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, […]

Campus Police Beat: Oct. 23-29

Last week, UA Little Rock police reported two false alarms, an active fire, and a traffic offense. False Alarms A UA Little Rock officer was dispatched to investigate a fire alarm at a North Hall room on Tuesday at 10:27 a.m. According to a report by Officer Christina Cordell, the resident said that they were […]

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 […]

Sorority celebrates 40th through giving back

  Lines for fried Oreos resembled lines at the carnival, during a bake sale Friday held by the campus chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Located in the Donaghey Student Center foyer, the bake sale is part of a week-long event commemorating the chapters 40th year on campus. Although it’s meant as a celebration, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reflections of Progress honors Little Rock Nine 

Former President Bill Clinton and the surviving members of the Little Rock Nine came together Monday, at Little Rock Central High School, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the school’s integration. The ceremony marked the culmination of the four-day celebration, which included a series of speaking panels, a statue dedication, a benefit concert, and an […]

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 […]