How is Oxford responding to the pandemic?

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the world community in various ways, the most important being regarding health, followed closely by economic repercussions. With more than 7 million cases in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic and more than 214,000 deaths, this pandemic is a challenge on both the individual and the community level. […]

Washington, Digital Communications

“You’ve Got Mail” In 1965, Ray Tomlinson sent the first electronic message at Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass.  Over 15 years later, electronic messaging — or email as it is more commonly known — started to gain traction with businesses and the general public.  Though it was not until 28 years after the […]

College Students and Mental Health Strain of COVID-19

By Cameron Breland The fall semester is in full swing for most universities, or at least trying to be with various schools hosting online classes and limited in person lessons. A big factor is the ongoing pandemic right in the middle of the semester that sent students home for the longest spring break in history. […]

Student Athletes take on kneeling during the National Anthem

Since August 2016, some American athletes have protested against police brutality and racism by kneeling on one knee during the U.S. national anthem. The current debate over kneeling during the national anthem was ignited by Colin Kaepernick in 2016 when he refused to stand during the “Star-Spangled banner” to protest racial injustice and police brutality […]

Old Miss v. Ole Miss

By Yasmine Malone Foreword from Author My name is Yasmine Malone, thanks for enjoying this quick read.  I was born and raised in Clarksdale, MS, home of the Blues, just one hour South of Oxford, MS. At the time of writing this piece, I am a senior Political Science major with a minor in journalism.  […]

Calhoun County teams struggle with COVID-19 in midst of football season

Like all areas of the nation, COVID-19 has made its impact felt on extracurricular activities in Calhoun County, Mississippi. Two of the county’s football teams have had games canceled due to their opponent coming down with the virus, and the band at Calhoun City High School has had multiple members in quarantine over the course […]