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 […]

Little Rock’s constant: Van Compton

For all the twists and turns the Little Rock athletic department has undergone throughout the last three decades, there has been one constant. Van Compton, head volleyball coach. The Sun Belt Conference’s all-time winningest skipper, Compton has coached volleyball at Little Rock since 1988. She has guided her teams to five NCAA tournaments, hosted countless […]

Gudjonsdottir’s hat trick leads Little Rock to win

On Sunday afternoon, the Little Rock (LR) women’s soccer team defeated Western Athletic Conference (WAC) competitor UT-Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) 4-0 at the Coleman Athletic and Recreation Complex thanks to a hat trick by sophomore Erna Gudjonsdottir. Gudjonsdottir, a transfer from the University of Kansas and native of Iceland, had never before scored in a […]

9-Year-Old joins Trojan swim team

Nine-year-old Edyn Grace Walterhouse became an official member of the Trojan swimming and diving team at the Donaghey Aquatic Center on Wednesday, with help from Team IMPACT. Edyn was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called CAPOS syndrome. CAPOS is an early-childhood disorder that affects sight, hearing, and the movement of the arms and legs. […]

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 […]