Debate Team Wins Honors At National Tournaments

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The debate and forensics team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello won numerous team and individual awards at two recent national debate tournaments ­– the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament hosted by Webster University of St. Louis March 13-17 and the International Public Debate Association National Tournament hosted … Continue reading

SGA Discusses Weevil Perks, Fundraisers

By Kelly Reed Staff Writer MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas-Monticello Student Government Association discussed Weevil Perks and upcoming events at its meeting Feb. 26.    SGA plans to launch Weevil Perks in fall 2013. Weevil Perks will provide students with a list of businesses that offer student discounts to UAM students. Weevil Perks will be … Continue reading

Alpha Sigma Tau Plans Lock-Up

Courtesy of Guy Joubert MONTICELLO – The ladies of Alpha Sigma Tau plan to lock-up some of the University of Arkansas-Monticello’s finest students and faculty Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the University Center Green Room.    Detainees include: Lei Brist and Samantha Montgomery Anastasia Duff Chancellor Jack Lassiter Guy Joubert Robert Leonard … Continue reading

UAM Wins Three Sweepstake Titles At Southern Forensics Championship

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— Competing against top collegiate debate teams from across Arkansas, the mid-South and the west coast, the University of Arkansas at Monticello won three sweepstakes awards in the Arkansas division of the Southern Forensics Championship held Jan. 25-27 at Louisiana State University-Shreveport.    UAM captured the individual events sweepstakes, the debate sweepstakes, … Continue reading

Trainers Help Athletes During Practice and Games

By Lei Brist Staff Writer   MONTICELLO – Football trainers help with sports in many ways.    During football games, when someone gets hurt, you see Brittney Harding and other trainers on the sidelines ready to help. Being at practice before the players, going to the games, wrapping ankles and wrists, cleaning injuries, taking players to … Continue reading

Student Government Association President Encourages Student Involvement

By Lei Brist Staff Writer MONTICELLO – University of Arkansas-Monticello students elected a new Student Government Association president this year.    Samantha Montgomery, a political science major and SGA president, was born in Pine Bluff to Don and Alisa Montgomery. Montgomery currently resides in Woodlawn.    Montgomery said she led the Student Activities Board as chairman last … Continue reading

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Ushers In Holiday Spirit

By Patricia Adams Staff Writer MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas at Monticello put on a show in honor of the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.    Samantha Montgomery, the Student Government Association president, gave a speech to welcome staff, faculty and students to enjoy in the holiday spirit. The UAM Jazz Ensemble and Alpha Psi … Continue reading

UAM Debaters Bring Home Individual Awards From Mississippi College Tournament

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO – Debate students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello brought home six individual awards from The Deep South Tournament hosted recently by Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss.    Zack Tucker, a graduate student from Marked Tree, was a semifinalist and third place individual speaker in the professional debate division. Also competing … Continue reading

Students Paint Spirit Walls For Homecoming

Student Government Association Swears In New Senators

By Susan Pruitt Senior Editor    The Student Government Association swore in new senators and elected a senate president pro-tempore Sept. 25 in the John F. Gibson University Center House Room.    Samantha Montgomery, president of the SGA, read the senator’s requirements before the senators took the oath of office.    Montgomery said, according to the SGA Constitution, … Continue reading

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