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Phoebe Huff

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Thinking of lasts and greats

May 01, 2020

Senior spring semester is known to be a time of lasts and greats. Last spring break trip, last spring fling, last trip to the lake, last sleepovers with all your friends and final goodbyes. This departure was inevitable. Due to spread of COVID-19 we had to say our goodbyes early. Yes, it is a disappointing time; however, there is much to learn in this season.

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Top apps for college students

January 29, 2020

There are so many great apps out there designed to help your life in one way or the other, but it can be overwhelming to find them. Where do you even start? Here are some apps I’ve found helpful as a college student!

Phoebe with the biking team

The summer of a lifetime

September 17, 2019

A few years ago, sitting in Evans Student Center, I overheard someone say, “It’s a lot easier to live the life of your dreams than you think.” This idea set me free and opened a whole world that dared me to dream big and work harder. This summer I got to live my dream job: I was a videography intern for a nonprofit’s cross-country bike adventure.

Phoebe smiling

Overcommitted and overwhelmed

August 26, 2019

Involvement is good – scratch that – involvement is great, and one of my personal favorite things about Ouachita Baptist University. There is something out there for everyone! My mistake was taking that as, “I am the someone for everything.” Ha, nope.

Phoebe travel guru

Tips from a travel guru: 5 things to know before you go

June 11, 2019

I love traveling and, in college, many of us will get the chance to do so. Over the years and during my travels both national and abroad, I have learned some hard lessons. Here are some tips and things I’ve learned so you can know before you go.

TaJuan Wilson

Alumni profile: TaJuan Wilson ('07) Educator, mentor & role model

May 15, 2019

A first-generation college student, Dr. TaJuan Wilson wasn’t sure where college would lead when he began. But he was determined to navigate college life successfully, and higher education soon became his specialty. Originally from Bearden, Ark., Wilson found Ouachita through TRIO programs.

Pictured are Ouachita’s Saxophone Quartet members (front row, from left) Sierra Westberg, Morgan Taylor, (back row) Katelyn Still and C.J. Slatton.

Ouachita's Saxophone Quartet performs at Region 4 NASA Conference

April 23, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Saxophone Quartet recently was invited to perform at the Region 4 North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference held at the University of Arkansas March 14-17. Additionally, senior Sierra Westberg was selected for a solo performance.

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Biebighauser to present senior vocal recital April 26

April 23, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Joy Biebighauser in her senior vocal recital on Friday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall.

Tiger Traks mud tug-of-war

Remember the name: Inspiration for what to name your Tiger Traks team

April 05, 2019

Get ready! “Arkansas’ most exciting college weekend” is almost here! Nope, not Battle of the Ravine or Homecoming. It’s Tiger Traks!

Students hammocking

Need a break? 8 spontaneous things you should do this spring

March 20, 2019

During the spring semester I always get a restless feeling. It never fails: the days are longer, and I am ready for summer because it feels like my days are filled with classes, work and the occasionally stressful extracurricular activity. I often find it very difficult to just relax.