Athletes Cautioned on Social Media Use

Entrance to UA's Lemke Department of Journalism

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Machines Dry Out Kimpel for Second Week

A contractor checks a row of dehumidifiers with fans Oct. 4 on the first floor of Kimpel Hall at the University of Arkansas. Nathan Owens / The Razorback Reporter

By Millie Hogue The Razorback Reporter Students, faculty and staff continue to navigate the obstacle course of trash-barrel-sized dehumidifiers that crowd two floors of Kimpel Hall, part of the cleanup from flooding in the building nearly two weeks ago. Related: Kimpel Power Use Spikes, Disrupts Energy Study On Sept. 28 the valve of a fourth-floor […]

Kimpel Water Leak Engulfs Energy Data

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By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter Kimpel Hall’s energy consumption spiked last weekend because of the massive dehumidifiers that have run non-stop since a major water leak last month, according to a University of Arkansas weekly energy report. Related: Dehumidifiers Needed for Second Week A globe valve on a chiller pipe stopped working at 1 […]

Health Center Stocks Up Doses for Flu Season

Jeff Green, R.N. displays a nasal spray vaccine.

By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas students and faculty formed a line that stretched out the door marked “Immunization Clinic” in Pat Walker Health Center around 3 p.m. Oct. 1 during the first week of flu vaccinations. “We are at full steam,” registered nurse Jeff Green said. “We started officially on Monday. […]

Watt’s Up? Power Use on Campus

Three charts: Students and Kilowatts

By Nathan Owens The Razorback Reporter The goal is to reduce energy use. The idea is practicality. In a few buildings on campus, energy feedback charts were placed in high foot-traffic areas to raise awareness to students and faculty about the importance of energy conservation, University of Arkansas officials said. The charts plot data from […]

Stats Show More Game-Day Arrests for ‘Bama Match

Reynolds Razorback Stadium

By Rachel Walker The Razorback Reporter When Arkansas and Alabama face off at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, arrest rates increase, at least in the last two games here, according to University of Arkansas Police Department records. “It’s not really predictable what might happen,” UAPD Capt. Gary Crain said. “Sometimes where it looks like a […]