Yearly Archives: 2005
For the last few weeks, Christmas lights have begun to appear through the streets of Barcelona, hanging from the buildings to the trees and wishing “Bones Festes” (Happy Holidays) with campanas (bells), Pap? Noel and ?rboles de navidad (Christmas trees). As more decorations appeared in the city and finally crept onto my street, I waited impatiently for the night when they would finally be lit.
After spending two days in Belfast, I caught a bus south to Dublin along with my friends Megan Turner and Cassie Kordsmeier. After a smooth ride through rolling green hills, we arrived at our hostel in the mid-afternoon. With our flight leaving for Rome the next morning, time was a precious commodity.
The Lady Razorbacks fell to Kentucky on Arkansas’ Senior Day Saturday, as the Wildcats won 150-120.
Junior Mariann Fulop and freshman Summer Jackson led the Arkansas swimming and diving team during the Southeastern Conference opener in the Arkansas Natatorium.
In just her seventh game as a collegiate, Whitney Jones was the go-to player for the Arkansas Lady’Backs on Sunday. Jones, a freshman from Blytheville, scored 21 points and recorded 10 rebounds in Arkansas’ 84-57 win over Missouri-Kansas City in front of 1,890 at Bud Walton Arena.
While most folks are out buying presents for eagerly awaiting friends and loved ones, at least one group of guys got their gifts early. Way early.
Try last March. That’s about the time the basketball Hogs received their first gift when the 2004-2005 crop of Southeastern Conference seniors expired their eligibility.
The Lady’Backs bounced back from their midweek loss to Tulsa with an 84-57 victory over Missouri-Kansas City Sunday afternoon.
Arkansas (4-3) had four players score in double-figures, while shooting 9-for-17 from behind the arc.
“We’re not known as a great shooting team,” Arkansas coach Susie Gardner said.
Getting to the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive year was one thing, but taking down the overall No. 10 seed was another.
The Arkansas Lady’Back volleyball team defeated St. Mary’s (Calif.) on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but were stopped short by Missouri in the second round Saturday.
With 7:38 left in regulation and a comfortable 53-39 lead, things looked pretty good for the Arkansas Razorbacks against Missouri on Friday night.
Instead, that was when things started to get interesting. Arkansas squandered a 14-point second-half lead and even found itself trailing with less than two minutes remaining.
Recently, our state legislature passed Act 1282, better known as the Arkansas Higher Education Technology and Facility Improvement Act of 2005. Act 1282 proposes to issue $250 million in bonds to restructure bond debt from the Arkansas College Savings Bond Act of 1989 and to finance improvements in the technology infrastructure and facilities of state institutions of higher education.
With a bloated stomach full of turkey and term papers half-way completed, I expected to finish off this semester in a relatively painless state. Enjoying my success I decided to sit down and read some newspapers in the library.
However, inside the Democrat-Gazette I found an opinion column by George Arnold stating, “Dr.
This semester The Traveler reported on a series of farcical student protests, in which students pretended to demonstrate for higher tuition and to preach that everyone was going to heaven – in a way that would addle anyone with an opinion concerning any topic they touched.
A new UA organization plans to conduct weekly viewings of rare, obscure and out-of-print films on campus.
A Girl & a Gun Film Society was founded earlier this semester by English grad student Derek Jenkins. He cites the decline in social moviegoing as a key inspiration in establishing the group.
UA Researchers are finding new ways of creating fuel sources by converting chicken fat into a useable biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel is a fuel source that is meant to supplement petroleum-based diesel fuel by blending the two fuels together.
According to a UA press release Biodiesel is a fuel source that is cleaner burning than purely petroleum based fuels because they are biodegradable and non-toxic.
With the much anticipated winter break a week away, UAPD urges students to consider the security hazards of the season.
“Several thefts occurred last year,” said Lt. Gary Crain, of the UAPD. Crain said a combination of remodeling contractors and students led to last year’s thefts.
Female ejaculation is a rare occurrence, it is not possible for men to have multiple orgasms one after another, and despite what Sue Johanson says, it’s highly unlikely to get an abscess from anal sex.
Such were the topics discussed last Thursday night when Dr.