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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College Classics: Swingers
November 24, 2014 – 1:48 pm | No Comment

Swingers is two hours of pure perfection. It is a perfect representation of a young, heartbroken man. It is perfectly light, self-depreciative, philosophical and sweet. It is also, more than anything, the perfect representation of …

TV Discovery: Penny Dreadful
November 24, 2014 – 1:48 pm | No Comment

Victorian-era London has a special place not just in the history books but in our hearts as well. It is the starting point of modernization, the birthplace of great literature and also, for better or …

The politics of Ebola
November 24, 2014 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

Ebola is spreading fast and wide. The biggest fear the world has (even though some countries want you to believe otherwise) is the undeniable truth: there is no unanimous cure, at least not yet.

Equalizer = Entertaining, but is that enough?
October 10, 2014 – 10:34 am | Comments Off

By Shashank Avvaru
One central character bent on avenging injustice digs up long forgotten skills he gained from a former life that he regrets deeply. This journey takes him down the path of danger and ultimately …

College Classics: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
September 26, 2014 – 11:23 am | 3 Comments

By Shashank Avvaru and Zachary Martin
With a storyline that revolves around every college student’s dream – a day off, characters who are just confident and mindless enough to be funny, and underlying revelations that hit …

‘Tales from the South’ presents heart-warming, cultural memoirs with a sweet, Southern charm
September 10, 2014 – 4:18 pm | Comments Off

The glorious sunlight, the beautiful back roads of the country, the distant calls of cattle and poultry. To some, this may sound like a page from “Where the Red Fern Grows,” but to many Arkansans, …

College Classics: Superbad is super good
September 9, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off

by Shashank Avvaru and Zach Martin
Perhaps you are asking, why would we choose Superbad – a film about high school students, for the first film of our COLLEGE CLASSICS?

Bojack Horseman Review
September 8, 2014 – 10:09 pm | One Comment

by Shashank Avvaru and Zach Martin
Netflix, the American-based on-demand internet streaming website, has begun to attempt to create a watch base exclusive to their domain. Their initial project, Orange is the New Black, has proved …

Entrepreneurship Club breeds business leaders across disciplines
April 16, 2014 – 1:50 pm | One Comment

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, like most universities, has an diverse student body. Irrespective of ethnicity, creed, ideology, nationality, students come and go to school every day proving the power of diversity and …

Marijuana sale legal in colleges across US
March 30, 2014 – 11:07 pm | Comments Off

The National Marijuana Committee legalized the sale and consumption of marijuana in college campuses all across the country today.
In a surprise move that is being construed as both revolutionary and controversial, the NMC passed legislation …

Ghost sighting in DSC is a head-scratcher for school officials
March 30, 2014 – 10:47 pm | One Comment

An incident that can only be described as bizarre and baffling occurred in the early hours of this morning. Danny Rogers, a senior Systems Engineering major spotted a ghost in the Donaghey Student Center recently.
“I …

Jack Stephens Center holds 5600 fans, controversial beginnings
March 11, 2014 – 1:22 pm | Comments Off
Jack Stephens Center holds 5600 fans, controversial beginnings

One of UALR’s most famous building is the beloved Jack Stephens Center.

What it’s like to be a woman: only she knows
March 10, 2014 – 1:24 pm | Comments Off

In our nation, we recognize March as Women’s History Month. This amazing occasion coincides with International Women’s Day, March 8.

Calvin Ledbetter, Jr: professor, politician, philanthropist
February 12, 2014 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off
Calvin Ledbetter, Jr: professor, politician, philanthropist

If there is something more profound than the Ledbetter halls, it is the story of the man after whom they were named. A professor of tremendous reputation, an efficient politician, an incredible writer, a member …