UA Little Rock prepares students for graduation with Gradfest

The university hosted its “one-stop-shop” for all things graduation last week. The event took place in the Donaghey Student Center between Health Services and the UA Little Rock Bookstore. Caps and gowns were available for purchase, and students could place orders for official UA Little Rock class rings and personalized graduation announcements. Gradfest also offered […]

‘First Man’ proves all controversies wrong in one of the most patriotic films of the year

I really don’t know why some people are trying to hurt this movie. ‘First Man’ follows the iconic story of Neil Armstrong (played by Ryan Gosling) and the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, but takes a different approach to the story by focusing more on Armstrong’s personal life and the difficult journey leading up […]

Missed opportunities the theme for LR

  Little Rock (LR) baseball lost 11-2 to the Arkansas Razorbacks in an exhibition at Gary Hogan Field on Friday. Despite it only being an exhibition, the game was a historic event for both schools and drew a crowd of 1,349. Arkansas broke with a longstanding tradition to not play fellow in-state schools and further […]

Fall Out Boy’s M A N I A Tour comes to Central Arkansas

The hit rock band Fall Out Boy came to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock Tuesday night with opening acts Machine Gun Kelly and State Champs. The night started with 5-member pop band State Champs, consisting of lead singer Derek DiScanio, base guitar player Ryan Scott Graham, drummer Evan Ambrosio, and guitarists Tyler Szalkowski and […]

UA Little Rock’s Jazz Ensemble Traveled Back in Time with Heartwarming Tribute

The UA Little Rock Jazz Ensemble paid tribute to the legacy of Stan Kenton Monday night in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. The director, Dr. Michael Underwood, said Kenton was really interested in getting more jazz programs in universities, so the idea to pay tribute to him just felt right. The Ensemble played a […]

Sequoyah National Research Center Hosts “Patriot Nations” Exhibit

The Sequoyah National Research Center is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. The exhibit, “Patriot Nations,” provides insight into the stories of Native Americans that have served in the armed forces since the Revolutionary War. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the first […]

Graduate students dissatisfied with student experience

Some of the students enrolled in UA Little Rock’s graduate school feel that there are not as many career services, campus programs and recruitment opportunities geared toward them. Brandon Burdette, Kathleen Lewis and Sen. Diamond McGehee, all of whom are working on advanced degrees at the university, shared their views on the matter and how […]

UPC hosts showing of ‘Incredibles 2’

On Thursday, Oct. 4, UA Little Rock’s Program Council (UPC) held a screening of the new movie ‘Incredibles 2’ on the front lawn of West Hall for students and UALR community members to enjoy. There were complimentary snacks and drinks available to munch on during the movie. Everyone had an amazing time coming together to […]

Tom Hardy delivers an incredible performance in ‘Venom’

Without Tom Hardy, I’m not sure I would’ve enjoyed this movie. ‘Venom’ follows investigative reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) when he get infected by a “symbiote” named Venom (voiced by Tom Hardy) while investigating the Life Foundation, a medical research company trying to find a way to cure illnesses while also finding a way for […]