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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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New FAFSA deadline announced
September 21, 2016 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

Even though the fall semester has only just begun, students will soon be able to plan ahead for their financial aid for next school year. The FAFSA will be widening its deadline for the 2017 …

Student leaders unite in Hot Springs to discuss change
September 21, 2016 – 1:39 pm | No Comment

Many of UALR’s student leaders convened on Aug. 26 to 28 in Hot Springs in order to discuss broad community issues affecting UALR as well as to set specific goals for their organizations. Hosted by …

Police Beat Sept. 21
September 21, 2016 – 1:38 pm | No Comment

Suspicious Person
On Sept. 2 at around 9:32 a.m., an officer searched the Parking Deck in regards to a report about a suspicious person.  Another officer went to the Donaghey Student Center Information Desk to speak …

Trojan Transit system follows strict routes this semester
September 21, 2016 – 1:38 pm | No Comment

Many students rely on the Trojan Transit to get them to class, but this semester there are a few changes to how the system works.
First off, the shuttles will now run on set routes; an …

Art and Design Department to get new building
September 21, 2016 – 1:36 pm | No Comment

Through a gift from the Windgate Foundation, construction is now underway for UALR Art & Design’s new building.  The Windgate Foundation dedicates itself to arts and art education and has donated to UALR for this …

Breaking the ground on eStem
September 21, 2016 – 1:35 pm | No Comment

Construction officially began Sept. 14 on an innovative partnership between UALR and eStem Public Charter Schools, Inc. A groundbreaking ceremony was held to further release details about the joint effort to establish a tuition-free high …

SGA discusses a digital campus, town halls and football
September 17, 2016 – 10:11 pm | No Comment

The campus’s digital connectivity was the main topic of discussion at a Student Government Association (SGA) meeting recently. UALR Chief Information Officer (CIO) John Rathje addressed his agenda to digitally connect the UALR campus. Rathje, …

Freshman dies after skateboarding accident
September 7, 2016 – 9:33 am | No Comment

Patrick Wilson, 18, a freshman from Little Rock, died Thursday, Sept. 1, from injuries he sustained from a skateboarding accident just east of the Student Services Center.
Wilson had been in critical condition at St. Vincent …

UALR prepares for Hispanic Heritage Month by Antony Wanjala
September 7, 2016 – 9:31 am | No Comment

Next month, the country will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. UALR will join the celebration with several events planned.
A number of organizations are operating in tandem to make the coming month’s celebrations run as smoothly …

eSTEM construction begins at Larson Hall
September 7, 2016 – 9:29 am | No Comment

UALR students may have to divert from their normal routes until the construction of the eSTEM high school is completed. With UALR’s enrollment approximately  12,000 students, the construction is sure to make some waves.
Larson Hall …

Police Beat Sep. 7
September 7, 2016 – 9:28 am | No Comment

Breaking and Entering
On Aug. 10, a student reported to the Department of Public Safety that a person was breaking into cars in Lot 12. The responding officers found a barefoot man that smelled of alcohol, …

Introducing Chancellor Rogerson
September 7, 2016 – 9:27 am | No Comment

Just over a year since Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced his retirement after thirteen years as chancellor, UALR has found a new leader in Andrew Rogerson.
Chancellor Rogerson’s tenure as the tenth chancellor of UALR officially …

UPC hosts fun events for free on campus
September 7, 2016 – 9:26 am | No Comment

UALR’s University Program Council (UPC) returned to work over the last few weeks. The student organization released their list of September events.
The first UPC event to happen after this paper’s print date is a Ultimte …

Recycle this idea
April 27, 2016 – 10:38 am | Comments Off

UALR is getting new recycling bins placed around campus.  One big difference in these bins compared to the older ones we already have on campus is that the Sustainability Committee will be paid to have …