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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Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.5 million annually
September 24, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment
Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.5 million annually

The university plans to save nearly $2.5 million each year in utility costs through the “Campus Energy Conservation Project” carried out by Facilities Management.

Greek life: do the pros outweight cons?
September 10, 2014 – 5:25 pm | 3 Comments

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by Grant Fox
Everyone has their own preconceived notions about Greek Life. Fraternities and sororities are seen as social clubs with networking benefits for members. It’s a chance to be a part of a family like …

Greek life offers connections, core values and community involvement
September 10, 2014 – 5:13 pm | No Comment

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Getting drunk and getting crazy. Greek letters and huge houses. This is what it means to be Greek.
Or does it?

Children International reached over 16,000 children in need since replacing on-campus daycare
September 10, 2014 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

by Naty Doris
Children International is an organization that started with headquarters all over the world and later turned inward, targeting poverty in the United States and staying true to their motto of improving lives “one …

Sequoyah National Research Center intrigues and informs
September 10, 2014 – 4:13 pm | No Comment
Sequoyah National Research Center intrigues and informs

by Bianca McCrary
Inspiration is the first word that may come to mind when one thinks of the Sequoyah National Research Center. This center holds a massive amount of history with a contemporary flair.

First-year Donaghey Scholar ‘stays swanky’ and inspires Trojan spirit
September 10, 2014 – 4:13 pm | 3 Comments
First-year Donaghey Scholar ‘stays swanky’ and inspires Trojan spirit

 

Though still young, sophomore Connor Donovan is a force to be reckoned with.

University constructs park to commemorate Native American tribes, travel route
September 10, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
University constructs park to commemorate Native American tribes, travel route

by Lela Fluker
Many University Village residents walk by it every day to get to class. A few conscientious joggers sprint along its concrete but take care to avoid the grass. Some motorists glance at its …

Pikes host very first Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out
August 28, 2014 – 3:48 pm | Comments Off
Pikes host very first Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out

The fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha hosted the first-ever “Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out” on Friday, Aug. 22 at Murray Park.

UALR student shines in Rep’s production of ‘Les Miserables’
April 16, 2014 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off
UALR student shines in Rep’s production of ‘Les Miserables’

Senior vocal performance major Micheal Lowe shined brightly during his performance in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s most recent production of Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables.”

Families in college together: father-daughter duo experience college from two different perspectives
April 16, 2014 – 3:29 pm | One Comment
Families in college together: father-daughter duo experience college from two different perspectives

Seldom is a whole family in college together at one time, but that is exactly what happened with the Jovanovics.

Slipknot to open for One Direction at free concert
March 30, 2014 – 10:53 pm | Comments Off
Slipknot to open for One Direction at free concert

One Direction will headline a free boy band jam at 1:69 p.m. on Feb. 30, 2015 in the elevator of the parking garage that leads to Lot 12. Stefon Meyers, guest star of Saturday …

Efforts of International Club’s president incite record-breaking membership
March 12, 2014 – 10:16 pm | One Comment
Efforts of International Club’s president incite record-breaking membership

“I just love life and all of its facets.”
These are the words of junior studio art major Vivien-Sara Fechner, who has been nominated for this edition’s “Student Spotlight” due to her tireless efforts with International …

Earth Day celebration promises more than well-worn “go green!” paean
March 11, 2014 – 1:42 pm | Comments Off
Earth Day celebration promises more than well-worn “go green!” paean

By: Andra Onecic
The Committee on Sustainability has been working undercover to bring environmental awareness to students and faculty. Providing recycling bins and installing hydration stations were only baby steps. The committee will host their Earth Day …

Meet Judy Williams: the woman behind the campus emails
March 11, 2014 – 10:48 am | One Comment
Meet Judy Williams: the woman behind the campus emails

by Ryan Guinee
As the spokesperson of the campus, the manager of Communications, and deliverer of all news to the UALR family, Judy Williams makes connections as simple as responding to an email.
Like many current students, …