Officials Juggle to Match Dorm Beds to Enrollment

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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 […]

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 […]

Geology Students Bag Rock Sales

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By Dulce M. Wills The Razorback Reporter University of Arkansas geology club members are raising money by supplying the students enrolled in general geology with the bags of rocks required for the course. Until fall 2013, the small bag of 25 was most likely to be purchased at the UA Bookstore, coupled with the geology […]

STEM Career Fair Breaks Record

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By Christina Wilkerson The Razorback Reporter A record-breaking 145 eye-catching booths harboring employers wrapped around the Bud Walton Arena concourse Oct. 1 for the UA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Fair and attracted 1,300 University of Arkansas students. Recruiters at the 2014 fall semester STEM fair increased from 115 the year before, said Rickey […]

Student Depression Screenings Set for Thursday

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By Ashton Eley The Razorback Reporter Students can get free depression screenings at the Arkansas Union, Mullins Library and Pat Walker Health Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9. [Correction: the day for the program is Thursday.] After completing a short questionnaire, a student can see a Counseling and Psychological Services professional […]

Officials: World Trade Center Internships Aid State Economy

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By Brian Dunnaway The Razorback Reporter In an effort to expand its outreach, the Arkansas World Trade Center, which has a partnership with the University of Arkansas, provides internships to students across the state. That, along with a recent grant of nearly $600,000, will help strengthen the state economy, a trade center official said. Dan […]

Health Center Stocks Up Doses for Flu Season

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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. […]