Monthly Archives: June 2013

All-Ages Arcades Back From Dead In NWA, Better Than Ever

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By Daniel McFaden Two kids and one grown man occupy a bright orange couch at the back of the room playing Nintendo 64 and Super Nintendo respectively. Three girls, no older than 6, cram into the cockpit of “Pole Position II” while a college student plays Battleship with her little brother by the front windows….

Local And National Activism Leads To Arrests And Injuries At Pipeline

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Staff Report Early morning on June 24, eight individuals — including OMNI Center of Fayetteville members Joanna Pollock and David Garcia — blocked construction of a pump station for TransCanada’s controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline on Seminole land-by-treaty, by locking on to equipment in the largest action yet by the Great Plains Tar Sands…

A Secret Getaway To Tribal Sport, Simplicity

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By Tanya Giraldo Hidden in the corner between two creeks, Wattle and Lee, near Devil’s Den State Park is the Wattle Hollow Retreat Center where one might find some very interesting architecture. While many visit Wattle Hollow to experience nature, others go to participate in a community building experience known as cob building: a building…

Prism Schools Offer Alternative Learning For A Better Future

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It Takes a Community By Tanya Giraldo Immediately upon entering the doors of the Prism Learning Center, there was a noticeable difference in the atmosphere compared to a public school’s. For one, it felt more laid back; children were playing a team building exercise outside while others stayed indoors and chatted with their teachers. As…

Aging Gracefully

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“I noticed that the women on the cover had all been given digital face lifts so that they looked 30 years younger. I’m pretty sure even the creases on their fingers had been airbrushed out.” By Rachel Birdsell The other day when I pulled out my Calendar Girls DVD to watch it, I noticed that…

Venus Enters Leo, the Luminous Creative Mind

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Esoteric Astrology as news for week of June 27-July 3, 2013 Venus enters Leo Thursday. Everyone’s creativity, all different, awakens the next thirty days. We’ll be bold and expressive with feelings. Dramatic, too. In personal relationship we seek out our favorite people. Leo is the sign that needs appreciation, recognition and praise in order to…