Monthly Archives: November 2011

Advice Goddess

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I’ve been with my boyfriend for three years. The first year was rocky. He was selling drugs, got addicted and went to prison. Three months after getting out, he relapsed. I persuaded his mother to send him to rehab, and afterward I found us an apartment, where we’ve been for six months. He has remained…

SMiLE, the Wait is Over

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By Mihke Chanay Contributing Writer This is the album that all fans of The Beach Boys have been wanting to hear for the last 44 years. And when I say fans, I mean everyone who would count the 1966 classic “”Pet Sounds”” as one of the greatest albums ever created. Finally we all get to…

Arkansas Media Watch Response to Bill O’Reilly

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DEAR BLAIR JACKSON, An Occupy Your Mind column starting with a Bill O’Reilly quote? Progressive minds, not to mention precious column space, occupied by the rants of one of the extreme right’s most prominent henchmen? What is this, an attempt at persuading O’Reilly or his followers that you are not a socialist? You gotta be…

South by Southwest Style

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The Southwest Look is Back!   Yes, folks, the southwestern aesthetic is back in a big way this winter. Call it what you will, the desert motifs and blanket-esque designs are making a huge comeback by way of outerwear this season. Personally, I am a fan of anythi

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARTIST MEGAN WILLIAMSON LECTURE — 5:30 p.m. today in room 213 of the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. Reception to follow. 575-7987. WOMEN IN THE ARTS FESTIVAL — 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the OMNI Center, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. Arts,…

Daddy Warbucks

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A disturbing study is out. Boy, oh, boy, some 45 percent — almost one out of every two — of public schools in Arkansas have failed to meet the minimum standards of academic achievement. Who set those minimum standards of academic achievement? Sadly, we Arkansans did. Well, with 45 percent of the 1,071 public schools…

Horoscopes

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ARIES: A sense of regeneration is transforming your intimate relationships, also the shared finances and resources. You could experience intense feelings of love or passion or anger or resentment. It’s best to be aware of these so that you can choose which is best for your life. Investigate the merging of your resources with another….