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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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Creative students showcase art, get creative awards
June 2, 2011 – 2:52 pm | Comments Off

Each spring at UALR, art students win more than just hanging space in the school’s gallery.
A number of organizations from around the area contributed to honor and benefit a couple talented Trojans. Far from the …

Greeks get whipped to raise funds for Our House
June 2, 2011 – 2:49 pm | Comments Off
Greeks get whipped to raise funds for Our House

The campus was covered in a celebration of Greek unity, pride, and even whipped cream, last week. As part of the University’s annual Greek Week the 13 Greek organizations on campus joined forces to have …

Is Funtle a flop?
June 2, 2011 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off

When Funtle.com launched in February a promising set of expectations accompanied it. Plagued by the exponential success of popular social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, those who knew about the site imagined unbridled popularity. …

Donaghey scholar’s small-town works turn heads in the Big Apple
June 2, 2011 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off

The last thing one would expect to be on the minds of New Yorkers is the fiscal situation of rural Arkansas; however, UALR student and photographer Alex Leme put this issue in their backyard.
For the …

UALR welcomes new EIT dean
June 2, 2011 – 2:41 pm | Comments Off

There’s nothing like a little rain to ruin a party; but, despite the torrential downpour and grey skies Thursday, April 21, the atrium of the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce was filled with sunny dispositions …

Pikes find a place of their own
June 2, 2011 – 2:39 pm | Comments Off
Pikes find a place of their own

While plenty of Greeks call UALR home, only one of the organizations actually have a house at UALR. However, with the purchase of two lots, strong alumni support, and a big project ahead of them, …

Music department honors composer with free show
April 23, 2011 – 11:44 am | Comments Off

On Sunday, April 17, the music department presented a retrospective of acclaimed resident composer and songwriter’s work. Highlighting points of his work in seven beautifully selected pieces, the free showing was the first concert completely …

Electrical engineering student plans to brighten Rwanda’s future
April 7, 2011 – 3:15 pm | One Comment
Electrical engineering student plans to brighten Rwanda’s future

It may be difficult for many students to comprehend the horror of the Rwandan genocide that occurred 17 years ago; it lasted approximately 90 days and resulted in the murder of an estimated 800,000 Rwandans, …

UALR to showcase student art
April 7, 2011 – 1:54 pm | Comments Off

Wonder what all those art students have been up to this year? With the opening of the UALR Student Art Competitive Exhibit, art lovers and inquiring minds alike will have a chance to see some …

$80K grant helps fund EIT Science Camp
April 3, 2011 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off

This summer the university will be hosting some of the brightest and most promising middle schoolers in the state. Thanks to an $80,000 grant UALR will be holding its 3rd consecutive ExxonMobil Benard Harris Summer …

Spring Break on a student budget
March 12, 2011 – 2:07 am | Comments Off
Spring Break on a student budget

Spring Break is almost here! There is finally a chance to rent an amazing suite in a tropical destination relieving yourself from the stresses of professors and schizophrenic weather. More than just a break from …

Pigskins don’t fly at UALR: Touchdowns not in University’s future
March 6, 2011 – 8:01 pm | Comments Off
Pigskins don’t fly at UALR: Touchdowns not in University’s future

Football is a staple of American culture. In elementary school we counted the seconds to recess, where pulling flags and scoring touchdowns dominated our lunches. In middle school we determined or inherited our favorite teams …

Student by day, deejay by night
March 6, 2011 – 3:48 pm | Comments Off

When you hear the name Ronald Register called out in one of your classes you may not realize your classmate, a senior mathematics student by day, is one of Little Rock’s hottest deejays by night. …

Trail of Tears Update
March 5, 2011 – 2:15 pm | Comments Off

The Trail of Tears Park is the first step in the creation of the Coleman Creek Greenway. This 47-acre development is the largest de-urbanization project in Arkansas history stretching from Asher Avenue down to 19th …