Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 28, 2014 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

Ice-cold water came pouring down on UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson on Wednesday August 20, after he agreed to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness and money.

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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.

Student athletes need to be punished for scandalous social media posts
February 26, 2014 – 10:41 am | Comments Off

A racist social media post on Instagram sparked a wildfire of controversy at Drexel University on the first day of Black History Month this year. One senior soccer athlete, Jessica Sarkisian, posted a picture of herself and …

NSA: No Spying Allowed
February 24, 2014 – 3:25 pm | Comments Off

You’re sitting at a coffee shop minding your own business, when a man approaches you confidently and greets you by name. Slightly caught off guard, you respond, “Hello? Do we know each other?” He laughs, …

Your data or your life
February 11, 2014 – 2:12 am | Comments Off

A lot ha­­s been said about the clandestine surveillance being conducted by the National Security Agency. Calling their activities hateful would be an understatement and while there are no grounds for forgiveness, it is essential …

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 …

A Late Night That Could Be Your Last
January 29, 2014 – 11:07 am | Comments Off

By Shashank Avvaru
Of the immense ‘coolness,’ pleasure, fun and entertainment that one gets in nightclubs, there is no denying, and why not? It is the one place that everyone needs to get away from the …

Timeout! Jan. Edition
January 16, 2014 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off
Timeout! Jan. Edition

I begin this new year by bringing tidings of football. The BCS is DOA along with the streak of dominance from the SEC. and the NFL is down to the AFC and NFC conference …

Staff Editorial: Sexual Assault on College Campuses
November 25, 2013 – 4:12 pm | Comments Off

As a culture pumped full of knowledge from every possible resource, we have some extent of awareness about sexual assault. Not only do most of us know how sexual assault is defined, but many have …

Staff Editorial – New York City raises minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21, we should not follow suit
November 12, 2013 – 1:49 pm | Comments Off

Lawmakers in New York City have decided to make it harder for young people to purchase tobacco products in New York City. The law, adopted by the New York City Council, with the support of …

Staff Editorial: Do student loans really benefit students?
October 24, 2013 – 12:35 pm | Comments Off

Among one of the largest problems facing modern college students is student loan debt. Because of varying interest rates and tuition costs, the amount of debt often varies, with students attending private colleges and Ivy …

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.

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.

Professors: Get on our level
August 28, 2013 – 11:26 am | Comments Off
Professors: Get on our level

Just like Pavlov’s dogs, we have been trained to associate textbooks with college necessity.

Act minimizes corporate risk, jeopardizes the rest
April 18, 2013 – 12:04 pm | Comments Off

Even if you do not know exactly what GMOs are, you have probably heard of them. Genetically modified organisms and genetically engineered food have become a volatile topic. Although their purveyors tout the benefits of …