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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mitchell Diggs

Movie crews set to arrive next week

Movie crews for the film, “Admissions” are expected to start arriving next week, according to Mary-Katherine Herrington, tourism director for the Oxford Convention and Vistors Bureau. (February 16, 2012, Page 5)

Students lean illustration techniques during intersession

During a wintersession illustration class at the University of Mississippi Wednesday, students watched as acting assistant art professor Katherine Rhodes Fields demonstrated how to transfer images using a variety of techniques.

Dabbing wintergreen or clove oil on the back of a printed image and using a large wooden spoon, the students watched as Fields transferred a sketch, newspaper photograph and magazine pictures onto a plain piece of paper.

The technique is often used to create collages, Fields said, or to allow artists to take an image from their sketch pad and transfer it to another media. (January 7, 2011, Page 1B)

UM cuts July 4 funding

The community’s annual 4th of July weekend celebrates the red, white and blue, but it’s the green – or lack thereof – that’s causing concerns this year. One-third of the funding was cut this year leaving organizers to rally for volunteers to help begin raising funds for next year. (June 23, 2010, Page 1A)

Grove stays free

Once the rumor the University of Mississippi might start charging rent for people to set up tents in the Grove on game days hit the social networking scene, it spread like wildfire.
On Tuesday, the university’s Game Day Committee extinguished that fire when it unanimously voted not to charge fees for tailgating during the upcoming 2010 Rebel football season. (April 14, 2010, Page 1A)

A young salesman scores big

A CONVERSATION WITH… — Fifth-grader Carter Diggs is not necessarily interested in a career in sales, but you might want to put him on your future to-hire list just in case. He sold a whopping $3,000 worth of popcorn and magazines in a fundraiser for the Boy Scouts, earning himself some choice prizes including a flat-screen TV. (February 11, 2010, Page 3)

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