Increased Enrollment in Bumpers College

By Chad Woodard Lemke Newsroom Enrollment in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences increased from the previous year in a time when the agriculture field is expected to decline 8 percent from 2008 to 2018, according to enrollment records and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2010 undergraduate enrollment was 1,477 […]

UAPD Prepared For Local Biker Rally

By: Jovan Davis Bikes, Blues, & BBQ has an impact on the UA campus as bikers cruise the campus and gather in the Baum Stadium parking lot, officials said. UAPD patrols the area to ensure security of the parking lot, UAPD Chief Stephen Gahagans said. “We provide on campus security near Baum Stadium for the […]

Many Locals Turn Out to Support Diabetes Awareness

By: Emily Hilley-Sierzchula About 1,500 men, women and children braved the rain Saturday to show their support for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The 11th annual 5K Walk to Cure Diabetes event attracted northwest Arkansans as well as supporters from as far away as Oregon and California. Colorful T-shirts distinguished the teams who walked from […]

Local Journalists Take to the Stage for a Good Cause

By: S. Todd Kerley ROGERS- Spoofing local, state and national news events from the past year is raising money for scholarships at the Rogers Little Theater. Members of the Society of Professional Journalists, under the supervision of Katherine Shurlds, write, direct and perform the Gridiron show, while the Fayetteville chapter of the American Association of […]

Minority Enrollment Up at UA

Tiffany Bounkhong lives two lives. In the first, she is a happy daughter and sister living out her parent’s dream. In the second, she is a minority student who sometimes feels isolated in an unfamiliar world at the UA. She is one of 608 students, or 3 percent of UA students, who identify themselves in […]

UA Requests More Crosswalks on Garland Ave.

By: Amanda Pogue UA Facilities Management has asked the state highway and transportation department to put a mid-block crosswalk on Garland Avenue, officials said. The proposal asks the AHTD for an opinion on putting in a crosswalk between Douglass and Cleveland, UAPD Lt. Gary Crain said. “The reason [for the crosswalk] is predominately our safety […]

UA Related Group Says Their House Is Not For Sale

By: Megan Huckaby UA officials plan to purchase land behind the Garland Avenue Parking Garage for the construction of a new building for some of the offices displaced by renovating Hotz Hall. The building, which will contain Unversity Housing and possibly Testing Services and the Center for Educational Access, is estimated to cost $3.8 million, […]

Local Biker Rally Stays Optimistic Despite Economy

By: Andrea Brown Motorcycle rallies nationwide have been affected by the country’s poor financial state in recent years, but Bikes, Blues & BBQ has yet to see a decline in attendance, a BBB official said. “We keep hearing from Sturgis and Daytona that their numbers have been down, so we keep expecting to see those […]

Health Center Says Flu Shots Beneficial

By: Ti’Juanna McKenzie The flu spreads quickly and with a higher population of students this semester, more people are at risk of getting it, health officials said. The Pat Walker Health Center staff encourages everyone to get the flu shot rather it’s their first time getting it or not a staff member said. “I went […]

Biker Rally Causes Traffic Headaches For Public Transportation

By: Leigh Jackson Bikes, Blues & BBQ is in full swing and with the rally comes monumental traffic, some of which will cause delays to many of the Razorback Transit Service bus routes. Transit management announced that there will be delays to some of the bus routes from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. There will […]