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Oxford’s Guilty Pleasure: A Friday Night at Frat Row

Justin Ian Sia

November 18, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Student Life

During my first week at Oxford, many sophomores told me that I had to make at least one trip to Frat Row. When I asked why, they told me it was just something I had to experience. They were right; Frat Row is quite the experience. Oxford College, because of its small size, is notorious for not having...

Power(Less) Hour Success

Malika Shettar, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under Student Life

The ghosts and zombies of Halloween arrived early to haunt Oxford this year at Dooley’s Tavern for Sustainability Club’s powerless hour. On October 23rd, raconteurs and s’mores lovers all over campus gathered together in the dark to share and listen to frightening tales. Between sips of hot coc...

The Oxford Honor Council Shows a New Face

Justin Ian Sia

November 4, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Student Life

“Oxford is a police state!” is a common phrase chanted almost every week in SGA by my colleague, Hussein Halemeh, an SGA Liaison to Emory’s Atlanta Campus. Halemeh’s common outbursts refer to an opinion among some of the student body that leaders of the campus sometimes try to exert unnecessary...

Inside SGA: Why you should care

Justin Ian Sia, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Student Life

It has been only two weeks since the eight Freshman Senators of the Student Government Association of Oxford College of Emory University were sworn in, making the legislative body of the SGA officially complete. In my experience within that short amount of time, I can honestly say that the work the SGA...

HSA Hosts Holi

Sam Kishore, Sports Section Editor

April 27, 2013


Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday, April 17, the Hindu Student Association (HSA) hosted their highly anticipated Holi event. Freshman Malav Ghia was insistent on everyone coming saying, “We’ve been practicing for the last 36 hours so everyone has to come.” And come they did. Crowds of students poured into the Rathskeller...

The Final Venture: Dooley’s Foam Party featuring Adventure Club

The Final Venture: Dooley’s Foam Party featuring Adventure Club

Kelsie Smith, Staff Writer

April 18, 2013


Filed under Student Life

It’s been a long week in Adventureland. We supported our peers on Monday as they braved the stage at the Coffeehouse: Open Mic at the Tavern. Tuesday, we were faced with an Adventure on the Quad, and fearlessly navigated our way through the inflatable obstacle course, jousting ring, and bungee run...

12th Annual Vagina Monologues empower Oxford audience members

Olivia Selwitz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013


Filed under Student Life

OXFORD, GA –Praise filled the lobby of Oxford College’s Tarbutton Theatre following the performances of “The Vagina Monologues” on March 28 and 29. Originally written by Eve Ensler, “The Vagina Monologues” premiered Off Broadway in 1996 before hitting the stage at Oxford College. The...

Not Just Another Tavern Party

Sophia Abuzar, Student Life Section Editor

April 10, 2013


Filed under Student Life

OXFORD, GA - It is almost that time of the year again. Finals are coming up, and it’s time for both freshmen and sophomores to put away the Frisbees and crank out the papers. Before we part ways with our party hats we do have one more event to look forward to, and that’s the Tavern Party hosted by...

Oxford SGA Elections Bring in New Members along with Incumbents for 2013-2014

Jaime Jose, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013


Filed under Student Life

OXFORD, GA- “Yes we CAM” proclaimed Cameron Williamson during a sun-dripped September day as he gave his freshman senator speech in the Rathskeller Room last fall before sealing his title as freshman senator. Williamson did it again last Friday, March 29. With 56.53% of the vote, Cameron secured...

Big Dance Concert Series features Macklemore, Flo Rida, Muse and many more

Big Dance Concert Series features Macklemore, Flo Rida, Muse and many more

Sarah Husain, Senior Editor

April 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

When the NCAA announced that the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship was going to be held in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, excitement was shared by sports and music fans alike. In addition to the Final Four games, Atlanta will also be hosting a free Big Dance: Final Four concert series from April...

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