Code Name: Operation getting the guy who is much worse than the guy who actually attacked us and not just a diversion from the fact that we didn’t get the guy who attacked us or the crappy

John Worthen, Editor

December 8, 2002

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President Bush is a man on a mission -- a mission that has brought the United States to the brink of war. What many Americans should be asking though is why? The many loose ends that still exist with al Qaeda should be enough...

Lyrical Spin: ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas’

Erika Pope

December 8, 2002

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The song says, "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go." Well, in some ways it's also beginning to "sound" a lot like Christmas everywhere you go and we at the Oracle are no exception. Like the album pi...

Christmas cliche: Bah Humbug

Don Jackson, Staff Writer

December 8, 2002

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On the cold, airy Friday morning over holiday break, I was at home taking out the trash, which consisted mostly of remnants of Thursday's feast. I had awakened with a headache (perhaps from the way I'd slept) and was feeling ge...

DCJ’S Review: Punch-Drunk Love

December 8, 2002

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Genre: Romantic Comedy (November 2002) Starring: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Luis Guzman, Philip Hoffman Director: Paul Thomas Anderson In a Nutshell: Adam Sandler is Barry Egan, a small-time business owner. Suffering years of ...

Student earns 300 hours of ‘happiness’

Jayson Lowery, Staff Writer

November 25, 2002

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Donald C. Ross gets up in the morning like other students. After getting dressed, brushing his teeth and combing his hair, he prepares for another day at college. Unlike many students here, he is married and has children. Also, ...

A fishy 4-wheelin’ tale

James Newberry

November 22, 2002

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Day was breaking through southwest Arkansas. Outside the front bedroom at Grandpa Clarence's house, the sun was topping the pines when he came in to wake me up. Grandma's biscuits hit me in the nose, along with the smell of sug...

Where’s your spirit?

Breanna Good

November 22, 2002

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I have only been here for a year and a half, but in this short time I have seen many things go downhill at Henderson. One in particular is the Reddie Spirit. It seems nonexistent in a year when our football team has won more ...

DCJ’S Review: 8 Mile

Don Jackson

November 22, 2002

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Genre: Drama (November 2002) Starring: Eminem, Mekhi Pheifer, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy Director: Curtis Hanson In a Nutshell: Jimmy Smith, Jr. (Eminem), who grew up in the mean streets of Detroit, lives a hard knock life....

Off the ropes: ‘Survivor Series’ perfect … except for a ‘Big’ problem

Martin Downey, Features Editor

November 22, 2002

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As the blizzard of confetti covered the Madison Square Garden crowd and Shawn Michaels stood emotionally pointing to the heavens when Survivor Series went off the air, I thought to myself, "that was a damn good pay-per-view." The un...

To be a black girl or a white chick … that is the wrong question

Annie Otwell, Assistant Editor

November 21, 2002

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The other day I was going to class, off in my own little world, when all of a sudden, up ran this short brown-headed chick. She was pretty much griping at me, she said, "Just because you have black friends and hang around them a...

Chamber of secrets:

Mary Lee, Copy-Editor

November 21, 2002

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They climb slowly up from underground. Cobwebs and dirt sprinkle their hair. Mud cakes their jeans, hats, flashlights and elbows. No, these students have not been deep in the Ouachita Mountains exploring the unknown worlds of ...

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