golfers can hit straighter shots, adjust their lofts, get instant feedback on their shots and more.
Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for the health and wellness community. Cryotherapy is a popular new workout trend that integrates new scientific methods with sub zero temperatures.
Ole Miss wide receiver Floyd Allen faced challenges during his early years, but the wide receiver for the Ole Miss Rebels is determined to leave the past and move forward.
Ole Miss junior Beau Briggs is a member of the Ole Miss Golf Team. He finds it challenging and rewarding to be a full time student and athlete and hopes one day to become a professional golfer, but he knows it takes hard work to get there.
The Mind of an Ole Miss Athlete: Tennis player Tea Jandric can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court
If you want an inside look at the mind of Ole Miss tennis player Tea Jandric, the first thing you need to know is she can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court. This is the third year the Croatia native and psychology major has lived in the United States and attended the University of Mississippi.
University of Mississippi students and Oxford residents are trying to make sense of the latest school shooting that claimed 17 lives at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day.
Emma Kate Thome, member and community service chairman, said the Ole Miss Equestrian Club is a fledging team founded in 2015. Members pay semester dues that barely cover the expenses to and from the stables for horseback riding lessons and competitions at host universities from Mississippi to Georgia.
Ole Miss baseball provides an atmosphere unlike any other. At Swazye Field, one can find $1 hot dogs at weekday games, beer showers in the student sections after homeruns, and dancing before the bottom of the fifth inning.
Electing a new mascot to represent the University of Mississippi brought up feelings from some student body members about reinstating Colonel Reb, the mascot that represented the Rebels as the sideline mascot from 1979 to 2003.
The Gaciron bike phone mount is a simplistic stem integrated bicycle phone mount that is rapidly growing in popularity among cyclists.