Ben M. Elrod Center opens; “like a dream come true,” says Elrod

BY: TRENNIS HENDERSON Vice-President of Communications, Ouachita Baptist  Declaring that “this dedication has been long anticipated by me,” Dr. Ben M. Elrod expressed appreciation to family, friends and colleagues who gathered for the June 11 dedication of the new home of Ouachita Baptist University’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community. “This beautiful building […]

Gene Whisenhunt named chairmen of Ouachita Presidential Search Committee

  BY: TRENNIS HENDERSON Vice-President for Communications, Ouachita Baptist Jay Heflin, chairman of the Ouachita Board of Trustees, has appointed the university’s presidential search committee. They will be responsible for recommending a successor to Ouachita President Rex Horne who has announced his resignation to accept the presidency of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities. The full […]

“Home” Not Just for Kids

“Home” Not Just for Kids

By Evan Wheatley “Let’s go see that new movie with the cute alien!” my girlfriend said as I sighed internally. Animated films are typically not my cup of tea, and out of all the action-packed blockbusters out at the time like “Kingsman” and “Furious 7,” she had to choose the Sheldon Cooper alien flick. However, […]

Ouachita Honors Six Retiring Faculty, Staff

  Ouachita will say goodbye to six retiring faculty and staff at the end of this school year. Among the retirees are John Cloud, Yvonne Cloud, Margaret Frazier, Raouf Halaby, Shirley McMillian, and Jackie Suggs. These retirees were honored at a retirement reception held last night. John Cloud is the senior development officer for estate […]

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Perez awarded fellowship with Vital Voices Global Partnership

Four graduates of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service have been granted fellowships with Vital Voices Global Partnership and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS). Both organizations are based in Washington, D.C. and work on women’s issues internationally. The focus of their fellowships will include research, communications and support of women’s entrepreneurship. The […]

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Baseball defeats St. Edwards in series 2-1

The Ouachita Tigers and the St. Edwards Hilltoppers split wins in a doubleheader on Monday, giving the Tigers a 2-1 win in the series played this past weekend. “I thought it was a great team win,” catcher Matt Sinclair said. “We didn’t quite and I feel like we really wanted it. It was a great […]

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Don’t punk out on Valentine’s Day

“Hello,” Bob said as he approached his lady love. “Mandatory couple participation holiday number one is upon us once more.” “Did you get me a card?” asked Sarah. “Yes,” replied Bob. “I got you a card. It is red. It came from Walmart. I love you.” “I didn’t get you anything because I’m a woman,” […]

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Campus gearing up for Christian Focus Week 2015

Campus gearing up for Christian Focus Week 2015

Campus Ministries is gearing up for the anticipated annual Christian Focus Week, an extended period of worship and connection for students, that will start Feb. 8 and last until Feb. 13.  This year’s theme is “Citizens.” The Scripture chosen to represent the theme is Ephesians 2:19-22, which reads,  “Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and […]

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Colt Fason: God, Family and Basketball

Slowly he laces up his purple shoes as the booming voice of Dr. Casey Motl screams his name through the speakers of Bill Vining Arena. He takes a step out of the locker room and climbs the steps to the court. The crowd goes crazy as the tip of his shoe touches the wood. Game […]

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Tacos 4 Life

Many of us start college thinking we know exactly what we want to do and where we want to be after we graduate, but the reality is that sometimes we end up with a job that didn’t even exist five years prior. This was the case for recent Ouachita grads Kristen Young and her husband, […]

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How to beat your chest

If your testosterone levels aren’t high enough to make an alpha-mongoose at the height of his mating season stand aside in fearful respect, you can’t afford to stop reading this column. How did you celebrate the last time you won a “Super Smash Bros” tournament? If a knife wielding maniac demands that you give him […]

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Festival of Christmas 2014: “Christmas Through the Ages”

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present its 23rd annual production of A Festival of Christmas on Dec. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. Highlighting the theme of “Christmas Through the Ages,” the production will feature Christmas music from the 1930s to present day. Tickets are $12 each […]

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Minnesota-Duluth defeats Ouachita 48-42 in OT; Ouachita finishes 10-1

The Tigers would score on their initial drive when Steven Kehner rushed for a 57-yard touchdown. The score was set up by a 16 yard run on the previous play and their first of the drive. The Tigers led 7-0 with 11:36 left in the first quarter. “I was so proud of our guys for […]

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