Love, Simon Movie Review

“Love Simon” is just like every single coming-of-age romantic comedy ever made… and that’s exactly what makes it so great. It is an adaptation of the young adult novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli and follows Simon Spier (“Melissa and Joey”‘s Nick Robinson) and his friends Leah (“13 Reasons Why”‘s Katherine Langford), Abby (“X-Men: […]

CSSC Award Ceremony Recap

UA Little Rock had its second annual College of Social Sciences and Communication Research and Creative Works Showcase Feb. 26-27. The showcase took place in the Donaghey Student Center in Ledbetter Hall, and served to feature research and creative works of students, faculty, and staff across every field of study in UA Little Rock. Presenters showcased their […]

The Clinton Library Ends Black History Month with “A Conversation with African American Members of The Clinton Administration.”

The Clinton Library hosted “A Conversation with African American Leaders in the Clinton Administration,” on Feb. 27 as a part of its celebration of Black History Month. The Clinton Administration was well known for being the first in the history of the White House to represent the diversity of America. The panel consisted of four of […]

The Movie Tavern: NOT Your Average Movie Experience

Little Rock’s newest movie theater, The Movie Tavern, opened this February behind the Outlets of Little Rock, on Bass Pro Drive. The nine screen theater is currently in their soft open, operating at 50 percent seating capacity. The grand opening is expected to take place either at the end of February or the beginning of March, […]

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 […]

Fifty Shades Freed

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the third and final installment of the Fifty Shades film franchise, was released in theaters Friday, Feb. 9, around the world. While the second film ends on the couple’s lavish engagement celebration, this film begins at the equally lavish wedding of Anastasia Steele and her young tycoon lover, Christian Grey. The wedding is […]

Mandela’s Assistant Visits Little Rock

The Clinton Presidential Library hosted speaker, Zelda la Grange, the Executive Personal Assistant to former South African President Nelson Mandela, on Monday, Feb. 5. A crowd of over 100 people attended the event, in which la Grange told the story of her life with Mandela, working with him for 19 years. Her speech was accompanied […]

Little Rock Participates in Nationwide Women’s March

Arkansas women and men came from all over the state to take part in this year’s March On the Polls in front of the capitol in Little Rock, Saturday. The event was sponsored by March On, Arkansas!, a new grassroots organization that, “is committed to dismantling systems of oppression by amplifying the message of groups […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Star Wars Saga continues in its latest installment, the Last Jedi. It is the second of a planned new trilogy of films, and the eighth “episode” in the franchise’s main story line. It is also the series’ best entry yet. Written and directed by Looper director Rian Johnson, the Last Jedi follows 2015’s Star […]