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COVID-19 Special Edition

Main Street of downtown Arkadelphia will be home to a COVID-safe Halloween event hosted by Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Area Chamber of Commerce.

Candy and cars: Arkadelphia hosts Halloween drive thru

October 23, 2020

COVID-19 has taken away many of the activities people often take for granted. The Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce is determined not to let the pandemic steal Halloween. “Everyone is just trying to...

The sorority Zeta Phi Beta displays a rolling board of information to enlighten students and faculty of breast cancer statistics and risk factors.

Zeta Phi Beta combats breast cancer

Kelly Stiles, Editor In Chief, The OracleOctober 22, 2020

In a time full of uncertainty, a group of young women remains focused on making a positive impact. HSU sorority Zeta Phi Beta uses the platform of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to spread potentially life-saving...

COVID update: A professors heart

COVID update: A professor’s heart

Haven Hughes, Contributing ReporterOctober 19, 2020

According to the Henderson State University COVID dashboard we have 26 pending tests, and two actively positive cases on campus. Including the two, there has been a total of ninety-seven positive cases...

A Different Look At COVID-19

Jaylon McEwen, Sports ReporterMay 4, 2020

Now looking at the title one may be confused but just let me say now that I by no means believe this virus to be a blessing in disguise. Individuals are losing their lives out here every day and the death...

Quarantine Sports Update

Johnathan Smith, Sports ReporterApril 27, 2020

The recent events with the Coronavirus have affected all sports in different ways. For basketball, they had to put the season on pause, baseball had to delay the start of their season, and football has...

Pandemic positivity

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerApril 27, 2020

Athletes Find Ways to Pass the Time During Quarantine   On March 12, the United States government issued rules for all major assemblies to be halted due to the spread of COVID-19, also known...

NCAA DII Extended Recruiting Period And Insight On Senior Football Player Zac Newbell

Haley Spicer, Sports ReporterApril 13, 2020

Henderson was making history after the men's basketball team won the GAC tournament to get an automatic bid in the NCAA Division II playoffs. They didn’t get a chance to play in the NCAA Division II...

Spring Student Athletes Get Answers On Eligibility And More

Hannah Hodge, Sports EditorApril 13, 2020

After almost a month of no sports globally, every college athlete that participated in a spring sport as a senior has been thinking of one thing, their eligibility. Since the deadly COVID-19 virus took...

Henderson State Athletics 2020 Spring Season is cancelled. HSU Sports

Henderson State Athletics Spring Season Canceled Due To COVID-19

Hannah Hodge, Sports EditorMarch 26, 2020

Today marks two weeks since classes were held in the classroom on the Henderson State campus and a lot has changed. The infamous COVID-19 virus has been what everyone is talking about for the past months...

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City EditorMarch 22, 2020

   Sixty-three countries from Angola to Zimbabwe are reporting zero coronavirus. Many of these countries are third-world countries. Some are island paradise.       More than 5,746 people, mostly...

HSU Dining Hall

HSU Dining Hall

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City EditorMarch 22, 2020

The Henderson Dining Hall announced today that beginning with the dinner service tonight all service will be take-out only. Since the changes made to move classes online, the dining hall has been open...

Governor Asa Hutchinson

Governor Asa Hutchinson

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City EditorMarch 22, 2020

Governor Asa Hutchinson addressed the state at a press conference  today with an update on the COVID-19 situation in Arkansas. Twelve previously presumptive cases of the virus have now been confirmed....

Response to COVID-19 Facebook Live

Response to COVID-19 Facebook Live

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City EditorMarch 22, 2020

It’s after 5 p.m. here in the Henderson Oracle office on Thursday, March 12. Most people have left the area, and the quiet promises to continue for the next 30 days, at least. Flags on campus are flying...

E3 2020 canceled

E3 2020 canceled

Matthew Jones, Contributing ReporterMarch 22, 2020

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA)  has officially canceled Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and is currently making preparations to make an online version of the show in June.     Here...

How Businesses Respond to COVID-19

How Businesses Respond to COVID-19

Kelly Stiles, Editor In Chief, The OracleMarch 22, 2020

Companies and businesses across the world, as well as here in Arkadelphia, are making changes in order to combat the negative detriments of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. These changes are meant...

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