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‘Room’ must-see Oscar contender

‘Room’ must-see Oscar contender

Margie Morgan, Entertainment Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Room” has become a leading Oscar contender, and after seeing it, I completely understand why. The movie centers around Ma, a young woman who was kidnapped as a teenager and locked in a garden shed, and her 5-year-old son, Jack. Room is a fantastic and moving film. The direction is exceptional,...

Undertale- Reading this review fills you with determination

Undertale- Reading this review fills you with determination

Carter Diggs, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The video game industry in 2015 was dominated primarily by AAA open world games.  Large, corporately-published games Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Fallout 4, and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt received so much attention and praise from consumers and the media throughout the year, completely dominating...

Winter Formal dance takes place despite threat of snow, ice

Winter Formal dance takes place despite threat of snow, ice

Caroline Crews, Writer
January 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

Oxford High School’s annual Winter Formal dance took place on Jan. 23, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Powerhouse, and about 600 students attended the event in downtown Oxford.  Due to a threat of snow and icy roads on the night of the dance, there were worries beforehand that the danc...

Will Revenant performance land DiCaprio an Oscar?

Will Revenant performance land DiCaprio an Oscar?

Matt Simpson
January 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

In his nearly 27 years of working in the movie industry, Leonardo DiCaprio has never won an Academy Award for Best Actor. Despite starring in movies such as “The Great Gatsby” (2013), “Django Unchained” (2012) and “Titanic” (1997), he has yet to add an Oscar to his array of other awards. ...

OHS freshmen get chance to see Romeo and Juliet live

OHS freshmen get chance to see Romeo and Juliet live

Mia Sinha
December 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

For generations, the work of Shakespeare has been a focus of study for high schoolers all over the world. Oxford High is no different. Oxford High’s English curriculum starts the freshmen off with a dose of Romeo and Juliet. For years Amanda Witt, a ninth-grade English teacher, has taught a segment...

Plenty of Christmas cheer to go around in these films

Plenty of Christmas cheer to go around in these films

Margie Morgan
December 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

With Christmas just around the corner, many people are looking to get in the holiday spirit. One way people can start getting ready for Christmas is watching Christmas movies. Oxford High senior Ally Weatherly’s favorite Christmas movie is How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). “My favorite is mos...

New Star Wars flick must-see this holiday season

New Star Wars flick must-see this holiday season

Edward Morgan
December 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

The force is strong with this film. While Star Wars: The Force Awakens may have just been released, it has been anticipated since 2012 when Disney bought Star Wars.  Trailers and pictures have been teasing the film for more than a year, and the day to see it finally came on Dec. 17.   I bought my...

OHS students partake in December dance tradition

OHS students partake in December dance tradition

Carter Diggs
December 20, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

The Christmas season has returned to Oxford and has brought back along with it many of the old icons that we love and enjoy.   Among them are Frosty, Rudolph, and a very old figure that dates back longer than many of us have been alive, one that predates many of the now popular characters made famou...

Grammy Museum set to open in Mississippi Delta

Grammy Museum set to open in Mississippi Delta

Edward Morgan
November 8, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

The Recording Academy and Cleveland Music Foundation announced the Grammy Museum Mississippi on April 2. The museum will be the first Grammy museum to be built outside of Los Angeles. It will be a 27,000 square foot facility on the campus of Delta State University in Cleveland. “It’s a fantastic...

Students be warned: Bubble Shooter highly addictive

Students be warned: Bubble Shooter highly addictive

Margie Morgan
September 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

Bubble Shooter is a game that has captivated students all over Oxford High School, but it can be dangerous. To play the game, you shoot colored bubbles at other bubbles of the same color.  If you hit a group of two or more bubbles of that same color, the entire group disappears.  If you miss, more...

‘Hamlet’ Photo Gallery

‘Hamlet’ Photo Gallery

Mackenzie Ross
April 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News, Photos

With the season coming to an end, the Oxford High School Theatre Department is performing Hamlet as the finale. Opening tonight, (4/30), the show runs through Saturday as usual but there is also an additional performance Sunday afternoon. The show is the last performance for seniors Dan Schultz (Hamlet/Horatio),...

Davis’s Five Beats that Bump

Davis’s Five Beats that Bump

Davis McCool
March 19, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

After wandering aimlessly for quite some time listening to my hard tunes, I was inclined to better the playlists of my peers with “Five Beats that Bump.” 5 Jeopardy - Run the Jewels “Jeopardy” by Run the Jewels delivers fast pounding verses with a chorus that will knock your socks off. I recommend...

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