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February 16, 2012 • Posted in

Campus raises funds, volunteers for Special Olympics

Clarksville, Ark. --- One dime at a time, the University of the Ozarks campus community has helped make a difference for the Arkansas Special Olympics. The campus raised $754.50 during its annual homecoming faculty-staff king and queen fund-raising event held in early February. Tennis Coach Shaun Wiseman and Jones Learning Center Coordinator Debbie Williams were […]

December 15, 2011 • Posted in

Students extend helping hand to Needy Paws

The Christmas holidays are traditionally a time for giving, but this year, the students in Dr. Heather McFarland's CI Class gave a gift that was a bit different - their gift was their time and creativity. The recipient of the students’ gift was Needy Paws, the local animal shelter. Needy Paws is similar to many […]

December 9, 2011 • Posted in

Hunger Banquet shows plight of the impoverished

If, for some strange reason, you are looking for a good oxymoron, how about this one:'Hunger Banquet.' Why would anyone refer to a meal as a banquet if people are going to be hungry? And yet the extreme contrast between the words "hunger" and "banquet" underscores the point that Dr. Jesse Weiss’ Critical Inquiry class […]

December 1, 2011 • Posted in

CI Class to hold Hunger Banquet

Clarksville, Ark. --- How many of us will lament the extra pounds that seem to creep up on us during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays??And yet how many times do we sneak back to the dining table for just one more nibble of that Christmas ham, or a bit of fudge??What if the only thing […]