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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Best Resident Assistant – Jimmy Johnson
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off

Being a resident assistant  involves patience, persistence and even a little knowledge in knowing how to balance your personal life with your work life.Sophomore finance major Jimmy Johnson knows just how to do this. Being …

Date My School sparks online interest
October 2, 2012 – 1:35 pm | Comments Off

It can be difficult to find time to date in college but with Date My School, Prince Charming could be a click away.
Date My School is an online dating source for college students and alumni. …

Roommates: how to soothe the feud
September 5, 2012 – 7:19 pm | One Comment

Getting along with a new roommate, whether they are a childhood friend or the university placed you together, can be exhausting.
You and your roommate might have the same core values, but everyone has their pet …

Simple changes help you maintain or lose weight
August 22, 2012 – 12:25 pm | One Comment

The first semester of college is a new and exciting experience, but while meeting new friends and attending classes your health could take a hard hit.
How to prevent the dreaded “freshman 15,” can sound pretty …

Titanic goes 3-D for anniversary
April 20, 2012 – 6:59 am | Comments Off

“Titanic,” written and directed by James Cameron, won 11 Oscars in 1997 and was the romantic cry-fest of the year. 15 years later, it’s in theaters again, this time in 3-D.
The 3-D version of the …

Medical marijuana provides unnecessary opportunity for abuse
April 20, 2012 – 6:40 am | 3 Comments

Recently, there have been supporters for medicinal marijuana use in Arkansas in the upper concourse of the Donaghey Student Center; when a student walks by, they give their speech about how marijuana is supposedly good …

Revenge gets sweet in ‘One for the Money’
March 22, 2012 – 5:24 pm | Comments Off

Katherine Heigl steps out of her typical role and makes a lasting impression in the action-packed romantic comedy “One for the Money.”
Heigl plays Stephanie Plum, a former lingerie sales woman, who needs to find a …

Grant to support U.S., China relations
March 22, 2012 – 1:44 pm | Comments Off

The Bringing China to Arkansas Program recently received a $120,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to support the groups’ 2012 programs.
The program is beginning its 12th year, providing development of international exchanges between Chinese schools …

Student organization makes giving back rock
March 9, 2012 – 3:02 pm | One Comment

UALR ROCKS is a student organization that strives to give back to the community. With various events to achieve this goal, the group was started with the community and poverty in mind.

Get the facts: How to choose the charity you want to help
March 9, 2012 – 3:01 pm | Comments Off

When choosing a charity to donate time or money to, it is important to know what you are getting into and make sure it is a legitimate organization.
When browsing for charities, be sure to clarify …

Collecting cans: Chancellor’s Leadership Corps adds volunteer hours to food drive goal
March 9, 2012 – 3:01 pm | Comments Off
Collecting cans: Chancellor’s Leadership Corps adds volunteer hours to food drive goal

Reach 12,000 is a program put on every year with the goal of raising hunger awareness and encouraging students to donate non-perishable food items to the Arkansas Food Bank.

Paying back your loans with service
March 9, 2012 – 3:01 pm | Comments Off

Student loans are tricky and can be difficult to pay back, but there are ways it can be done even if you don’t have the money.

Why the extra day?
March 1, 2012 – 11:19 pm | 2 Comments

Every four years, we gain a day. We can thank the Gregorian calendar, and the Earth rotating around the sun for this extra 24 hours.
The Gregorian calendar is the standard calendar the world uses, according …

Undergrads get rare opportunity
March 1, 2012 – 11:14 pm | Comments Off

The National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates Con- ference in Baton Rouge, La. is highly competitive. With over 850 applicants, it is considered rare for undergraduate students to get accepted, but two UALR …