University of Missouri brings focus to race relations at the UofA

  By Alex Golden and Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter Racial discrimination is not extinct, but incidents are not often reported, UA officials said. When they are, they are taken seriously. Of the 26,754 UA students, 5 percent are black, according to a report from the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. African Americans comprise […]

Protests draw attention to race relations at University of Missouri

By Alex Golden and Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter COLUMBIA, Mo. – Recent protests by students at the University of Missouri, and the threat by the football team to boycott a scheduled game in Kansas City, focused national attention on race relations here. The problems are manifested by a “culture of racism,” students said, that […]

Thefts put students, UAPD on alert

by Paige Flinchum The Razorback Reporter Most of the scooters reported stolen on campus were parked at lot 73A – about a block from UAPD. Thirty-two scooters have been reported stolen this year; 18 have been recovered so far, according to police reports. Thirty-one percent of the stolen scooters reported are the relatively inexpensive TaoTao […]

UA sets quicker bus route to NWA Mall

By Lauren Randall And Viviana Millan The Razorback Reporter UA Transit and Parking has introduced an experimental Red route designed to shorten the time needed for students to commute by bus from the north side of Fayetteville to the Union Station. The test route began Nov. 2 and will continue until the end of the […]

School bus hit near campus

By Ginny Monk And Richard Pellegrino The Razorback Reporter A car hit a school bus from the Special School District of Fort Smith around 7:30 p.m. Friday on the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard Jr. and Buchanan Avenue, near Fayetteville High School and the UA campus. There were no injuries, FPD Officer Andrew Gibson […]

Students participate in peaceful rally

  By Richard Pellegrino And Isabel Dobrin The Razorback Reporter About 200 UA students participated in a nationwide “Blackout” in support of students at the University of Missouri, staging the event on the Arkansas Union mall Thursday afternoon. The event was organized to show solidarity for the Missouri students whose massive protests this week led […]

Veterans Day a time to recall troops’ service

The Razorback Reporter By Isabel Dobrin and Brittany Williams Communities will recognize servicemen and women in celebration of Veterans Day today, but it’s important to support them every day, a UA psychology professor said. Social support is critical for veterans who are experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, said Matthew Feldner, who researches trauma and PTSD. PTSD […]

Razorback Rd. mishap points to need for crosswalk safety

      By Paige Flinchum The Razorback Reporter A crosswalk accident Wednesday around noon on Razorback Road left one person with minor injuries and the driver cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian, UAPD said. The driver, a 17-year-old Fayetteville High School student, was traveling south on Razorback Road in a 2002 Cadillac […]

Committee debates how to pay for fire station

By Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter In response to a growing population in Fayetteville, the fire chief recommended to the Town and Gown committee that an increase in UA student fees pay for a new fire station that would serve campus and nearby areas. The recommendation was for an additional $3.50 UA student fee to […]

Woman hit by car on UA campus

By Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter A car hit a woman Thursday around 11 p.m. on Razorback Road, between Bud Walton Arena and Lot 56.   The unidentified victim was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, said Capt. Matt Mills of UAPD.   Neither the driver of the car nor the […]