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The Bison is Harding University’s award-winning newspaper. Established in 1924, The Bison holds membership with the College Media Association, The Society of Professional Journalists Region 12, the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association, and the American Collegiate Press Association. The Bison was ranked a Gold Medalist from the Columbia Scholastic Association, and was the 2014 Southeast Journalism Conference Best of the South College Newspaper. The Link online news site was ranked the 2015 Best College Website from the Southeast Journalism Conference.

The Bison has 17 staff members, ranging from editors, to photographers, to copy staff, multimedia editors and graphic designers. The Bison produces 9 issues a semester, with over 2,000 copies each issue available to campus readers free of charge. Subscriptions are available through the Student Publications office at studentpublications@harding.edu for our off-campus readership.

For information about joining our staff, please see The Staff tab at the top of the website. Applications are available starting in the spring for the fall semester.