Citizens of Arkadelphia and the Manchester community celebrate fall with their annual Pumpkin Day

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief Pictures by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2017

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The annual Pumpkin Day was held on Saturday at the Manchester Community center outside of Arkadelphia. It drew a crowd of over one hundred people whom all gathered to celebrate the return of the fall season. Some tents and v...

Third annual Arktoberfest to hit Delph streets on Oct. 27

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2017

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You know that fall is here because the third annual Arktoberfest will occur in just a couple of weeks. Arkadelphia’s largest festival will have no shortage of fun things to experience without having to leave town. If you want t...

On the Backtrack: Long Island based hardcore band slays

Story by Abbie Beaver, Arts & Music Editor Photos by Gabe Becerra, Music Photographer

October 2, 2017

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Two weeks ago, Oracle reporter Abbie Beaver had the pleasure of interviewing one of her favorite bands, and the first band to get me into hardcore – Backtrack. Backtrack is a hardcore band hailing from Long Island, New York....

Prokofiev, Brahms, Wharton and Krebs

Story by Abbie Beaver, Arts & Music Editor Photos by Emily Bell, Photographer and Director of Arts and Music

October 2, 2017

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Critically acclaimed composer and violinist Philip Wharton and Hendrix professor John Krebs visited campus last week. On Tuesday Wharton and Krebs gave phenomenal performances during their guest artist recital at the Harwood Recital...

“Die Hard” with grizzly bears: HSDFF26

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

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Now that the Horror Film Festival has passed, there’s another festival to quench your artsy tastes, and that’s the 26th Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF). The sprawling affair goes from Friday, Oct. 6 to ...

Film festival

Story and Photos by Emily Bell Director of Arts and Music/Copy Editor/Photographer

September 26, 2017

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The rest of the cast would be naturally shorter, smaller people to portray intense height difference. Sheen won an award for his film from the HSHFF crew, and after his Q&A he signed flyers and took photos with his fans. At only 8, Sheen is already p...

The horror…

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Director of Arts and Music/Copy Editor/Photographer

September 26, 2017

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Dr. Joseph Scott Morgan, ex-CSI forensics agent and author of “Blood Beneath My Feet” presented and discussed his experiences in his field at the fifth annual Hot Springs Horror Film Festival. He took his audience through a seri...

Fling6Hittin’ up Yelp Pt. II: Hot Springs and Little Rock

Story by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2017

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Here’s the scenario. You’ve got a date coming up. You already went to the top eight places to eat in the Delph and you want somewhere new and exciting to go. Why not try either Little Rock or Hot Springs? Neither are too ...

Spa Con brings some culture to Hot Springs

Story by Rylee Maxwell, Student Reporter Photos by Leighton Hall, HTV Manager

September 26, 2017

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The start of Spa Con attracted hundreds of visitors and tourists to the convention center this weekend. The conference is back for its second opening. The 2nd annual Hot Springs Spa Con is a place for super fans to come and ...

The man who stared at “The Men Who Stare at Goats”

Story by Zac Walthall, Staff Reporter Photos by Leighton Hall, HTV Manager

September 26, 2017

Filed under Academics, Arts And Entertainment, Campus Life, Campus News, Entertainment, News

It all began with my enrollment in university writing, a class that I’d long put off taking up until the literal final moment of my collegiate career. I walked in on the first day and was relieved to find that one of the books re...

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