Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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The Struggle is Real – Women in the Weight Room
November 5, 2014 – 9:12 pm | One Comment

The struggle is real for women in the weight room.
In the past several years, weight training has exponentially increased in popularity. Gone are the days of running endless miles on the treadmill and fighting over …

Eat Beat: UALR Students’ Restaurant Recommendations
October 23, 2014 – 6:31 pm | Comments Off

In the last Eat Beat, I shared my opinions about some of my favorite restaurants in Little Rock. This time, I wanted to hear about some of UALR students’ favorite places to eat.

Must-Eat Locales
October 8, 2014 – 12:44 pm | Comments Off

I’ve done a lot of eating out in Little Rock. While I don’t make light of playing favorites with food or restaurants, I’ve managed to narrow down some of my highest recommendations of places to …

Eat Beat: Fall Food Festivals
September 26, 2014 – 11:22 am | Comments Off

By Alyssa Causey
Fall is a busy time of the year for Arkansas foodies. We eagerly anticipate the plethora of pumpkin spice flavored everything, the abundance of crisp autumn apples, candy corn, and Thanksgiving feasts. What …

Purported fitness phenomenon may explain surge in ‘Biggest Loser’ boot campers
September 24, 2014 – 11:22 pm | Comments Off
Purported fitness phenomenon may explain surge in ‘Biggest Loser’ boot campers

Everybody knows somebody who is getting fit. What is inspiring this phenomenon, and what has motivated so many people to improve their health?

College Cookin’ – Eat Beat
September 11, 2014 – 3:19 pm | One Comment

Students living in on-campus housing need to eat – this much is obvious. But they don’t always feel like venturing across campus to the Diamond Café for food – sometimes dinner in your pajamas is …

First-year displacement: a freshman’s story
September 11, 2014 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off

Incoming college freshmen face an array of changes. Their entire world changes in a matter of days. 

Night Market wraps up for the season
September 9, 2014 – 12:55 am | Comments Off

The Farmers’ Market in downtown Little Rock is 40 years old this year.Over its four decades, the hours and days of operation have varied. As of late, the conventional hours are Saturdays 7 am to …

Donaghey Scholars Program to support charity with silent auction
April 16, 2014 – 1:54 pm | 4 Comments

The Donaghey Scholars Program will host its fourth annual Live Silent Auction on Thursday April 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will take place in the UALR Bailey Alumni Center.

Underground dorms coming to UALR in 2015
March 30, 2014 – 10:56 pm | Comments Off

The UALR Office of Student Housing confirmed plans today for underground dormitories to be built on campus.
Construction on the underground dorms will begin this summer and are expected to be completed in the fall semester …

Señor Tequila offers hit-or-miss experiences
March 11, 2014 – 12:11 pm | Comments Off

I have eaten at Senor Tequila more times than I could possibly even begin to fathom. Hands down, I’ve eaten at the three Little Rock locations more than any other restaurant—not just the Central Arkansas …

Homecoming Queen 2014 Candidates: Hannah Lee
February 25, 2014 – 11:52 am | Comments Off
Homecoming Queen 2014 Candidates: Hannah Lee

 

Hannah Lee, 21
Junior information science major
Nominated by Society of Women Engineers

‘Main Cheese’ plans to melt your heart with comfort food infused with local lore
February 21, 2014 – 3:45 pm | One Comment

Little Rock has exploded onto the culinary scene, gaining traction as a serious “foodie” town, with serious places to eat, with serious foods, which puts “The Main Cheese,” in a position succeed in this thriving …

Cooper Honors Program application now available for eligible students
February 12, 2014 – 5:34 pm | Comments Off
Cooper Honors Program application now available for eligible students

The Willam G. Cooper Jr. Honors Program in the English Department is currently accepting applications for stipends. The application deadline this semester is Consultation Day, May 6.