Academics

History of Title IX

History of Title IX

Julie Young, Reporter

July 13, 2018

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In honor of this, as well as March being Women’s History Month, the Women’s History Organization of Henderson presented a lecture on the “History of Title IX” last Thursday. “What is Title IX?” was the first question asked by Allison Vetter, Title ...

Henderson’s in the red (pun intended)

Henderson’s in the red (pun intended)

Story by Walker Walthall, Student Reporter

April 3, 2018

It is no secret that the university isn’t in the best spot when it comes to money right now. Just because the university is having problems with money doesn’t mean that the students should be. Here are a few tips to keep your bank account in the positive. 1. Always know how much money you have ...

ooh baby baby it’s been a wild semester

Summary by Ashley Smith, News Editor

December 5, 2017

2017 has no doubt been a wild year. And because it’s been a wild year, there has been lots of stuff to cover news-wise, so here are the best things we’ve covered this semester.August “No Trump, No KKK”A rally of protection for a Confederate memorial statue in Hot Springs brought on a throng of counter protester...

Goodbye doesn’t always mean forever

Goodbye doesn’t always mean forever

Story by Emily Bell, Copy Editor and Photographer

December 5, 2017

Six years, two degrees, over 60 Oracle issues, 20 HTV shows, and 25 radio broadcasts: these are the sums of my college media life. This is my last semester, nearly lived in full, and this is the last story I write for The Oracle. I’m headed for Austin, boyfriend and cats in tow, to splat right in...

Study abroad…and rock out

Story by Chase Lodree, Student Reporter

December 5, 2017

Steve Listopad is an assistant professor of media and is the program director of the study-abroad program, the Oslo Project. He has worked for ieiMedia, through which the Oslo Project has run for the past five years. ieiMedia is an international journalism education program that takes place in various...

Pave Paradise and put up a parking lot

Pave Paradise and put up a parking lot

Story by Zac Walthall, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017

According to a survey conducted by the United States Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, and the American Community Survey, approximately ninety percent of American households own one or more car. In a worldwide list published by Nationmaster, the United States is ranked number three, right under Mo...

A.O.K Registered

Story by Rylee Maxwell, Student Reporter

November 21, 2017

Registration for classes comes around every semester for students at every campus. Henderson is no different and has its own way of doing things. Every classification of students gets a separate day to register for the following semester. Seniors and athletic students go first and can register before...

#MeToo: What To Do If It Happens To You

#MeToo: What To Do If It Happens To You

Story by Parker Hutson, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017

I know it can be scary to admit, not just to others, but to yourself. No one ever wants to be the victim of a sexual assault or rape, but it does happen, and it should be acknowledged.If the person who did this to you or someone you know goes free and what they did is kept secret, then they could do it agai...

Non Traditional:The story of Vernon Moody

Story by Mike Taylor, Communications Chair with additional reporting by Ashley Smith, News Editor

November 14, 2017

Vernon Moody, who is scheduled to graduate in December with a degree in recreation and natural resource management, might never have come to Henderson if he hadn’t nearly fallen through an attic floor 6 years ago.The 52-year-old minister of Mt. Mariah Baptist Church, a rural church seven miles fro...

A view from the corner

What it’s like to do a second undergrad... Spoilers, sometimes it sucks. Story by Emily Bell, Copy Editor and Photographer

November 7, 2017

It’s easy to feel out of place in college, especially at first, whether you’re a new student or faculty member. You haven’t had the time to settle in, to explore the campus and surrounding community. Eventually, and usually quickly, you find your place. Even as a grad student pursuing a masters or Ph....

Henderson Halloween

Henderson Halloween

Campus and community came together last week to celebrate the spookiest day of the year. Story by Rylee Maxwell, Student Reporter Photos and Additional Reporting by Emily Bell, Copy Editor and Photographer

November 7, 2017

Neighborhoods and decorated streets were not the only places to be swarmed by hoards of costumed children last Halloween evening. The campus was also flooded with tons of children and parents Trick or Treat at the annual Henderson Halloween. The festive campus tradition brings student organizations,...

Battle of the Ravine 2017

Story by Easton Cowart, Student Reporter

November 7, 2017

As the winter months approach, the cold air brings along with it a nostalgic array of bonfires, basketball, and of course Battle of the Ravine. Whether you let your colors show in fierce opposition with the Tigers or dread the annual traffic jam that comes along with it, one cannot deny the historica...