A Third UA Residence gets LED Bulbs

By Hillary Hollis Razorback Reporter UA officials have seen a reduction in billing already this semester after outfitting a third residence hall with LED bulbs in August, said a UA facilities manager. All interior compact fluorescent lighting was replaced with LED bulbs in Yocum Hall prior to the fall semester, said Jeffery Vinger, director of […]

Students get chocolate wasted to raise alcohol awareness

By Kamerin Hargrove Razorback Reporter A new UA residence hall education program called @Home was introduced Sept. 14, with Chocolate Wasted, an event designed to raise alcohol awareness for students who live on campus. The @Home program, put in place by UA Housing, is dedicated to “bringing the best of residence hall education together,” according […]

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

The business retail lab will be located in the high-traffic area of the Harmon Parking Garage. (Photo by Cindy Zavaleta)

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

The intersection of Dickson Street and the bike trail is a prime location for a bike-share station because of the high volume of bicycle and vehicle traffic, Eifling said. (Photo by Richard Pellegrino)

  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 […]

Consent an elusive matter in agreeing on sexual activity

Chelsea Miller, victim services coordinator at the Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center. (Photo by Alexandra Blacutt)

Razorback Reporter By Alexandra Blacutt Yes means yes. No means no; seemingly so. In the complicated arena of interpersonal relationships, consent is a difficult negotiation. That has become the prevailing attitude regarding sexual consent across, college campuses in the nation. It’s very difficult to define the standard. “I think consent is just such a hard […]

Counseling therapy takes a turn toward excitement

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By Katie Maloney The Razorback Reporter Adventure Based Therapy, with its outdoors activities, is all-around better for male adolescent mental and physical health than traditional group therapy, advocates say, and UA officials hope to build an ABT grad school curriculum. “It’s kind of an umbrella term for experiential type of counseling, terms often associated are […]

‘Yes’ campaign helps to clarify meaning of sexual assault

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By Andrea Zepeda The Razorback Reporter A UA doctoral student has found a way to build rapport with students and lecture on the sensitive topic of sexual assault by employing a game that allows students to get comfortable with the subject, even laugh at themselves, when appropriate. “It’s tricky because you don’t want them laughing […]

Syrian culture destroyed by ISIS

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By Lauren Randall The Razorback Reporter Five of the six World Heritage sites in Syria listed by UNESCO as endangered cultural areas have been severely damaged and looted for antiquities by terrorist groups, the U.N. organization reported. ISIS has destroyed monuments, temples, and cities that go against their ideological beliefs, and are looting archeological sites […]

Office of Study Abroad pledges to keep students safe

By Lauren Randall The Razorback Reporter About 80 students who plan to study abroad met in November with UA officials to ask questions and learn how best to prepare before leaving the U.S. They were part of groups whose spring, summer and fall study plans take them far from home. DeDe Long, director of the […]