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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Sam Smith Album Review by Grant Fox
September 11, 2014 – 3:22 pm | No Comment
Sam Smith Album Review by Grant Fox

On May 26, 2014, a budding artist by the name of Sam Smith officially released his debut LP, In This Lonely Hour. The album was an instant sensation with titles such as “Latch” and “Stay …

Jazz in the Park sweeps into fall
September 11, 2014 – 3:15 pm | No Comment
Jazz in the Park sweeps into fall

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and the River Market District have recently announced the return of the second half of Little Rock’s Jazz in the

Greek life: do the pros outweight cons?
September 10, 2014 – 5:25 pm | 3 Comments

by Grant Fox
Everyone has their own preconceived notions about Greek Life. Fraternities and sororities are seen as social clubs with networking benefits for members. It’s a chance to be a part of a family like …

Trojan Elite Dance Team
September 10, 2014 – 4:48 pm | No Comment
Trojan Elite Dance Team

A new dance organization has been seen performing on several occasions across the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s campus—they are known as the Trojan Elite Dance Team.

French Pressed – Dating Rules in France
September 10, 2014 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
French Pressed – Dating Rules in France

If you plan on moving to France or going there for any length of time, you may want to know how dating works in France.

First-year Donaghey Scholar ‘stays swanky’ and inspires Trojan spirit
September 10, 2014 – 4:13 pm | 3 Comments
First-year Donaghey Scholar ‘stays swanky’ and inspires Trojan spirit

 

Though still young, sophomore Connor Donovan is a force to be reckoned with.

Exclusive Q&A with comedian Gabriel Iglesias
February 28, 2014 – 10:29 am | Comments Off
Exclusive Q&A with comedian Gabriel Iglesias

In advance of his March 14 performance in Little Rock, comedian Gabriel Iglesias spoke to The Forum by telephone from Palmdale, Calif. Learn about the origins of “Fluffy,” how he handles his hecklers and how …

Iglesias earning television, film gigs after carving out broad fan base
February 26, 2014 – 11:10 am | One Comment
Iglesias earning television, film gigs after carving out broad fan base

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, also affectionately known as “Fluffy,” has amassed a loyal fan base over the course of his decade-and-a-half comedy career. He has more than 6 million fans on Facebook, about 2.5 million fans …

The Forum adds additional weekly meeting
January 14, 2014 – 11:24 am | Comments Off
The Forum adds additional weekly meeting

The Forum will meet semiweekly this semester, offering two areas of focus in each meeting: newspapers and magazines.

Second ‘Hunger Games’ installment gains momentum, catches fire at box office
December 2, 2013 – 4:45 pm | Comments Off
Second ‘Hunger Games’ installment gains momentum, catches fire at box office

When the first installment of “The Hunger Games” film series was released in 2012 with a PG-13 rating, reception from fans and critics was mixed. Some thought director Gary Ross had done a good job …

God of Thunder brings down hammer, wields actions and laughs at box office
November 21, 2013 – 12:05 pm | One Comment
God of Thunder brings down hammer, wields actions and laughs at box office

When Disney unveiled phase two of its film lineup set in the Marvel universe, “Thor: The Dark World” was one of the first films to be revealed. As the sequel to Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 box …

Coach reflects on his decade-long streak with team
November 20, 2013 – 1:53 pm | Comments Off
Coach reflects on his decade-long streak with team

 

 
 
For more a decade now, the UALR Trojans men’s basketball team has been led by head coach Steve Shields.  But heading into his 11th season, it doesn’t seem like it has been that long for …

Crime hotspots: University Village and Lot 15
November 20, 2013 – 11:46 am | Comments Off
Crime hotspots: University Village and Lot 15

 
An analysis conducted by The Forum has identified University Village, Lot 15 and Lot 10 as three areas on campus experiencing the most crime over the course of a 10-week period this semester, according to …

SplicedEgo set to display hip-hop fashion line at spring benefit show
November 19, 2013 – 3:45 pm | One Comment
SplicedEgo set to display hip-hop fashion line at spring benefit show

You do not have to go to a fashion capital to find cool, custom clothing. Shara Buford, a graduate student working on her Masters of Science in Management Information Systems, will introduce her new hip-hop …