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The excitement was on at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Feb. 12. A new sorority was announced at a probate that night. Sigma Lambda Gamma made their debut on the Arkansas …

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The “myth-tery” of our brains by Victoria Mugambi
January 27, 2016 – 12:01 pm | Comments Off
The “myth-tery” of our brains by Victoria Mugambi

We’ve all heard the myth that we as humans only use 10% of our brain’s mental abilities. This misbelief is still a prevalent lie used in movies, magazines, books and other media outlets.
A recent example …

Homecoming Nominee: Autumn Rouse by Brittany Wright
October 23, 2015 – 8:12 pm | 2 Comments

Autumn Rouse took a leap from her comfort zone and landed as one of the five University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s 2015 Homecoming Queen Candidates.
While interning at Cisco Systems this summer in California, Rouse …

What’s happening in Little Rock? by Brittany Dean
October 23, 2015 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off

76th Arkansas State Fair
October 9-18
This is the 76th anniversary the Arkansas State Fair. It is a 10 day event that is for the entire family. The state fair features live concerts, carnival rides, games, livestock …

Homecoming Nominee: Shara Robbins by Gabrielle Phifer
October 23, 2015 – 1:16 pm | Comments Off

The Chancellor’s Leadership Corps representative for the 2015 Homecoming Court is Shara Robbins.
Robbins is from Hot Springs, Arkansas and graduated from Lakeside High School.  She entered into UALR in 2013 and is a junior majoring …

Homecoming Nominee: Alexa Treml by Amanda Wilkinson
October 23, 2015 – 10:10 am | Comments Off

Alexa Treml is majoring in biology and music performance and will graduate next spring.
After graduation she plans to attend medical school to become a pediatric surgeon. Originally from Ohio, she moved to Arkansas at a …

Homecoming Nominee: Mercedes Parker by Torri Alexander
October 22, 2015 – 4:17 pm | Comments Off

Mercades Parker is a junior studying nursing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
She is from a small town in Ashdown, Arkansas, a town where everybody knows everybody. In the future, Mercades plans to …

Homecoming Nominee: Rachel Smith
October 21, 2015 – 8:29 am | Comments Off

Senior mathematics major, Rachel Smith was one of five candidates selected to be a part of the first ever fall homecoming court on Oct. 16.
Smith was nominated by members of Pi Sigma, where she serves …

Student Spotlight: Kristen Bomberger by Joni Everett
October 3, 2015 – 10:20 pm | Comments Off

Kristen Bomberger has been heavily involved with music ever since she was 5-years-old. When she was young, she joined the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO).
This program had a huge impact on her life. The younger …

Balancing work, children and school : Life as a non-traditional student
October 3, 2015 – 9:21 pm | Comments Off

Many non-traditional students are going to college and nearly half of all the University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are non-traditional.
I sat down with a few non-traditional students and this is what they had …

The Creative Corridor: Reviving Main Street
October 3, 2015 – 9:16 pm | Comments Off

Main Street is in the works of being revitalized by the Little Rock Main Street Creative Corridor. A four-step plan has been devised in transforming Main Street’s retail-based environment to a cultural arts center. The …

Macbeth by Renea Goddard
October 3, 2015 – 8:34 pm | Comments Off

Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s showing of Macbeth falls short when it comes to its cheesy use of projectors and mediocre costume design, but the stunning performances of its cast and clever stage direction creates a chilling, …

Study Abroad Chronicles
September 28, 2015 – 5:55 pm | Comments Off

Now that I am all settled in, and beginning the daily routine of school, beginning to learn about the area I am studying abroad in has, for me, been one of the most interesting parts …

Full-time student and full-time parent: The struggle is real by Amanda Doyle
September 28, 2015 – 5:54 pm | Comments Off

Navigating a university education is a challenging and exciting task for all students.  For students like myself, it can sometimes be more of a challenge than I expected.  After dreaming of getting my education for …

World Renouwned Archive: Sequoyah National Research Center
September 25, 2015 – 8:13 am | Comments Off

Nestled between classrooms and stores sits one of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s biggest gems. The Sequoyah National Research Center collects and archives Native American newspapers.
The center officially opened in 2005, but has …