About

Staff

Barrett Gay, Editor-in-Chief
Cimber Winfrey, Online Editor
Katie Kemp, News Editor
Evan Wheatley, Features Editor
Katherine Carter, Opinions Editor
Ian Craft, Sports Editor
Julia Williams, Copy Editor
Andy Henderson, Photo Editor
Nate Wallace, Video Manager
Barrett Gay, Ad Manager

Faculty Members

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

Tiffany Eurich, Professor, Department of Mass Communications,
and The Signal Online Adviser

About Us

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.

Ouachita is located in Arkadelphia, Ark. (65 miles southwest of Little Rock) near scenic Lake DeGray State Park, Hot Springs, Ark., and Hot Springs National Park.

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 signal@obu.edu.
  • 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.

Advertising

The Signal does accept advertising for both the print and the online edition. To download our advertising information, please click here.