Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts
April 16, 2014 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

 
 
The old saying goes that any publicity is good publicity, but in this case university officials may disagree with that notion.

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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 …

Xbox One pairs expanded service with high prices, wages against competitors
November 18, 2013 – 3:18 pm | Comments Off

In November 2001, Microsoft released the Xbox. As a powerful, innovative system, the console competed well with the Nintendo GameCube and Sony’s Playstation 2. The Xbox 360 only furthered this standard, with hi-res graphics and …

EIT team heads to the West coast to win international robot competition
November 18, 2013 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
EIT team heads to the West coast to win international robot competition

Imagine there has been a radioactive leak in a nuclear facility and the level of radioactivity needs to be determined. It’s far too dangerous to send a human being in to inspect the damage; so what …

Arcade Fire tread into new territory with fourth album
November 6, 2013 – 5:42 pm | Comments Off
Arcade Fire tread into new territory with fourth album

Since forming at the turn of the century, Montreal-based indie act Arcade Fire has made several impressions. While the group captured hungry audiences with the baroque bombast of its first two albums, Win Butler and …

Engineering student recognized in top 50 female college leaders
November 6, 2013 – 4:45 pm | Comments Off
Engineering student recognized in top 50 female college leaders

At 3:03 p.m. Sarah Brown was already ready for her 3:15 interview. Dressed in a cream lace dress and a burgundy pashmina shawl, she extended her hand and gave a firm handshake while flashing a …

Nontraditional student shines as gardener and volleyball player
November 4, 2013 – 2:04 am | Comments Off
Nontraditional student shines as gardener and volleyball player

Autumn Erickson is not your average college student.  She began college nearly a decade ago and she is now a senior anthropology major who will graduate in the spring.

New (old) songs, new meaning for The Avett Brothers
October 30, 2013 – 4:49 pm | Comments Off
New (old) songs, new meaning for The Avett Brothers

It is becoming harder and harder to find a band that spans multiple genres and garners attention from several sects of the music industry, but that is exactly what The Avett Brothers manage to do …