Athletes Cautioned on Social Media Use

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By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Athletes’ mistakes in this viral age instantly get uploaded and shared on social media. Now more than ever, college athletes must constantly be aware of how they represent themselves, the University of Arkansas director of compliance said. In 2009, the incident involving a sports agent who paid for a […]

Athletes Chow Down on NCAA Rule Change

A Razorfuel nutritionist has set out morning snacks for University of Arkansas softball players Oct. 27 in the Bev Lewis Center. Student athletes were able to select either a yogurt with granola or a breakfast burrito before heading off to class. Millie Hogue / The Razorback Reporter

Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter On Thursday afternoons Ariel Voskamp has exactly 20 minutes to make it from pole-vaulting practice to her chemistry lab across campus. Exhausted from training, she has to force herself to make the uphill trek to class, but however grueling that might be, Voskamp said there’s usually something else at the […]

College Begins Executive Education Program

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By David McDaniel The Razorback Reporter The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas has launched an executive education program that organizers hope will provide continuing education for corporate groups as well as individuals. The aim is to bridge gaps, specifically between academic teaching and professional practice, said Matthew Waller, associate […]

UA Center Concerned over Flu Shot Supply

Flu season is here, and the immunization clinic at Pat Walker Health Center has 2,500 doses of vaccine to help keep UA students and faculty healthy. Ashton Eley / The Razorback Reporter

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter While much of the country is fretting over Ebola, many ignore the real health concern of the season, U.S. health officials say. And with clinics around the nation experiencing delays in influenza vaccine shipments, it is unclear whether supply will meet the demand. In the U.S., the flu kills […]

Job Training Grows, Rivals Higher Ed

Instructor John Lindsey teaches Alfredo Ulloa Del Rio (from left), Michael Horetsky and Michael Campos. Students get hands-on trade education in automotive service technology courses at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale. Christina Wilkerson / The Razorback Reporter

By Christina Wilkerson The Razorback Reporter Robin Eason was a technical writer and single mother working in the corporate sector, where she saw layoffs and mergers. After witnessing the fickle nature of business, Eason decided she needed a stable career that would provide for her family in the midst of an unpredictable economy. “I started […]

Counterfeit Money Passed at Union

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By Rachel Walker The Razorback Reporter Counterfeit bills were passed on three separate occasions across campus this month, according to the University of Arkansas Police Department. The first of the three reports occurred Oct. 13 at the Arkansas Union food court. The second occurred a few hours later at Club Red in the Arkansas Union. […]

UA Researchers Study Fiber for Diabetes Treatment

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By David McDaniel The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas researchers hope to establish a link between Type 2 diabetes and dietary fiber. A 2010 National Institute of Health study projects that 33 percent of the U.S. population will be diagnosed as having Type 2 diabetes by 2050. Researchers attribute the increase in diagnoses to better […]

Officials Juggle to Match Dorm Beds to Enrollment

University of Arkansas students linger near the on-campus dorm they call home. In recent decades Gregson Hall has been converted to house the Enhanced Learning Center and Student Support Services in addition to a small number of freshman and sophomore students. Millie Hogue / The Razorback Reporter

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter Delays in the plans to build two University of Arkansas residence halls could leave almost 3,000 students without access to campus housing in 2015, according to the Housing Master Plan. A 2013 study found that the UofA would be unable to meet the campus housing demands of more than […]

Alabama Game-Day Arrests Highest of Season

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By Rachel Walker The Razorback Reporter The heartbreaking loss Oct. 11 to Alabama did not stop fans from getting a little out of control on game day. Arrests on and around campus were the highest for the season, according to University of Arkansas Police department reports, and follow a trend with games against Alabama. Fourteen […]

‘Fitober’ Walkers OutPace Last Year

University of Arkansas students pass Brough Commons in October 2014. Ashton Eley / The Razorback Reporter

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Participation has more than doubled this year in the annual University of Arkansas campaign to get more students, faculty and staff to walk, jog, skip or do anything on foot. University Recreation’s annual “Fitober” campaign jumped from 170 participants logging their miles last year to 430 registered for this […]