A University of Mississippi senior has been named editor of the local music website “Auxford Wave.” Jonas Baker will lead the Oxford-based website that covers music.
It won’t be long until the Oxford Community Market is open again for business. Market Director Betsy Chapman, sitting in her office at the community office space The Edison, is working to bring the open-air farmer’s market back to the Old Armory Pavilion April through December.
University of Mississippi theater major Gabby Quintana, 19, is heavily involved in campus life and activities. In her second semester, Quintana spends most days performing.
The sound of a 6:30 a.m. alarm wakes Shannon Griel. She gets out of bed and takes her tiny rescue dog, Josie, out to feed her. The smell of coffee fills the kitchen in her single-bed apartment.
The leaders of an Oxford kickboxing gym say they’re still fighting after four years, and they hope to see the business expand to Starkville and Jackson in the future.
What are millennials reading, buying, watching? We asked a group of University of Mississippi students what their two latest media purchases were, and here are some of their answers. Mary Albert Hulu […]
University of Mississippi senior Melissa Johnson said she felt sorrow for the Florida families who lost loved ones during this week’s shooting.
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.
Have you ever heard of Brixton? Prime Minister John Major once described the community as a “grey, sullen wasteland, robbing people of their self respect.” It has virtually no green space, was twice ravaged by race riots, and remains one of the most crime-ridden area’s of London. Graffiti lines the roads that policemen speed down almost incessantly.
I’m writing this from a new location – my residence for this semester, a four-story apartment in Kilburn Park, Northwest London. Laying on my couch, I’m surrounded by what could be considered a rough characterization of what a fraternity house might look like.
My trek to my first day of work began rather bleak. A light morning drizzle quickly transformed into a heavy London rain as I walked from the Underground in search of coffee before my day began.
For more than six years, Mississippi has been suffering from an outmigration of citizens, particularly millennials after graduating from the state’s universities. State legislators have differing opinions on the issue.
“State Representative House District 2, Alcorn County. The University of Mississippi for a business degree and minor in English, and a law degree from Mississippi College.
“My title here in the legislature is senator, but we also have titles like chairman of certain committees. And I’m chairman of the Energy Committee, and then I’m vice chairman of Appropriations. I went to the University of Mississippi and got a bachelor of business administration [degree] in 1987, and I got my juris doctorate [degree] in 1990. Both degrees from Ole Miss.”
Rep. Michael Evans, 42, represents District 45, which includes Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba and Winston counties. He is from Preston, Mississippi.
As a Democrat accustomed to facing challenges from a Republican-controlled state legislature, Sen. Derrick T. Simmons (D-Greenville) knows he awaits many roadblocks on the path towards what he describes as a better Mississippi, but that isn’t stopping him.
In a private interview this week with Meek School of Journalism and New Media students who are members of the University of Mississippi Capitol Press Corps, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood discussed the importance of media and journalism in a free society.