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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...

Oxford MUN Competes at Emory China Summit 2014

Oxford MUN Competes at Emory China Summit 2014

Aden Morgan, Editorial Staffwriter

April 15, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Student Life

On March 29, the Oxford Model UN competed in the finals of Emory Global China Connection's third annual China Summit. The competition began in late February with 22 teams submitting proposals online. A panel at EGCC then narrowed down the list of teams to eight semi-finalists. After a public round of...

Spring Awakening by HSA

Spring Awakening by HSA

Ruchi Rohra, Student Life Staffwriter

April 15, 2014


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The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the skies are bright blue; spring is definitely in the air at Oxford College. The Hindu Student Association on campus helped ring in the season on Wednesday with a celebration of the Indian festival of colors, Holi. The event, held in the Rathskellar...

Oxford Celebrates Mardi Gras with Pancakes and Jesus

Oxford Celebrates Mardi Gras with Pancakes and Jesus

Mariam Qazilbash, Student Life Staffwriter

March 5, 2014


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As spring break rapidly approaches, Oxford students once again find themselves swamped with work; whether it’s studying for midterms or still catching up on work from the “snow” days, the college struggle never ceases to exist. However, despite that never-ending mountain load of homework, students...

Oxford Congratulates Who’s Who Award Recipients

Oxford Congratulates Who’s Who Award Recipients

Ruchi Rohra, Student Life Staffwriter

March 4, 2014


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Being at Oxford College is a unique experience. Instantly, one is aware that it is a special place, full of highly driven and motivated students. The role models on this campus are the students, involved in service clubs, leadership programs, and academic programs. On Monday, some of the students that...

Alternative Spring Break 2014

Alternative Spring Break 2014

Madeline Clark, Student Life Staffwriter

March 4, 2014


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Every spring, college students around the nation look forward to their coveted spring break. Many choose to relax and rejuvenate at home while others enjoy their break by spending time at the beach, but each spring, a select group of Emory University students make a distinct choice to serve over their...

Oxford Leaders Tell Their Story

Oxford Leaders Tell Their Story

Mariam Qazilbash, Student Life Staffwriter

February 26, 2014


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This past Saturday, Oxford hosted its third annual Emerging Leaders Summit with help from the Oxford LEAD Team. The Emerging Leaders Summit is a half-day leadership workshop that focuses on teaching about the different aspects of leadership that make a successful leader.  The theme of this year’s...

Dance the Early Evening Away

Dance the Early Evening Away

Ruchi Rohra, Student Life Writer

February 26, 2014


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If you peek into Williams Auditorium on Wednesday afternoons, you’ll see a fantastic site: a large, diverse group of students dancing and laughing, learning their way into the fantastic art of swing dancing. The Swing Dancing Club is new on campus, but has quickly become extremely popular, and with...

Oxford’s Very Own Rave

Oxford’s Very Own Rave

Mariam Qazilbash, Student Life Staffwriter

February 19, 2014


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Well Oxford, as you all know, Friday February 7 was another one of those infamous tavern parties. This time it was KPN’s turn to wow us with an amazing theme, and they chose America the Rave. The tavern lit up like a Fourth of July Christmas tree (if there was such a thing) with red, white, and blue...

First Friday Fun

First Friday Fun

Ruchi Rohra, Student Life Writer

February 19, 2014


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Love was in the air last Friday afternoon as students lined up outside the student center, eagerly anticipating the monthly “First Friday” event put on by SAC. This month’s programming included a collaboration with Oxfam, featuring trivia games, information about service opportunities, and a raffle....

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