Ethan Dial, Editor-in-Chief
Sara Patterson, News/Opinions Editor
Caity Hatchett, Sports/Arts and Entertainment Editor
Addy Goodman, Copy Editor
Phoebe Huff, Multimedia Coordinator
Catherine Lyp, Staff Artist/Cartoonist
Dr. Jeff Root, Dean, School of Humanities,
and The Signal Newspaper Adviser
Dr. Deborah Root, Chairperson, Department of Mass Communications,
and The Signal Newspaper Assistant Adviser
The Signal is the award-winning student newspaper of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. The newspaper and multimedia teams produce a weekly print edition and the online edition, which is updated daily.
Ouachita was established in 1886, and it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Ouachita offers undergraduate programs of study in the liberal arts. Small classes are the norm rather than the exception and Ouachita’s student to faculty ratio is approximately 13:1. Ouachita is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. To learn more about the university, click here.
The Signal is one of the student publications within the mass communications department at the university. For more information about the department, click here.
Contact The Signal
We’d like to hear from you! If you want to provide a news tip, offer a suggestion on a story we should write or provide any other kind of feedback, there are several ways to do that. To reach The Signal:
- E-mail the staff at email@example.com.
- Call the newspaper office or the Online Signal Team at 870.245.5210. Keep in mind we are students, so we do spend time away from the newspaper office for class. If we are away, please leave a message, and we’ll return your call as quickly as possible.
- Mail us at The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University, OBU Box 3759, Arkadelphia, AR, 71998.
- Fax us at 870.245.5209.
If you want to submit a letter to the editor for publication in the print edition, please mail or fax the letter since we require a signed letter for such submissions. Additionally, please include a telephone number where we can reach you to discuss your letter and confirm its authenticity.
The Signal does accept advertising for both the print and the online edition. To download our advertising information, please click here.