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 […]

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 […]

Campus Police Beat: Week of January 28

Last week, UA Little Rock Police Department had two reports involving vehicles, 2 reports involving lost or stolen property, and a report of a disturbance between a student and professor. Disturbance On Feb. 1, at about 11:00 a.m., Officer Mayor received a phone call about a disturbance in the ETAS building between a student and […]

This Week in SGA: Jan. 29

President Brian Gregory said that he, along with other members of the SGA, will begin conducting regular meetings with Chancellor Andrew Rogerson to discuss student opinions on eStem. Gregory said also that the Chancellor will appear at an SGA meeting at some point within the next month. Also, Pres. Gregory brought up an email he […]

Campus Police Beat: Week of January 22

Last week, UA Little Rock Police Department reported two false alarm fires, two reports of damaged property, and followed up on a series of harassment phone calls. Harassment Phone Calls On Jan. 22, Officer Rodney Barnes followed up on a case about a series of harassing phone calls to the TRIO Pre-College Outreach Center. According to […]

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 […]

Clinton speaks with the President of Liberia.

Former President Bill Clinton came back to Little Rock, Ark. last week, to lead a conversation with the President of Liberia, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The conversation was part of the Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series, hosted by the Clinton School of Public Service at the Statehouse Convention Center. To open the conversation, Sirleaf  recounted the […]

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 […]