A Moment With The Journalist: Signal reporter recounts his summer as an intern journalist

During the summer of 2015, lead student television editor and current staff writer Matthew Ablon took up an internship with a local news website in his hometown of Paris, Texas. Ablon was assigned to report on the pre-trial hearings involving a local high school student who stands accused in the murder of his own grandmother. […]

Ouachitonians from around the world discuss their Thanksgiving-like traditions

  For many college students in America, the phrase “Thanksgiving break” brings thoughts of delicious food, much-needed sleep and family reunions. An American tradition most commonly known as having been started by the pilgrims to thank God for their first bountiful harvest in the “New World” that was America, it is now much more associated […]

Elrod Center, students help provide Thanksgiving meal for local familes

For the last nine years, the Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community through Ouachita Baptist University has been able to help families in need each Thanksgiving season. Judy Duvall, Assistant Director of the Elrod Center, leads the project by contacting the local Lighthouse Ministries office as well as area school counselors to gather […]

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Putting a modern spin on a Christmas classic, Ouachita’s production of Amahl and the Night Visitors left viewers anxiously awaiting the Christmas season. The one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti debuted on Thursday, Nov. 19 and ran through Sunday, Nov. 22 in Jones Performing Arts Center. The show retold the story of Christ’s birth from […]

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Students Enjoy Overnight Campout On Campus

Students were able to enjoy an overnight campout event hosted by Ouachita’s Outdoor Recreation team this past weekend without even leaving campus. The campout, held at Speer Pavilion, gave students the opportunity to not only sleep in tents, but also bond with each other and learn about living in nature. Over the past semester, new […]

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Why grad school is important to me

 “What are you doing with your life after you graduate?” I can’t count on my hands how many times that question has been asked of me in the recent weeks, as my senior year draws closer and closer to an end. I’m trying to find a job, figure out where I’m going to live, if […]

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In tragedy, unity is key to solving the problem

We live in a fallen world. There’s just no other way to say it. How else can we describe this world that we live in where a group of extremists commit atrocious acts of violence and destruction in the name of religion. Almost a week ago, the terrorist group ISIS targeted and attacked the city […]

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Ouachita Jazz Band to present concert Nov. 23

Ouachita’s Jazz Band will present its fall concert on Monday, Nov. 23, in Jones Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The band has been active on campus for more than 40 years, and this year includes 20 students under the direction of Dr. Craig Hamilton, Ouachita’s […]

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Seeing Double: Twins at Ouachita

If you’ve seen “The Parent Trap”, “She’s the Man”, “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” or anything with Mary-Kate and Ashley in it, you’ve probably wished you had a twin at some point in your life. Having a twin seems like a magical experience through which you can find out how you would look […]

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Tigers abroad: An update on the Ouachitonians around the world

Studying abroad is an opportunity of a lifetime for many students while they are in college. For Sam Cushman, a senior mass communications and political science major and international studies minor from Springdale, Ark., studying abroad was not an opportunity that he had for just one semester, but for three. Last Spring, Cushman spent his […]

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Tigers fall in Battle of the Ravine 21-17

    By: Dixon C. Land ARKADELPHIA—Henderson State defeated Ouachita Baptist 21-17 at Cliff Harris Stadium this afternoon.Henderson State kept the Tigers from scoring a single point in the fourth quarter, though the Tigers had three possessions on the Reddie side of the field. Ouachita did score once in the third quarter on a Kris […]

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Freshman passionate about Haiti, JoyHouse

Glass sits on top of the walls surrounding JoyHouse, an organization based in Gressier, Haiti, acting as a security system. Children run around on blazing concrete with no shoes during basketball camp. A mob of Haitians use their time to greet foreigners in hopes of taking their bags to earn tip money. Since the earthquake […]

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Searching for the ‘silver screen': Arkadelphia’s saga with movie theaters

Driving down Main Street in downtown Arkadelphia, you will see the Arkadelphia Arts Center across from Print Mania. What many might not know however, is that the building that now houses the art center used to be the home to Arkadelphia’s very own movie theater some time ago. The Royal Theater opened in 1932 and […]

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