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Halloween Done Right

Halloween Done Right

Gabriella Cerio, Staffwriter
November 2, 2014
Filed under Student Life

As I stared out the window of the chaotic Oxford-Emory shuttle on Halloween night, I watched dozens of children, mostly dressed as Disney princesses or superheroes, running eagerly from door to door for handfuls of candy. Admittedly, I had to do a double take at this strange scene. I had completely fo...

Digging Up Happiness

Digging Up Happiness

Monica Sharma, Staffwriter
October 21, 2014
Filed under Student Life

What did you do over Fall Break? Visit relatives, go shopping, hang out on campus? Freshmen Eliza Duberstein and Diane Glover forfeited the luxury of having a bed and decided to sleep on a church floor. In Tennessee. It is in the city of Knoxville that 11 admirable students, including Eliza and Diane,...

Emory Responds to Hateful Crime

Emory Responds to Hateful Crime

Ariana Schoenholz, Staffwriter
October 15, 2014
Filed under Student Life

On the evening of October 5th, a university wide email was sent by Emory University President James Wagner to students and faculty alike. The email stated that earlier that morning, hateful graffiti, including anti-Semitic swastikas, were found drawn on the house of Alpha Epsilon Pi, a historically Jewish fra...

Mr. Oxford 2014!

Mr. Oxford 2014!

Richard Feng, Staffwriter
October 6, 2014
Filed under Student Life

On a typical Friday night at Oxford College, students stand outside of the auditorium above Williams Gym, buzzing with excitement as they wait in anticipation for what can only be described as a male beauty pageant. Beyoncé choreography, Sexy Sax Man, and the electric bagpipes – all of these spectacles...

Welcome to Oxford.. where Variety Shows!

Welcome to Oxford.. where Variety Shows!

Layla Tajmir, Staffwriter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Student Life

This past Friday, SAC and the Healthy Eagles teamed up to put on a wonderfully diverse Variety Show, including acts that ranged from Broadway to breakdancing. The Variety Show was held in Williams Hall at 7pm, and lasted until 9pm. There were 16 acts, including talents such as singing, stand-up comedy,...

Dancing Towards A Healthy Life

Dancing Towards A Healthy Life

Monica Lefton, Staffwriter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Student Life

A young woman dressed in brightly colored workout clothes plugs her iPhone into a surround sound system. Will.I.Am’s "That Power" blares out of the overhead speakers. She walks into the middle of the room and smiles at her class. “Follow me. And when I say dance, you have to dance.” Zumba...

8 Common Mistakes Oxford Freshmen Make

8 Common Mistakes Oxford Freshmen Make

Justin Ian Sia and Mariam Qazilbash
August 18, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Student Life

Hello Oxford Freshman! In an effort to welcome you to your new home for the next two years, the editors of the Spokesman would like to enlighten you on a few tips for college that we learned the hard way. We hope you find this article helpful (and humorous) and use it to help calm some of the nerves yo...

Going Bizarre for the MSA Bazaar

Going Bizarre for the MSA Bazaar

Mariam Qazilbash, Student Life Staffwriter
April 23, 2014
Filed under Student Life

This past Tuesday, Oxford’s MSA, with the help of SAC, Culinary Club, and Amnesty Oxford, hosted a bazaar inside the one and only Rathskellar room in Candler Hall. The balconies were decked with lights and colorful scarfs while the downstairs area was divided into various sections as the different...

ICC Annual Awards Banquet

ICC Annual Awards Banquet

Madeline Clark, Student Life Staffwriter
April 16, 2014
Filed under Student Life

On April 21st, SGA’s Inter Club Council will be hosting the first ever Annual Awards Banquet, an awards ceremony to honor clubs and their individual members. In order to celebrate, the banquet will consist of a ceremony hosted by Hussein Halemeh and Justin Sia, a dessert reception, and a photo booth;...

Oxford’s Spiri(T Party) Week 2014

Oxford’s Spiri(T Party) Week 2014

Mariam Qazilbash, Student Life Staffwriter
April 15, 2014
Filed under Student Life

In case the bouncy houses, Zumba class, wing eating contest, and T-Pain concert on the quad weren’t enough, this past week was Oxford’s spirit week—otherwise known as the T Party—hosted by SAC. SAC managed to outdo themselves once again with free t-shirts and an exciting new event everyday, as...

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