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Forging the Future of Henderson State University

Story by Kabryn Grayson,, Student Reporter

November 26, 2018

A year was added to the Dr. Glendell Jones’ contract, according to a meeting held by the Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the educational mission, administrative, and fiscal policies of Henderson State University. They also ensure the continuity of the university’s well-being. They meet...

Votes n’ Hoes

Story by Kabryn Grayson, Keylee Harrell, and Cle’Varus Oney,, Student Reporters

November 26, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 6, the state level midterm elections were held. During the fuss of Election Day, our reporters asked bystanders their thoughts. In our last issue, candidates were up for three positions: Governor of Arkansas, Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of State. Republican Asa...

TriCkS oF tHe TrAdE

Story by Philis Wood,, Student Reporter

November 26, 2018

In January 2018, President Trump began imposing tariffs on a variety of goods from many countries, including a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. In June, the tariffs on steel and aluminum were also applied to imports from the European Union, Canada, and Mexico, leaving only Australia...

The Gurdon Light: student’s account of a local haunt

Story by Jade Wolfe, Assistant Editor

November 12, 2018

Growing up I had always heard about the Gurdon Light and the story behind it. Legend says a man was decapitated while building the track, and was cursed to walk the railroad every night with a lantern looking for his head. Unsolved Mysteries even broadcasted an episode about the light fright. In ano...

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Ashley Smith, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2018

Since 2013, our school has gone through multiple websites for teachers and students to connect, submit assignments, and hold online classes. Angel, Blackboard and now Canvas have graced us with their presence in becoming the Holy Grail for discussion boards and (hopefully) the syllabus for that one...

Amity Trade Days continues bringing a sense of wonder

Amity Trade Days continues bringing a sense of wonder

Miranda Diaz, News Editor

October 9, 2018

One of the largest flea markets in the area, Amity’s Trade Days has more to offer than just antiques and merchandise. Food, drinks and live music are always promised when spending a Saturday looking at all it has to offer. To get to Amity, it is a bit of a drive. Get in your car, drive like you...

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, Editor in Chief

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...

Your Voice, Your Vote

Kabryn Grayson, Student Reporter

September 24, 2018

It has been said time and time again, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” 2018 has been the year of not only political warfare, but political involvement as well. Teens have been doing their part to impact gun control reform by making one simple call to their state senators. Another of...

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...

Annual Crawfest to be held May 4&5

Annual Crawfest to be held May 4&5

Event Summary by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2018

Those that think that Arkadelphia is a boring place will be proven wrong on May 4 and 5. The annual Downtown Arkadelphia Crawfest will start it’s festivities on May 4. The much anticipated festival begins it’s activities with a mechanical bull, a children’s playzone, a crawfish boil, Kiwanis...

Amity Road and 67 Grill

Story by Zac Walthall, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

In a small area like Arkadelphia, despite being a two-college town, there is almost nothing to do during the week. Most places close somewhere around nine or ten o’clock, largely defeating any sort of nightlife before it even begins. Most students and residents usually have to resort to walking aroun...

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