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As I’m getting everything wrapped up and set to graduate, even if this isn’t how I expected it to finish, the past four years have been an extremely up and down time for me at UCA. Considering that I was an alternate to get into the Honors College, I admit I feel like I was lucky to be here …

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Switching to online classes during a pandemic wasn’t quite how I imagined my last semester at UCA would end. Looking back, I’m thankful for the memories and experiences I had at UCA. From joining a sorority, writing for the school newspaper, and spending four years on the Student Government …

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One of the true dangers of the world is believing that any materialistic item is the key to true success in life. Money is one of the most common material items people seem to associate with happiness, and it is one of the most toxic.

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Unfortunately during this pandemic, immigrants are being reminded that America will continue to treat them as second-class citizens. It was disheartening to hear our president utter the words that “illegal” immigrants wouldn’t be receiving help from the coronavirus stimulus package, and it w…

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Not to add on to the coronavirus-is-taking-away-everything-I’ve-ever-loved attitude, but I think that it’s worth noting that it is okay to accept that your situation is probably less than ideal right now. In fact, I know it is, but I also know that literally everyone else around you is feeli…

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COVID-19 has been at the center of all our lives for a few weeks now. It seems every day there’s another confirmed case in the state. University classes have been moved online for the rest of the semester, and Gov. Hutchinson suspended class for all public schools until after spring break.  …

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Fun in the sun, loud music, friends; what’s not to love and look forward to for spring break in Panama City Beach (PCB), Florida? The side that does not get exposed enough consists of various issues such as drug abuse, excessive alcohol intake and most prominently, hookup culture. 

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The dramatic world of reality television has taken the world by storm. People are destroying their self-confidence by unrealistically expecting to look like the picture-perfect personalities on screen. Problems seem to always be solved at the end of the day, but this is far from true.

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UCA’s Career Services has several career fairs during the fall and spring semester. They have career fairs that target specific departments/majors such as the STEM Career Fair, the Health Career Fair and the Teachers’ Fair. They also have a career fair during the fall and spring semester tha…

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The date for the primary election for Arkansas is March 3, 2020. Arkansas’ registered voters will not only vote for their party’s presidential nominee but also for representative running for US Senate, US House, State Legislature and more. It is important that all students that are registere…

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When paying for college, one should consider that classes aren’t the only thing students pay for. Along with the registration fee for classes, there are additional fees that must be paid in order to attend the university. Everything on campus that is available to students has been paid for a…

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Recently in its Feb. 12 episode, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) made history as Washington, DC native Nyla Rose became the first transgender woman to win the women’s championship in a major United States wrestling company. Rose has been with AEW since the company’s start last year and is one of t…

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Leading up to Valentine’s Day, I decided to do something special for myself. The San Antonio Zoo was hosting an online event where you could donate $5 to have a cockroach named after your ex and be fed to an animal on Valentine’s. Well, I surely took advantage of the event, but was shamed by…

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Within the past few seasons, professional athletes have been taking their futures and their happiness into their own hands more than ever before by switching teams on a regular basis or forcing their way out of a situation by demanding a trade which I for one am totally fine with.

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The most popular drinks on the market right now are soft drinks. Anywhere you look, whether it be across campus, in stores while shopping or at restaurants, sodas are everywhere. They have pretty much taken over the drink industry and kicked water, milk and other options to the side. This ep…

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Interracial relationships are one of the most beautiful things that come with being a part of America. Melanin and natural curls mixed with paleness and freckled skin creates a masterpiece of a human. 

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Professors should not penalize students for not attending class. The University of Central Arkansas states in its handbook that “attendance and tardiness are student-teacher-class relationship.” This means it is up to the professor of the course to decide if students will receive a penalty f…

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Organizations and clubs are so much more than going to a meeting every week or picking up a snack at a presentation you attend. Being a part of a campus organization means more than just saying you’re in it and not doing the work. These groups welcome growth, diversity and valuable skills fo…