By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter The civilian disconnect that veterans face after they are hired raises challenges in the workplace, according to a study commissioned by Blue Star Families (BSF), an organization that advocates for veterans. BSF conducts a yearly survey featuring Military Family Lifestyle results and organizes the information gathered into various public […]

UA: Applications from international students down this year

By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter The UofA has seen a decrease in applications from international students this year, a trend shared by many other universities across the nation. The first early admissions letters for the freshman class of 2022 have been sent to numerous accepted students, but the most recent travel ban went into […]

By the People: Designing a Better America

By Veronica Torres The Razorback Reporter Design can influence everyday life through transportation and environmental sectors in a positive or negative way. The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design brought the exhibit “By the People: Designing a Better America” from the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. This exhibit shows designers making influences throughout communities […]

Day of the Dead Celebration Honors Deceased, Oppressed

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Nearly 400 people marched in Springdale early this month to commemorate immigrants who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. So far this year an estimated 318 have died, according to Missing Migrants Project data. Between Oct. 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, 2016, 573 people died at the U.S.-Mexico […]

Unemployed veterans finding jobs as more businesses pledge to hire

By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter More than 18,400 of veterans who reside in Arkansas are living in poverty. According to the Veterans Data Central website, the unemployment rate in 2016 ranged from 1.8 to 7.6 percent, ensuring that Arkansas’s 3.1 percent was relatively low when compared to other states. “Among the 453,000 unemployed veterans […]

FSU Fraternity Death Puts Light on UA Greek Life

By Kayla Nunez The Razorback Reporter Florida State University became the third major campus this year to record a student death involving a Greek-letter organization. That prompted the FSU administration on Nov. 6 to suspend indefinitely all 55 of its sororities and fraternities after a Pi Kappa Phi pledge died after a weekend party, according […]

Arkansas State Police release draft on campus carry license

By Chase Reavis The Razorback Reporter Those who want to carry a handgun on Arkansas campuses must be able to shoot straight, hang onto their weapon and defend themselves, according to the state police preliminary draft of training procedures. The Arkansas State Police Department released the first version of required training procedures necessary for licensed […]

U of A offering in-state tuition to Puerto Rican students after Maria

By Taylor Klusman The Razorback Reporter The UofA was one of at least 12 universities and two campus systems across the US to offer in-state tuition to academically qualified students affected by Hurricane Maria. UA officials decided to extend this offer for the Spring 2018, Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 semesters. When the university made […]

Report: Women Veterans More Likely to Pursue Higher Education

By Andrea Johnson The Razorback Reporter Thirty-four percent of military-affiliated students last year at the UofA were women. Even though men make up the majority of that population, a national report shows that women veterans are more likely than men to pursue and complete a college education. A 2015 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs report […]

New Blockchain Technology on appears on UA campus

By Hermon Negash The Razorback Reporter The Walton College of Business has scheduled what organizers call a Blockchain Hackathon, Oct. 27-28 in downtown Fayetteville. Students of all technical experience levels will work together to solve various problems that will be provided by sponsoring companies such as Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., ArcBest and Tyson Foods. […]