UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

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.

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Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | No Comment

Allan Ward’s book, “Civil Rights Brothers: The Journey of Albert Porter and Allan Ward” commemorates the 50 years that friends Porter and Ward fought for racial equality and civil rights. -Left to right- Trevor Collins, Allan Ward, Michael R. Twyman, Director of Institute on Race and Ethnicity. Photo courtesy of Donna L. Shelton, Web Communications Specialist at the Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

by Carmien Penny

The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, and speech communication professor emeritus. Read the full story »

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Johnny Cash returns to Arkansas in UALR’s new art exhibition
October 10, 2014 – 10:45 am | One Comment

UALR’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) will sponsor the Johnny Cash art exhibit from Oct. 10 to January 24, 2015 at the Underground Gallery at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

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Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today

by Carmien Penny
The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, …

State Fair Celebrates 75th Anniversary
October 10, 2014 – 10:40 am | One Comment

The Arkansas State Fair is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock.  The State Fair will be coming to town Friday, Oct. 10 and will run through Sunday, Oct. …

Prideful Little Rock residents celebrate in downtown
October 10, 2014 – 10:35 am | No Comment

By Ryen Staggers
October is National Coming Out Month, with October 9 being National Coming Out day. Little Rock’s Pride represents the dignity and self-respect of the LGBTQA community. On October 5, 2014, Little Rock’s second …

Equalizer = Entertaining, but is that enough?
October 10, 2014 – 10:34 am | No Comment

By Shashank Avvaru
One central character bent on avenging injustice digs up long forgotten skills he gained from a former life that he regrets deeply. This journey takes him down the path of danger and ultimately …

Mid-season review of Doctor Who
October 10, 2014 – 10:33 am | No Comment

With “The Caretaker” we have reached the halfway point for this season of Doctor Who. For those who do not know, the TV show is about a 2000+ year old time traveling alien known as …

Food trucks bring new life and delicious food to Downtown
October 10, 2014 – 10:32 am | One Comment
Food trucks bring new life and delicious food to Downtown

Festival season has hit the streets of Central Arkansas! Following the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Saturday the streets of downtown Little Rock were filled with the aroma of food—food trucks that is! …

Devenaire’s Redemption in Love
October 10, 2014 – 10:28 am | No Comment

By Grant Fox
On July 3, 2013, Deven Curtis aka Devenaire released his debut album, “Low Blow XO”. The local artist had a very clear message to send with his strong vocal talent. You will be …

Hillcrest’s Harvest Fest welcomes fall
October 10, 2014 – 10:27 am | No Comment
Hillcrest’s Harvest Fest welcomes fall

As fall begins, Little Rock has been full of fun, outdoor festivals for Arkansans of all ages to enjoy. The 19th Annual Hillcrest Harvest Fest filled the streets of the historic Hillcrest neighborhood with vendors, …

The struggle is real: 5 things Northerners don’t understand about Southerners
October 9, 2014 – 7:38 am | No Comment
The struggle is real: 5 things Northerners don’t understand about Southerners

by Tori Hickey
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Last year my family and I made the move from Ohio to Arkansas.

French Pressed: public vs. private transportation
October 8, 2014 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
French Pressed: public vs. private transportation

For many foreigners, Americans are perceived as driving huge cars instead of walking or using public transportation. Unfortunately for them, who are often using public transportation, this turns out to be true. The U.S. is …

Title IX is about more than sports equality
October 8, 2014 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Title IX is about more than sports equality

For the past several weeks, UALR has been informing students, faculty, and staff about Title IX with posters, and cards. What is Title IX?

Evaluating the millennial: lazy and entitled or efficient and empowered?
October 8, 2014 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Evaluating the millennial: lazy and entitled or efficient and empowered?

The year 1981 saw Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States, the largest Jello-O ever made at 9,246 gallons, Walter Cronkite sign-off as anchorman of “CBS Evening News”, and Andrew Loyd …

Facts and fiction about breast cancer
October 8, 2014 – 3:49 pm | No Comment
Facts and fiction about breast cancer

Breast cancer will take the lives of 40,000 men and women combined this year, according to the Susan G. Komen website.

UALR beats Texas-Arlington
October 8, 2014 – 1:07 pm | No Comment

Senior Edina Begic finished with a game-high 27 kills to pace UALR to a 3-1 win over Texas-Arlington Friday night at the Jack Stephen Center.

UALR Soccer gets first loss of the season
October 8, 2014 – 1:06 pm | No Comment

After kicking off the season undefeated at 9-0, the UALR soccer team’s winning streak came to an end after losing to Appalachian State 3-0 on Friday night at the Coleman Sports and Recreation Complex.