UA Honors Forum Assists 2016 Campaign Researchers

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter University researchers and students are studying the influence of media coverage on broadcast audiences’ perceptions of presidential candidates. Students taking the Honors forum Tracking Trump and Hillary assisted in a study of about 500 students’ perceptions of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton after the first 2016 presidential debate, […]

Miss Arkansas Discusses Suicide Risk and Prevention

By Shelby Evans Razorback Reporter After a suicide struck her family during her first year of college, the newly crowned Miss Arkansas was inspired to create a platform that would educate people to recognize the warning signs of depression and suicide. “Speak Up Now: Suicide Prevention and Awareness,” Savannah Skidmore’s platform, was inspired by events […]

UA Student honored by Memorial fund

By Shelby Evans Razorback Reporter A UA student who committed suicide last week will be remembered by family and friends with a memorial fund established to aid those who suffer depression disorders. UAPD officers found freshman Ashley Lane Marrs dead in a car parked in a Super 8 Motel lot on Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville, […]

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 […]

Honors Students Set to Track Presidential Candidates

By Jane Incao Razorback Reporter UA honors students will participate in a faculty research project this election season as part of the inaugural Honors College Forum, Tracking Trump and Hillary. Along with gathering for a weekly discussion of campaign coverage and hearing from faculty experts who address different aspects of the election, students will take […]

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

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

  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

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 […]