Tigers Abroad in Liverpool

“I’m filled with wanderlust and a bad case of FOMO, and traveling seemed to be the best way to cure my curiosities.” These were the words of Courtney Gibson, junior graphic design major from Dermott, Ark., as she prepared to study abroad. This zeal for travel sent Gibson to Liverpool, England for the semester. She is […]

Ouachita Singers and Women’s Chorus to perform at Ouachita May 2

Ouachita Baptist University will host the Ouachita Singers and Women’s Chorus in concert on Monday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The concert will be free and open to the public and will be professionally recorded for a new CD due for release in the fall. Ouachita Singers includes 39 students who […]

Ouachita’s Tiger Steel drum ensemble to present spring concert May 4

Ouachita Baptist University will host the Tiger Steel Drum Ensemble in its spring concert May 4 in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Founded in 2013, Tiger Steel includes both music and non-music majors. “It is a high-energy […]

Scholars’ Day set for Wednesday, April 27

“Papers, posters and performances—oh my!” Students and faculty are invited to come share in Ouachita’s academic achievement at Scholars’ Day on April 27. This year, Scholars’ Day will serve the Ouachita community in two different ways. First, students will showcase their hard work to their fellow classmates and professors. Second, Scholars’ Day will act as […]

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Humans of OBU

 “So one summer, my friend and I decided to go on a road trip to DC because it’s a cool city. We got in my car and drove to DC through the night. Once we hit Virginia we got really tired because it was the morning time so we called our friend who we knew lived in […]

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Humans of OBU

“In high school I raced mountain bikes and I became really good friends with someone, we can call her Hannah, who worked for President Bush. They hired Hannah specifically to mountain bike with President Bush because he was too quick on a bike for the Secret Service to keep up with. So on Fair Day (which […]

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Ouachita’s annual Elrod Awards celebrate community service

Ouachita’s annual Elrod Awards celebrate community service

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community honored Rachel Wicker with the Cargill Leadership Fund Award at its annual University Community Service Awards banquet April 19. Many Ouachita students, faculty and staff were also commended for their service and community leadership during the past year. “Tonight we celebrate lives of service,” said Judy […]

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Humans of OBU

“Freshman year, Jessica Saunders and I were getting Starbucks at Henderson and we started getting interviewed by the Henderson State cable show. We both were so awkward. They were asking if we were gonna go party and stuff for Spring Break and we were like, ‘No were probably just gonna go home and watch movies.’ […]

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Ouachita’s Allison Austin to present sophomore recital April 29

Ouachita’s Allison Austin to present sophomore recital April 29

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Allison Austin in her sophomore recital on Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m. The performance will be held in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. Austin, a sophomore musical theatre major from Mena, Ark., is a member of […]

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Ouachita’s yearbook recognized as top in the state

Ouachita Baptist University’s Ouachitonian yearbook was recognized by the Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) as the top yearbook in the state with the first place award in General Excellence for yearbooks. The publication was recognized at ACMA’s recent annual convention, hosted this year by the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The Ouachitonian and Ouachita’s […]

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Ouachita Student by Day, Christian Rapper in Major Prophets by Night

By: Emma Seay For Damaris Garcia, junior Christian studies major from Richland, Texas, a gift that the Lord has given to her to use for her ministry is music. And not just any music—rap music. “My brothers first got me interested,” Garcia said. “They first got interested when Zeke wrote my other brother a song […]

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Humans of OBU: Kiddos

“What do you call a cow that eats up all your grass?” “A law moo-er.” Ben Taylor, 6 years old Jack Taylor, 4 years old Henry Harrell, 7 years old Peter Harrell, 5 years old Charlie Harrell, 3 years old Photo By: Marissa Pilcher Tweet

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“The artist from whom I learned so much, now is a friend.”

In this week’s Faculty Colloquium, Dr. Barbara Pemberton, professor of Christian Missions and Director of the Carl Goodson Honors Program, shared with her fellow faculty members about a recent opportunity she had to visit Athens, Greece to present a paper she wrote, expand her knowledge about Islam and art and even find a new friend. […]

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