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April showers, May flowers?

Story by Greta Goslee, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

The spring 2018 semester began with tornado warnings in nearby Pike County. Shortly after this set of storms, campus police began planning a campus-wide tornado drill, but it did not happen this semester. The effects of tornadoes and tornado preparedness are back in the spotlight once again after stor...

There’s a snake in my boot

Story by Cassidy Witherspoon, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

I’m not horsing around when I say that Henderson offers some interesting excursions. Casidy Jackson, Outdoor Recreational Specialist, is responsible for picking fun activities that HSU students might enjoy. This past weekend, he took a group of seven students to go horseback riding at Lake Catherine...

The ones who help you succeed

Story by Rae Dinger, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

It’s often said that the youngest minds are the most impressionable. We as a society entrust young minds in the hands of teachers, one of the most important people in our lives, whether or not we realize it. We’ve all had that one teacher who made a certain impact on our lives that we remember y...

Greekin’ out

Greekin’ out

Story by Shelby Dixon, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

Every spring students at Henderson get antsy. There is a need for them to get out of the classroom and do something fun. That is where Greek Week comes in. All social greeks on campus are brought together to compete in numerous events that shows off their talents and diversity. The week started o...

Bryson Thresher

Story by Toryano Carrigan, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

Bryson Lane “Shiloh” Thresher is one of the many student faces of Intramurals. Thresher is a senior physical education major. “I’m Pat’s main guy. Everybody knows me because I’ve been here so long,” Thresher said, referring to Patrick Shepard Jr., the director of intramurals. Thresher says ...

The beauty of basketball

The beauty of basketball

Story by Jordan Williams, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018

Anyone who has played any sport for a long period of time knows there are certain nuances in the game that begin to come naturally. It’s what makes sports amazing to watch, because at a certain point the mind quits thinking and starts reacting. Hours upon hours of practice and training have allowed ...

South Park Republicans and Eric Cartman

South Park Republicans and Eric Cartman

Opinion by Bunky Raines, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

In the time of Bill Clinton I called myself a Democrat. Bill is still my favorite president. I saw a guy from Ark that provided my kids with free health insurance (ARKids), smoked weed and harrassed interns and thought, “This is our f****n’ guy.” I’m still rooting for the Dems. I’m down with t...

Fortnite Battle Royale

Opinion byJerry Crowe, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

Get on the bus and join a ginormous community of players in a cartoon and comic styled battle royale video game. Epic Games, the creators of the Gear of War series and Unreal Tournament, created Fortnite Battle Royale following the booming popularity of online battle survival video games. One hundred players ...

Dungeons and Dragons, oh my!

Story by Rae Dinger, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

If you are willing, I would like to you imagine something for me: you’re in a cave, sounds echoing off the walls and water dripping from the ceiling. Your sword is heavy on your belt, and as you turn a corner, a growl comes from further down the cave. Do you roll to investigate, or roll for stealth? ...

McBride and Adams, junior musicians

McBride and Adams, junior musicians

April 10, 2018

I experienced wonder the other night. At a student recital of all places, but it still happened. At 7:30 on Tuesday April 3rd in Hardwood Recital Hall in the Russell Fine Arts building, two juniors performed their junior recital in front of friends, family, and a student reporter. The two juniors, Emel...

“Broken”: melancholy captured

“Broken”: melancholy captured

Story by Cassidy Witherspoon, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

Lindsey Bruce, a senior art education major, has suffered heart break many times in her life. The first, and one of the most impactful, was at only five years old. Her mother died of melanoma, which a form of skin cancer. The second and equally impactful heartbreak happened only a year ago. Her best fr...

HTV, Twitch and the animals

HTV, Twitch and the animals

Story by Zac Walthall, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

A relatively new form of media, live streaming is an entertainment method that has recently exploded onto the scene. Because of its mass appeal to the younger generations, many YouTube channels have cropped up around the idea of streaming video games, which lead to the creation of popular streaming s...

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