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.
At the University of Mississippi, Dr. James Stewart facilitates a pharmaceutical lab that focuses on the relationship between Type II diabetes and heart disease.
UM students use their passion and talents to put on NewsWatch Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. Students interested in broadcast and NewsWatch can apply and interview to get on the team.
Many people grow up wanting the newest Ferrari or Lamborghini. Kids’ walls are donned with the posters of these wedge-shaped dream machines capable of speeds never before seen with doors that open up to the sky and a massive engine behind their seat or trucks that can conquer any terrain with ease while coughing out black smoke. Suddenly, however, many kids are dreaming of owning the exact opposite – an all-electric family sedan.
The new-age craze of intense video game play may appear, at first glance, to be a strange choice of hobby. Hours spent staring at a screen alone in a dark room, fueled by soda and candy and the joy of pixelated explosions, seems like the last thing this generation should be invested in. But thankfully, there is far more to gaming than most realize: improved cognitive functions, emotional comprehension, and even better social skills.
There will always be arguments about which cell phone style is better. Do you identify as Team iPhone or Team Android?
If you have an older Apple phone, then I’m sure you have noticed that these overpriced phones have a shortness of battery life, and frequent crashing of apps will often send you to your local service providers in a frenzy. The salesperson will troubleshoot your phone and then look at you and say, “Well, your storage is full.”
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
COLUMBUS – For many journalism students, the thought of being thrust into a full-time position after graduation can be exciting and daunting. The final semesters can be the most important when preparing for a future career.
At the young age of 24, Victoria Mekus had finished school, established a career and battled cancer.
While she hates to hear someone utter the phrase ‘Print is dead,’ Lacey Russell, a CNN video production assistant, predicts newspapers will eventually fade away. Digital is the future.
Modern journalists have to know how to do a little bit of everything, and they must know their audience if they’re going to reach them digitally, said Katie Eubanks, features editor of The Clarion Ledger in Jackson, a newspaper that is part of the USA TODAY Network.
When Alex McDaniel started her career in journalism as an editorial intern in New York City, she never imagined one day moving back to Oxford, Mississippi, but today she is the director of content and audience development for The Oxford Eagle’s publications.
It takes many people all over the country to fight cancer, including marketing departments and fundraisers, whose leaders now know it’s important to reach potential donors online.
TUPELO – Warm weather has arrived, and many people will be spending more time outdoors in the sun. That can be good and bad.
With job market growing, fewer than 3 percent of college students now graduate with computer science degrees
Although the writing above may look unfamiliar, this is some of the language you’ll learn as a computer science programmer. University of Mississippi Department of Computer and Information Science leaders say enrollment and the number of classes offered is growing.
Texas native Madison Jimenez was a cheerleader in high school, a physically demanding sport that resulted in joint inflammation. For relief, she turned to a service that uses freezing temperatures to deaden irritated nerves.
Oxford leaders work to make public transportation more accessible for elderly and physically challenged residents
The city of Oxford hopes to improve the Oxford University Transit bus system by making it more accessible for elderly and disabled residents.
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.
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.
Many freshmen struggle with things like homesickness or fitting all of their clothes in their closets when they move in. Lindy Goodson, however, was juggling interviews and social media appearances with national news publications and magazines.
In the age of apps and cell phones, we can send a text in a second and see faces from thousands of miles away with the tap of a touchscreen. We can even get from point A to point B with the use of an app.
It’s an early winter morning at Weir Hall. Several students are seated in the building’s lounge, passing around a small foam football. Time passes as they wait for a member of their group currently held hostage by a professor.