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The Arkansas Traveler: About you, for you, for 115 years.

The University of Arkansas' award-winning student newspaper, The Arkansas Traveler, strives to serve the school as a reliable news source and to foster the dialogue necessary to identify and protect student interests. “About students and for students,” the century-old Traveler reflects the reality of living and working at the UA through its daily coverage of campus news and sports. At the same time, the Traveler functions as an introduction to the world of journalism for students who wish to gain hands-on experience in the newsroom.

The Arkansas Traveler is a public forum, the University of Arkansas’ independent student newspaper and all content decisions are those of the editors.


The Arkansas Traveler strives for accuracy in its reporting and will correct all matters of fact. If you believe the paper has printed an error, please notify the editor at 479.575.8455 or e-mail the editor at


Letters should concentrate on issues, not personalities, and must be fewer than 250 words, typed and signed by the author(s). Letters will be edited for accuracy, space and style. Quotes must always be attributed and to the correct sources. Students must list their majors and classification, to submit letters, e-mail

Columnists’ and cartoonists’ opinions

Columnists’ and cartoonists’ opinions are their own and not necessarily the views or opinions of the editorial board.


To advertise in The Arkansas Traveler, contact our Advertising team at Main Hill Media by calling 479.575.3839 or e-mailing at


The Arkansas Traveler is a member either institutionally or through individual memberships of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Collegiate Press, The Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Arkansas College Media Association.