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HSU Wind Ensemble

October 17, 2016

 Last Thursday night, Dr. Steven Knight, director of bands and assistant professor of music, conducted the HSU Wind Ensemble concert, with Dr. Shaun Popp, assistant director of bands, as a guest conductor. The concert took place...

Mr. President, tear down Newberry and Smith: part 2

Kyran Jamison, freshman undecided

October 10, 2016

 I have heard Newberry has been around since the dinosaurs. You can tell, because it smells and looks old. It’s been taken over by roaches—I think I sleep with one every night, and that’s nasty. We have roaches in the microwave,...


Tiara Hall, freshman pre-nursing

October 10, 2016

The café closes too early during the week and even earlier on weekends. I also don’t like not knowing what’s in there every day. They should put out a menu or maybe send out an email so we will know if we want to walk all t...

Ready to be empowered

Story by Lily Franklin, Student Reporter

October 3, 2016

The Henderson State University Fine Art Department is proud to present Empowerment by our graduating BFA candidate, Brittany Ward. Brittany came to Henderson in the Fall of 2012 from Benton, Arkansas. While at HSU, she studied un...

Professor pros: Faculty Biennial Art Gallery at RFA

Story by Brian Crockett, Student Reporter

September 6, 2016

Have a craving for some culture? The art department faculty will behaving art showings Aug. 31 – Sept. 29. With 30 pieces of artwork submittedby eight instructors, from pastel oils paintings to hand-craftedmasks, the exhibit rang...

Controversy tube

Opinion by Dax Guilliams, Opinion Editor

September 6, 2016

YouTube must love makingpeople upset. They have now statedthat videos with adult content suchas swearing and the discussion ofhot button issues will no longer beallowed to be monetized.Naturally, this has caused somecontroversy. Many p...

Molding over: campus buildings experience mold issues

Story by E'Lyse Thaxton, Student Reporter

September 6, 2016

Mold, an environmental health hazard that this campus has been battling for more than a decade, claimed its most recent campus victory. The nursing building at the corner of 12th and Henderson Street closed down, displacing d...

Asking questions, assuming: trivia night at Slim & Shorty’s

Story by Dennis Blackerby, Student Reporter

September 6, 2016

Arkadelphia offers many forms of entertainment for the students and residents in town. Slim & Shorty’s in downtown Arkadelphia provides a uniqueopportunity for entertainment. Every week college students, professors and regula...



August 29, 2016

Results for last week’s political poll

You told us your stance, and we listened! Below you'll find results from the people who took the survey last week.

August 28, 2016

Do you support the right to choose in reference to abortion?Yes: 50% No: 30% Other: 20%Should criminal charges for drug crimes be less harsh?Yes: 80% No: 20%Should marijuana be legalized in all 50 states?Yes: 70% No: 20% Other: 10%Do you support gay marriage?Yes: 77.78% No: 22.22%Do you think that the country should be welcoming to immigrants?Yes: 30% No: 50% Other: 20%Do you support the governm...

Know the people who know your brain

Story by Emily Bell, Editor in Cheif

August 22, 2016

With the semester officially kicked off, quickly mounting homework assignments and social stress will soon feel all-consuming for students. Don’t wait til the work and stress buries you completely. Remember your student fees co...