Author Archives: Nick Brothers

13 Years Gone

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Third period Earth Science class, at Ramay Jr. High School. That’s where I was on 9/11.

Fayetteville’s Prodigal Songwriter Returns

By Nick Brothers |
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Joe Purdy, folk singer/songwriter and native Arkansan, has made a successful career with his intimate, heartfelt music. His songs have been featured on episodes of “Lost,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” and he recently just finished an impromptu tour with Billy Bragg.

Joe Purdy, the 34 year-old singer songwriter and Northwest Arkansas native, is an old soul.

Fayetteville to Participate in Compassion Games

By Nick Brothers |
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A year ago this week, acts of kindness were being reported by citizens of Fayetteville and the Northwest Arkansas area like crazy.

What’s so Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?

By Rachel Birdsell |
Rachel Birdsell

The only reason why I think that we think that we still think war is necessary is that we are still barbarians.

Fall Hair And Makeup Trends

By Melissa Arens |
1Trends

This season is the most fun and creative when it comes to the possibilities of fashion forward expressiveness.

The Revolution Must Be Different

By Risa D’Angeles |

The Aries Moon will be here late Wednesday and Thursday. We think new thoughts and initiate new ideas. Sun in Virgo with Saturn in Scorpio help disciples to create orderly structures to anchor and bring forth new ideas.

Willing Workers on Organic Farms

By Amanda Bancroft |
Eco Village AR French WWOOFers

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, or Willing Workers on Organic Farms (used interchangeably) has been a popular way for people to travel, gain work experience, do internships, or start a career in agriculture.

Deeper Lessons from Ferguson: American Violence (Part 1)

By Abel Tomlison |
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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.

Broader lessons from Ferguson are of violence, poverty and justice. We must think harder, and ask bigger questions.

Whoa Is Me

By By Amy Alkon |

You lost your girlfriend and were thinking, “At least I have my job.” Then you lost your job and were thinking, “At least I have my confidence.” Whatever happens, don’t say, “At least I have my penis.”

The Loss Of The Most Distinct Face In Comedy

By Dane La Born |
Joan Rivers

Rivers was a pioneer for women in comedy, and, love her or leave her, there was no denying her impact on that world.