UA Little Rock Sign Language Club in the spotlight

UA Little Rock’s Sign Language Club (SLK) kicked off the semester with their first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The officers discussed various aspects of the club from “Silent dinners” to their “shadow an upperclassman” project. They typically meet on the first Monday of every month in Dickinson 501 unless otherwise stated. SLK does two […]

‘A Simple Favor’ is an Exciting, Sexy and Captivating Thrill Ride

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively stun in Paul Feig’s new comedy-mystery, “A Simple Favor.” In the movie, Kendrick plays a widowed helicopter mom, Stephanie Smothers, who is beyond grateful for the acceptance she thinks she finds in Lively’s character, Emily Nelson. Smothers energetically posts videos of recipes, crafts, and childcare tips for the mothers who […]

This Week in SGA: Sep. 26

Former SGA President Brian Gregory spoke about his ideas for the new SGA Constitution, whom the senate chose along with former Vice President Faith Thomas for the duty of revision. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be helping you all out and working with you,” Gregory said. “One of the things that, you know, […]

This week in SGA: Sep. 19

The SGA elected senators Quinshell Smith and Talha Tayyab in a unanimous vote, filling two of the vacant seats in the senate. Smith and Tayyab now represent the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, respectively. The senate also discussed having a booth at the Discover UALR, […]

The Predator Delivers a Disappointing Mess of Gore and Excessive Comic Relief

The new addition to the classic Predator franchise is not your typical Predator movie. This film follows a group of ex-soldiers, who have been labeled crazy, and a biologist with specific interests in the extraterrestrial as they fight off a couple of Predators that invaded Earth. The plot is choppy, while the action is chaotic […]

Garner’s Dedicated Performance Couldn’t Flip the Script for ‘Peppermint’

“Peppermint” is an action thriller that is neither a train wreck nor a masterpiece. There’s nothing memorable about the film except for the fact that it wasn’t done as well as it could have been. The film was written by Chad St. John (“London Has Fallen”) and directed by Pierre Morel (“Taken”), which begs the […]

LR volleyball wins home opener

On Friday, Little Rock (LR) volleyball (9-5) won their first home volleyball game of the year against the South Alabama Lady Jaguars (6-8) 3-1 (25-20, 18-25, 25-21, 25-23). LR tallied 19 blocks, 13 of which were contributed by senior Veronica Marin. Marin’s 13 blocks is tied for the fourth most in program history. Marin and […]

Office of Study Abroad hosts information fair

The Office of Study Abroad hosted a fair this Wednesday to inform students of the many programs and options available to them. Representatives from six different program providers brought information and pamphlets, and the Office provided ice cream at noon and prizes throughout the day. Leslie Parker, an assistant in the office of study abroad, […]

New SGA senators sworn in

At its first regular meeting of the semester, the SGA filled several of the 18 vacant seats in the senate, including those for the Graduate School. For each college: Education and Health Professions: Hope Huggins, junior. Graduate School: Venet Habamungu, Zahid Jawed, Diamond McGehee and Plichis Wang. Social Sciences and Communication: freshman Landon DeKay and […]