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Phi Lambda Chi Press Release

Phi Lambda Chi Press Release

Pete Tubbs

October 29, 2019

     The men of Phi Lambda Chi Epsilon Chapter at Henderson State University is dedicated to the service of the community and the people in it. If opportunities arise for the chapter to serve the greater good, the men do not hesitate.      There are many events in which the men participate, fr...

League of Latinos Hosts La Lotería

Kelly Stiles, Contributing Reporter

October 29, 2019

     The sound of students reaching their hands into cups of raw beans filled the room. Criminal justice major Lexi Collins searched her card full of pictures and Spanish vocabulary for the Spanish words the announcers called then translated to English. “La Lotería!” Collins yelled as sh...

Reynolds Takes A Spill

Reynolds Takes A Spill

Jessie Thomas, Communications Director

October 28, 2019

This is a developing story, and The Oracle will be continuing coverage following any developments. On Tues., Oct. 8, a Henderson faculty member reported a “chemical odor” to the University Police Department. The Arkansas Fire Department helped police in conducting an evacuation of the building, ...

Reynold’s Science Building Chemical Spill

Reynold’s Science Building Chemical Spill

Teresa Valdivia, Contributing Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Reynolds science building will still be closed next week.  Air quality testing will occur early next week to help determine when the building will reopen. This is as much information as is currently available. Students who normally attend classes in Reynolds are receiving email updates from faculty to a...

Heartbeat of Henderson

Heartbeat of Henderson

Madison Hardcastle, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

Homecoming, football, cold weather and so much more is approaching us this time of year, and what could make this time of the year better? This is also the time when the brothers of Phi Lambda Chi will begin their annual drum beat.    The drumbeat, also known as the “heartbeat of Henderson”, wi...

Spa Con

Spa Con

Kelly Stiles, Contributing Reporter

October 4, 2019

Wearing a red jumpsuit and holding a puppet with a gumball machine for a head, fanfiction writer Riley Keener stood at the entrance of Spa-Con smiling. Keener was dressed as the main character Joel from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and holding the character’s puppet co-star Tom Servo. Mystery Scie...

Student Support Services

Student Support Services

Jesse Byrd, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday Sept. 25, new students of the Trio program attended the Student Support Services New Student Orientation in the Garrison Banquet Room. Trio is a program that helps certain students from disadvantaged backgrounds by providing different services such as free tutoring, access to equipment they would ...

ASU May Come to Henderson’s Aide

ASU May Come to Henderson’s Aide

Zyra Black, Contributing Reporter

October 1, 2019

Following up on Henderson State University’s financial aid crisis, there has been word of outside financial help, ASU (Arkansas State University). Given the financial state that Henderson State University is in I think that outside help would be very helpful and so did some of the people I was able t...

Elaine Kneebone Steps Up

Elaine Kneebone Steps Up

Donovan Lee and Jesse Bird, Contributing Reporters

September 11, 2019

On Thursday Sept. 5, interim president Elaine Kneebone hosted a campus forum alongside Dr. Charles Welch, President of the Arkansas State University System, and Julie Banks, Executive Vice President of Finance at Arkansas State. The forum consisted of discussions involving financial status of Henderson S...

Greek Life Setback

Greek Life Setback

Madison Hardcastle, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2019

Greek life director Robert Webb resigned on Tuesday morning August 27, 2019 due to personal issues according to Brad Patterson. With 12 national social fraternities and sororities on campus, this has caused a ripple effect throughout the Greek life community.  “I wish we all knew why,” Emily Burkh...

Freshmen Got Talent

Teresa Valdivia, Contributing Reporter

September 10, 2019

During welcome week at Henderson State University, “Freshman Got Talent” was an event full of energy, enthusiasm, and watermelon. There were 15 contestants competing for the first-place prize of 500 dollars and a second-place prize of 300. The student activity board is in charge of this event...

Andrew Luck Retirement

Andrew Luck Retirement

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter

September 9, 2019

The football world is in utter shock with the recent blindsiding news of Andrew Luck’s sudden retirement announcement. Luck was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts back in the 2012 draft and managed to stay with them for a total of six years. After coming off a season that birthed a playoff appearan...

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