Author Archives: Nick Brothers

A Night In the Middle Ages

By Robert Laurence |

When Richard Massey, an editor at the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, wrote his first novel, “Equals and Allies,” he set the action in the present day, and in the mundane environs of Columbus, Ohio.

Death of a Stigma

Posted by Nick Brothers |
Rachel Birdsell

If there’s one good thing that the death of Robin Williams has brought about, it’s that people are discussing suicide and depression.

Ferguson: A Sharp Divide

By Dane La Born |
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FERGUSON, Mo. — Demonstrators at the site of destroyed QuikTrip react after Police Chief Thomas Jackson released the name of the officer that shot Michael Brown.

Right now, though, there are pictures coming out of Ferguson that are virtually indistinguishable from the civil rights movement.

Strengthening the Hands of the New Group of World Servers

By Risa D’Angeles |

Friday night begins our time under Virgo, sign of the Madonna gestating a new state of awareness for humanity. Virgo is also Ceres, mother of Persephone descending underground when autumn begins. The mother weeps at the loss of her daughter (spring & summer). Reflecting her grief, the trees and plants drop their leaves. Sun entering…

Studying Sustainability Locally and Abroad

By Amanda Bancroft |
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The University of Arkansas offers classes and minors in various fields related to sustainability. Students can study watersheds, ecology, plants, sustainable agriculture, geology and much more.

Under New Anger Management

By Amy Alkon |

In touch football, you’re only supposed to put a hand or two on another player — as opposed to, oh, tearing out his soul with your bare hands, grinding it into a fine powder, and sprinkling it on your cornflakes.

Festival Preview: Fayetteville Roots Festival

By Nick Brothers |
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What started as an idea by a local folk band to have a one day festival featuring local food in Fayetteville has since grown to become a contender on the national scale for folk music festivals.

Welcome to Fayetteville: A Local’s Guide to Our Town

By Dane La Born |
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Downtown Fayetteville is the hub for most all of the town’s events. Be sure to check out First Thursday’s on the square.

Fayetteville is one of my absolute favorite places on the planet — and so you won’t get bored — I’m here to tell you about some awesome ways you can fill your free time.

Fayetteville Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photos Nick BrothersFernando Garcia and David Garcia embrace in the aftermath of the Fayetteville City Council passing the ordinance.

The Fayetteville City Council voted 6-2 to pass a controversial Anti-Discrimination city ordinance near the end of a 10 hour-long council meeting that ended early Wednesday morning.

Organizers Line Up At City Hall

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About a dozen organizers for or against the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance are already lining up outside city hall for the 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting. They held up signs saying “No to 119.” “We want to see the ordinance not pass,” said Megan Foresyth. “We don’t want the government to interfere with our first…