UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

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Trojans turn up intensity late, pull out victory
November 30, 2012 – 3:36 am | Comments Off
Trojans turn up intensity late, pull out victory

Despite a lack of intensity for the first 30 minutes and difficulties sharing the ball, the Trojans were able to secure a 58-56 victory over the visiting Trojans of Troy on Thursday, Nov. 30, at the …

College students find unusual ways to make money
November 27, 2012 – 11:50 am | 4 Comments

By Kayla Newton, contributing writer
A lengthy economic recession and high unemployment has prompted college students to come up with creative ways to supplement their income while going to school.

Underclassmen to the rescue; Trojans down Owls
November 25, 2012 – 5:14 am | Comments Off
Underclassmen to the rescue; Trojans down Owls

The Lady Trojans held the Rice University Owls to just 13 field goals en route to a 76-48 dismantling on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Jack Stephens Center. 

Trojans hit the boards, secure victory
November 22, 2012 – 6:10 am | Comments Off
Trojans hit the boards, secure victory

After playing University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, the Trojans faced a quick turnaround, hosting Jacksonville on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Jack Stephens Center.

Report cites progress made in UALR student services
November 21, 2012 – 2:46 pm | Comments Off

By Michelle Zengulis, Hillary Perkins and Julius Johnson, contributing writers
An accountability report written in 2010 cited “dramatic progress” toward meeting the goals of the university’s 2005 strategic plan and a look two years later shows …

University’s strategic plan includes external engagement
November 21, 2012 – 2:33 pm | Comments Off

By Amy Tran, Jacob Nash and Jerrell Hardnett, contributing writers
UALR is continuing to make an impact on Little Rock and its surrounding cities, as it is involved with many external engagement projects, according to the …

Admin South undergoes retrofitting to soon house School of Nursing
November 21, 2012 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off

By Michelle Zengulis, contributing writer
UALR’s nursing school has outgrown it’s current home and is getting a new one in the old Administration South building. Renovations on the building are already underway and the new building …

Long-time journalism professor to retire
November 20, 2012 – 11:56 am | 2 Comments
Long-time journalism professor to retire

By Sarah DeClerk, contributing writer
Bruce Plopper, a 66-year old bearded man with a graying, balding crown, laces his fingers together and considers his small, six-student feature writing class. “I knew ever since I was 13 …

UALR scraps for win against Milwaukee
November 20, 2012 – 2:48 am | Comments Off
UALR scraps for win against Milwaukee

 
The UALR Trojans used defensive effort and efficient shooting  in their 59-43 victory over  the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Jack Stephens Center.

Student fall break to begin next year, administrators say
November 19, 2012 – 2:42 pm | Comments Off

After several Faculty Senate discussions and research conducted by the Academic Calendars and Schedules Committee, Chancellor Joel E. Anderson has approved a fall break for the university that will begin Fall 2013.
Faculty Senate President Laura …

Arkansas lags behind, as usual
November 19, 2012 – 2:40 pm | One Comment

Congratulations, Arkansas. Once again, you have managed to show the rest of the country how far behind we are.
And the same goes for the rest of the South, except Virginia and Florida. At least the …

Divided nation, or changing electorate?
November 19, 2012 – 2:40 pm | One Comment

If you were to look at the electoral college map of the presidential elections from Nov. 6, you might think that America is a republican-dominated country.
But if you look deeper, you will quickly notice how …

Technological breakthroughs could change concept of parenting
November 19, 2012 – 2:38 pm | One Comment

An amazing new discovery made by a group of scientists from the Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) has brought, to my mind, far more questions than it has answers.
Stunning as it may …

Pursuit of armed robbery suspect leads to injured public safety officer
November 19, 2012 – 2:37 pm | 2 Comments
Pursuit of armed robbery suspect leads to injured public safety officer

A Department of Public Safety official sustained minor injuries in a wreck at the intersection of University and Asher Oct. 31 while in pursuit of an armed robbery suspect, according to officials.
The driver of the …