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Miss Oxford 2016!

Miss Oxford 2016!

Monica Sharma, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2016


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During Scholars’ Weekend, a number of fresh, young faces move into the dorms at Oxford. Over the course of the weekend, incoming freshmen are given what is supposed to be the full Oxford experience, although their meals, for one, are a bit different from typical Oxford meals. One event that sticks...

A Discussion on the Intersectionality of Feminism and A Broadening of Horizons

A Discussion on the Intersectionality of Feminism and A Broadening of Horizons

Medha Alavalapati, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


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  This past Tuesday, February 24, a dozen or so students gathered in Candler for a meaningful discussion on the Intersectionality of Feminism with Dr. Tarver, a professor of Philosophy. The event was hosted by ReVision, Oxford's feminism and feminist issues club. The discussion examined how feminist...

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Lex Miller, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


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In honor of promoting safe and healthy relationships, SAPA (Sexual Assault Peer Advocates), an on-campus club whose purpose is to promote awareness around campus, created a Love Shouldn’t Hurt Campaign. For their campaign, SAPA hung signs around campus displaying information for domestic abuse hotlines...

A Meaningful Discussion About a Meaningful Life

Hannah Page, Staffwriter

February 15, 2016


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  What is the meaning of life? How are our lives meaningful? How do we find meaning in our own lives? These are just a couple of questions asked on Monday, February 8th, when Oxford students gathered to listen to Emory’s Thomas Flynn and Dr. Judd Owen and Oxford’s very own Dr. William...

Art and Craft: Crimeless Forgery?

Art and Craft: Crimeless Forgery?

Liwen Xu, Staff Writer, Public Relations

February 8, 2016


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On Wednesday night, Mark Landis became a topic that rapidly swept through Oxford students’ conversations, both face-to-face and electronically. In nearly unheard of praise for an Oxford Studies documentary, Art and Craft received an uproar from students regarding the artistry and smoothness of Landis’...

Keeping Track of Business

Keeping Track of Business

Medha Alavalapati, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


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If you are anything like me, your inbox has been inundated with daily emails from the Career Center, informing you about everything from paid positions as an RA on the Atlanta campus for the summer to workshops about paying your way through law school. It is hard to juggle plans for the summer with an...

A Poet Laureate at Emory: Natasha Trethewey

A Poet Laureate at Emory: Natasha Trethewey

Liwen Xu, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


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Revolutionary, mystic, and dauntless, Natasha Trethewey has every audience member on the edge of their seat as she reads aloud her carefully crafted poetry. Her velvet words deliver an impacted story, at times clear with history’s atrocities, at times clouded with a warrior’s emotion. Against the...

Keeping Yourself Healthy During Finals Week

Keeping Yourself Healthy During Finals Week

Medha Alavalapati, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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It’s easy to get caught up in the stress that comes with the last few weeks of the semester. Many of us are essentially running on fumes, and it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself when the papers are piling up. Here are some tips to help you keep it (somewhat) together during Hell Week. 1....

Pro Studying Tips

Pro Studying Tips

Vrinda Madan, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


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The last month of school is approaching quickly, a time that many students call “the home stretch” of their first semester. Thanksgiving break is around the corner, and most students are looking forward to visiting their families and friends, and returning to their familiar roommate-less bedrooms....

The Phi Gamma Literary Society

The Phi Gamma Literary Society

Kady Kang, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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After years of inactivity, Oxford’s Phi Gamma Literary Society has emerged from the annals of obscurity. Co-presidents Olivia Lowery and Emily Parent "decided to take on the presidency when the former presidents were unable to personally commit to [the literary society]," said Lowery. The club...

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