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, unlike most students, he is 73. For close to 18 years of his life, Ross h...

A fishy 4-wheelin’ tale

James Newberry

November 22, 2002

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 sugar cured ham. "Your Uncle Bill will be here any minute," Grandpa said. I ...

Where’s your spirit?

Breanna Good

November 22, 2002

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 games this year that the past three years combined. We also have a talented ...

DCJ’S Review: 8 Mile

Don Jackson

November 22, 2002

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. He loses his job, his car, his home and his girlfriend all at once, and is...

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 unique and brutal elimination chamber match was definitely the best ma...

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

Annie Otwell, Assistant Editor

November 21, 2002

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 and their friends, doesn't mean you have to act black," she said. "You are...

Chamber of secrets:

Mary Lee, Copy-Editor

November 21, 2002

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 caves. They have been in the depths of HSU. Under the campus that students cross ...