UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted a gubernatorial debate between Republican governor candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic governor candidate Mike Ross.

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The struggle is real: 5 things Northerners don’t understand about Southerners
October 9, 2014 – 7:38 am | No Comment
The struggle is real: 5 things Northerners don’t understand about Southerners

by Tori Hickey
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Last year my family and I made the move from Ohio to Arkansas.

Students describe anthropology professor as eccentric, ‘wicked smart’
October 8, 2014 – 6:50 pm | No Comment
Students describe anthropology professor as eccentric, ‘wicked smart’

Simon Hawkins is an anthropology professor who has recently been charged with taking over the Donaghey Scholars Program as new interim director.

French Pressed: public vs. private transportation
October 8, 2014 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
French Pressed: public vs. private transportation

For many foreigners, Americans are perceived as driving huge cars instead of walking or using public transportation. Unfortunately for them, who are often using public transportation, this turns out to be true. The U.S. is …

Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today

by Carmien Penny
The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, …

Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.4 million annually
October 8, 2014 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.4 million annually

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The university plans to save nearly $2.4 million each year in utility costs through the “Campus Energy Conservation Project” carried out by Facilities Management.

Title IX is about more than sports equality
October 8, 2014 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Title IX is about more than sports equality

For the past several weeks, UALR has been informing students, faculty, and staff about Title IX with posters, and cards. What is Title IX?

Evaluating the millennial: lazy and entitled or efficient and empowered?
October 8, 2014 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Evaluating the millennial: lazy and entitled or efficient and empowered?

The year 1981 saw Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States, the largest Jello-O ever made at 9,246 gallons, Walter Cronkite sign-off as anchorman of “CBS Evening News”, and Andrew Loyd …

Facts and fiction about breast cancer
October 8, 2014 – 3:49 pm | No Comment
Facts and fiction about breast cancer

Breast cancer will take the lives of 40,000 men and women combined this year, according to the Susan G. Komen website.

The struggle is real: 5 experiences only sports fanatics understand
September 24, 2014 – 11:55 pm | Comments Off
The struggle is real: 5 experiences only sports fanatics understand

 
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People who can be both rational and die-hard sports fans are probably one of the biggest mysteries in the world.

‘How is Village life?’ Residents and RAs weigh in
September 24, 2014 – 11:24 pm | Comments Off
‘How is Village life?’ Residents and RAs weigh in

What is life really like at the Village?

Purported fitness phenomenon may explain surge in ‘Biggest Loser’ boot campers
September 24, 2014 – 11:22 pm | Comments Off
Purported fitness phenomenon may explain surge in ‘Biggest Loser’ boot campers

Everybody knows somebody who is getting fit. What is inspiring this phenomenon, and what has motivated so many people to improve their health?

Nontraditional student redefines scholarship applicant pool
September 24, 2014 – 11:19 pm | One Comment
Nontraditional student redefines scholarship applicant pool

Some students may believe that many scholarships available do not apply to them because they are not the right age. This was the belief of non-traditional UALR student, Wendy Kay McCloud.

English students transform service-learning project into new student organization
September 24, 2014 – 11:17 pm | Comments Off
English students transform service-learning project into new student organization

Students can join dozens of registered organizations on campus depending on their interests. While some clubs are popular—University Program Council, Greek life, honor societies, etc.—others like UALR ONE are less-known but equally important.

Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele
September 24, 2014 – 11:10 pm | Comments Off
Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele

With tuition costs on the rise, according to statisticbrain.com, students are struggling to afford gas, food, insurance and general living expenses. They are are always looking for deals and discounts to fit their “brown …