We at The Arka Tech are divided on our stance about House Bill 1249 that would allow people over the age of 25 to carry concealed weapons on campus with training. We are not, however, divided on the fact that we believe such decisions should be left up to each college—not the state government. […]
The future of education from kindergarten to college age students is changing. Whether that change is good or bad is yet to be determined, but we feel that one thing should not change: educational standards controlled by the government with appropriate funding.
This July, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a 21st century funding formula for higher education. The formula is an outcomes-based system, in which factors like degree completion and reducing costs will be something universities will be rewarded for.
After a presidential election that became more divisive and biting than compassionate and unifying, we think it’s time to focus on the future. No matter the president, no matter the issue, there are things we can be doing to strengthen our relationships with one another, as human beings.