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 […]

This Week in SGA: Oct. 9

This week, the Student Government Association approved a new associate justice for the appeals court, junior Jonathan Nwosu. The senate also passed a bill for a student listening session. Nwosu is vice president of the International Simulations Association at UA Little Rock, which participates in Model Arab League and hosts a conference on campus for […]

Little Rock prevails against UT-Arlington

Little Rock (LR) volleyball won 3-2 against Arlington (UTA) this Saturday. Taking the first and third sets (25-19 and 25-16), the Trojans were forced into a fifth, ending the game 15-10. Players Marina Avram and Daisha Gillard were the highest scoring Trojans in nearly every set. Avram took 25 kills, performed 3 solo blocks and […]

This week in SGA: Oct. 2

Two new senators were sworn in at this week’s SGA session: one for the College of Education and Health Professions, the other as a senator-at-large. The senator for the College of Education and Health Professions is sophomore Deangela Horton, a nursing major and Arkansas State University transfer student. Horton served in the military, and participates […]

This week in SGA: Sept. 25

This week, the Student Government Association elected junior Larry Dicus to the office of president pro-tempore. Dicus is a senator from the College of Engineering and Information Technology. The job of president pro-tempore is to assist the president of the senate in his or her duties when requested, and to serve as president of the […]

Mavis Staples Honors Little Rock Nine at Robinson Center

Gospel singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples headlined a benefit concert at Robinson Center Music Hall this Saturday, performing for members of the Little Rock Nine. The concert was part of Reflections of Progress, a four-day commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Central High’s integration. Proceeds of the concert will go to the Little […]

Dreamers March on State Capitol

Protesters marched from Central High National Historic Site to the state Capitol on Saturday, in response to President Trump’s announcement that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The march was a show of support for DACA recipients and the DREAM Act. The two programs provide legal status to undocumented immigrants who entered […]