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There has been an interesting development on campus, as the higher-ups at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock are in the process of hiring a Founding Dean for the new UALR Honors College. The …

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Student organizations host Trojan Tip-off rally
September 2, 2015 – 2:08 pm | No Comment

Food, drinks, cash prizes and more- and it was all FREE! On Aug. 18 the Office of Campus Life, Student Government Association and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletic Department joined forces to host the Trojan Tip-off to jump start the 2015-2016 school year.

Hundreds of students gathered for the introduction of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock sports teams, coaches and many student organizations. Groups such as University Program Council, Sigma Lamba Kappa and the Wesley Foundation set up presentation tables to introduce the student body to their organizations, allowing students to gather more information and potentially attend the first meeting of the groups that spark their interest. Greek Life also set up tables to present themselves to the student body.

“We are working towards making UALR more of a family and letting the community know that we are here. We are letting people know that when you play one of us [sports teams], you play all of us,” says SGA Vice-President, Connor Donovan

Coaches introduced their teams to the rest of the student body and made themselves known to the crowd. Students were formally introduced to the new logo for UALR sports teams. Head Coach Chris Beard even offered students 20 dollars if they let him know when his players were not in class. Then the pep rally was underway and the crowd was bursting with excitement.

At the end of the rally and introductions students were invited to stay and attend the “Sync or Sink” lip sync contest and a karaoke competition. Members from Alpha Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Chi Omega Fraternity went head to head it the contest. Battling it out to a variety of songs, Alpha Kappa Alpha won the grand prize of $200.

Police Beat by Shelby Shelton
September 2, 2015 – 2:07 pm | No Comment

Theft from vehicle at University Village
Officers responded to a case of breaking and entering of a vehicle at the University Village on Saturday, Aug. 15. The victim noticed her driver’s side door was cracked open …

Improv group creates evening of laughter by Lauren Humphrey
September 2, 2015 – 2:07 pm | No Comment

Trojan Daze, a campus wide movement aimed at encouraging student involvement during opening week, teamed up with the department of Campus Life to host an improv group from Chicago called Mission IMPROVable on Aug. 20. …

Excitement and youth are staples for the new look of Trojans volleyball
September 2, 2015 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

It’s a new season and for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans Volleyball team it is one that brings on an excitement. Last year the team had their best season ever for the …

Fine Arts Departments’ fall lineup displays variety of artistic mediums by renowned artists
August 30, 2015 – 9:32 am | No Comment

The Fine Arts Department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is showcasing a number of art exhibits in the galleries of the Fine Arts building. There are currently three collections on display each honing its …

Inside Out by Sara McFadden
August 30, 2015 – 8:43 am | No Comment

Inside Out, Pixar’s 15th animated feature film according to imdv.com, is set come out on DVD November 3, 2015. Directed by Pete Doctor and co-directed by Del Carmen, the film features the emotions Joy (Amy …

Inspired Trojans take home opener
August 29, 2015 – 10:55 am | No Comment
Inspired Trojans take home opener

The Little Rock Trojans Soccer team, spurred on by a frenzied crowd, won their home opener Friday against the Murray State Racers. This win against the Racers gives them a 2-1 record, as well as …

Diamond Cafe introduces new dishes to meal time and receive varied responses by Kendra Montgomery
August 29, 2015 – 10:20 am | No Comment

In an attempt to become more environmentally sustainable, dining services company Sodexo has decided to do away with the use of plastic foam containers. New dishes and flatware are now used at the Diamond Café …

Start Fall with Intramural Sports-Maggie Rogers
August 29, 2015 – 10:17 am | No Comment

Campus recreation at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has two intriguing intramural sports coming up for students to participate in, flag football and outdoor tennis. According to the IMLeagues website, registration ends Aug. …

Major Spotlight: Social Work by Nathan Davis
August 29, 2015 – 10:13 am | No Comment

One of the more intriguing majors amongst the many that is offered at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the Bachelor of Social Work.  Social work is a critical field that is extremely …

What’s happenin’ in Little Rock?
August 29, 2015 – 10:03 am | No Comment

September 15: WWE Smackdown
WWE superstars return to Little Rock on the third Tuesday of September at Verizon Arena. This is Smackdown so it will be broadcast on television all over the world the following Thursday. …

Beer, beer, beer
August 29, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

Beer is just one part of the alcohol family, but it’s a huge part. The varieties of beer are far and wide and can be very complicated. Malted barley or wheat, yeast, hops and water …

2014-15 Banner year for student-athletes in the classroom-Lauren Lockhart-Lindsey
August 28, 2015 – 11:40 pm | No Comment

This past year was not only a banner year of accomplishments within our sports department here at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but the successes of our student athletes as well. Though trophies, …

Tech Corner: M3D, a 3D printer for the everyday consumer
August 28, 2015 – 9:13 pm | No Comment

The business market has already seen the release of the 3D printers but it was at a price consumers could not regularly afford. The average 3D printer costs at least $1,000, with prices even higher …

Rikki Turner named Executive Director of student housing by Tyler Maxwell
August 28, 2015 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

For most people who are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of higher education, job duties like personnel oversight, budget management, committee work, and safety assurance might seem a bit tedious and daunting; job duties …