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.”
New technologies are being invented every day. The University of Mississippi has created a technology space known as IdeaLab where students have access to the latest gadgets. Digital Media Studies Professor Brian Young said providing access is one of the main roles of campus libraries.
Golf, as we know it, has changed drastically over the last 10 years. Why? The outpouring of research and technology that has gone into equipment and practice aids. Because of technology, golfers can hit straighter shots, adjust their lofts, get instant feedback on their shots and more.
Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for the health and wellness community. Cryotherapy is a popular new workout trend that integrates new scientific methods with sub zero temperatures.
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 […]
Sometimes it’s cool to be a nerd. “I used to be really self-conscious about it,” said James “Gandalf” Savage. “But now, I’m proud of my skill set and my nerdy qualities too.”
There’s a magical little record store called The End of All Music, one of the greatest gems this town has to offer. The minute I walk in, I am greeted with the aroma of old records, a smell I’ve come to appreciate in my years of collecting.
Oxford, Mississippi isn’t the first place that comes to mind if you were to ask someone to name a “tech hub.” It probably wouldn’t be the second or third either. That’s why it’s exciting to see a promising tech startup here.
By LaReeca Rucker Oxford Stories Editor In the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media J101 Introduction to Mass Communications class this semester, also known as The Media Rewind, […]
Do you ever feel like you are missing out on important moments in life because you are distracted by social media? Do you think technology and social media consumes too much of […]
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Kady Cox The Oxford Eagle email@example.com Growing up, Columbus, Ohio native Preston William Boutot often broke things and fixed them. Today, he’s still doing repairs as owner of RockIt Computer Solutions in […]
Megan Meyers Lou and Olga Garcia will be married 65 years this spring. They fell in love in their 20s right as Lou was headed off to fight in the war, and […]
By Rebecca DeLuna Do you ever find yourself going through the motions, not saying a word to anyone and constantly cutting out the “real” connections that are right in front of you? […]