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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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Athlete to Watch: Kaitlyn Pratt
November 30, 2016 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off
Athlete to Watch: Kaitlyn Pratt

Basketball season is finally here and the Trojans are hoping to continue the success they had last season.
The Lady Trojans have started off the season with a win at home against North Texas, their next …

Trojans split games over Thanksgiving
November 30, 2016 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off

The Little Rock Trojans women’s basketball split games over the Thanksgiving break. They played the #25 Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and the St. Louis Billikens on Saturday, Nov. 26. Both games were …

Trojan’s 18-game home winning streak snapped
November 30, 2016 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off

The Little Rock Trojans had their 18-game home win streak snapped on a cold Friday night at the Jack Stephens Center.
The Trojans were defeated Nov. 18 by the Idaho Vandals 65-57 with their shooting percentage …

Hot Corner: The Chase is ruining NASCAR
November 30, 2016 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off

Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Championship on Nov. 20, tying the record number of championship wins at seven. He joined Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt in holding the record. And I think that’s a shame.
Johnson …

SGA members want coffee and chess
November 30, 2016 – 1:05 pm | Comments Off

Food, coffee and chess where discussed by members of the Student Government Association (SGA) at a recent SGA meeting.
The food concerned the Trojan Grill.
Several SGA members are not impressed with the Trojan Grill. Problems that …

Police Beat Nov. 30
November 30, 2016 – 1:05 pm | Comments Off

Found contraband
On Nov. 7, two officers were dispatched to the Village Housing in regard to a call about alcohol. When they arrived, the resident told the officers that she had gone to get something out …

New call center started to help students
November 30, 2016 – 1:04 pm | Comments Off

Colleges are full of information, but sometimes getting information at UALR can be difficult. In an attempt to fix this problem with the university, the One Stop Shop call center has been created.
The university’s enrollment …

President-elect’s campaign pledge adds fear to the distress of ‘DACAmented’ students by Sandra Carmona Garcia
November 23, 2016 – 1:52 am | Comments Off

In 2012, President Barack Obama took an executive action to implement the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to benefit the undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
Now, however, with the …

UALR and PCSSD join forces
November 23, 2016 – 1:50 am | Comments Off

While the year may be winding down, the UALR and Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) plan to provide high school students with more educational opportunities next year.
Beginning in the Fall 2017 semester, students from …

Police Beat Nov. 16
November 23, 2016 – 1:43 am | Comments Off

 
Traffic offense
On Oct. 23, an officer initiated a traffic stop for a car that had no license plate. The driver told the officer that her car was being worked on in the shop and that …

Chanchellor Rogerson meets with SGA
November 23, 2016 – 1:43 am | Comments Off

The Student Government Association (SGA) had a special guest at a recent meeting, Chancellor Andrew Rogerson.
This meeting was special, as Rogerson put it, because it was the first time that the new chancellor got to …

UALR Trojan Food Pantry offers hunger relief by Ericka Henson
November 23, 2016 – 1:42 am | Comments Off

For many students, a good meal is a fantasy. Lots of students are hungry and in need of food, but there is help in the form of the UALR Trojan Food Pantry.
Members of the UALR …

Chancellor Rogerson discusses budget cut at open forum
November 23, 2016 – 1:41 am | Comments Off

To mark his 70th day in office, Chancellor Andrew Rogerson hosted an open forum in the auditorium of the Donaldson Student Center on Nov. 9, and money was on his mind.
To start the forum, Rogerson …

Students and Political Scientists Tackle 2016 Election Recap
November 23, 2016 – 1:38 am | Comments Off

On Nov. 10 three UALR professors from the Department of Political Science meet with students and staff to discuss the results of this year’s presidential election. The election recap, organized by the School of Public …