How this local market adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic

by Nigel Dent OXFORD, Miss. — Since the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed daily life, a typical morning at Chicory Market looks like this: co-owner Kate Bishop or her husband John Martin prints out online orders to prepare for curbside pickup. As workers trickle in between 7 and 8 a.m., personal shoppers fulfill orders as phones […]

Shutdowns have pushed many students to the brink of bankruptcy. How is the university helping?

As the graduate director of Southern Studies, Dr. Jessie Wilkerson is used to helping students, but she knew the way students were helped would change when the pandemic sent students away from campus and closed many sources of income for them. Now, though graduate students will not lose their stipends because of the shutdowns, many […]

“Quarantine 15”

The popular phrase “Quarantine 15” has been trending since COVID-19 has made maintaining healthy habits more complicated for some. According to Psychology Today’s article, “What is “Quarantine 15?” stress from COVID-19 has a powerful effect on people’s appetite, which is leading to people calling the 15-pound weight gain the “quarantine 15.” Sally Rychlak, an Oxford […]

College Football Saturdays in September? Some School Officials Say Slow Down

Jake Davis The 2020-21 NCAA football season is set to kick off on Aug. 29 with a seven-game slate. This starting date is now in question thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home orders designed to combat it. The key to a timely start to the season is practice time over the summer. The […]

COV-19 AFFECT BLACK WOMEN’S BEAUTY REGIMEN

Akim Powell May 1, 2020 Cov-19 Affecting African American Women Beauty Regimen Every two weeks, she would drive two hours to get her eyelashes and eyebrows in Jackson. Now, she’s teaching herself how to do her eyelashes and eyebrows by watching Youtube videos due to the outbreak of COV-19.   Reagan Kelly, Ole Miss graduate student […]

Going Off Book

How COVID-19 has affected the fine arts at Ole Miss. By: Ellie Greenberger & Corinne Taylor Friday, May 1, 2020 marks 56 days since students at the University of Mississippi have taken classes in person. For students in all areas of education, but especially for those in the fine arts, adjusting to at-home-study has many […]