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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Articles by Chelsey McNiel

I am a senior at UALR working toward a BA of MassComm/Journalism and minor in Religous Studies.

Chancellor names new provost
November 7, 2012 – 5:48 pm | Comments Off
Chancellor names new provost

After a 17 month-long search, Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced Zulma Toro-Ramos as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Nov. 7, according to the Office of Communications.
“Dr. Zulma Toro-Ramos brings to UALR an impressive …

Best Course – Psychosexual Behavior
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off
Best Course – Psychosexual Behavior

We whisper and joke about what happens behind closed doors and under the covers, but topics like sexual orientation, sex toys and atypical sex are openly discussed in Psychosexual Behavior.
“It’s the opportunity to learn the …

Treat yourself to a healthier Halloween
October 31, 2012 – 10:41 am | Comments Off
Treat yourself to a healthier Halloween

The goal for most people on Halloween is to get a candy stash that will last for weeks, or attend a memorable party with family and friends. But belly aches and unbuttoned jeans can creep …

Goodwill Halloween costume contest offers shopping spree
October 30, 2012 – 1:19 pm | Comments Off

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is not only offering its costumers frugal Halloween costumes this year, but a chance to win an $85 shopping spree.
“[Goodwill] is more than just a great place to find used items …

Attorney General gives consumers Halloween safety tips
October 30, 2012 – 12:02 pm | Comments Off

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued  an alert Oct. 24 informing consumers how to avoid unexpected and unnecessary Halloween scares.
“Consumers invest time and money into Halloween, hoping that they and their children have a fun and …

Field House to host women’s roller derby
October 18, 2012 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off
Field House to host women’s roller derby

When Skate World in Jacksonville closed down, Girls Rollin’ in the South Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby League had to search for a new central location for their fan base. The UALR Field House was …

The Color Run Little Rock: how to survive the planet’s happiest 5K
October 18, 2012 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off
The Color Run Little Rock: how to survive the planet’s happiest 5K

The Color Run Memphis was my first 5K and it was less about making good time and more about enjoying a color-filled day with friends. The race welcomes all types from casual strollers to Olympic …

New Trojan mascot takes helm
October 3, 2012 – 7:18 pm | Comments Off
New Trojan mascot takes helm

Two students battled it out on Fisher Court Sept. 27 to win the helmet of the Trojan mascot.
During tryouts they learned a short cheer and showed off their dance moves to prove they could be …

Sodexo stuck in ways of bad service
October 3, 2012 – 6:44 pm | Comments Off

It seems the complaints against Sodexo are never ending and as much as we would like to overlook some of the petty issues, some are just too annoying.
We write this editorial for the line of …

Student loans may deny mortgage
September 24, 2012 – 11:47 am | One Comment

Seventy-five percent of college graduates with student loans said student loan payments prevented them from buying a house or car, according to a recent study from the Cambridge Consumer Index.
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid …

Vampire bunny gnaws at life lesson for children and adults
September 5, 2012 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off

The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre production of “Bunnicula,” which hits the stage later this fall, will entertain audiences with the themes of family, acceptance and mystery.
“Bunnicula” is based on the book by Deborah and James Howe. …

EAST scholar becomes unexpected freshman
September 5, 2012 – 4:22 pm | Comments Off
EAST scholar becomes unexpected freshman

Freshman information science major Marisa Damm planned to apply at the University of Central Arkansas; however, her letter of recommendation for the EAST Initiative Scholarship was accidentally sent to UALR.
“I received a phone call from …

‘100 Floors’ game creates many escapes for iPhone users
August 22, 2012 – 12:23 pm | Comments Off

Do you have fears about getting stuck in an elevator? No problem; with “100 Floors” for the iPhone, you will spend more time trying to get in one than out.
After downloading this free app, puzzle …

Credit offers temporary fix
August 22, 2012 – 12:23 pm | Comments Off

After paying for tuition, books and housing many college students with limited income may feel signing up for a credit card is their only option for extra living expenses.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel recently issued an …