February 26, 2016 – 3:23 pm | Comments Off

The excitement was on at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Feb. 12. A new sorority was announced at a probate that night. Sigma Lambda Gamma made their debut on the Arkansas …

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Fit tip: the final countdown
April 27, 2016 – 8:47 pm | Comments Off

Well, well, well.  The final weeks of the Spring 2016 semester are upon us, and you know what that means- TESTS! This period of increased obligations, time crunches and eight-hour cram sessions will require undivided …

Trojan’s Trending Topics: Advice from soon to be grads
April 27, 2016 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off

Michael Jackson
Major: Mass Communication
“My advice is to go to class.  It’s really that simple because if you go to class you’ll at least get a C. And if you go to class that’s half the …

Science Says: Soon organ recipients will no longer need to ‘cell’ themselves short
April 27, 2016 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off

In the U.S. alone, over 121,000 people are currently on the waiting list for an organ transplant. A new person is added every ten minutes and 22 people a day die from not receiving a …

Struggle is Real: Why women’s clothing is literally the WORST
April 27, 2016 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off

When it comes to women’s clothing, we are blessed with are a plethora of choices. Whether you’re into jeans and t-shirts or skirts and heels, there are so many styles, cuts, colors and fabrics you …

Pick up your some of your favorite comic books for free on Free Comic Book Day
April 27, 2016 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off

Saturday, May 7, marks the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day (FCBD).
The day is fairly self-explanatory, as people who visit participating comic book shops in North America and worldwide are given free comics. Different shops …

Little Rock Comic Con is bringing in several ‘Power Rangers’ actors to Arkansas in May
April 27, 2016 – 8:45 pm | Comments Off

Calling all comic book lovers and enthusiasts, it’s that time of year again! This year’s Little Rock Comic Con will take place Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, from …

Art events this summer in Little Rock
April 27, 2016 – 8:45 pm | Comments Off

‘Windfall’at The Rep June 10-26
The Arkansas Repertory Theatre will premiere “Seinfeld” actor Jason Alexander’s production, “Windfall,” to the world on June 10.
The play is about four coworkers who bought a winning lottery ticket together. Splitting …

Student Spotlight: Jasmin Miller
April 18, 2016 – 12:39 am | Comments Off

Jasmin Miller, a junior at UALR, is a president of two organizations and a mentor on campus.
Miller, who is a psychology major with a minor in Spanish, is also UALR’s Trojan Talk President as well …

Student Spotlight: Brian Rodgers-A history buff sharing ‘His-Story’
April 13, 2016 – 5:08 pm | Comments Off

It is never too late to follow your passion. University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student, Brain Rodgers, is an example of that. He had much to say about his story.
Originally from North Little …

Science says: stayin’ alive with LUCAS
April 13, 2016 – 5:07 pm | Comments Off

If you’ve ever had CPR training, you know that an extremely important step is to do chest compressions.
According to the Red Cross, there are two techniques one can use when giving CPR. If you’re trained …

The Struggle is Real: Having the SHORT end of the stick
April 13, 2016 – 5:07 pm | Comments Off

Being short (in height) has its up and downs. I remember being a child in elementary and coming back from summer breaks wondering how all of my friends just shot up. At first, I was …

Fit tip: get up and go…outside
April 13, 2016 – 5:07 pm | Comments Off

The gym is nice, but there’s nothing better than breathing fresh air on a warm, breezy afternoon. Outdoor activities are a great way to get in some exercise and have fun with friends, or even …

Trojan’s Trending Topics:What do you do to overcome stress during exams?
April 13, 2016 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off

Mauris Hill
Major: Health Promotions
Quote: “I would probably just keep it to myself and focus on what I can do.”
Lauren Goodwin
Major: Speech Language Pathology
Quote:“I work-out and cry a lot.”
Emily Anderson
Pre –PA/ Biology …

World of Outlaw’s sprint cars return to I-30 Speedway
April 13, 2016 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off

Arkansas rarely hosts professional sports.  While North Little Rock does have a Minor League Baseball team, the state gets very little else. No pro basketball, football or soccer.
An exception is that once a year, the …