I came here with a certain perception of Mississippi, and I didn’t think that would change over my four years as a student. However, now as I’m about to leave Mississippi forever, I have such a fond view of this state. Even though there may be some aspects of the state’s past and present political views that I may not agree with, Mississippi has changed my life forever.
As an active user on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, I often wonder why we must have multiple social media accounts and why we even use them at all?
Mike Bianco signed college baseball’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class in 2016. That class already had Ryan Rolison, who was draft eligible as a sophomore, being drafted 22 overall in May 2018. The 2016 freshman class also contributed to Ole Miss’ SEC Tournament Championship in 2018.
Mississippi legislators have made it easier and legal for the bad guys to arrive on our campus with deadly weapons and the intention to kill. This is a mistake.
You are a 20-year-old college student studying pre-med. You have not found a community of friends in your six months of arriving on campus. Your classes require so much studying. You could spend every day, all day studying if you chose to, but you cannot seem to get out of bed.
Column: Despite pain, work, and obstacles, it’s a blessing to be a walk-on quarterback for the Ole Miss Rebels
There’s a noise. It’s getting louder and louder with each waking second. Is it the fans cheering my name? Maybe the final buzzer of last nights game? Is it my position coach screaming at me like a drill sergeant? No, it’s just my alarm telling me to head to 6 a.m. workouts.
If you would have asked me two years ago where I saw myself going to college, never in a million years would I have thought I would end up in Mississippi.
Never in my life had I dreamed of being a journalist. At first, all I thought journalists did was write. However, after a few minor events in my life, I realized that traveling the road to becoming a professional and successful journalist was one of the most important decisions in my life.
Just off of Highway 6 in Oxford sits a haven of sorts deep in the woods, isolated from the world. Camp Lake Stephens, a faith-based summer camp and retreat center, serves as a spiritual escape from the “real world.”
Meet Mary Morgan Shipp Bryan, a yoga studio owner and instructor from Oxford, Mississippi. Mary Morgan shares her love of yoga with her students daily. She sat down with Oxford Stories reporter Gray Houser to discuss how yoga can transform lives, lead to mental wellness, increased spirituality, and more.
She works at two of the most well known businesses in Oxford. Maggie Smith, a native of Madison, Mississippi, graduated from the University of Mississippi with a major in English in 2018. Her love of the town and her job at Square Books led her to stay in Oxford.
The construction industry is male-dominated, but at the Oxford construction company ASFornea, a Batesville woman runs the show.
Clarksdale native Bradley Gordon has always been captivated by the beauty of his surroundings. His fascination with nature inspired him to pursue an art career, one that has allowed him to showcase his work from Oxford to Tiawan.
Money is one of the most influential driving forces in the world. With prices rising every moment, people are searching for more innovative ways to “bring home the bacon.” So are teenagers.
Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey’s roots run deep in Oxford. Some who grow up in small towns like Oxford wish for something more or different. A desire to “escape” their hometown creeps in as they approach high school graduation.
Video: From the sidelines to triathlons, Atlanta native places first in Oxford’s Rebel Man triathlon
For those who claim cheerleading is not a sport, an Atlanta native and former University of Mississippi cheerleader proved her athleticism by recently finished first in her age division in Oxford’s Rebel Man sprint triathlon. The 440-meter swim, 22K bike, and 5K run was the 14th annual event with 88 participants open to all ages.
Next time you leave the oven on in your apartment, it just may be one of your classmates who shows up in a big red truck.
Former Ole Miss cheerleader Morgan Winkel Wicker grew up in the world of competitive gymnastics and cheerleading. She never imagined one day she might own her own gym.
On a quiet spring night, with the air blowing, and the smell of smoked burgers wafting through the air, several of the University of Mississippi’s well known faces sat in a circle with an unlikely friend – university crossing guard Stephen Wilkerson.
Completely individualized programming fit to each individual’s unique needs combined with the community atmosphere of a typical gym, Oxford’s newest gym, Individual Design Fitness, is one of a kind.