Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts
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The old saying goes that any publicity is good publicity, but in this case university officials may disagree with that notion.

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NRA ad a mistake
January 31, 2013 – 4:45 pm | Comments Off

The National Riffle Association’s “Stand and Fight” ad has drawn plenty of media attention. The ad criticizes President Barack Obama for being “skeptical” about armed guards in schools. Although the NRA is entitled to its …

If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the paper
January 31, 2013 – 4:44 pm | Comments Off

“Except as otherwise specifically provided … all public records shall be open to inspection and copying by any citizen of the State of Arkansas.”
If you read our paper, or any other for that matter, you …

University fails to keep doors functioning
January 31, 2013 – 4:44 pm | Comments Off

This university has a terrible track record with doors.  Until recently, no fewer than three doors to the library sported “do not use” signs – signs that had been hanging for the entire Fall semester …

Icy pond crash fatal for alum
January 31, 2013 – 4:42 pm | 3 Comments
Icy pond crash  fatal for alum

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing school graduate was recently killed in a vehicular accident in which it took more than half an hour for emergency personnel to reach her submerged vehicle, according …

Next Bowen dean hints at partnerships
January 31, 2013 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off
Next Bowen dean hints at partnerships

Michael Hunter Schwartz has been named the new dean for the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, officials announced Jan. 15 in a press release.
Schwartz, who currently resides in Lawrence, Kan., will replace law …

Tech park board leans toward selection of site
January 31, 2013 – 4:37 pm | Comments Off
Tech park board leans toward selection of site

Nearly 15 months since planning began for the $50 million Little Rock Technology Park — and after a few dead ends — the authority board has narrowed the search down to three final sites for …

Former provost candidate vies for UAPB chancellor position
January 31, 2013 – 4:34 pm | Comments Off
Former provost candidate vies for UAPB chancellor position

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has recently narrowed its search for a new chancellor to just four final candidates, one of whom was one of the three final candidates for the UALR provost …

Lecturer promotes renewable energy
January 31, 2013 – 4:33 pm | One Comment

The head of communications at a leading world-wide company producing wind turbines spoke about the future of renewable energy in Arkansas and across the country Jan. 23, at the Clinton School for Public Service’s Sturgis …

Actress to headline Black History Month events
January 31, 2013 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off
Actress to headline Black History Month events

The Office of Campus Life’s Diversity Programs will kick off Black History Month on Monday, Feb. 4, with a keynote address by actress Taraji P. Henson.

Sleepiness harmful to health, grades
January 31, 2013 – 4:29 pm | 3 Comments
Sleepiness harmful to health, grades

Sleep is one of the body’s most natural and necessary processes, yet 28.5 percent of Arkansans have trouble getting enough sleep, according to the Center for Disease Control.

1-900 you’re busted
January 31, 2013 – 4:29 pm | Comments Off
1-900 you’re busted

Parents are usually very inept at talking about sex because they try to sugarcoat everything and make it sound a lot more complicated and wondrously mysterious than it really is. Because we could not get …

Student assists hit-and-run victim
January 31, 2013 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off
Student assists hit-and-run victim

It was a quiet Sunday morning on Kavanaugh Boulevard. Lois Sandusky, 61, was walking home after eating breakfast at Leo’s Greek Castle. Joseph Payne Colton, 20, sophomore biology major, sat in his parked car, about …

Mascot wins hearts of students
January 31, 2013 – 4:26 pm | Comments Off
Mascot wins hearts of students

The Trojan stands on the lawn of the Kappa Sigma fraternity house, looking regal and amusing at the same time. He is a tattered conqueror; his boots are held together with binder clips and his …

Lifetime artist, 14 year department chair to retire
January 31, 2013 – 4:25 pm | Comments Off
Lifetime artist, 14 year department chair to retire

When Department of Art Chair Win Bruhl retires in June, his legacy will remain, embodied in “Red Bud,” his contribution to UALR’s permanent art collection.