About Us

The Echo is a student-run, independent website and newspaper for the University of Central Arkansas campus community in Conway, AR. Content on the website 'ucanews.live' is updated daily. The website and newspaper present a picture of university life and issues, featuring news, editorials, columns, blogs, feature stories, photos and videos of interest to students and the college community. The newspaper is supported by student fees and advertising revenues. It is distributed each Wednesday during the fall and spring semesters. Staff members are students from all areas of the campus. All students, regardless of major, are welcome to serve on the staff. The Echo office is in Stanley Russ Hall.

Mission Statement

Our mission at The Echo is to keep UCA students, staff and faculty, as well as the city of Conway, informed about what is happening at the university.

The Echo Staff


Sarah Coleman, Editor-in-Chief

Elvira Toddy, Associate Editor

Ashley Savage, News Editor

Addi Freeman, Assistant News Editor

Kennadi Harris, Campus Life Editor

Ronak Patel, Sports Editor

Delaney Van Wilpe, Entertainment Editor

Madison Ogle, Opinion Editor, Cartoonist

Mia Waddell, Online Editor

Olyvia Gonzalez, Assistant Online Editor

Ian Lyle, Photography

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