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Halloweek – Day Five

Halloweek – Day Five

Alisha Dhanani
October 31, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Friday, October 30th, the Student Activities Committee (SAC) hosted a costume contest in Candler Hall. Students came out in all types of costumes, including onesies, homemade ones, movie characters and more.  

Halloweek – Swim Club

Halloweek – Swim Club

Claire Veraart
October 30, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Oxford's Swim club hosted a Halloween themed party at the pool, Thursday evening, October 29th.   They had festive decorations and food. Students were able to enjoy themselves in and out of the water.

Halloweek – Day Three

Halloweek – Day Three

Claire Veraart
October 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Student Activities Committee hosted a "Fall Fest" in Lil's dining hall Wednesday evening, October 28th. Various Lil's workers got into the season's spirit by coming costume and serving up special treats. SAC provided activities like banner making and pumpkin painting.

Halloweek – Doors and Boards

Halloweek – Doors and Boards

Claire Veraart
October 28, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many students get into the Halloween spirit by decorating their doors and theming their hall boards. Do you recognize yours or a friend's? Keep up the spooky spirit Oxford!  

Halloweek – Day One

Halloweek – Day One

Nisha Ramesh, Photographer
October 27, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Dooley's Tavern was transformed for one night only, into Dooley's Haunted Hotel. Student Activities Committee members dressed in costume and put on a scary show for all students who attended.

Parental Pandemonium

Parental Pandemonium

Asmita Gathoo, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Walking through the halls of Fleming, the bustling of activity in the rooms is apparent. People march out of their rooms with trash bags and questionable items tucked under their arms for proper and discrete disposal. All brooms have been checked out from the RA office, and many joke that it’s the...

Before the Culinary Scene in Lil’s: Students’ Takes on the Organic Farm

Before the Culinary Scene in Lil’s: Students’ Takes on the Organic Farm

Liwen Xu, Staff Writer
October 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Students help pull out weeds. “I really like the idea of a farm,” Oxford College freshman Dilim Obiago says. “It’s really fun watching students who otherwise haven’t seen farms in their lives, like the kids in New York, come and marvel and get to be a part of this environment.”   Oxfor...

How to Overcome the Homesickness Blues

How to Overcome the Homesickness Blues

Hannah Page, Staff Writer
October 5, 2015
Filed under Student Life

As Fall is upon us and the awe of moving to college is starting to fade, it is time for something else to fall upon us: homesickness. Even if you avoid it like the Ox Plague, it’s inevitable. Homesickness is coming for us all, and while the overwhelming urge to cuddle with your dogs and have a home cooked meal may be strong, the following tips might help ...

Artistry in ATL

Artistry in ATL

Monica Sharma, Student Life Editor
September 27, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Every year, hundreds of college students flock to Piedmont Park for Music Midtown. Oxford students who are willing to make the extremely long and tiring 45-minute trip to Atlanta make up a good chunk of the crowd, and they usually return satisfied. This year’s lineup included Elton John, Drake, Van...

25 Reasons Why Your Freshman Year Isn’t THAT Bad

25 Reasons Why Your Freshman Year Isn’t THAT Bad

Sarah Kelley, Monica Lefton, Co-Editor in Chief
September 2, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

  1. You haven’t gotten mono!   2. Your roommate hasn’t tried to brutally maim you   3. You haven’t thrown up in the shower then had to go to class 4. Your professor isn’t a werewolf 5. Your roommate hasn’t whacked off when you were trying ...

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