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.
Religious organizations have increased their holiday charity since the eviction of the homeless camp on 19th street in early September.
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 UA professor found that people are not properly trained on how to approach diversity in the workplace, she said.
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.
Today is the last day students and Arkansas residents can register to vote for the upcoming Arkansas primary elections May 22.
An Arkansas state senator submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering.
Five Arkansas congressmen were involved in a train wreck in Virginia today but are uninjured.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) requested Jan. 9 that four-year universities in Arkansas freeze tuition rates for in-state students for the 2018-19 academic year.
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.
The UA communication master’s program became top in the nation by receiving the Outstanding Master’s Degree Program Award for 2017 from the National Communication Association.
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.
UA students anticipate how the new voting law requiring Arkansans to provide photo identification when voting will affect them after the law was put to the test in small state elections.
A UA student started a petition April 25 that demands Arkansas legislators to mandate a comprehensive sex education in public schools.
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.
Angry constituents expressed disapproval toward Sen. Tom Cotton (R) on Wednesday at his town hall meeting in Springdale, often interrupting his question-and-answer session with “boos” and chants such as, “Do your job.”
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.
Approximately 7,000 people participated in the Women’s March for Arkansas in downtown Little Rock on Saturday, the march’s organizer said. The march was one of hundreds that took place around the country and the world.
The Diamond Pipeline, which is set to be completely constructed in 2017, has been met with opposition from various protest groups and individual citizens.
The state’s incumbent Republican senator will serve his second term in the U.S. Capitol following Tuesday’s election results.
Arkansas voters will decide the fate of three issues created by the state legislature, which could alter the Arkansas Constitution if they pass.
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.
A UA journalism senior has been named the new Miss Arkansas after Arkansas’ candidate was crowned the 2017 Miss America.
Officials at Arkansas State University alerted students at 1:35 p.m. today of a gunman on campus.
While some students stand with Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s attempt to block Syrian refugees from entering Arkansas, others expressed strong disagreement with his stance.
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Registered voters in Fayetteville will be able to vote for the Uniform Civil Rights Protection Ordinance in a special election Sept. 8 after Fayetteville City Council members approved it at a city meeting in mid-June.
Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, members of For Fayetteville, the anti-discrimination ordinance support committee, reacted with a press release with open arms and a reality check for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The Arkansas Supreme Court unanimously declared the voter identification law unconstitutional before midterm elections this year.
Students cheered on the candidates outside the Fayetteville town center Oct. 14, just before the debate between Senator Mark Pryor and Congressman Tom Cotton.