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Lee Renninger poses with her art. (Courtesy Lee Renninger) The University of Mississippi Museum will open the “A Light Passage“ exhibit by Lee Renninger today. Lee Renninger is a ceramic-based installation artist from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Renninger has had a very successful career with...

At Ole Miss, style does not go unnoticed.  Whether a student is casually walking to class or stopping for a bite to eat in the union, their attire is sure to be observed by another student.   So here are some fashion dos and don’ts to help students take their wardrobe to the next level.   Fashion Do’s DO make a statement with at least one item of clothing. DO wear...

The Grove: arguably the biggest and most legendary tradition of The University of Mississippi itself, a living entity all its own. The Grove goes through a colossal transformation between Friday night and Saturday’s game, tents and walkways springing where there was once only grass. It’s something to behold. Coming from Dallas, Texas, and having never attended a college...

Any newcomer or visitor to Oxford can tell there is a whole lot going on in this town.  From the famous Square to Rowan Oak to the Grove on the gorgeous campus of Ole Miss, Oxford is a pretty happening place.  Whether in town for just a weekend or for four years of college, there are quite a few locales that can kickstart a tremendous evening. Be careful though; you...

The amount of art that is in Oxford should not go unnoticed. There are five thriving galleries in Oxford or just a short drive away in Taylorsville. These are the spots that all citizens, visitors and all others should come and visit while they are in Oxford: UM Art Museum is a part of Ole Miss campus. With exciting exhibits showing daily, this museum is definitely one...

Dear Students,   Welcome to the 167th academic year for The University of Mississippi, the state’s flagship university. Whether you are a returning student or new to campus, we are delighted to have you here! On behalf of the faculty, staff and alumni, thank you for choosing to be a part of the Ole Miss family. This university has a proud tradition and great momentum...

Ole Miss Rebels,   It is with great pleasure and pride that I am able to welcome everyone to the new academic year. Whether you are a returning student or a freshman, I am sure you are just as excited as I am at what the upcoming semesters have in store here at Ole Miss. We are all so fortunate to attend a place like the University of Mississippi where we can look...

With the end of summer, it’s time to head back into the swing of things in Oxford. Oxford offers an abundance of events that could fit any inclination. Events like the Science Café, Vinyl Night and Thacker Mountain Radio are some of the few kicking off this semester. The Science Café is a program that promotes conversation about science in a rather familial setting....

Oxford has a culture deeply rooted in the arts. Bands play in various locations throughout any given week and the Square is home to one of the many art galleries in the area. Also steeped into the culture of Oxford is the performing arts: theater. There are four theater venues and companies in Oxford: the Lyric, Theatre Oxford, Ole Miss Theatre and Ghostlight Repertory...

Next week, a new player will be introduced to the Oxford festival scene, and it is sure to be a game changer. The Art-er Limits, Oxford’s first fringe...