Some students and sex educators are desperate for a sex education overhaul in Arkansas as STI rates climb and the state holds steady as first in the nation for teenage birth rates.
Some Arkansas nonprofit organizations are working to prevent future incidents of human trafficking by educating the public on the issue.
NWA Space, a local non-profit organization, plans to build a planetarium and observatory in Lowell, Arkansas.
Following the 2018 election year, wherein women ran for office in record numbers, many local women are increasing their political involvement and supporting other female candidates.
The Little Rock School District will rezone its high school district division after an advisory board meeting on Nov. 21.
Little Rock teachers protested the potential division of the school district Thursday.
Josh Mahony, the only Democrat in the Arkansas U.S. Senate race, backed out of the race Nov. 12.
A senate bill drafted Sept. 16 would place a 16% tax on e-cigarette products.
Sex workers are in the beginning stages of creating a union to connect sex workers with healthcare and safety resources.
Since Sept. 1, many Arkansas tobacco users and businesses were forced to adjust to a new law that seeks to curb the use of tobacco by youth.
Recently-proposed Arkansas legislation would allow women to buy birth control at pharmacies without a prescription, a prospect that appeals to some students.
The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down Fayetteville’s 2015 non-discrimination ordinance, which banned workplace discrimination based on sexuality or gender.
A study found Arkansas to be one of the most sexist states in the country, but some UA students feel that those attitudes are not reflected on campus.
A federal judge ruled April 24 against President Donald Trump’s administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which some UA students depend on for legal status, and demanded that DACA be fully reinstated.
Protesters with the Arkansas United Community Coalition gathered outside of Sen. Tom Cotton’s (R) district office in Springdale on Thursday morning to voice their support for the passage of a Dream Act that protects recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their f…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted the UA System Division of Agriculture $300,000 last September to create programs that will educate rural Arkansans about the dangers of opioid abuse.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences officials announced Monday that they will eliminate approximately 600 positions statewide, 258 of which were filled, to meet budget requirements, said the vice chancellor for the UAMS office of communications and marketing.
The Arkansas State Police Department released the first draft of the training procedures and licensing required to get the enhanced carry license Oct. 11 that will allow concealed carry on campus sometime next year.
UA officials decided to offer in-state tuition to students attending higher education institutions in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that have been damaged by Hurricane Maria.
The Arkansas Children’s Northwest hospital, the first and only pediatric health care campus in the Northwest Arkansas region, may be hiring some UA nursing graduates before the expected opening date in January 2018.
Distracted drivers will now receive an immediate $250 fine on their first offense instead of a warning because of Paul’s Law, Act 706, as of July 31.
Seven Arkansas college radio stations, including the UA station KXUA, joined together to form a statewide association to assist with and promote college radio across the state.The Arkansas College Radio Association was created to help form, develop and operate college radio stations in Arkan…
The UA Community Design Center has been awarded a 2017 Green Good Design Award in Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture for the center’s framework plan for the city of Conway.
Two months following its introduction into the state legislature, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed House Bill 1249 into law, which will allow concealed-firearm licensees to carry firearms in more areas, including universities.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1249 regarding concealed carry on college campuses in Arkansas, and it is now law.
The Arkansas Senate voted in favor of amendment No. 7 to House Bill 1249 Thursday morning, broadening the types of places in which those with concealed carry licenses and firearms can go.
The 91st General Assembly of the Arkansas State Legislature has focused heavily on abortion during the regular session, with five bills introduced and one already signed into law.
Arkansas Supreme Court justices voted unanimously today to repeal a Fayetteville city ordinance that banned discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Arkansas House of Representatives will vote on a bill that would allow guns on university campuses later this week after lawmakers passed the bill through a legislative committee.
The Arkansas Supreme Court disqualified Issue No. 7 from the ballot this morning after finding an insufficient number of signatures that are required for an issue to be placed on the ballot.