This week in SGA: April 2

Chancellor Andrew Rogerson paid a visit to the SGA, touching base on a number of issues from new features for students to relations with eStem. Rogerson did not spend much time on issues related to eStem, citing a lack of good data. While he acknowledged that there is tension on campus with the high school […]

This week in SGA: March 26

Ian Hadden, director of Energy Management Services on campus, discussed the details of an ongoing lighting project with the SGA during this week’s meeting. The multi-phase plan is designed to increase campus safety by replacing high-pressure sodium lamps outside with lights better suited for nighttime vision. His department is open to student suggestions about where […]

This week in SGA: March 12

Rather than facing a vote for removal on the senate floor, Deangela Horton resigned from her position, leaving a vacancy in the College of Education and Health Professions. Due to circumstances which the student government would not comment on, there is also a new vacancy in the College of Engineering and Information Technology. Other news: […]

EStem walks out in memory of Parkland shooting victims

Students of eStem High School joined students across the country in an organized walkout Wednesday morning, honoring the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting in Parkland, Fla. and protesting for stricter gun laws in the U.S. At 10 a.m., eStem students and teachers walked across UA Little Rock’s campus, returning to classrooms by 10:17–a minute […]

The aftermath of the Douglas High shooting

Though the U.S. has experienced a number of mass shootings in the past few years, none have had as strong an impact on legislation, activism, or public discourse as the one that occurred last month at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. In response to the Stoneman Douglas shooting, President Trump has promised to […]

This week in SGA: March 3

Several members of the student government have either resigned or shifted positions, leaving two senate vacancies from the College of Business and a possible third from the College of Education and Health Professions. Former Secretary Chris Foy and Chief of Staff Mike Vick are no longer with the SGA; President Brian Gregory would not say […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 19

SGA leadership encouraged members to take a bigger role in the campus community, prompted by Sen. Prince Beasley’s call to action. The weekly meeting had a slow start, with no official items on the agenda. When Vice President Faith Thomas asked the senate if there were any announcements for this week, Beasley, the senator from the […]

The 15:17 to Paris

“The 15:17 to Paris” is a movie whose subject is more than worthy of silver-screen adaptation, and one which attempts to approach this subject in a three-dimensional, human manner. But wooden acting, unconvincing dialogue and a Wikipedian approach to storytelling lead to a viewing experience flatter than a penny left on the railroad tracks. The […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 12

The SGA discussed delays in their eStem survey release and the Trojans football feasibility study at their weekly meeting. President Brian Gregory said the survey of student opinions on eStem discussed at the previous SGA meeting needs to be revised. He said the biases of the creators–himself and SGA Adviser Jenny Dodson–were too evident in the survey […]

This Week in SGA: Feb. 5

The Student Government Association swore in two new senators-at-large this week: freshman Joshua Johnson, and junior Makayla Ealy. In addition, President Brian Gregory announced that a survey of student opinion on eStem will arrive soon. Joshua Johnson, a business major, ran for a senator-at-large position the previous semester, but did not win. However, he has […]