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Television Crew Films on Oxford’s Campus

Television Crew Films on Oxford’s Campus

Jeanette Wong, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Warner Bros. Television filmed for a CW television pilot at Oxford College on Monday. The pilot, “Life Sentence,” follows the story of a woman diagnosed with terminal cancer. After deciding to "live like she was dying," she finds out she’s not dying after all and needs to live with the choices s...

Tibet Week

Fiona Bock, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Even amidst hundreds of books and stressed students, it was hard to miss the vibrant sand mandala painting on the first floor of the library. This intricate pattern of colored sand was created by seven monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta. This year marks the 15th annual celebration ...

Monk Artists Create Mandala in Oxford Library

Monk Artists Create Mandala in Oxford Library

Mackenzie Ward
February 25, 2017
Filed under Student Life

This week, Oxford College was visited by Tibetan and Indian monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta. After an opening ceremony on Monday, February 20th, the seven monk artists began constructing a sand mandala on the first floor of the Oxford College library. The appearance continued throughout...

An Insider’s Guide to Oxford’s New Dining Hall

An Insider’s Guide to Oxford’s New Dining Hall

Jeanette Wong, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

With the spring semester in full swing, many students have settled into their new routine. What was once referred to as "the new dining hall" might now simply be known as "the dining hall." To ensure students are taking full advantage of this facility, here are five things you may or may not know ...

Atlanta Valentine’s Date Ideas

Atlanta Valentine’s Date Ideas

January 27, 2017
Filed under Student Life

With February just around the corner, I’ve compiled a small list of Valentine’s date ideas. It’s two weeks away, so boys and girls, start saving your money so you can give that special someone a fun day in the city. You don't necessarily have to enjoy this day with a significant other, grab...

A Love Letter to Oxford

A Love Letter to Oxford

Hannah Page, Student Life Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Dear Oxford, I must admit when we first met I was not very fond of you. I mean I liked your look, you seemed to have great people but there was just something about you that I couldn’t put my finger on. Maybe it was because I was still in love with my ex-high school back at home or because you were...

Admin speaks at SGA meeting, unveils campus construction plans

Admin speaks at SGA meeting, unveils campus construction plans

Jeanette Wong, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Myra Frady, Dean of Resource Planning and Chief Finance Officer, met with the Student Government Association (SGA) Wednesday evening to discuss current and upcoming construction projects on campus. Oxford Dining Halls: Old and New Oxford’s new dining hall is nearing its completion and is set to open at the b...

The New Vision: The Eagle Eye

The New Vision: The Eagle Eye

Emily Diaz, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Oxford’s very own, Jeena Lee, gathered a few members of the Film Club to produce a new source of information for the students of Oxford College. The members of the emerging news channel agreed with the name, "The Eagle Eye." Our vision is to allow any student demonstrating interest in film/media to...

A Look into Lil’s: Oxford’s Zero Waste Dining Hall

A Look into Lil’s: Oxford’s Zero Waste Dining Hall

Jeanette Wong, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When one looks back on their college years, many things come to mind: the people, the events, and (eventually) the food. Lil’s Dining Hall, affectionately named after former dining hall employee Lillian C. Long, is the hub of all things food at Oxford College. Alumna Lisa Goetz-Steenson (Oxford College...

The Black Student Alliance Police Brutality Vigil

The Black Student Alliance Police Brutality Vigil

Mawuko Kpodo, Editorial Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As of right now, police officers have shot and killed 772 people in 2016. The Washington Post has dedicated its resources to scouring “news reports, public records, social media and other sources” to arrive at this total. Before the conclusion of this piece, the number is sure to rise. 772. For a c...

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