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Trojans take series opener
March 30, 2012 – 11:11 pm | One Comment
Trojans take series opener

Junior Chance Cleveland continued his hot streak as the Trojans defeated the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky 3-1 on Friday, March 30, in Bowling Green, Ky. 

Trojans take rubber match, first SBC series of the year
March 25, 2012 – 9:52 pm | One Comment
Trojans take rubber match, first SBC series of the year

UALR captured their first Sun Belt Conference series of the year with a 7-3 victory over Troy on Sunday, March 25, at Gary Hogan Field.

Trojans open series with victory
March 24, 2012 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off
Trojans open series with victory

Timely offense and dominant pitching was enough to secure the Trojans 5-3 victory over Troy on Friday, March 23, at Gary Hogan Field.
Junior Chance Cleveland struck out a career-best 12 batters en route to his …

Is the new iPad worth the upgrade?
March 22, 2012 – 5:38 pm | 4 Comments

The new iPad will be out March 16, to the chagrin of those of us holding on to our original iPads and iPad 2s.

‘Act of Valor’ seals fate with bad acting
March 22, 2012 – 5:34 pm | Comments Off

Active duty Navy Seals, and an action packed shoot-em-up story line is sure to thrill moviegoers in the film “Act of Valor.” In an unprecedented style of film-making directors Mike McCoy and Scott Waugh use …

Japanese steak and sushi disappoints despite rave reviews
March 22, 2012 – 5:31 pm | Comments Off

Kobe’s Japanese Steak and Sushi advertises great food, awesome service, and an extravagant atmosphere, how can anyone say no to that?
The setting inside of Kobe’s is one of the best in town. Walking into a …

Revenge gets sweet in ‘One for the Money’
March 22, 2012 – 5:24 pm | Comments Off

Katherine Heigl steps out of her typical role and makes a lasting impression in the action-packed romantic comedy “One for the Money.”
Heigl plays Stephanie Plum, a former lingerie sales woman, who needs to find a …

‘Old Ideas’ suggests new frame of mind
March 22, 2012 – 5:21 pm | Comments Off

Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has led a color-laden life over the course of his 77 years. He’s seen the world through the eyes of several masks, including but not limited to: established musician, emotive laureate …

Treasure waits at the end of a rainbow
March 22, 2012 – 5:18 pm | One Comment

Leprechauns, or “lobaircin,” meaning “small-bodied fellow,” have long been a part of Irish myth, and they are believed a source of good luck if you can catch one. But catching one, they say, is the …

A toast to the Irish
March 22, 2012 – 5:16 pm | Comments Off

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, most people’s minds, mouths and wallets are almost sure to be more drawn to beer than usual.
The now legendary spring holiday, which is celebrated in homes, restaurants, bars, pubs …

Professor celebrates the Irish way
March 22, 2012 – 5:11 pm | One Comment
Professor celebrates the Irish way

For history professor Moira MaGuire, the American version of St. Patrick’s Day is nothing like the real thing in Ireland.
“It just can’t compare to here,” she said. “A lot of the things I thought were …

English instructor gets his memoir published
March 22, 2012 – 5:04 pm | Comments Off
English instructor gets his memoir published

Frank Thurmond is an instructor of both English and world literature at UALR. Aside from that, Thurmond is a musician, thespian, screenwriter and author. He has done public readings of famous authors, and his own …

Pink technology an insult to women
March 22, 2012 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off

We’re in the technology age, no doubt. And it’s no secret that women have a lot of say in what gets purchased in their households, especially when it comes to big ticket items like electronics. …

Real women vs. reality television
March 22, 2012 – 3:51 pm | One Comment

In recent years, the cultural lexicon has come to dictate how we define relationships through seminal oh-no-they-didn’t classics such as “The Bachelor,” “Flavor of Love” and “Beauty and the Geek.” These programs bring to light …