UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

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Major of the month: International Business
September 11, 2014 – 1:45 pm | No Comment

The International Business major is offered by the UALR College of Business and prepares students to understand the interconnections between the world’s markets and cultures.

International student attends UALR for basketball, finds love of his life
September 10, 2014 – 4:23 pm | 2 Comments
International student attends UALR for basketball, finds love of his life

 
 
College can be a life-changing experience. Many college students make long-lasting friends, while some find the love of their life. Such is the case of UALR alumni Chelsey McNiel and Marlon Louzeiro, who married on August …

French Pressed – Dating Rules in France
September 10, 2014 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
French Pressed – Dating Rules in France

If you plan on moving to France or going there for any length of time, you may want to know how dating works in France.

Suicide Prevention Week brings awareness on mental illness and suicide
August 30, 2014 – 3:46 pm | One Comment
Suicide Prevention Week brings awareness on mental illness and suicide

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 | One Comment

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 …