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Off the Ropes: WWE superstars amaze Arkansas fans

Martin Downey, Features Writer

December 13, 2002

(10/24/02) All day Friday I could hardly sit still. I knew I had a whole weekend of wrestling memories to make. It turned out that I made more than I ever expected to. I started out Saturday by going to a non-televised WWE ev...

From the playground to the pros: Dee White’s ongoing odyssey

John Worthen, Editor

December 13, 2002

On a sunny April day in 1946, Delores "Dolly" Brumfield White got in her grandmother's gray Fleetline Chevrolet with her mother at the wheel and rode to Pascagoula, Miss. for a baseball tryout. She had always wanted to be a baseba...

Christmas cliche: Bah Humbug

Don Jackson, Staff Writer

December 8, 2002

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

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: Fix the hill or pay the consequences

Kay-Kay Davis, Communications major

December 8, 2002

The hill beside Caplinger - you know, the one where everyone parks - is an extreme hazard to students that travel up and down it every day. The short, steep hill is the only to walk up to Caplinger if you park on University Street, unle...

Test Run Car of the Year

Jayson Lowery, Features Writer

December 8, 2002

Well, here we are again for one last time. Some of you are rejoicing (lord knows I am), others are singing to the heavens in praise that the torment has ended, and maybe one of you out there who actually reads this column (exc...

Off the ropes: The best of the WWE in ’02

Martin Downey, Features Writer

December 8, 2002

Well, another crazy year of wrestling is just about up. Who would have thought that the nWo would come and go, Hulk Hogan would come back with such popularity and Shawn Michaels would wrestle again. This year has seen "The Next...

Never mind the Christmas spirit — this writer is looking for some of that old-time Reddie spirit

Brandon Scott, Guest Writer

December 8, 2002

Friends, Reddies, Countrymen, lend me your ears, I come to bury this semester, not to praise it There are many things this semester that I never thought would happen and so many things that I knew would. Lets start at the begi...

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

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

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...

Student earns 300 hours of ‘happiness’

Jayson Lowery, Staff Writer

November 25, 2002

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, ...

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

Martin Downey, Features Editor

November 22, 2002

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...

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