Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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Best Professor: David Briscoe
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Professor: David Briscoe

David Briscoe has been voted Best Professor for the second year in a row. Thanks to his enthusiasm for his students and the passion that he puts into the subjects he teaches, Briscoe has been …

Best Male RA: Dustin Rhodes
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Male RA: Dustin Rhodes

The votes are in, and the best male resident assistant is Dustin Rhodes. Rhodes is a senior theatre arts major in the hopes of becoming a professional stage manager after graduation.

Best Female RA: Quay Allen-Smith
December 11, 2014 – 8:42 am | No Comment
Best Female RA: Quay Allen-Smith

Recently crowned winner of the 2014 Delta Chi Sweetheart Pageant, Quay Allen-Smith also snags the win for the Best Female Resident Assistant in the Best of UALR election.

French Pressed: College Graduation (A Closing Word)
November 20, 2014 – 11:32 am | Comments Off
French Pressed: College Graduation (A Closing Word)

It is nearing the end of the semester, which means some students are one semester closer to finish college while others are about to graduate. I belong to the second category, after three years of …

Researchers propose benefits for showing thanks year-round, not just on Thanksgiving
November 20, 2014 – 11:32 am | Comments Off

Around this time of year, gratitude gains the spotlight.

The struggle is real: road trips with big families
November 20, 2014 – 11:31 am | Comments Off
The struggle is real: road trips with big families

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Some of my first memories in life, and quite honestly some of my favorites, are going on long trips with my family.

Students host first undergrad honors conference alongside faculty mentor
November 20, 2014 – 11:23 am | One Comment
Students host first undergrad honors conference alongside faculty mentor

With support from their professor, four students hosted UALR’s first annual graduate and honors conference on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | One Comment

Many of us complain about little things and wish our lives could be better, or at least easier, but we often forget that some people are less fortunate. Some people do not have enough money …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | Comments Off

On Wednesday, November 12, I had the pleasure of visiting with a young man at a local shelter called Our House. Our House serves as a haven to the homeless as long as they abide …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | Comments Off

Imagine moving away to an unfamiliar state, leaving behind everything you hold dear to your heart for a totally new lifestyle. Michelle Verree, current resident of Our House, did just that. She came to Arkansas …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | Comments Off

It’s 7 a.m. The Wal-Mart employee just clocked out and is exhausted, not only because he just worked an overnight shift but because, in two hours, he has to be at his second job.

University appoints new police chaplain
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | Comments Off
University appoints new police chaplain

Micah Maulden, an officer at the department of public safety, has been appointed to serve as the first police chaplain of UALR.

Health factors may influence decision between flu shot and flu mist
November 20, 2014 – 11:16 am | Comments Off

by Ericka Henson
Does the flu shot trump the flu mist, or does the quick-and-easy flu mist reign over the flu shot?

CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open
November 5, 2014 – 9:23 pm | 6 Comments
CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open

“Everyone deserves a childhood.”