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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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Sigma Lambda Gamma is a show-stopper
February 26, 2016 – 3:23 pm | Comments Off

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 …

Trojan Baseball looks to improve with wealth of newcomers
February 26, 2016 – 3:20 pm | Comments Off

The University announced plans in January to build a new baseball field and expand its sports complex thanks to the Coleman family. Athletic Director Chasse Conque says that the time frame and exact cost is …

Eco-friendly water sources sprouting up around campus
September 30, 2013 – 3:05 pm | Comments Off
Eco-friendly water sources sprouting up around campus

A new water filtration system, “EZH2O,” has been installed in the voluminous Donaghey Student Center to encourage students and faculty to use a portable water container and nullify fears of possibly drinking dirty water from …

DPS: e-cigarettes can be smoked on campus
September 4, 2013 – 2:50 pm | Comments Off

“UALR is a smoke free campus.”
One can often see these words scroll across the electronic message board when entering campus from South University Avenue.
Campus Policy 219.9 states that smoking is regulated on all UALR campus …

Freshman Frenzy: Tips for Success
August 20, 2013 – 3:28 pm | 2 Comments
Freshman Frenzy: Tips for Success

The time of taking exams and making new friends has arrived once again.  For most freshmen students, this is their first encounter with the college experience. UALR students and professors have offered some advice to …

The Forum takes numerous awards at annual convention
April 26, 2013 – 6:15 pm | 7 Comments
The Forum takes numerous awards at annual convention

For the second consecutive year, The Forum maintained its third place ranking in the Newspaper General Excellence category at the annual Arkansas College Media Association convention Friday, April 26 at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.
Cameron …

Mayflower oil spill hits home for student
April 18, 2013 – 12:07 pm | 2 Comments
Mayflower oil spill hits home for student

Mayflower residents, including one UALR commuter, are still experiencing illness and distress after last month’s pipeline rupture, according to reports.
The Exxon Mobil-owned Pegasus pipeline burst March 29 in a yard between homes in the Northwood …

Racial attitudes survey focus on crime, punishment finds gap in perspectives
April 4, 2013 – 11:54 am | 4 Comments
Racial attitudes survey focus on crime, punishment finds gap in perspectives

While the gap is narrowing in many areas, results of the Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County survey, which this year focused on crime and punishment, revealed great disparities in the perceptions of life in our …

Women cruise to victory over Troy in Sun Belt tourney
March 9, 2013 – 11:34 pm | One Comment
Women cruise to victory over Troy in Sun Belt tourney

The UALR women’s basketball team (No. 2 seed) won 65-52 in its first game of the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Tournament against the Troy Trojans (No. 10 seed) in a 2:30 p.m. matchup Saturday, March …

Green Dot program aims at violence prevention
February 14, 2013 – 4:06 pm | Comments Off
Green Dot program aims at violence prevention

After a year of planning, a program focusing on preventing violence through bystander awareness will officially launch on campus at the Trojan basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16 with an information table, promotional video and T-shirt …

Icy pond crash fatal for alum
January 31, 2013 – 4:42 pm | 3 Comments
Icy pond crash  fatal for alum

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing school graduate was recently killed in a vehicular accident in which it took more than half an hour for emergency personnel to reach her submerged vehicle, according …

Winter storm inflicts minimal damage to campus
January 13, 2013 – 10:25 pm | Comments Off
Winter storm inflicts minimal damage to campus


While the winter-weather system that swept into Arkansas Christmas Day left many without power and debris strewn across the state, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus received minimal storm damage, according to university …

Trojans improve to 10-1 at the Jack
January 13, 2013 – 8:05 pm | One Comment
Trojans improve to 10-1 at the Jack

The Trojans defeated the Golden Panthers of Florida International 88-76 on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Jack Stephens Center.

Writing advice from the late Joan Duffy
December 7, 2012 – 8:02 pm | 2 Comments
Writing advice from the late Joan Duffy

(In spring 2012, the late Joan Duffy of the UALR Office of Communications explained her position …