The Founding Fathers of this country held a common, unifying vision of a republic that valued the free and flowing exchange of ideas. The principle of free speech has allowed for innovation, creativity, and intellectual freedom to flourish all across this land.
n 2018, the idea of the federal #government intervening in everyday life is normal among young people and Americans in general. Our generation has grown up with government overreach is many areas of life without the slightest skepticism. I argue that the idea of limited government and the reasoning behind it has been lost or tainted in an ever-growing trend of interventionism. It is not a partisan issue – it is getting back to America’s roots.
Mickey Mouse should not influence the United States presidential election. The Walt Disney Corporation donated $5,005,823 to the Trump campaign, according to opensecrets.com, a political website tracking money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy. Millions of dollars are legally donated by American companies in support of their preferred political candidate during every presidential election. This is America’s greatest current threat to democracy.
My experience working as a member of the Mississippi Capitol Press Corps has been eye-opening. Prior to our trip to the state capitol building in Jackson, I had never done any reporting outside of my Oxford, Mississippi bubble. The trip was about experiencing new opportunities and returning to Oxford a better reporter than when I left. I can say without a doubt that is what happened.
Oxford Stories is back in session and publishing the work of Mississippi Capitol Press Corps reporters. Stay tuned to read their adventures at the state capitol. Click here to read their bios.
When the Bible was created, polytheism was the main method of worship. Polytheism is the belief in many gods – “poly” meaning many and “theism” meaning god. The idea behind the polytheistic way is the belief that there was more than one power or force within the universe.
Jessica Duffield Oxford Stories email@example.com Is the news media dishonest? That was one of the first questions asked and answered during the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media […]
By Natalie Beth Seales, Ashley Wallace, Kendra Newton, Jane DeCleva and Torry Rees Foreign countries will no longer respect America now that Donald Trump has been elected president, according to Brazilian University […]
By Kathryn Abernathy, Mac Hinojos, Tamera Staples, Morgan Gusella, Fairlie Outland and Rowan Ryan Disappointment, relief, fear, excitement – mixed emotions are felt throughout the nation after the Clinton and Trump battle, […]
By Claudia Caplinger, D’Jarvis Gates, Alec Keyser-Andre and Alexa Almaguer Lindsey Forshee, 22, of Tifton, Georgia, is a University of Mississippi student who studies hospitality management. Last night, Forshee, along with millions […]
By Skyler Crane, Meredith Enger, Calyn Hoerner, Ally Langston and Pierce Morrison While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the presidential election, some college students did not lend their support […]
By Gracie Synder, Catie Coan, Kady Cox, Darby Johnson, Anne Merrill Jones and Bailey Martin With the influence of social media and the rise of fake news during this presidential election, some […]
By Katarina Boutsis, Jessie Gregory, Jakiyah Haywood, Sarah Henderson and Will Morrison A new President of the United States means change. While some fear what changes may lie ahead, others are optimistic. […]
The last presidential debate was held Wednesday, Oct. 19. Oxford Stories reporters were asked to watch the debate and share their observations. This is the first presidential election many of them will […]
By Catie Coan, Kady Cox, Anne Merrill Jones and Bailey Martin The presidential election is quickly approaching, and University of Mississippi students are discussing which candidate they believe should be our country’s […]
By LaReeca Rucker Support Journalism Instructor While school is in session this semester, it’s possible that Oxford Stories has the largest (part-time) newsroom in the state. That’s why it’s important for our […]
Skyler Crane Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal firstname.lastname@example.org The experience arrived via proposal. The Meek School of Journalism and New Media wanted volunteers from the school of journalism to attend and assist in […]
Skyler Crane Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal email@example.com Injustices captured on video and shared via social media may be influencing an increasing number of people to pay more attention to social justice issues. […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi firstname.lastname@example.org As watchdogs of society, journalists are often charged with covering city council and board of aldermen meetings. Sometimes, they are the only […]
Yusuf Abusharif Suppose there were three people in a race. The first is simply running like any other person would. The second has a mountain bike, even though this is not a […]