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The excitement was on at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Feb. 12. A new sorority was announced at a probate that night. Sigma Lambda Gamma made their debut on the Arkansas …

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Professor explores 18th century English estates, artwork
September 30, 2013 – 3:11 pm | Comments Off

Art professor Floyd Martin spent ten days in Norfolk County, England this September studying grand country homes and the artistic treasures housed within them.

Eco-friendly water sources sprouting up around campus
September 30, 2013 – 3:05 pm | Comments Off
Eco-friendly water sources sprouting up around campus

A new water filtration system, “EZH2O,” has been installed in the voluminous Donaghey Student Center to encourage students and faculty to use a portable water container and nullify fears of possibly drinking dirty water from …

Staff Editorial: Pea Ridge School District receives well-deserved scorn
September 30, 2013 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off

U.S. law protects people with disabilities from discrimination by public entities, but there are still cases when, through ignorance and prejudice, their civil rights are denied.

Product brings deconstructive side to looming smartphone industry
September 30, 2013 – 10:46 am | Comments Off

With millions of electronic devices thrown out on a yearly basis, it’s clear many of them aren’t designed to last forever. This makes electronic waste one of the fastest-growing environmental hazards in the world. But …

Nine Inch Nails hammers back to basics with new album, members
September 26, 2013 – 6:11 pm | Comments Off

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has made himself known for things beyond his diverse catalog of post-industrial takeaways. The aging vocalist has intentionally leaked concert recordings, carried on heated feuds with major labels and …

How to get the most out of fall hikes
September 26, 2013 – 5:55 pm | Comments Off
How to get the most out of fall hikes

Fall is coming, and with the changing of the leaves comes the changing in activities. Barbecues turn into festive indoor dinners and swimming turns into hiking. Leaves are changing from bright greens to rich hues …

French Pressed – Oct. 2 edition
September 25, 2013 – 10:46 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed – Oct. 2 edition

I noticed that many students at UALR work while going to college. They often work as a Resident Assistant, in stores or in restaurants. I always wondered how these students managed to go to …

Men’s basketball faced with challenge at season’s start
September 25, 2013 – 4:03 pm | Comments Off
Men’s basketball faced with challenge at season’s start

The 2013-14 UALR Trojan Men’s Basketball team will open their season with a challenging non-conference schedule that head coach Steve Shields hopes will help them later in the year.

Soccer Coach Seeks Consistency
September 24, 2013 – 2:32 pm | Comments Off

With conference play approaching, finding a level of consistency is the main focus of head coach Adrian Blewitt. The Trojans have started the season 3-4 and look to have the kinks worked out before conference …

Student finds passion, music in home stretch
September 24, 2013 – 2:21 pm | Comments Off

Michael Stramiello is not only a UALR student, but also an aspiring, multi-talented musician.
Born and bred in New Jersey, Michael was an ordinary kid with a love for basketball. After moving to Arkansas he attended …

Local bakery provides fresh, delectable eats to Little Rock
September 24, 2013 – 2:18 pm | Comments Off

Rosalia’s Family Bakery, a new staple of one of Little Rock’s hippest neighborhoods, offers a selection of irresistible, delectable treats one can’t find anywhere else.
The business is not the first venture for Don and Rosalia …

‘Riddick’ stands as misfortunate mess in monochrome
September 24, 2013 – 2:13 pm | Comments Off

When I heard that Vin Diesel’s testosterone-laden action franchise “The Chronicles of Riddick” would be getting a long-awaited sequel, I, unlike a lot of people, could not have cared less. I have never watched a …

Polite cell phone use limits distractions while studying
September 24, 2013 – 1:47 pm | Comments Off

Having a cell phone at UALR is not a matter of prohibition, but of respect.
The cell phone policy at UALR is totally different compared to the cell phone policies in high schools. In some high …

Digital marketing takes over university, world
September 24, 2013 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off

Imagine yourself browsing on Facebook. You see an interesting post your friend shared, perhaps some cat-based meme. You think the post is pretty funny, so you share it too. Then several of your friends see …