UA: Applications from international students down this year

By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter The UofA has seen a decrease in applications from international students this year, a trend shared by many other universities across the nation. The first early admissions letters for the freshman class of 2022 have been sent to numerous accepted students, but the most recent travel ban went into […]

By the People: Designing a Better America

By Veronica Torres The Razorback Reporter Design can influence everyday life through transportation and environmental sectors in a positive or negative way. The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design brought the exhibit “By the People: Designing a Better America” from the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. This exhibit shows designers making influences throughout communities […]

Day of the Dead Celebration Honors Deceased, Oppressed

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Nearly 400 people marched in Springdale early this month to commemorate immigrants who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. So far this year an estimated 318 have died, according to Missing Migrants Project data. Between Oct. 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, 2016, 573 people died at the U.S.-Mexico […]

FSU Fraternity Death Puts Light on UA Greek Life

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter Florida State University became the third major campus this year to record a student death involving a Greek-letter organization. That prompted the FSU administration on Nov. 6 to suspend indefinitely all 55 of its sororities and fraternities after a Pi Kappa Phi pledge died after a weekend party, according […]

Arkansas State Police release draft on campus carry license

By Chase Reavis The Razorback Reporter Those who want to carry a handgun on Arkansas campuses must be able to shoot straight, hang onto their weapon and defend themselves, according to the state police preliminary draft of training procedures. The Arkansas State Police Department released the first version of required training procedures necessary for licensed […]

U of A offering in-state tuition to Puerto Rican students after Maria

By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter The UofA was one of at least 12 universities and two campus systems across the US to offer in-state tuition to academically qualified students affected by Hurricane Maria. UA officials decided to extend this offer for the Spring 2018, Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 semesters. When the university made […]

New Blockchain Technology on appears on UA campus

By Hermon Negash The Razorback Reporter The Walton College of Business has scheduled what organizers call a Blockchain Hackathon, Oct. 27-28 in downtown Fayetteville. Students of all technical experience levels will work together to solve various problems that will be provided by sponsoring companies such as Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., ArcBest and Tyson Foods. […]

Arkansas Scientists to Gather for Health Research Retreat

By Erin McGuinness The Razorback Reporter Experts in nutrition and health will meet for the first Arkansas Nutrition, Obesity and Health Research Retreat, Oct. 25-27, at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences. Jamie Baum, assistant professor of nutrition in the Department of Food Science, teamed with Sean Adams, the director of the Arkansas Children’s […]

Liquor, drug-related police reports take a dive

By Chase Reavis The Razorback Reporter Reports of liquor- and drug-related arrests and violations decreased at the UofA between 2015 and 2016, according to the 2016 Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Report. Law mandates that all universities and colleges that participate in federal financial aid programs release the Clery […]

Library to add new storage building to free up space for students

By Alex Nicoll The Razorback Reporter All she wanted to do was prepare for her thermodynamics test. Anxiety mounted in junior Genesis Espinoza’s mind as she worked her way, floor by floor, through David W. Mullins Library, spending 20 minutes searching a spot that she could spread out and study her materials. Study space was […]