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4-Lane Extension Inconsistent With City Plan

Dear Fayetteville City Council, Strategic Planning and Mayor Jordan, I urge each one of you to be mindful of the City Plan 2030 when considering sweeping changes in building ordinance


Skin Cancer and Self Image

The idols of my youth had golden, brown skin that made dark, smokey eyes and blonde hair stand out in music videos and movies. The “I’m a white girl who

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Travel on a Budget — With a Purpose

By Terrah Baker Have you ever wanted to travel while making a positive difference and not spending your next three months rent, possibly leaving you homeless? If you’re human, and

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Socially Responsible Investing for the Future

By Terrah Baker There comes a time in most Americans’ lives when they need to think about investing. When the time came for me — maybe a little later than

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Know Your Enemy: Ignorance

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. By Abel Tomlinson Let’s face it. We are all ignorant about many

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Serf’s Up!

By Amy Alkon My boyfriend works at a hardware store and can fix things, and in the past six months, his sister and her husband have asked him to install

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Aries — the Will-to-Be

By Risa D’Angeles Last week, Sun entering Aries, the new spiritual year began. Archangel Raphael assumed protection of the Earth. Raphael is the Archangel of Healing. During Aries, Raphael and


FreeCycle Thieves or Eco-Entrepreneurs?

By Amanda Bancroft FreeCyclers be warned: some free gifts come with strings attached. According to the main website,, “The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 5,121 groups with 7,117,991


What Is Modern Yoga, Anyway?

By Brent Miller Yoga, what’s the deal? Well there must be something to it considering that 15 million Americans are spending $27 billion a year on “yoga” products alone. So


Blues in the Natural State

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