UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted a gubernatorial debate between Republican governor candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic governor candidate Mike Ross.

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State Fair Celebrates 75th Anniversary
October 10, 2014 – 10:40 am | One Comment

The Arkansas State Fair is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock.  The State Fair will be coming to town Friday, Oct. 10 and will run through Sunday, Oct. …

Facts and fiction about breast cancer
October 8, 2014 – 3:49 pm | No Comment
Facts and fiction about breast cancer

Breast cancer will take the lives of 40,000 men and women combined this year, according to the Susan G. Komen website.

UALR remembers employee Paul Waits
October 8, 2014 – 12:58 pm | No Comment
UALR remembers employee Paul Waits

Information Technology Services Project Manager, Paul Erwin Waits, died last Thursday morning, Oct. 2, on the university campus from natural causes.
Family and friends described him with a love for Disney like no other.  His initial …

Floods of pink fill Little Rock streets at Race for the Cure
October 8, 2014 – 12:55 pm | No Comment
Floods of pink fill Little Rock streets at Race for the Cure

One phrase that could be heard as breast cancer survivors crossed the finish line at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, was “I did it!”  On Saturday, Oct. 4, thousands gathered in downtown …

Public safety’s drug take-back sets record
October 8, 2014 – 12:54 pm | No Comment
Public safety’s drug take-back sets record

University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Department of Public Safety broke a personal record during their recent National Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, Sept. 27.  Public Safety maxed out at a record setting collection totaling …

Police Beat
October 8, 2014 – 12:47 pm | No Comment

Student Allegedly Threatens a Non-Student at Gym
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, 23-year-old student, Barrington Price allegedly threatened another individual, who was not a student, in the Donaghey Student Center with a hammer.  The suspect and other …

Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele
September 24, 2014 – 11:10 pm | No Comment
Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele

With tuition costs on the rise, according to statisticbrain.com, students are struggling to afford gas, food, insurance and general living expenses. They are are always looking for deals and discounts to fit their “brown …

Police Beat
September 24, 2014 – 1:58 pm | No Comment

Popping door handles at Hogan Field; suspects detained
At approximately 5:44 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, all officers from the department were dispatched to Hogan Field. There was a report of several suspects attempting to break …

Police Beat
September 10, 2014 – 4:50 pm | Comments Off

Traffic Stop by Lot 13, Subject Arrested
At 1:51 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, a white Dodge Stratus was traveling south on East Campus Dr. approaching 28 St., when it bypassed a stop sign. The …

Freshman Enrollment Up, University Enrollment Down
September 10, 2014 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off
Freshman Enrollment Up, University Enrollment Down

Overall, there is a 5.6 percent drop in enrollment for fall 2014, but the percentage for first-year college students has climbed up 8.8 percent, according to the Office of Institutional Research. The numbers come after …

Gravity special effects upstage factual errors made throughout film
March 4, 2014 – 10:23 pm | Comments Off

Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity” is an intense, contemporary scientific-thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat the entire movie. But does the science behind the movie add up?

History professor to present award-winning book at monthly lecture
February 26, 2014 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off
History professor to present award-winning book at monthly lecture

History professor Susanah Romney will be discussing her new award-winning book, “New Netherland Connections Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America” at the next Evenings with History session on Tuesday, March 4.

Homecoming Queen 2014 Candidates: Brittney McKinney
February 25, 2014 – 11:57 am | Comments Off
Homecoming Queen 2014 Candidates: Brittney McKinney

Brittney McKinney, 22
Senior sociology major, religious studies minor
Nominated by Metro Baptist College Ministry
Brittney McKinney is representing Metro Baptist College Ministry in this year’s homecoming queen competition.
Metro Baptist Christian Ministry is an organization …

Campus E-alert system explained
February 13, 2014 – 3:31 pm | Comments Off

The campus alert system is designed to keep students safe. But, how does it work?