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Read to Them partners with local schools for Mississippi Reads One Book

The current school year got off to a very nontraditional start with virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organization Read to Them and ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Area students selected to State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley high school students were announced as part of the State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council, which was announced by the Mississippi ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County School District updates return to school plan

Lafayette County School District students who choose the virtual learning method for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year will have to provide medical reasoning ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi announces Spring 2021, Commencement plans

Class of 2020 graduates who were hoping to walk across a stage will still get that opportunity, in 2021. The University of Mississippi announced plans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Free WiFi made available to all Oxford Housing residents

The need for internet connections at home has never been more prominent than in 2020, and for Oxford Housing residents that need has been met. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District makes changes to 2020-21 academic calendar

Oxford School District students will get a full week off for Thanksgiving thanks to approved changes made to the academic calendar this week. During their ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

50 Year Anniversary of the Integration of Oxford School District

Allen Brewer | Special to The Oxford Eagle This year marks the 50th fall semester since the full integration of African American staff and students ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Oxford School District amends learning options for second nine-weeks

The Oxford School District is making some changes to how it will handle learning options for their second nine-week term of the current school year. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi named among Top 100 public universities

For the 1oth straight year the University of Mississippi is named one of the country’s top 100 public universities. According to U.S. News and World ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts report low COVID-19 numbers

The Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts released their latest COVID-19 reports on Friday and Monday, reporting low numbers among its students, staff and faculty. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Dr. Deborah Birx meets with University and Oxford officials on COVID-19 response

The City of Oxford and University of Mississippi received words of encouragement and the message of staying the course in their COVID-19 response plans on ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Chancellor Glenn Boyce provides COVID-19 update

The University of Mississippi is a week and a half into its fall semester and on Tuesday, Chancellor Glenn Boyce provided an update on the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts provide COVID-19 update

Both the Oxford and Lafayette County School Districts have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in their first weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Oxford ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County’s entire fourth grade quarantined for two weeks

Lafayette County School District’s entire fourth grade class will be quarantined for the next two weeks due to more positive COVID-19 cases. The school district ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Temporary screening installed around new Confederate statue location

A month ago the University of Mississippi relocated the Confederate statue from the Lyceum Circle to the Confederate cemetery behind C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, drawing ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Vice chancellor Larry Sparks retiring from University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi will have a vice-chancellor search on their hands the beginning of 2021. Larry Sparks, vice chancellor for administration and finance, will ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

UM history professor begins fellowship at Harvard

University of Mississippi history professor, Garrett Felder, will begin a one-year fellowship at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University’s Hutchin’s Center for ... Read more

2 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Lafayette County School District reports positive cases of COVID-19

The Lafayette County School District reported they had five positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Contract tracing has been completed, according to LCSD and anyone ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi working on identifying on- and off-campus quarantine housing

Students have begun trickling back into Oxford throughout August and beginning on Saturday, freshman can begin moving into their on-campus housing. With the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District updates COVID-19 protocols

Ahead of school beginning in a couple weeks, the Oxford School District amended their COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday and provided some answers to popular questions ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Local doctor eases parents concerns for back to school

Schools across the nation are beginning to open up, leaving many parents facing the decision on if their child will return to school for in-person ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Ole Miss student completes summer internship online

College students across the world have had to change their summer plans due to COVID-19. This is especially true for James Hirsch, who spent his ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

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