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Chef John Currence is a New Orleans native who has made Oxford famous for food. City Grocery, Boure, Snackbar and Big Bad Breakfast make up the City Grocery Restaurant Group and are some of the most popular restaurants in Oxford. City Grocery, located on the Square, has been special to Oxford for 20 years...

A few things have happened recently that made me realize how broke I am: •I chose Burnett’s over Smirnoff because I could not justify the extra five...

The University of Mississippi has named Joshua Kryah its newest Summer Poet-in-Residence. Each summer the university hosts one poet to write on campus as well as work with a few classes. Kyrah, who is originally from St. Louis, applied for the position in 2010 after hearing about the program from a fellow friend and poet, Jake Adam York, who was the Poet-in-Residence in...

The Oxford Shakespeare Festival is going big this year as it celebrates its tenth anniversary season. “Macbeth,” “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” and “Hello, Dolly!,” were the plays selected for this year. As the festival hits the ground running Joe Turner Cantu, artistic director for the festival and University of Mississppi theater professor, is excited for the...

Almost immediately after logging onto Facebook and posting that she had converted to Islam, April Fuller was bombarded with messages, from both her close...

Summer in Oxford is a unique experience for locals and students alike. Warmer weather, fewer students on campus and Square parking is better than any other time of the year. With a majority of the student body away on summer vacation, I decided to seize the oppurtunity to explore local eateries. This summer in my column “Oxford Originals” I will be visiting several...

After spending the past two summers working with incoming high school freshmen, I upgraded to incoming college freshmen for my final summer of college. Although...

Possessions and works of the great Mississippi author, William Faulkner, were auctioned by Sotheby’s in New York this past Tuesday, June 11, with unusual...

Through a partnership with the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, former Mississippi Public Broadcasting executive director Marie Antoon has produced Oxford Sounds. Mississippi has long been known for producing some of the greatest artists ranging from multiple genres that include the blues as well as country. The city of Oxford gained fame from producing some of...

Summer in Oxford is a unique experience for locals and students alike. Warmer weather, fewer students on campus and Square parking is better than any other...