Honors Students Set to Track Presidential Candidates

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter UA honors students will participate in a faculty research project this election season as part of the inaugural Honors College Forum, Tracking Trump and Hillary. Along with gathering for a weekly discussion of campaign coverage and hearing from faculty experts who address different aspects of the election, students will take […]

Officials Anticipate Raising $1billion in Capital Campaign

By Alex Gladden Razorback Reporter Although UA officials are announcing Sept. 15 an initiative to raise $1 billion for the university, donors have provided almost half of the that in preparation for the campaign, the assistant vice chancellor of University Relations said. “The way they work is they’re multi-year campaigns, and you actually attempt to […]

Walton College to open retail lab at Harmon Garage in spring semester

By Cindy Zavaleta The Razorback Reporter Laboratories, especially those on college campuses, bring to mind images of microscopes, beakers, Bunsen burners and – in this high-tech age – computers. The Walton College of Business is about to take the next step into the future. Students learning the retail business are scheduled next semester to open […]

UofA, city look to create bike-sharing program

  By Richard Pellegrino                                                                                                                     The Razorback Reporter A joint bike-sharing program could replace Razorbikes and include stations on campus and throughout the city, officials proposed at the UA sustainability council. “We are in the development and planning stages of, hopefully, launching a bike share system that will serve the city of Fayetteville residents and […]

Number of homeless at Salvation Army to double when temperatures drop

  By Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter As temperatures plunge below freezing over the next few months, the Salvation Army will begin opening its emergency shelters to the 2,462 homeless of northwest Arkansas. Nearly 700 of them live on the streets or in emergency shelters, according to the most recent survey from the Community and […]

Within 5 years, UA officials want 70 percent graduation rate

By Isabel Dobrin The Razorback Reporter UA officials are working to increase six-year graduation rates by tackling academics, the associate vice chancellor for graduation and retention said. Officials in the Office for Graduation and Retention have worked with Student Support Services to create the Center for Learning and Student Success, or CLASS +. The center […]

University recreation to build more intramural fields

By Ginny Monk The Razorback Reporter In response to a growing enrollment, the UA Board of Trustees approved plans to spend $20 million to build more fields for intramural and club sports. The fields will be at the northeast corner of Cato Springs and Razorback Road, behind Indian Trail by Sonic and on Lewis Fields […]

E-cigarette ads recall the 1960s charm of tobacco, but at what cost?

By Riley DePaola The Razorback Reporter The glamour, elegance, charm and popularity evoked by cigarette ads on TV, billboards and magazines in the 1950s and ’60s disappeared in a puff when Congress banned such commercials on TV and radio in 1970. Electronic cigarette companies have, in many ways, resurrected those images of glamour and popularity […]

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 […]