UPC puts on a show for students
October 12, 2015 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off

Family Movie Night by Tanya Triplett
On Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. UPC hosted their bi-annual Family Movie Night, showing ‘Inside Out’ in Ledbetter Hall.  As always there was a free dinner and snacks which consisted …

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What’s Happenin’ in Little Rock by Jasmine Blunt
October 21, 2015 – 5:11 pm | Comments Off

Oct. 17—HarvestFest in Hillcrest 2015
Goodbye summer, hello fall! The 2015 HarvestFest on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the historic Little Rock neighborhood of Hillcrest, is a free one-day event dedicated to bringing family and friends together …

UALR’s secret garden by Edward Taylor
October 14, 2015 – 1:04 pm | Comments Off

Hidden under lock and key in the corner of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock across the street from US Pizza sits the school’s Campus Garden, which first focused on growing native plants but …

UPC puts on a show for students
October 12, 2015 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off
UPC puts on a show for students

Family Movie Night by Tanya Triplett
On Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. UPC hosted their bi-annual Family Movie Night, showing ‘Inside Out’ in Ledbetter Hall.  As always there was a free dinner and snacks which consisted …

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 …