This Week in SGA: Dec. 4

In its last meeting of the Fall 2017 semester, the Student Government Association passed a resolution officiating the Student Issues Survey proposed by President Brian Gregory at last week’s meeting. The survey, a response to Nov. 14’s “Your Voice Heard!” town hall meeting, will focus on “dining, parking, residence hall experiences, classroom experiences, student services, […]

This Week in SGA: Nov. 27

This week, the SGA discussed plans for a Student Issues Survey, as a follow up to Nov. 14’s “Your Voice Heard!” town hall meeting. Sen. Claire Herman remarked that while the town hall meeting had a “less-than-stellar” turnout, those who did come actively participated and provided useful feedback. “Overall it was a great event in […]

Christopher Williams: There and Back Again

Christopher Williams has visited 41 countries, and lived in at least five: The United States, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany–“and Texas.” A current assistant professor of political science and International Studies at UA Little Rock, Williams’ time teaching and researching in Europe has formed a large part of his career, and had a major impact […]

This Week in SGA: Nov. 13

This week, the senate denied an appeal from Elvis Mull, a former senator from the College of Social Sciences and Communication, who was recently dismissed for excessive absences. Mull was dismissed after missing four SGA meetings this semester. Mull stated the reason for the absences was conflicting meetings as ambassador for the College of Social Sciences […]

This Week in SGA: Nov. 6

This week, the SGA made clear its plans for the upcoming event “A Voteless People is a Hopeless People”, and yet again discussed a potential date and time for the “Your Voice Heard!” town hall meeting. “A Voteless People is a Hopeless People,” an event meant to educate students on the importance of local elections, […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 30

This week, John M. Rathje, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer for UA Little Rock, spoke to the Student Government Association about plans for an 18-month network refresh. The goals outlined in the refresh are  the result of a survey on student satisfaction with on-campus technology. Some of the areas Rathje highlighted for improvement […]

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is among a long line of sequels, reboots, and television shows making use of the one thing audiences can’t resist: 80s nostalgia. The film, directed by Denis Villeneuve, continues the story of 1982’s Blade Runner, a science-fiction crime drama about Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), an ex-cop forced by his old boss to […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 23

This week, the SGA listened to a proposal to join UA Little Rock chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and the NAACP in hosting a presentation that stresses the importance of voting in local elections. Rashad Roberts, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, said that the intercollegiate fraternity would like to take up a national […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 16

This week the senate approved two new appeals court justices: junior Jared Stovall and senior Tyren Tidwell. Stovall, at his previous college, held a chair membership position in the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. He recruited a minimum of a hundred students per semester, and believes that experience such as this will make him a […]

XXXTENTACION – 17

After being nominated for the XXL 2017 Freshman Class, XXXTENTACION showed that he had moved beyond simply being a SoundCloud rapper. His abrasive, hilariously vulgar style, as exemplified in tracks like “Look at Me!” and “I Don’t Wanna Do This Anymore,” polarized critics and listeners, creating both anticipation and dread for his first full studio […]