UA Officials plan to add Gender-Neutral Bathrooms to all Academic Buildings

By Alex Gladden Razorback Reporter In response to demands for gender-neutral bathrooms across the nation, UA officials are adding gender-neutral bathrooms to the Arkansas Student Union, the Donald W. Reynold’s Razorback Stadium and other department buildings. Facilities Management officials are renovating the bathrooms on the second floor of the Arkansas Union to become gender-neutral, said […]

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 […]

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 […]

Contractors place dehumidifiers with fans Oct. 4 on the first floor of Kimpel Hall at the University of Arkansas. Nathan Owens / The Razorback Reporter

Joplin Residents Appreciate Help

By Sarah Derouen Lemke Newsroom JOPLIN, MO.    Mary Ann Palmer sat on her front porch while her two grandchildren played in a large pile of gravel. “We don’t call ourselves victims here.” Palmer and six of her relatives were in the basement on May 22 when an EF-5 tornado ravaged this southwest Missouri town. To […]

Local Biker Rally Stays Optimistic Despite Economy

By: Andrea Brown Motorcycle rallies nationwide have been affected by the country’s poor financial state in recent years, but Bikes, Blues & BBQ has yet to see a decline in attendance, a BBB official said. “We keep hearing from Sturgis and Daytona that their numbers have been down, so we keep expecting to see those […]

Health Center Says Flu Shots Beneficial

By: Ti’Juanna McKenzie The flu spreads quickly and with a higher population of students this semester, more people are at risk of getting it, health officials said. The Pat Walker Health Center staff encourages everyone to get the flu shot rather it’s their first time getting it or not a staff member said. “I went […]

Alcoholic Energy Drinks

Click here listen to the perspective of one Fayetteville business concerning Four Loko and alcoholic energy drinks as a whole.

TWD: Texting While Driving

Texting behind the wheel has become a fatal distraction. Since Arkansas passed a ban in 2009 of texting while driving, law enforcement has said that it has been a struggle to issue tickets for the violation. Click here to see what some students  think about the ban and texting while driving for “Generation X.”