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UArkansas Campus News

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Dogs become an issue on campus despite UA policy that bans pets
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“UA students probably are accustomed to seeing dogs being walked on campus, playing Frisbee or jogging alongside their owners. But according to university policy, dogs are not allowed on the UA campus - and for student Whitney Jones, it would have been helpful if that policy had been enforced last week.”
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Generation 'Look at Me' caught in a catch-22
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“It's that time of year. Finals again. The library is so full its like hunting season in the jungle trying to get a computer. I was actually attacked by a woman the other day. Everyone is so stressed you can almost see cartoon bubbles over their heads with exclamation and question marks.”
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Careers can start at home
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“Job openings for college graduates are in short supply. Many companies that employ thousands of Arkansas workers around the state are cutting jobs to save money.
The UA, one of the top five employers in Northwest Arkansas, however, will not cut jobs. In fact, the UA is still hiring, employment director Beth Arbuthnot said.”

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Buying back books: UA students decide where to sell used textbooks for best price
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“Finding the most reasonably priced textbooks can be difficult, but for UA students, the best option is to shop around before making a final sale.
Many bookstores offer similar buyback pricing - typically 50 percent of the book's original value - if the book will continue to be used on campus.”

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A long day's journey into night
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“"Does the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend." What a journey it has been. For the last four years, I've devoted more time to The Arkansas Traveler than just about everything.”
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Razorbacks look to get back on track
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“The Arkansas softball team's trip to Gainesville, Fla., to take on the top-ranked Gators last weekend was a bittersweet one.
The Razorbacks (35-24, 10-14 Southeastern Conference) clinched a berth in the SEC tournament but did so by default, as they were swept by a combined score of 27-0.”

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Career Center offers aid for job seekers
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“Students are unaware of all the free opportunities the Career Development Center provides. From Mar. 1, to Mar. 10, 56 jobs and internships were posted on eRecruiting. Students applied for only 11 of those jobs, said Barbara Batson, director of the UA Career Development Center.”
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Luigs reaps benefits from senior season at Arkansas
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“It wasn't an easy senior season for Jonathan Luigs under center at Arkansas.
After becoming the first Razorback to win the Rimington Trophy, Luigs came back for his last year as a Razorback to learn the new schemes and techniques under Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino in his pass-heavy offense.”

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Career fairs on despite bad times
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“Career fairs, like the Walton Business Career Fair, encourage students to work on networking skills and search for employment opportunities, but some students leave feeling more frustrated than motivated.
"About 90 percent of all the companies I've talked to have just given me a bunch of statements about their company and then said 'just apply online,'" said Abigail Brock, a senior marketing management major.”

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Study abroad expands horizons as well as career options
by The Traveler
Jan 01, 2017
“Study abroad experience makes a student stand out among other candidates on a resume and in a job interview.
Study abroad programs attract students for not only gaining academic outcomes but also improving their personal skills such as broad global awareness, independency, self-reliance and diversity tolerance, which employers look for as global work force.”

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