Battle of the Trojans ends LR women’s Sun Belt streak

Little Rock (LR) women’s basketball lost their game against the Troy Trojans Saturday afternoon, ending their 12-game winning streak. The game was hosted at the Trojan Arena in Troy, Ala., where LR scored 70 points to Troy’s 76. LR’s top performers of the game were Terrion Moore with 13 points, five assists and 10 rebounds, […]

Andre Jones, LR’s leading scorer, dismissed from men’s basketball program

Monday, Little Rock (LR) men’s basketball announced the dismissal of sophomore guard Andre Jones for “conduct detrimental to the program,” according to head coach Wes Flanigan. The announcement came two days after Jones, LR’s leading scorer this season, was ejected for a verbal exchange with an official in Saturday night’s loss versus Georgia State. Jones’ […]

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 […]

LR women stay undefeated in Sun Belt

On Feb. 3, Little Rock (LR) men’s and women’s basketball hosted Georgia State at the Jack Stephens Center. The women’s team managed to pull out their 11th straight victory and remain undefeated in conference play. The game was a defensive battle throughout. The Panthers 2-3 zone defense bottled LR’s offense in the first quarter. Georgia […]

OPINION: The Problem With World Hijab Day

World Hijab Day, celebrated on Feb.1  in over 100 countries worldwide, is an observance calling attention to discrimination against Muslim women, especially hijabis–women who wear the hijab, a traditional Islamic head covering. Though World Hijab Day originated as the brainchild of New Yorker Nazma Khan, it has since been absorbed as the mission of the […]

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 […]