Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Physicists Create Artificial ‘Graphene’

By Staff Report |

An international group of physicists led by the University of Arkansas has created an artificial material with a structure comparable to graphene, a micro two-dimensional material that is highly conductive.

Grey Foxes in Arkansas

By Amanda Bancroft |
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A rare Arkansas grey fox is spotted in an open field. The cousin to the red fox is known for their ability to climb trees with their hooked claws.

It’s usually the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) that gets all the fame in popular culture.

Privilege Walk Encourages Empathy for Citizens

By Nick Brothers |
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Participants of the Privilege Walk at the Yvonne Richardson Center in Fayetteville stand left or right of the center brown line in the center of the gym to represent the privilege they’ve experienced in their lives.

About 80 or so Northwest Arkansas citizens of different ethnicity, ages and backgrounds took part in a cultural awareness experience to understand privilege first-hand in a group setting Monday evening at the Yvonne Richardson Center in Fayetteville, Feb. 1.

Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Monkey

By Risa D’Angeles |

Monday, Feb. 8, is Aquarius new moon (19 degrees) and Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Monkey (an imaginative, intelligent and vigilant creature).

New Music Festival Puts Fayetteville “On The Map”

By Nick Brothers |
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This Will Destroy You, who will be headling Fayetteville’s new On The Map Festival, pose for a portrait at Sons of Hermann Hall as part of the Red Bull Sound Select in Dallas, Texas. The band will play Friday, March 25.

This coming March, Fayetteville is going to be host to a brand new independent music festival that will feature several bands’ debut in the state.

The Road To Iowa

By Dane La Born |
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After a year of both sides campaigning across the country, dozens of candidates in a bunch of different televised debates, $300 million in spending and costs, and an insurmountable amount of attack ads, political think-pieces, and fear-mongering pundits, the 2016 Presidential Election has finally begun.

Fayetteville Celebrates Black History Month: Several Events, Talks Planned in February

By Nick Brothers |
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Throughout February, several community events, galleries and discussions are planned to celebrate black lives in Fayetteville for Black History Month.

Frost Fest To Host 25 Regional Breweries

By Nick Brothers |

Every season in Fayetteville is beer festival season now.

Mr. Swipe Right

By Amy Alkon |

Tinder takes all the wait and effort out of speed dating. No need to put on pants — or pull them up, if you’re on the john.

Pre-deciding About Violence

By Elizabeth Traubman and Lionel Traubman |
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Misbehavior and punishment are not opposites that cancel each other. On the contrary, they breed and reinforce each other.