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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Collaborative play and art exhibit chronicle decisive time in artist’s life
November 19, 2013 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off
Collaborative play and art exhibit chronicle decisive time in artist’s life

 
By Paige Buffington
The most famous works of artist Mark Rothko are not easy for the casual viewer to understand. With their abstract forms, they challenge the intellect of even those who are familiar with the …

Founder of National Institute for Play gives keynote address on play’s role in education
November 19, 2013 – 3:46 pm | Comments Off
Founder of National Institute for Play gives keynote address on play’s role in education

Playtime may seem like a childhood recess memory, but to Stuart Brown, founder of the National Institute for Play, play is serious business – for both children and adults.

Pulitzer recipient advises students to follow their passions
November 16, 2013 – 3:59 pm | Comments Off
Pulitzer recipient advises students to follow their passions

By Mehr-Zhara Shah
Lisa Song, reporter at InsideClimateNews, walked up to the stage at the Clinton School, to talk about “The Dilbit Disaster” series she helped write, which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. …

West of Memphis screening pulls heartstrings, piques curiosity
November 12, 2013 – 2:48 pm | Comments Off

The cramped state of Ledbetter C in the Donaghey Student Center showed that this 20-year-old murder case refuses to die. Almost 100 people gathered Oct. 23 to watch a screening of “West of Memphis,” a …

Professors sound off on why they do what they do – by Paige Buffington
November 12, 2013 – 2:10 pm | Comments Off

Teachers may search for ways to motivate students, but what keeps a college professor passionate about teaching, semester after semester and year after year?  

Rushed students can still be smart about snacks
November 6, 2013 – 8:27 pm | Comments Off
Rushed students can still be smart about snacks

Busy students build up big appetites darting from class to class, but may not have time to sit down for a proper meal. Students have many options when they need a quick snack, but what …

Students, experts share tips and stories about roommate conflict
November 6, 2013 – 5:49 pm | Comments Off
Students, experts share tips and stories about roommate conflict

For many freshmen, living in dorms is their first experience sharing a room with someone else. While living with a roommate has its benefits, sharing such a small space with another person can be onerous. …

Medical marijuana petitions may change states outlook on the drug – by Alexander Mills
November 4, 2013 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off
Medical marijuana petitions may change states outlook on the drug – by Alexander Mills

Did you know the National Survey of Drug Use and Health, which provides national- and state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs and mental health, has found marijuana to be the most-used …

All-night creative event aims at uniting entertainment and self-discovery
October 16, 2013 – 4:09 pm | Comments Off
All-night creative event aims at uniting entertainment and self-discovery

Disclaimer: The reporter who wrote this article is personally acquainted with some Haunted Flux participants. Regardless, The Forum has taken steps to ensure high-quality, unbiased journalism.
One might expect live tunes, art and performances at a …

Staff Editorial: Pea Ridge School District receives well-deserved scorn
September 30, 2013 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off

U.S. law protects people with disabilities from discrimination by public entities, but there are still cases when, through ignorance and prejudice, their civil rights are denied.

Digital marketing takes over university, world
September 24, 2013 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off

Imagine yourself browsing on Facebook. You see an interesting post your friend shared, perhaps some cat-based meme. You think the post is pretty funny, so you share it too. Then several of your friends see …

Musings on U.S. intervention in Syria
September 24, 2013 – 1:23 pm | Comments Off
Musings on U.S. intervention in Syria

Although President Obama generated an incredible amount of controversy when he demanded a military strike against Syria, his patience for diplomacy is praiseworthy.

Little Rock to host its first gay pride parade
September 14, 2013 – 4:03 pm | Comments Off
Little Rock to host its first gay pride parade

Little Rock’s first gay pride parade will take place downtown Oct. 5 at 2 p.m., said Jennifer Pierce, parade committee chair. The parade is sponsored by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays and …

Student Marketing Association plans for wider influence
September 14, 2013 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off

Although the Student Marketing Association is a departmental student organization, it may soon become a familiar name across campus. Since spring, it has seen incredible growth, and its officials said they will continue to brand …