Some Arkansans think Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is more focused on the minutia of culture wars than supporting the actual community members she is serving.
The Black community has been both underrepresented and misrepresented in the media, perpetuating stereotypes and raising the need for more diverse newsrooms.
Starbucks workers are citing issues such as firing, fewer hours and violations of federal labor laws as reasons for unionizing.
NWA community members donated pet supplies, fostered animals and helped prepare for the shelter’s inaugural “Kongsgiving” as part of the organization’s “Season of Thankfulness.”
The city of Fayetteville has a goal of reducing landfill-bound waste by 40% by 2027, and rotting Halloween pumpkins are one of many compostable items that would contribute to the goal.
Some influencers and celebrities were on campus last weekend to participate in an esports gaming festival designed to inspire kids to pursue interests in STEM-related fields.
Protestors gathered Saturday on Dickson Street to speak against Iran’s morality police, holding signs with phrases such as “Say her name, Mahsa Amini” and “May the world rise with you.”
Early voting began Monday as the Nov. 8 election approaches and UA students consider the gubernatorial candidates.
The UA community weighed in on President Biden’s recent federal pardon for marijuana possession.
A global audience turned its attention to Fayetteville this weekend for the OZCX UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup.
Thousands of spectators will gather at Centennial Park this weekend both for a charitable cause and to witness renowned cyclists take on courses with challenging features such as stairs and sandpits.
Arrests and violations documented in the 2021 Clery Report rose from the year before in nearly every category.
The Matt Adams Foundation and the campus Sexual and Relationship Violence Center provided tips to barhop safely after a nearly fatal incident occurred on Dickson Street last month.
A UA assistant professor studied the pandemic’s effect on Black-owned businesses last year, finding gaps between Black-owned businesses and other businesses.
The 112 Drive-In has left a lasting impression on the NWA community, many of whom have fond memories of enjoying films outdoors and spending time with loved ones.
Fayetteville police have launched an investigation into a deadly shooting on College Avenue
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas will rule to block or allow a law that bans gender-affirming healthcare in an Oct. 17 trial.
Springdale police are investigating a deadly shooting at a Springdale nightclub.
After responding to a shooting late Friday, the Fayetteville Police Department has launched an investigation into the matter.
UA graduate wins gold at the 2022 World Baton Championship, the twirling equivalent of the Olympics.
Many UA students are concerned about Washington County’s monkeypox infection rate as the UA community returns for the fall semester.
The Board of Election Commissioners is reconsidering recreational marijuana for the November ballot after activists appealed to the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, leaving reproductive rights up to the decision of state lawmakers.
The NWA Pride Festival left LGBTQ community members feeling visible, empowered and overwhelmed with love.
Community members have advocated both short- and long-term solutions to the problem of camping waste, including increased receptacles and investment in stable housing for the homeless.
Community members gathered Tuesday at the Washington County Courthouse to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent moves toward overturning national abortion rights precedent.
The number of fully vaccinated Arkansans per capita remains 15 percentage points lower than the national average as case metrics in the state slowly tick upward.
Some UA education students say they would consider teaching in Arkansas after graduation if they could take advantage of greater incentives.
Known active cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas topped 1,300 Tuesday after previously falling below 1,000.
Some rising upperclassmen are stressed trying to find off-campus housing after being released from their on-campus housing contracts for the 2022-23 school year.
The Department of Justice will likely fight to reinstate the mandate if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reaffirm its importance to public health.
Just 55% of Arkansans are fully vaccinated — a rate that has remained stagnant for weeks — compared to 70% of the U.S. population.
Ukrainian students, faculty members and their families fear for the safety of their loved ones in Ukraine and wonder when they will be able to return to their war-torn homeland.
A first-term councilman is taking steps toward creating a more equitable Fayetteville by acting as a liaison between the Black community and the city’s police.
The Magdalene Serenity House in Fayetteville provides housing and support services to women reentering a mostly unforgiving society after incarceration.
Online sex work has become a more popular way to make money, allowing creators to sell their explicit content via sites such as OnlyFans.
Most apartment complexes have no on-site recycling collection, and even in those that do, student tenants often struggle to identify what materials can and cannot be recycled.
Organizations including the NWA Center for Sexual Assault and the Children’s Safety Center offer a variety of resources to those who have experienced sexual assault or abuse.
Local organizations including Apple Seeds Inc., The Salvation Army and Canopy NWA offer a plethora of volunteer opportunities for students who want to serve their community.
In the aftermath of an EF3 tornado that hit Springdale March 30, Northwest Arkansas community members and nonprofits offered direct aid to those impacted.
Active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas fell below 1,000 this week for the first time since May 2020.
Community members will gather at the Jones Center on Saturday to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility with an array of activities, workshops and keynote speeches.
Known active cases of and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19 are continuing to decline across Arkansas.
After two years, Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week returned March 10-12 and featured modeling performances and designer showcases highlighting underrepresented communities.
Active cases of COVID-19 are falling rapidly as Arkansas recovers from a high volume of winter infections.
NWA Fashion week pieces will include those from a nonprofit’s Marshallese and Congolese sewing class and The Transition Closet.
Active cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas fell by more than 40% between March 1 and Tuesday.
Students and community members are struggling with feelings of frustration and loneliness due to the uncertainty that surrounds events during the pandemic.
NWA Girl Gang events include social and business networking mixers and a quarterly pop-up market for women- and nonbinary-owned small businesses.
Since Feb. 25, UA employees are no longer eligible to receive 80 hours of extra paid sick leave dedicated to COVID-19 illness or isolation.