DACA Recipients Uncertain of Unprotected Future in the U.S.

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals forms and fees submitted to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will no longer be accepted. Officials stopped accepting DACA requests Sept. 5, after President Donald Trump rescinded the 2012 executive order by former President Barack Obama. Renewals were accepted until Oct. 5 for […]

Cyber Security for UA Students

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter Online personal information for 64 percent of Americans has been compromised, according to the Pew Research Center, but there are ways to ensure that one stays as safe as possible on the Internet. One way that people can stay safe online is to use a different password for all […]

UA Professors Awarded Grant to Study Hurricane victims

By Erin McGuinnessThe Razorback Reporter A group of UA professors have been awarded a $124,527 National Science Foundation grant to research how social, community and economic resources affect the recovery of Hurricane Harvey victims.“The project is designed to take an inventory of people who have been displaced in the coastal region of southeast Texas,” said […]

Changes Might Come to Union Food Court

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter The Arkansas Union food court might be getting an upgrade in the spring semester of 2018, pending approval in November by the Board of Trustees, causing people on campus to find alternatives to the food court. There would be temporary dining options during the renovations including food kiosks inside […]

Planned UA Alumnus Gift to Benefit Out of State Finance Majors

By Hermon Negash The Razorback Reporter A UA alumnus created a planned gift of $200,000 for scholarships to the Walton Business College in honor of his parents. The scholarships will benefit Walton College undergrad students who are majoring in finance. Out-of-state students and students with an insurance concentration will be preferred in receiving the scholarship. […]

Search for UA School of Art Director underway

By Lindsey Guimont The Razorback Reporter The search for a director of the newly created UA School of Art is under way. At the same time, students and faculty are looking forward to the changes that a $120 million gift will bring to their former department. “We formed a search committee and we are starting […]

Caribbean Students Endure Hurricane Season Away from Home

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Since Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean and damaged thousands of homes, including those of UA international students, various campus groups have organized efforts to support those affected here and abroad. Maria made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane over Dominica around 9:15 p.m., Sept. 18, according to the […]

UA Offers Disabled Students New Opportunities

By Katie Serrano The Razorback Reporter Arkansas ranks 43rd in employment for workers who have disabilities, according to the 2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium. The University or Arkansas is working to improve that ranking in a new post-secondary education program tailored to students with learning disabilities. EMPOWER, which stands for Educate, Motivate, Prepare, Opportunity, Workplace […]

Local Homeless Vets could see resource increase

Erin McGuinness The Razorback Reporter President Donald Trump proposed to increase funding for Veterans Affairs by more than $7 billion nationally, an addition that might not have an effect on the homeless veteran population in Fayetteville, according to interviews with those who work with providing housing for veterans. Trump’s agenda “The America First: A Budget […]

Fraternity renovates house, adds new electrical system

By Alex Nicoll The Razorback Reporter One fraternity on campus plans on making itself more competitive in the recruitment process with a renovation project to its house that will cost $1.75 million to complete, said the fratnerity president. FarmHouse, one of the smallest UA Interfraternity Council fraternities, is in the process of completely overhauling the […]