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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University appoints new police chaplain
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | No Comment
University appoints new police chaplain

Micah Maulden, an officer at the department of public safety, has been appointed to serve as the first police chaplain of UALR.

Police Beat
November 19, 2014 – 2:44 pm | One Comment

Juveniles Going Through Vehicle Content; Both Charged
On Tuesday, Nov. 11, two juveniles were seen in Lot 10 allegedly opening car doors and shuffling through the vehicles’’ contents.  When an officer arrived, he witnessed the males …

Voters successfully pass new minimum wage ballot measure
November 19, 2014 – 2:44 pm | No Comment

The new minimum wage ballot measure in Arkansas, which will increase the state’s minimum wage incrementally to $8.50 by 2017, was approved by voters earlier this month.

Police Beat
November 5, 2014 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

Naked, 52-Year-Old Burglarizes Apartment at University Village
A call came into the police department from a resident at the University Village regarding a suspicious, naked woman rummaging through property in the common’s area of the apartment.  …

The Good Earth Garden’s Annual “Pooches and Pumpkins”
October 23, 2014 – 6:31 pm | One Comment

Equipped with dogs, cats, raccoons, monkeys and chickens in their Halloween costumes and also featuring a fainting goat named Barbara Jean, The Good Earth Garden’s annual “Pooches and Pumpkins” event attracted families from all over …

Police Beat
October 22, 2014 – 1:06 pm | Comments Off

Suspicious persons at University
A man was approached by a female and two other males while walking towards his car at the University Village apartments.  On Thursday, Oct. 16, the man said a woman approached him …

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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | One 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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off

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 …