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2022 Tiger Tunes Awards Night

Ouachita Student Foundation raises record $170,000 through Tiger Tunes

November 18, 2022

The Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) raised $170,000 during Tiger Tunes, surpassing their goal of $135,000 for the entire 2022-23 school year. Tiger Tunes is an annual song-and-dance production that parodies popular music as a competition among student organizations. It is held each year during the university’s Homecoming weekend.

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From the "Ouachitonian": Harry Jeffrey

October 17, 2022

Years before attending Ouachita, Harry Jeffrey, a senior biology and chemistry double major from Camden, Ark., knew that he wanted to become a Tiger Tunes director.

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Ouachita Student Foundation receives CASE ASAP District 4 Pivot Award for Tunes REWIND

March 29, 2021

The Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) has received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Affiliated Student Advancement Program (CASE ASAP) District 4 Pivot Award for its work to create Tiger Tunes REWIND in order to continue to raise money for student scholarships in the 2020-2021 academic year. The Pivot Award is a new category introduced by CASE ASAP this year to acknowledge changes made to programming during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tiger Tunes Rewind reimagines Tunes tradition despite pandemic

March 08, 2021

In August 2020, the Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) announced that its flagship event, Tiger Tunes, would be adapted due to COVID-19 with the theme “Tunes REWIND” and showcase recordings of favorite shows from years past in a single virtual event instead of its usual live, three-night format.

Tiger for Life Podcast

Tiger for Life Podcast: Abby Turner ('11) Cookbooks, Tiger Tunes & Tips for Safe, Festive Fall Gatherings

October 12, 2020

On this episode of the Tiger For Life Podcast, we hear from alumna Abby Turner ('11). Abby currently serves as Senior Manager of Brand Reputation at Walmart and has a popular entertaining blog "A Table Top Affair" where she shares recipes and inspiration as she encourages you to share the table with new and old friends alike.

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Tiger For Life Podcast: Levi Dade ('23) Pandemic Podcasting

October 05, 2020

On this episode of the Tiger For Life podcast, we hear from Ouachita student Levi Dade ('23). Levi is a sophomore Christian Studies and Spanish major from Senatobia, Miss. Levi shares about his journey to Ouachita, his love of Tiger Tunes, his favorite Ouachita memories so far and about his podcast he started during quarantine this summer, "Defending Christianity."

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Tiger for Life Podcast: Joey Licklider ('02) From JPAC to Disney & All Things Tunes

September 28, 2020

On this episode of the Tiger For Life Podcast, we hear from alumnus Joey Licklider ('02). Joey served in Ouachita's Jones Performing Arts Center for 17 years before moving to Orlando to work as an entertainment technician for Disney. Have a listen as Joey talks about his work at Disney World, his years in JPAC, his favorite Tiger Tunes shows and his memories from his time as a student and Ouachita staff member.

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Tiger for Life Podcast: Barrett Baber ('02), Singing and songwriting online during COVID-19

August 03, 2020

On this episode of the Tiger For Life podcast, alumnus Barrett Baber ('02) shares about performing and songwriting during the pandemic, his experience on "The Voice" and Ouachita memories including being a Tiger Tunes host and surviving the crash of American Airlines flight 1420. Barrett also performs one of the most recent songs he's written entitled "No Man's Land."

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Ouachita Student Foundation to host Tiger Tunes REWIND livestream event Oct. 3

August 01, 2020

The Ouachita Student Foundation has announced that it will livestream Tiger Tunes, its annual fundraising event for student scholarships, with the theme “Tunes REWIND” on Saturday, Oct. 3. The decision to move the event to a virtual format comes in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Tiger For Life Podcast

Introducing the Tiger For Life Podcast: Monica Leagans Hardin ('98), Circling back to campus for Ouachita Graduate and Professional Studies

April 27, 2020

On this very first episode of Ouachita's Tiger For Life Podcast, which was actually just recorded to practice recording and editing, we hear from alumna Monica Leagans Hardin (’98), Ouachita's Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies. Monica shares how her family is surviving quarantine, about the new master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, how her husband Tad proposed to her in a practice room in Mabee and how the Kappas transformed Tiger Tunes costuming by introducing groups of costumes in different colors.