Fayetteville Takes Steps to Control Veteran Homelessness

By Erin McGuinness The Razorback Reporter Fayetteville is taking steps to permanently control, or end, homelessness among veterans in the city, a feat that Mayor Lioneld Jordan said in 2014 he thought could be achieved by 2015. That goal was an outgrowth of President Barack Obama’s goal to end homelessness among veterans. In “Opening Doors,” […]

Mexicans Abroad May Vote in 2018 Home Elections

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Mexicans who have valid identification may be eligible to vote in Mexico’s federal and local elections in July 2018 even while living abroad, officials said. For some UA students from Mexico, the process appears confusing, according to interviews. Sophomore Guillermo Miranda knows he can vote in Mexico’s upcoming elections […]

7hills Homeless Center Extends Outreach to Veterans

By Veronica Torres The Razorback Reporter Veterans who served active military duty and need assistance in getting temporary housing can turn to 7hills Homeless Center in Fayetteville. The 16-year-old non-profit organization has goals of “ending homelessness and poverty with education, opportunities and hope,” according to the website. “The ultimate goal is to develop a continuum of services […]

Affordable Housing Available for Veterans

By Leah Nelson  The Razorback Reporter The Fayetteville Housing Authority has four buildings which helps house people who need assistance with finding an affordable place to rent. The housing authority has three programs with 878 rental units for people with low income and is on a first come, first serve bases. The Fayetteville Housing Authority […]

Campus, NWA Organizations Push for Suicide Awareness

By Lindsey Guimont The Razorback Reporter More than $40,000 has been raised toward awareness of suicide and research for prevention, organizers said this week after a successful event in Bentonville. The Arkansas chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presented the fourth annual Northwest Arkansas Out of the Darkness Walk Sunday. The event attracted […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Links to Fayetteville

By Hillary Hollis The Razorback Reporter The Standing Rock Sioux protest against the oil pipeline in North Dakota reached Fayetteville Saturday and has affected UA students. “As a person from a reservation, I’ve seen how badly our people need resources,” junior Gabriella Tovar said. Tovar is Navajo and grew up on a Navajo reservation in […]

Faculty to Provide STEM Training in Iraq

By Jane Incao The Razorback Reporter The administration in the UA Department of Curriculum & Instruction is developing a program to help Iraqi professors effectively teach STEM courses, the chairman said. Careers science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) are valuable to industries because of the scientific and economic innovation they provide, according to the U.S. […]

Two Students who Contracted Mumps Recovered

By Shelby Evans Razorback Reporter The Arkansas Department of Health Tuesday reported two confirmed cases of the mumps involving UA students. Neither student has the mumps any more but the UA community should remain cautious, said the assistant director of communications for Pat Walker Health Center. “On Tuesday, we were informed by the ADH of […]

Protest Planned in Support of Standing Rock

By Hillary Hollis The Razorback Reporter Nearly 150 people are planning to protest Saturday afternoon in Fayetteville to show solidarity with pipeline protesters in North Dakota, according to the Facebook event post. Tiffany Holcomb-Pascual of Springdale organized the event on Facebook. NWA Stand with Standing Rock and will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. […]

University to Include Transgender Benefits

By Shelby Evans The Razorback Reporter On an extremely windy and one of the first cold days of the semester, instead of going directly to the Pat Walker Health Center for his weekly appointment, freshman Rhyker Dye procrastinated at the Arkansas Union. He knew he couldn’t stay there long; his next class was in 45 […]