Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment

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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Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song

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 …

UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | Comments Off
UALR hosts governor’s debate

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.

UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | One Comment
UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 28, 2014 – 3:54 pm | 4 Comments
Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice-cold water came pouring down on UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson on Wednesday August 20, after he agreed to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness and money.

Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts
April 16, 2014 – 1:47 pm | 2 Comments
Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts

 
 
The old saying goes that any publicity is good publicity, but in this case university officials may disagree with that notion.

The Forum earns 18 awards, including ‘Reporter of the Year,’ at annual media conference
April 5, 2014 – 12:12 am | 5 Comments
The Forum earns 18 awards, including ‘Reporter of the Year,’ at annual media conference

The Forum attended the annual Arkansas College Media Association awards luncheon Friday, April 4 at Central Baptist College in Conway, bringing back a total of 18 awards to UALR, including the coveted …

A queen is crowned: Trojan talk nominee calls it ‘another one of God’s blessings’
March 13, 2014 – 12:37 pm | 5 Comments
A queen is crowned: Trojan talk nominee calls it ‘another one of God’s blessings’

The homecoming queen was announced on Saturday, March 8 at the men’s basketball game.  Senior Sharhonda Kelly who represented “Trojan Talk”, was chosen as UALR’s homecoming queen. She was escorted by her father Tarazzo Kelly …

Exclusive Q&A with comedian Gabriel Iglesias
February 28, 2014 – 10:29 am | Comments Off
Exclusive Q&A with comedian Gabriel Iglesias

In advance of his March 14 performance in Little Rock, comedian Gabriel Iglesias spoke to The Forum by telephone from Palmdale, Calif. Learn about the origins of “Fluffy,” how he handles his hecklers and how …

Iglesias earning television, film gigs after carving out broad fan base
February 26, 2014 – 11:10 am | One Comment
Iglesias earning television, film gigs after carving out broad fan base

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, also affectionately known as “Fluffy,” has amassed a loyal fan base over the course of his decade-and-a-half comedy career. He has more than 6 million fans on Facebook, about 2.5 million fans …

On campus attack leaves student injured and afraid
February 13, 2014 – 3:29 pm | 3 Comments
On campus attack leaves student injured and afraid

 
“I don’t feel safe anymore.”
Those are the words of a UALR student who was mugged outside of Fribourgh Hall on Monday morning, Jan. 21.

Kelly Clarkson. Ruben Studdard. Kris Allen. Carrie Underwood. Spencer Lloyd?
January 29, 2014 – 11:04 am | Comments Off
Kelly Clarkson. Ruben Studdard. Kris Allen. Carrie Underwood. Spencer Lloyd?

UALR sophomore Spencer Lloyd got one step closer to American Idol stardom when he wooed the judges during his January audition in Austin, Texas.

Nursing department lands grant for patient simulator
January 16, 2014 – 1:27 pm | One Comment
Nursing department lands grant for patient simulator

The Nursing Department recently received a grant for $32,000 from the Arkansas Community Health and Education Foundation. The department will use the money to purchase a high-fidelity patient simulation device.

Toys for Tots: ‘Tis the season of giving at UALR
December 3, 2013 – 12:13 pm | Comments Off
Toys for Tots: ‘Tis the season of giving at UALR

With as little as $1, college students can make a difference in a local, less fortunate child’s life, said Non-Traditional Student Program Coordinator Cynda Alexander. This is the second year that UALR has been …

UALR students victims of armed robbery
November 20, 2013 – 11:18 am | 2 Comments
UALR students victims of armed robbery

Two UALR students reported having been robbed last Monday around 11 p.m. in the South Oaks Apartment parking lot, located across from campus on Fair Park Blvd.