Phi Mu donates over $10,000 and Marissa Aranda’s hair

Phi Mu BP

Marissa Aranda put her hair on the line for Phi Mu’s childhood cancer awareness fundraiser. In the end, more than $10,000 and Aranda’s long brown hair were donated to the cause. She had her head shaved Saturday, September 28, in downtown Little Rock. The Southern Arkansas University Phi Mu chapter and the Greater Little Rock… Read More

National Night Out

University Police

On Tuesday August 7, 2012, neighborhoods throughout Magnolia were invited to come together with thousands of communities nationwide for the 29th Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event

Relay for Life

2012 relay for life team

Every day 1,500 people die from cancer according to the American Cancer Society. Much research is being done to try to eradicate cancer, but as of now, the cure is still in the works. Everyone has been affected by cancer, if not directly, then indirectly. The Relay for Life organization is dedicated to raising money… Read More

Muleriders for Movement

Football Westside

It’s not just competition that fuels Southern Arkansas University’s Mulerider football team. Muleriders are motivated to give back to the community they call home.                          

Behavioral and Social Sciences are doing their part

general psych students collected items for womens crisis center of south arkansas 2011

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) of SAU reach out to the community in many ways each year. Food drives, collections and projects add to the educational experience for students of the department. Students bring a different type of food each month to support local food pantries. Some of the food is donated… Read More

Clothesline project raises awareness about domestic violence in Ark.

Students Looking at Clothesline

In the time it takes you to read this article, 40 women were beaten. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, a woman is beaten every 15 seconds. April is Domestic Abuse Awareness month and SAU has been fortunate to have guest speakers come to several classes from the Women’s Crisis Center of South Arkansas… Read More

Students in Free Enterprise

A picture of the old concession stand SIFE will remodel for Boys  Girls Club of Magnolia. Photo credit Bianca White

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) is a SAU organization that keeps a community service focus first and foremost. During the 2011-12 school year several of their projects reflected the community service spirit. SIFE took on a We Heart Magnolia project that involved helping improve the Boys and Girls Club computer lab as well as renovating… Read More

Drunk driving drama

Black car pedestrian and backseat injured

We’ve all heard that drinking and driving should not be done, but how many of us have actually seen what happens when a crash happens after someone drinks and chooses to drive? Spring 2012 gave an opportunity to everyone on campus to see a mock drunk driving crash complete with crash victims and an arrested… Read More

Polar Plunge

polar plunge

Every year people participate in the Polar Plunge to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics.

Fall Fest

Fall Fest

For nearly 30 years, students from Southern Arkansas University’s health, kinesiology and recreation department have been taking the message of fitness and health to area elementary-age students with fun activities like the annual fishing derby and the fall festival.