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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...

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 sug...

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 ...

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....

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 ...

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 a...