Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 28, 2014 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

Ice-cold water came pouring down on UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson on Wednesday August 20, after he agreed to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness and money.

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Suicide Prevention Week brings awareness on mental illness and suicide
August 30, 2014 – 3:46 pm | No Comment

The recent news of Robin Williams’ death by suicide has served as a reminder that we need to talk about suicide to help the ones struggling with it. In order to spread awareness for suicide …

French Pressed – April 16 edition
April 16, 2014 – 3:35 pm | 2 Comments
French Pressed – April 16 edition

Spring is finally here, which means it is almost Easter! Let’s talk about how French celebrate it compared to Americans.

‘Rape culture’ invades college campuses
April 16, 2014 – 3:34 pm | Comments Off

Look down. Shut up. Swallow your anger. Swallow your tears and keep going.

‘Mixed gender’ dorm arrangements coming to UALR next semester
March 30, 2014 – 10:36 pm | Comments Off

“Starting fall 2014, the dorms of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be mixed-gender,” announced UALR Student Housing officials.
Indeed, UALR has decided to become one of the fifty schools in the U.S. to …

French Pressed – Mar. 12 edition
March 4, 2014 – 1:19 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed – Mar. 12 edition

It is almost time for spring break at UALR!
School breaks are a little different in France, but thanks to American movies, French students know what to expect what someone talks to them about it: going …

Tips and tricks for weathering Arkansas weather
February 26, 2014 – 7:26 pm | Comments Off
Tips and tricks for weathering Arkansas weather

Arkansas can look attractive to someone who likes warm places. Indeed, according to the THV Weather Channel, the average temperature does not drop below the 30s in winter nor over 93 in summer.

Crime Prevention – Personal Property Theft
February 26, 2014 – 11:05 am | 3 Comments
Crime Prevention – Personal Property Theft

One of the biggest and most common threats on college campuses today is theft. It’s not easy to spot a thief may be looking to swipe some merchandise from an unsuspecting college student, but there …

French Pressed – Feb. 26 edition
February 17, 2014 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed – Feb. 26 edition

Snow Days

 

Everybody living in Arkansas knows the weather can be surprising. It can be warm one day and …

Lunchtime diversity meeting explores US racism and stereotypes
February 12, 2014 – 5:33 pm | 2 Comments
Lunchtime diversity meeting explores US racism and stereotypes

During the first Thursday of each month, the UALR Diversity Council organizes “Brown Bag Lunch and Learn” to bring awareness about diversity-related issues. This month’s meeting, entitled “Power, and Language, and Bias, Oh My!” occurred …

Ben Crumpton: baseball player, piano man
February 12, 2014 – 3:13 pm | Comments Off
Ben Crumpton: baseball player, piano man

 
Since the first time he played baseball, UALR senior Ben Crumpton, a native of Hot Springs, Ark. has never stopped.

French Pressed – Feb. 12 edition
February 5, 2014 – 10:34 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed – Feb. 12 edition

Here in the United States, going to college usually means moving out of our parents’ house and moving close to or on campus. It feels like most of American students cannot wait to go to …

French Pressed: Jan. 29 edition
January 29, 2014 – 12:28 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed: Jan. 29 edition

 
The year 2013 is now over, and everybody is getting prepared for this new year by adopting new resolutions.

Student soldiers transition from battlefield to classroom
January 29, 2014 – 12:17 pm | 2 Comments

Making any change in life can be challenging. This is particularly true for soldiers who decide to go back to school.  Moving from the military lifestyle to a student setting can bring difficulties in everything …

UALR students victims of armed robbery
November 20, 2013 – 11:18 am | 2 Comments
UALR students victims of armed robbery

Two UALR students reported having been robbed last Monday around 11 p.m. in the South Oaks Apartment parking lot, located across from campus on Fair Park Blvd.