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Family Movie Night by Tanya Triplett
On Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. UPC hosted their bi-annual Family Movie Night, showing ‘Inside Out’ in Ledbetter Hall.  As always there was a free dinner and snacks which consisted …

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Pulse of the Campus: Finals Picks
February 12, 2016 – 3:31 pm | No Comment

It’s that time of the year again, All-Star weekend is right around the corner. The playoffs should not be too far behind. Now we all know that there are many of us who would love to see LeBron James finally get to the top of the throne with a championship run after losing last year’s finals matchup against the Golden State Warriors. It’s a new  year and the Warriors seem to be running roughshod over the league, having the best record at 45-4. The Eastern Conference isn’t strong to topple King James and the rest of the Cavs crew.  There seems to be plenty of ideas of who can take down the Warriors in a seven game series, the big question is will it be a second or third seed between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Or will it be a rematch between the two remaining East and West conference champions of the NBA. Things got a little interesting….

 

April Cooper- Sophomore- Fine Arts

Who do you think is going to win the NBA finals this year and why?

“Well I’m thinking Golden State cause they shoot the ball pretty good and this year it seems like they are playing better defense.”

Jarodrick Mixon-Sophomore-Health and Human Performance

Who is your favorite team and who do you think will win the NBA finals this year and why?

“Well my favorite team is the Boston Celtics. If I had to pick one team to win the NBA finals it would have to be the Cleveland Cavilers, Lebron is just a talented player and I have to respect him.”

Jasmine Carter-Junior-Health and Human Performance with a minor in Secondary Education

Who do you think is going to win the NBA playoffs and why?

“The Warriors of without a doubt. They are young and healthy and have a lot of weapons. I don’t think anyone can beat them in a seven game series.”

 

As you can see there are many opinions and many teams to choose from when it comes to championship runs. With the Warriors on fire right now and no signs of slowing down, some or most believe that the all-star break is in their favor. Though many have tried to break the Chicago Bulls single season record of “72-10”, I think we can honestly say that this team’s only intention is to finish strong and hopefully go down in the history books.

“Only time will tell and everyone is watching”

Freshman Noora Wallenius sets multiple records for Little Rock cross-country
February 12, 2016 – 3:30 pm | No Comment

Finnish cross-country and track runner, Noora Wallenius, a freshman, was named the 2015 Sun Belt Cross-Country Champion on Nov. 1 as an individual with a time of 17:49 in the 5K.  The women’s team placed …

Major spotlight: mathematics
February 12, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

The mathematics major is offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. This major prepares students for careers in industry, public service, and education. Majoring in mathematics also prepares students in the degree program for …

Defense and rebounding are the keys to sweep over Georgia State Panthers
February 12, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

The Little Rock Trojans earned a sweep over the Georgia State Panthers in both the men and women’s games on Saturday, Jan 30, 2016. The women’s game led off the evening in dominating fashion, …

Taking the lead: spotlight on the Latin Dance Association
February 12, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

One of the newest student organizations on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus, the Latin Dance Association, aspires to inspire a passion for Latin culture while promoting an active lifestyle.
The love of all …

Hot shooting keeps Little Rock up in the win column
February 12, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

On Jan. 28, the Little Rock Lady Trojans hosted the Georgia Southern Eagles. The Lady Trojans defeated the Eagles 69-36. The Lady Trojans shot a scintillating 53% from the field and plus-20 rebounding advantage while …

SGA column
February 12, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

Jan. 27 Student Government Senate Meeting
With little new business, Student Government Association gathered to discuss their role in the development of a new video for the UALR Foundation Fund Board. The video will show …

UPC kicks off the new semester
February 12, 2016 – 3:28 pm | No Comment

Starting off the spring semester, the University Programs Council hosted the first movie night, “The Intern” on Jan. 27. Candy, popcorn and drinks were served to the students who attended. As prizes, a sweat shirt, …

Alpha Kappa Alpha week
February 12, 2016 – 3:28 pm | No Comment

Alpha Kappa Alpha hosted a celebration week for their sorority at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. At UALR, all Greeks are given a week of celebration. The AKA sorority celebrated their week with …

The Hot Corner: Defense proves itself again
February 12, 2016 – 3:26 pm | No Comment

Super Bowl 50, a game in which the public had built up into a grand spectacle. It is the pinnacle of sport that has long dominated the scenes of America, and a game that the …

Tech corner: New 3D printer comes out
February 11, 2016 – 12:54 am | No Comment

A new 3D printer has hit the market, the MoonRay. This printer essentially prints an object while pulling it out of a puddle of resin. It looks like something from a science fiction movie.
3D printers …

Eat beat: What’s in ‘The Pantry?’
February 11, 2016 – 12:53 am | No Comment

Price Rating: $$-$$$
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Considering somewhere new and different to take your date this Valentine’s Day? One option is The Pantry. …

Ghibli’s hidden masterpiece is uncovered
February 11, 2016 – 12:50 am | No Comment

Twenty-five years after its release in Japan, Ghibli’s “Only Yesterday” is finally coming to America this year. The movie comes from Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata, and it lives up to his name.
In 1996, Disney …

‘Zarafa’ deserves American audience
February 11, 2016 – 12:49 am | No Comment

There is a new animated movie out on DVD and Blu-ray about a giraffe flying in a hot air balloon from Africa to France. The film, “Zarafa”, shows a humorous story that goes to some …

Can you survive ‘The Room’?
February 11, 2016 – 12:47 am | No Comment

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be locked in a room facing a painful and terrifying death if you didn’t escape in one hour or less?  At the Central Arkansas Escape …