With the coming of the cold weather, it is time to break out those backpacks and sleeping bags and hit the trails. The number one key to the success any trek is preparedness – not only for obvious safety reasons, but for making the trip generally more enjoyable.
Not all people are made to interact with children. It can truly be a hit or miss situation for some people. However, I absolutely adore getting to spend my summers with the kids at Sequoia Swim and Tennis Club in Nashville.
When Tim Kalich joined The Greenwood Commonwealth in April of 1982, it was with the intent of climbing the ladder and getting back to the big city. He left his job as a researcher at Wilson Quarterly, a Washington D.C. based liberal arts journal, when his editor encouraged him to seek a job at a newspaper.
Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear lab coats. Kelley Benson, 53, is a medical laboratory scientist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The Southaven native has lived in Mississippi 50 years.
The NFL National Anthem protest is an ongoing topic. Many athletes protest by taking a knee during the anthem, and some hold their fist in the air during the song.
One of the most popular things to do as a child is play video games, and many games come out annually. Some adults say kids are too into gaming and need to go outside more. But I think if your child has an equal amount of gaming and playing outside, they will be fine.
Asking elementary school students which subject is their favorite is often a casual, light-hearted conversation starter. However, as students grow older and eventually attend college, that question results in more than just casual conversation. It generates an answer that will help them choose their major and define their college career and future.
Media and technology change daily. Keeping up requires attention and dedication. Texas native Abbie McIntosh has been part of media in some form more than seven years. The University of Mississippi broadcast journalism major is the station manager for NewsWatch Ole Miss.
Chauncey Taylor Oxford stories Local rapper and Ole Miss sophomore Jordan Browder (aka Blasian Junkie) has been gaining attention in Mississippi. He is a member of the Jackson-based rap group “601 Dream […]
Along with the rest of the world, the fashion industry has evolved with technology to keep up with new trends.
Since the days of the PS3 and the Xbox 360, the price of a new game pushed out by a triple-A studio has been $60. For $60, you would usually get a complete, quality-assured product.
How does a 5’11, 158 lb. business major from the University of Richmond gain respect from the likes of everyone from Snoop Dogg to your nerdy neighbor across the street? By impeccably blending legitimate hip-hop bars, improv comedy, and sports into one and calling it Lil Dicky.
“Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life” were the first words I heard on my first day of college. As an undeclared freshman, I became very anxious when I heard those words. I went from bright-eyed and hopeful to overthinking my existence in seconds.
Golf. You either love it or you hate it. You may even perceive it to be boring. I did not grow up a golfer, however it is a hobby and a passion I have developed within the last eight years.
Around a year ago, an intense fervor rose within Oxford. The introduction of a Mississippi bill forced everyone to ask themselves where the line should be drawn between LGBT rights and religious freedom.
When I was 12, my father purchased 200 acres in Madison County. He also purchased a tractor to maintain the property and immediately designated the roll of managing the land to me.
A young woman who lost her mother at age 12 is now following in her mother’s footsteps. Alannah Frierson, 19, a University of Mississippi sophomore from Canton studying business administration and entrepreneurship, hopes to own multiple businesses one day. Right now, her specialty is creating wigs.
This past summer, I had the great pleasure of working as a member of the service department at a local Chevrolet dealership in my hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana.