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EXTRA LIVES

EXTRA LIVES

By Ashley Smith, Editor in Chief

November 26, 2018

Nineties kids probably remember telethons raising money for charity featuring a variety of performers and segments. Keeping up with the times, Henderson Television held a 24-hour live stream for Arkansas Children’s Hospital where $300 was raised by the hopeful staff. Their third live stream to date,...

Reddies sweep OBU for the first time since 2010

Reddies sweep OBU for the first time since 2010

Cortez Akins, Oracle Sports Editor

November 12, 2018

The two teams came into this match having already clinched their playoff berth and trying to improve their seeding. The last time Henderson State Reddies and Ouachita Baptist Tigers faced off, the match went five sets and ended with the Reddies coming out on top. This match was much of the same with...

Competitors at NerdCon went hard

Competitors at NerdCon went hard

Brianna Barkley, Student Reporter

October 15, 2018

If you thought NerdCon was uneventful, then you were sadly mistaken. Whether it be tabletop games, LARPing, or competitions with cash prizes, this past weekend was one for the books. The Cosplay Competition had some hearty competitors. There were 9 cosplayers competing on day one. They include an original MBL (Jonathan Ramsey), Rick...

Income inequality can’t stop and won’t stop: If the one percent is where you want to be after graduation, you probably have a long way to the top

Income inequality can’t stop and won’t stop: If the one percent is where you want to be after graduation, you probably have a long way to the top

Ashley Smith, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Math is a subject that is tough for some people, like how English is hard for others. Unfortunately, you don’t have to be good at either one to notice the imbalance of incomes for working citizens in our state. CNBC recently released information from the Ecnomoic Policy Institution that lists what...

HSU is first college in the state for official esports team: By next semester, a unique kind of sporting event will be happening on campus

HSU is first college in the state for official esports team: By next semester, a unique kind of sporting event will be happening on campus

Kabryn Grayson, Student Reporter

October 9, 2018

We are about to be the first college in Arkansas to have an official esports team offering scholarships for players. So many people play video games that it probably excites you, right? If it doesn’t, you probably know somebody else anxiously awaiting the arrival of esports. The evergrowing activity...

Students testing their saliva to see how stressed a test can make them

Ashley Smith, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Stress is no stranger to college students. Even with stress relief workshops during finals, university offered counseling, and your family telling you “you’re doing too much,” students dedicated to university find themselves overwhelmed mentally and physically. Some of these people are Dr. Emilie...

Release your inner nerd: Legion of Nerds wants you

Release your inner nerd: Legion of Nerds wants you

Brianna Barkley, Student Reporter

September 24, 2018

The Legion of Nerds (LoN) invites you to join them on this coming Thurs. They have a wide array of entertainment options, including Magic the Gathering, Smash Bros Melee, Dungeons and Dragons, and much more. They have an option open for everyone who is interested. Some of the members, new and old,...

Terror hits spa city as Sixth Annual HSHFF gears up

Terror hits spa city as Sixth Annual HSHFF gears up

Pete Tubbs

September 24, 2018

The Sixth Annual Hot Springs Horror Film Festival is finally rolling into town this month. The acclaimed festival will feature several films, both from local and nationally known filmmakers. The fest will kick off on Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. with a meet and greet at Will’s, which is near the theatre....

Dancing kings and queens: Maleek Washington at HSU

Dancing kings and queens: Maleek Washington at HSU

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter

September 24, 2018

Renowned Dancer, Maleek Washington created inspirational scenes this week at Henderson State leaving us in awe of his amazing choreography and display of the dancer’s talent. Washington hosted a Modern Dance Class on Tues., Sept. 11, and Thurs., Sept. 13, where he portrayed his eccentric style of dance...

Glowing back to school

Glowing back to school

Diominique Mckissick, Student Reporter

September 24, 2018

to entrepreneurship workshops one group is pathing a brighter way for young ladies in Arkadelphia. Inspired Success an organization based out of Arkadelphia has created a safe place for youth to grow, develop and receive love. As the group begins to start up, they plan on letting nothing stop them in...

Winning Women: Courtney Bolf

Winning Women: Courtney Bolf

Cortez Akins, Oracle Sports Editor

September 24, 2018

The Henderson State Reddie volleyball team has won 12 games in a row including their first game in the conference, Outside Hitter Courtney Bolf is a big part of that. After having an incredible weekend at the Union invitational, she was voted Hero of the week. This season Courtney has had a great...

Pete’s Top Ten

August 27, 2018

In the midst of Disney-Fox rumors, #MeToo fallout, the failure of MoviePass, and Hollywood’s struggle to create original content, there has been a lot going on in the movie business this year. Yet, while all of this has clogged the media landscape, there has actually been several great films released...